The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is seeking a highly developed communications professional with extensive interpersonal communication skills, and personnel management and leadership experience to fill the role of Communications Manager located in Union Gap, Washington. Reporting directly to the Assistant Regional Administrator for Planning and Program Management in the South Central Region, the Communications Manager will lead and manage the Region Communications and Graphics Office in the development and implementation of outreach and communication strategies for the region construction program and projects, planning initiatives, traffic operations, maintenance issues, and incident response; as well as, other business aspects within the region in alignment with WSDOT communication goals and objectives.
The Communications Manager is a member of the South Central Region Leadership Team; which sets policies for the region, in collaboration with other team members. This position relies on a very close working relationship with the executive team to provide accurate information on a timely basis to facilitate dissemination. The appointee to this position will advise, counsel, and manage communications, staffing, program direction, strategies, and tactics to ensure accurate and timely information is delivered to the traveling public, ensuring seamless statewide messaging in a 24/7 environment. This includes developing internal and external communications, long-term and short-term communication plans, and identifying public relations risks and opportunities.
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