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Job Opportunity: Communication Specialist

Monday, October 1, 2018

MOAPIA is seeking a Communication Specialist. For more information or to apply, please visit the Mayor's Office of Talent and Appointments' website.


This position is located in the Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs. The incumbent will oversee the agency’s communications strategy including but not limited to, drafting press releases, writing talking points for the director, reviewing all official agency documents for accuracy, and regularly managing MOAPIA’s social media platforms. The incumbent will be responsible for managing the agency’s grant programs and outreach to AAPI young professionals. The incumbent will be the point of contact for all items related to the Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs. The incumbent will also be the subject matter expert for cases related to education. The incumbent will provide administrative and program support as needed.


Fluent (both writing and speaking) in English and in any of the following languages: Mandarin, Vietnamese, Korean, Cantonese; Experience in outreach, grants management, writing, or public relations; Ability to work independently; Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; A Baccalaureate degree is preferred or 5 years of related experience in lieu of degree; Team player; Ability to meet deadlines within a team environment; willing to work on evenings and weekends on as needed basis; has permit to work in the United States.