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Job Type: Non-Union

Job Posting: COP-00180-21

Salary: $17 per hour

Job Grade Level:

Department: Mayor’s Office

The City of Providence welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce at all levels of the organization. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit hiring discrimination of any type. All City hiring decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

All persons employed by the City of Providence are required to have achieved a fully vaccinated status against the COVID-19 virus. “Fully vaccinated status” shall be defined as having received the full number of doses required to complete the vaccination series of one of the currently recognized COVID-19 vaccines. Proof of vaccination completion will be required before beginning employment with the City.

Job Summary

The Mayor’s Office is seeking a Part-time Mayoral Advance staff member. The Mayoral Advance team is responsible for conducting research, preparing event briefings and memoranda, and coordinating with community leaders and other City staff to manage event logistics, both proactively and on-site.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Attend events with the Mayor and provide on-site support
  2. Conduct research and create event briefing materials
  3. Serve as a liaison to community organizations and other public agencies
  4. Work closely with the Mayor’s scheduling, security, communications, and community relations teams to ensure proper event coordination
  5. Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience in the field of public administration, advocacy, event management, or writing and communications
  2. Extremely well-honed oral and written communication skills
  3. Strong sense of professionalism and demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment
  4. Ability to exercise discretion and interact professionally with colleagues and external partners
  5. High attention to detail
  6. Ability to work both independently and cooperatively as a member of a team
  7. Availability to work during non-traditional office hours, which could include some evenings, holidays, and weekends
  8. Proficiency in Microsoft Office


Posting expires on: Position Open Until Filled


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