Communications Specialist (Hybrid)

East Central Iowa Council of Governments

Cedar Rapids, IA Marketing & Media $40,000 to $55,000 yearly

The East Central Iowa Council of Governments (ECICOG) is seeking a Communications Specialist to join the team. This position markets ECICOG services and advances the ECICOG brand through print and digital media. The Communications Specialist also supports ECICOG’s public engagement efforts and planning activities.

The position requires:

  • A bachelor’s degree in communications or marketing,
  • At least two years of related experience,
  • Excellent written communication and graphic design skills,
  • Attention to detail,
  • And the ability to manage multiple projects.

Successful candidates will model ECICOG’s core values of service, flexibility, teamwork, “can-do” spirit, and love for our communities and region.

ECICOG is a small intergovernmental agency serving Benton, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn, and Washington counties.

Our mission is to help build vibrant, forward communities in a resilient region by:

  • Promoting regional collaboration,
  • Planning for the future,
  • Sharing technical skills, and
  • Leveraging state and federal resources.

Hiring range is 40-55k per year with excellent benefits, including health and dental insurance, IPERS and a generous PTO program.


ECICOG benefits include:

  • 100% paid single health and dental insurance
  • Long term disability insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 22 days of paid time off (PTO) to start
  • Two weeks of paid maternity/paternity leave
  • Participation in the Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System (IPERS).  IPERS is a defined-benefit plan that provides members with a monthly lifetime retirement benefit based on a formula including the employee's earnings and years of service

ECICOG employees have the option to work from home two days a week.

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter via email by clicking apply now.

Please ensure resumes are in by May 16 to ensure consideration.

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Communications Specialist (Hybrid)

East Central Iowa Council of Governments

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Job ID: 81101

Posted 13 days ago

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