Civic Engagement Associate - Clerk and Recorder

City and County of Denver

Job Description

 

About Our Job
 
NOTE: This posting will require flexible scheduling and ability to work nights and weekends. This posting may close without notice, please apply as soon as possible.
 
About the Office of the Clerk and Recorder
By making more than 11 million records available online and providing electronic recording, the Office of the Clerk and Recorder allows people to do business more efficiently 24 hours a day. The Office continues to prioritize innovation in every aspect of its services to deliver convenient, efficient services to the public.
 
About the Denver Elections Division (DED)
The Elections Division of the Office of the Clerk and Recorder provides comprehensive, nationally-recognized election services for the City and County of Denver. These services include voter records management, voter services and outreach, petition management, elections administration and technology, and ballot operations. The mission of the DED is to conduct accurate, accessible, secure, transparent, and efficient elections.
 
Diversity in the City
The City and County of Denver is committed to cultivating a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion. This commitment is woven into our values and belief that we are strongest when we embrace and celebrate our differences. We aim to have employees who are as diverse as our residents, with different perspectives and unique ways of thinking. If you share these values and our enthusiasm for equity, we encourage you to apply to join our team.
 
Benefits
  • A guaranteed life-long monthly pension
  • 457B Retirement plan
  • 132 hours of PTO earned within first year
  • 12 Paid Holidays per year, plus 1 personal holiday, and 8 hours of Denver Good Deeds volunteer time
  • Education Refund Program (ERP) - a chance for the city to support your continued learning and career growth by investing in your future with the city
  • Care Bank – 8 weeks of Paid Family Leave (after the probation period is passed)
  • Free RTD Eco Pass
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance
 
Do you have a passion for serving others? If so, we want to hear from you! The City and County of Denver has an exciting opportunity for a Civic Engagement Specialist to serve in the Office of the Clerk & Recorder, Paul D. López.
 
We are looking for a person who is passionate about our mission and getting Denverites informed about the work of the Office of the Clerk & Recorder.
 
The Civic Engagement Specialist will be an external communications professional focusing on representing the Clerk and Recorder’s office (both the elections and recording offices) by engaging with key stakeholders in neighborhoods across the City & County of Denver. Key responsibilities include cultivating relationships and partnerships with registered neighborhood organizations, business improvement districts, non-profits, service providers, faith groups, schools, etc. to expand voter participation and resident education about the work of the Clerk & Recorder.
 
Key roles and responsibilities of the Civic Engagement Associate are:
  • Represent the Office of the Denver Clerk and Recorder and participate in Registered Neighborhood Organizations (RNOs), Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) and community/ public meetings as deemed necessary
  • Build & cultivate relationships/partnerships with civic engagement organizations and community leaders including voter registration groups, faith, schools, businesses, HOAs, professional organizations, etc.
  • Create and maintain neighborhood/stakeholder constituency lists
  • Support community events by neighborhood by maintaining a community calendar and attending/supporting events as needed
  • Troubleshoot neighborhood impacts and ensure two-way communication between residents and the Office
  • Works with communication specialist to develop marketing, outreach, and engagement materials
  • Create, facilitate, and provide presentations to community and partners
  • Prepare agendas, programs, and other meeting materials
  • Arrange meeting room setup, meals, and equipment for events
  • Manage and assess multiple high-priority programs and priorities
  • Actively look to expand the Office’s role in the community
  • Manage, support, and mentor high school interns
 
Assignments for this position are diverse in nature and require determining practical solutions in a fast-paced environment. This person will work independently, manage tight schedules, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, work nights and weekends, and travel as necessary.
 
About You
 
We are looking for someone with some or all the following skills and experience:
 
Required qualifications:
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in non-profit or campaign work engaging diverse audiences via outreach tools
  • Experience in community organizing
  • A self-starter with the ability to work and execute assigned tasks independently
  • An excellent communicator, with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience giving presentations/ publicly speaking to diverse audiences
  • Committed to the priorities of the Office of the Clerk & Recorder
  • Approach the work as a humble civil servant
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to work closely with a team
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work assignments while staying organized and adhering to deadlines
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bilingual in another language commonly used in Denver, preferably Spanish or Vietnamese
  • Knowledge of and experience working within Denver’s neighborhoods and community groups
  • Experience with external communications developing outreach plans with metrics
  • Experience building coalitions with service providers and other government agencies
  • Ability to work with diverse communities
 
We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
  • Education requirement: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, or a related field
  • Experience Requirement: Two (2) years of professional level experience performing communications, marketing, and/or public relations
  • Education/Experience Equivalency: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education
  • Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements
  • License/Certifications: Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application.
 
To be considered for this position, you must include the following on your job application (upload the attachment(s) to the Resume/CV section on the My Experience tab):
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
 
About Everything Else
 
Job Profile

CA2841 Marketing and Communications Associate

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Position Type

Unlimited

 
Position Salary Range

$63,801.00 - $105,272.00

 
Starting Pay

Based on education and experience

 
Agency

Clerk & Recorder's Office

 
The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.
 
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