About the position
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is seeking a Regional Communications Manager for our Panhandle Region in Coeur d'Alene.
- Provides coordination for communicating regional issues and information to constituents through various media (e.g. web site, social media, print, broadcast media, photos, videos, etc).
- Develops an in-depth knowledge of regional issues, programs, and constituents to support communication activities.
- Writes and edits articles, reports, newsletters, and brochures.
- Acts as regional social media lead and coordinates social media posting activities; monitors content and communications on social media and ensures accurate and consistent messaging across programs.
- Maintains a relationship with media.
- Assists with the development of public meeting displays/exhibits and participates in public meetings and outreach activities.
- Operates and maintains audio/visual equipment and maintains photo and audio/visual reference files.
- Coordinates with Bureau of Communications for statewide messaging on department-wide issues, as well as providing information, news, and updates related to the customer service, branding, and the overall information delivery and messaging for the agency.
- Implements regional hunting and fishing recruitment, retention, and reactivation programs and coordinates implementation of statewide recruitment, retention and reactivation programs.
- Assists at a regional level on data tracking and analysis.
- May develop mission-centric (i.e. hunting, fishing, trapping) workshops, seminars, and clinics for regional and/or statewide implementation.
- May collaborate with other government agencies, NGO's, and businesses in the development and execution of programs.
- Implements regional Aquatic education program and oversees the Hunter Education program.
- Provides oversight and management of the Farragut shooting range through supervision of the Volunteer Services Coordinator
- Directs regional hunter education and volunteer efforts through supervision of a regional Volunteer Services Coordinator.
- Participates in work plans and field activities so that the purpose of regional programs can be effectively communicated to the public (e.g. tagging, trapping, relocating fisheries and wildlife species, conducting habitat surveys, assisting with check stations, etc.)
Minimum Qualifications: (These qualifications are required.)
- Some knowledge of: producing content including written copy, photos, graphics and video for websites and other publications and distributing those materials to various media and other interested parties; supervision.
- Experience: using journalistic styles and techniques including writing, researching and editing, photography and videography principles and practices; developing presentations displays, brochures and other outreach materials; and developing and delivering oral presentations to diverse groups including complex topics.
Desirable Qualification: (This qualification is not required.)
- Experience or familiarity with fish and wildlife management activities and programs.
Please enter your responses to the supplemental questions in the space provided. You must have the minimum level of experience or education described for each question to qualify for this position. Scoring will be based on the information you provide in these questions. A higher rating may be obtained based on the extent of your education and experience, so take your time to provide a detailed and complete answer to each question. It is very important that the information you provide clearly supports your responses.
To learn more about the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, please see the following:
- 'We are the Idaho Fish & Game' (video)