TDOT Director of Communications
Posted on Jan 5, 2021 by Tennessee Department of Transportation
The TN Department of Transportation is seeking candidates
for the Director of Communications located at TDOT Headquarters in
Nashville, TN. The Communications Division is responsible for
promoting the mission, vision, and goals of the Department by
integrating the concerns of our customers into our processes and
promoting a clear and consistent message both internally and
externally. In collaboration with executive leadership and internal
stakeholders, the Director develops, implements, and manages:
internal communications to inform, engage, and align employees
across all levels of the Department; marketing programs and
operations that create awareness and demand for Departmental
divisions and services; and media relations to further the
Department's mission and respond to the needs of external
Manages overall leadership and strategic direction for the
Communications division including developing and implementing
strategic communication plans that have measurable objectives,
effective tactics, realistic budgets, and defined timelines.
Develops and maintains collaborative relationships across
internal divisions and geographic regions by supporting
communications and engagement initiatives that allow the Department
to coordinate consistent information to employees and obtain return
feedback from them.
Provides editorial review on letters, proposals, public
speaking engagements, and other marketing communications from
internal divisions to ensure quality, accuracy, and alignment with
the Department's vision and culture.
Develops and implements a proactive marketing strategy that
dynamically promotes the profile of the Department to the community
statewide and supports a vibrant public engagement program,
including two-way dialogue with customers using social media
outlets and other tools.
Bachelors or Masters in communications, public relations,
journalism, marketing or related field.
Ten (10) years of related experience with internal corporate
and external public communication and marketing strategies, or an
equivalent combination of education and experience.
Five (5) years of supervisory experience required.
APR accreditation is proffered.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, as well as
high-level executive and client interaction skills.
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