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Deputy Communications Director 1

Posted on 5 January 2022 by

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry 
Government, Policy, & International Affairs 
Harrisburg, PA  

The Department of Labor and Industry has an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Communications Director 1 to support strategic communications and media relations goals of the department.

If you are an organized, outgoing individual with public relations experience, the Department of Labor and Industry wants you to apply today!


This position assists with development of strategic messaging to promote the department’s programs and priorities; plans media events; assists with organizing public outreach events; promotes L&I programs and services to the public and stakeholders; drafts press releases, media advisories, speeches, and briefings; and monitors national and state labor and industry trends and current events.

Work Hours: 8:30am to 5:00pm
Lunch Period: 1 hour
Work Days: Monday thru Friday

*Hours may be negotiable based on operational needs.

This position will be eligible for part-time telework up to 3 days a week with the expectation to come in on telework days as needed for assignments and meetings. In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection. If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in Harrisburg.


Three years of experience in preparing public relations promotion through all media; and a bachelor's degree with major course work in journalism, public relations communications, English, or a related field; OR An equivalent combination of experience and training.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

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