E&D Communications Specialist II

Posted 03/01/2024

E&D Communications Specialist II (Hybrid)

Who We Are & What We Do:

The Environment & Development Department of the North Central Texas Council of Governments is seeking a mid-level Communications Specialist II to support its six strategic initiatives for Sustainable Environmental Excellence: Materials Management, Natural Resources, Public Works, Regional Codes, Watershed Management, and Development Excellence. Primary work functions include social media, animation, and graphic design. Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should apply online at https://www.nctcog.org/careers. To be considered for another NCTCOG position that may currently be open, applicants need to apply online separately for those postings. All submittals should include a cover letter summarizing work experience, as well as a current resume.

NCTCOG operates as a hybrid workplace. Our offices are located in Arlington, Texas.

Description of the Opportunity:

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Creating and managing the content on the department YouTube channel and social media platforms (especially Facebook and Instagram). This requires a working knowledge of keyword research, Google Ads, Facebook Ads, and boosting Facebook posts;
  • Analyzing social media performance using Google Analytics, Facebook Business, Twitter Analytics, and Pinterest Analytics;
  • Developing other creative elements such as logos, fliers, signage, advertising, social media content and infographics in coordination with planning staff;
  • Creating animation explainer videos (using Vyond Studio) and natural resource-related visualization concepts for a variety of media including social media, PowerPoint presentations, meetings, etc., including, but not limited to script writing and coordination with planning staff;
  • Editing webinar recordings;
  • Providing customer service, presentations, and correspondence to the general public, partners, and stakeholders.

Desired Skills: 

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (specifically Premiere Pro, Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop);
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Detail oriented, organized, and ability to handle multiple tasks and tight deadlines;
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment;
  • Must be a self-starter with an ability to adapt.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor’s degree  Communications, Film/TV/Digital Media, Graphic Design, Journalism, or related field.
  • Over one year up to and including three years related work experience.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Compensation: $48,911 to $67,755

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:
NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other classifications covered under federal, state, or local laws. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Background Check & Drug Testing:
All selected candidates must undergo a pre-employment background check and drug screening. Background checks include national criminal background check, employment history, motor vehicle record check, social security verification, education verification, and other elements as needed. NCTCOG is committed to a safe and drug free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping NCTCOG safe and drug free. In order to receive an offer of employment from NCTCOG, selected candidates must successfully pass the pre-employment background check and drug screening.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee's authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.


Compensation: $48,911 to $67,755


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