Careers

Opportunities at the League

League staff serves an integral and vital role in advancing the organization's policy goals, legislative agenda, educational activities, and membership objectives. Professionalism, effectiveness, and creativity are hallmarks of the staff's success.

The League offers excellent employment opportunities. Open positions are listed below with more information.

Employment Opportunities at the League

 

Director of Communications & Marketing

The League of California Cities is recruiting for a Director of Communications & Marketing who is responsible for leading all communications and marketing efforts that include planning, development and implementation of a long-term marketing & communication vision, both external and internal.

The Communications & Marketing Department serves the entire organization by providing support for the League’s wide range of activities and services. The department manages the League’s website, production/publishing of its weekly e-newsletter, social media channels, press relations, publications, collaterals and reports, photography, messaging, scripting and article development and editorial assistance throughout the organization. Individual and collective contributions by team members reflect the department’s commitment to quality communication, customer service and excellence.

A Bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing, public relations or related field. Graduate degree in a related field is desirable. Minimum ten years progressively responsible experience with demonstrated success in communications, marketing, media relations, public affairs, web strategy, site administration, website administration and technical support or a combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Expert knowledge of brand management, optimization strategy, technical project planning and implementation. Some direct connection to local government and knowledge of California media markets preferred.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to careers@cacities.org.  Please see below for the job announcement and job description.

Senior Fiscal & Policy Analyst

Provides complex financial analysis, expertise and advice to the organization on the full range of issues affecting city finance. Monitors historical trends, maintains and updates fiscal information available to cities. Analyzes proposed and enacted legislation, ballot measures, state budget proposals and court decisions affecting city finance. Perform in-depth research and analysis in other policy issue areas affecting cities, as assigned, which may include, but is not limited to economic development, housing and land use, public safety, environmental quality, and transportation. Coordinates activities and information for task forces and policy development committees; serves as liaison between League and member agencies and committees; may oversee staff on assigned projects.

We seek a dynamic and experienced person to fill this critical role with the League of California Cities. Qualified candidates will have a background in state/and or municipal finance, including legislative or local government research and analysis, and demonstrated their capacity to research, write, think critically and work well with a wide variety of people in a professional environment. Candidates must have the ability to research, analyze and comprehend complex public policy issues that impact cities. The ability to clearly and concisely communicate research findings to a wide audience is a must. Superior customer service skills and the ability to work well within a positive team environment are essential. Candidates should have at least four years of professional experience successfully performing similar duties. Familiarity with legislation and the legislative process is required.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to careers@cacities.org.  Please see below for the job announcement and job description.

Legislative Policy Analyst I

Perform research and analysis working with League lobbyists on major policy issues and legislation affecting cities. Work closely with city officials by serving as staff for various policy committees and interacting with internal League departments. Present research findings in writing and orally and serves as liaison between League and member city officials. Duties will include researching policy issues and legislation, preparing agendas, leading conference calls, summarizing meeting minutes, and writing newsletter articles.

We seek a dynamic and experienced person to fill this critical role with the League of California Cities. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated their capacity to research, write, think critically and work well with a wide variety of people in a professional environment. Candidates must have the ability to research, analyze and comprehend complex public policy issues that impact cities. The ability to clearly and concisely communicate research findings to a wide audience is a must. Superior customer service skills and the ability to work well within a positive team environment are essential. Candidates should have at least two to three years of professional experience successfully performing similar duties.  Familiarity with legislation and the legislative process is required.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to careers@cacities.org.  Please see below for the job announcement and job description.
 


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