Full-Time Communications Coordinator 

Date Posted: 9/9/2022

Application Deadline: Open until Filled

Starting Salary 

  • $28.23 per hour.  


    • Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year college or university in Communications, Public Relations, Public Administration, Journalism, English or a similar major
    • 3-5 years of prior-work related experience
    • Valid driver’s license
    • Successfully complete a background investigation

To be Considered for this position

A Clay County application must be submitted.  Select apply on this page.  You will need to upload a cover letter and resume with your application.

Duties and Essential Functions

The listed examples may not include all the duties performed by all positions in this class. 

  • Assist with County Board meetings to include taking official minutes, create agendas and other administrative duties.
  • Maintain meeting schedule for the County Administrator
  • Attend committee meetings and coordinate general activities for management
  • Establish or maintain cooperative relationships with representatives of the community, employee or public interest groups.
  • Write press releases to promote Clay County programs and services
  • Coordinate meetings, press conferences and presentations
  • Create content for the county website, blogs, brochures and newsletters.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Clay County provides all eligible employees these great benefits:

  • Paid Vacation Time  - 12 days per year (increases with longevity)
  • Paid Sick Leave – 12 days per year
  • Paid Holidays – 10 per year
  • Paid Single Health Insurance Plans
  • Paid Single Dental Insurance
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • County Contribution into Minnesota State Retirement System

Additional benefits offered to eligible Clay County employees:

  • Family Health Insurance Plans
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance   
  • Supplemental Life Insurance for Spouse
  • Life Insurance for Dependents
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Wellness Plans
  • Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Some positions offer remote and flexible work schedules