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Cal Cities Culture
Cal Cities is dedicated to creating a collaborative and inclusive environment where passionate professionals can thrive. We’re looking for candidates who are focused, driven, and above all else, seeking deeper meaning in their work. If you also have a passion for public service, local government, advancing equity, and working with dynamic, talented teammates, this just might be the right place for you. Learn about our mission, vision, and core beliefs.
We believe that differences are critical to our success. We bring together people from a wide variety of backgrounds and identities, all with the goal of building a more inclusive and equitable California.
We encourage new ideas and progressive thinking that provide solutions to the evolving challenges California's cities face.
We are passionate about our people and our members; we deliver extraordinary results for all.
Learn More About the Cal Cities' Teams
The Public Affairs team covers every corner of California and serves as the grassroots advocacy core of Cal Cities. Cal Cities regional public affairs managers work closely with city officials - both elected and professional city staff - to develop regional informational programs and carry out grassroots activities to support specific legislative, regulatory, and ballot measure goals.
We offer competitive compensation and benefits, including premium medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and their dependent children, enrollment in California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), and more!
- Competitive salary
- Pension plan (CalPERS)
- Retirement plan (457)
- Comprehensive medical (HMO, PPO), dental (PPO), and vision plans
- Flexible spending accounts
- Life & long-term disability insurance
- Subsidies for your preferred transportation mode
- Paid time off (vacation, sick, manager time off, floating holidays, holidays)
- Learning and development
- Social events: happy hours, holiday events, and walking challenges
- Free snacks to keep you energized
- Flexible work environment
Our core hours are 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with a 7.5-hour workday. However, when possible, we allow modified schedules so our employees can attain a healthy work/life balance. We encourage them to take time off to maintain their personal wellness.
You will hear from someone from Human Resources, the Hiring Manager for the position, and for some roles, additional members of the relevant hiring department.
Director, Strategic Communications and Marketing
The League of California Cities is seeking an experienced and talented leader to fill the role of Director, Strategic Communications and Marketing. The individual in this position will develop, or oversee the development of, communications and marketing
collateral, including news releases, opinion pieces, speeches, corporate materials, videos, social media posts, and web content; advise executive office on reputation and brand management, and serve as the editorial chief of the Cal Cities newsletter
The ideal candidate will be deadline-oriented, experienced in issues management, and a skilled storyteller of nuanced narratives shared with multiple audiences across multiple platforms.
Responsible for confidential corporate information, including strategic plans, financial information, risk management situations, and employee information. Serves on the Senior Management Team.
Manager, Governance and Leadership Support
Event Program Manager
- New Mayors and Council Members Academy
- Planning Commissioners Academy
- Mayors and Council Members Executive Forum
- Legislative Action Day(s)
- Annual Conference and Expo (concurrent sessions)
- City Clerks New Law and Elections Seminar