League of California Cities

Careers

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.

Cal Cities offers excellent employment opportunities. Open positions are listed below with more information.
 

Administrative Associate, Member Services

Assists with coordinating Cal Cities’ professional department activities and meetings; coordinates awards programs for a variety of professional departments; tracks and maintains membership participation in Cal Cities departments; acts as a primary point of contact for membership inquiries; and performs related duties as assigned.

If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to careers@cacities.org.  Please see below for the Job Announcement and Job Description.


Content Writer & Editor

The League of California Cities is looking for a passionate storyteller and creative thinker who can shape communications in a way that is memorable, authentic, clever, and communicates the Cal Cities narrative with energy and enthusiasm. The Content Writer + Editor will be responsible for working cross-departmentally to develop and manage the editorial calendar for all of Cal Cities’ communications channels including the Cal Cities Advocate weekly newsletter and Western City monthly magazine.
 
The Content Writer + Editor will be responsible for generating story ideas that align with the organization’s strategic goals and legislative priorities, creating original content, identifying writers to draft content, editing and proofreading copy, and ensuring that content meets editorial requirements and is completed as per editorial deadlines. Much of the writing will include amplifying Cal Cities’ advocacy work through news articles, editorials, letters, reports, fact sheets, presentations, and messaging, working in close collaboration with the Director of Communications and Marketing and the Deputy Executive Director of Advocacy and Public Affairs.
 
This is a great opportunity for an exceptional writer with strong editorial judgment, excellent organization skills, and the ability to produce high-quality content in a fast-paced environment, while managing several projects simultaneously. If you also have a passion for public service, local and state government, advancing equity, and working with smart, fun, and talented teammates, this just might be the right job for you.  

If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to careers@cacities.org.  Please see below for the Job Announcement and Job Description.


Digital Media Producer

The League of California Cities is looking for a dynamic individual who can enhance our brand and build strong online engagement through our digital media platforms. The Digital Media Producer will be responsible for working cross-departmentally to develop and produce a wide variety of website and social media content including, but not limited to, written copy, photographs, videos, graphics, infographics, lists, polls, and live video to effectively engage and educate our digital audiences.
 
The Digital Media Producer will build an interactive relationship between Cal Cities and its members, ensure that all content produced is “on-brand,” and will continuously measure and analyze the effectiveness of all media produced and creatively adjust as necessary to maintain effectiveness.
 
The ideal candidate is highly organized individual who is comfortable working independently and also a consensus-builder who understands how to collaborate successfully in a team. This is a great opportunity for a gifted storyteller with strong communication skills, excellent judgment, a solid understanding of online platforms, and experience strategizing, producing, and managing content for digital projects in a fast-paced environment. If you also have a passion for public service, local government, advancing equity, and working with smart, fun, and talented teammates, this just might be the right job for you.  

If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to careers@cacities.org.  Please see below for the Job Announcement and Job Description.


Education & Events Manager

Manages the Education department through all phases of events, meetings and trainings including strategic development, creative planning, budget management, production/execution and post-event evaluation/recap. Develops new or expanded education programs and resources (examples: Advancing Equity, webinar series). Responsible and accountable for delivering all aspects of the events within the approved financial scope, and ensures that the overall event objectives, deliverables and timelines are met and serve the expectations of the organization. Supervises assigned staff; and performs other duties as assigned.

If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to careers@cacities.org.  Please see below for the Job Announcement and Job Description.


Legislative Affairs Lobbyist;
Transportation, Communications & Public Works

The Legislative Affairs Lobbyist is responsible for transportation, communications, and public works issues and serves a vital role in advancing the organizaion’s advocacy efforts and policy development process. Responsibilities include:
  •  Communicating the interest of cities to the Governor, Legislature, city officials and the public;
  •  Working with elected officials and staff within the Governor’s office and Legislature to shape public policy in a wide range of issues including transportation planning, technology, funding, construction, public works, broadband, and telecommunications;
  • Attending and making presentations at legislative and regulatory hearings and meetings;
  • Negotiating with lawmakers, public agencies, coalition members and competing interest groups;
  •  Serving as a liaison with public and private sector interest groups;
  •  Supporting the Cal Cities policy development process;
  • Informing city officials on legislative and regulatory actions impacting transportation, communications and public works issues and policies; and
  • Interacting with public and private sector representatives throughout California.
If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to careers@cacities.org.  Please see below for the Job Announcement and Job Description.

 
Sr. Policy & Legislative Affairs Analyst

Provides complex fiscal analysis, expertise and advice to the organization on the full range of issues affecting California local government finance.  Monitors historical trends of local government finances and makes fiscal information available for policy development and member cities, including data collection and analysis. Analyzes proposed and enacted legislation, ballot measures, state and federal budget proposals and court decisions affecting city finance.  Performs 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, retirement benefits, labor, environmental quality, and transportation. Coordinates activities and information for task forces and policy committees; serves as liaison between Cal Cities and member agencies and committees; may oversee staff on assigned projects.

If interested, 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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