Do you have good writing skills? Are you a self-starter who enjoys sharing information with others? Can you think ‘outside-the-box’ and lead and support in a high-demand, fast-paced environment?

If you answered “yes” to the questions above, the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Children and Families is seeking two new professionals to add to its communications team.  

OCF administers several City-supported programs, including Out-of-School Time,  Community Schools, and PHLpreK. It also oversees the Department of Human Services (DHS), Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, and the Free Library of Philadelphia.

The Office aligns the priorities of the City’s policies, resources and services for children and families. OCF’s priorities are: Safe children, strong families, supported schools and communities.  

The positions are:

OCF Communications DirectorPlays a significant role in internal communications, messaging, branding, media relations, social media, and marketing of services to employees, clients, general public, agency providers, other City departments, City Council, and other partners. Find the full job description here.  

OCF Communications Manager – Outreaches to media, but also plays a role in OCF’s internal communications, messaging, branding, social media and marketing. Will draft statements, talking points, press releases, represent the agency at community events as needed, and more.  Find the full job description here.

OCF Communications Specialist Assists in managing the OCF’s social media strategy by drafting, scheduling and monitoring social media content. Will assist in coordination of press conferences and events and draft statements, talking points and press releases, as needed. Find the full job description here. 

Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume and have at least five years of paid experience in communications, journalism, public affairs, or a related field.