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alt=""We're a team of communication professionals who care about public education. We're there, every step of the way, to support our schools and share their students' successes. By sharing our expertise, we do our part in helping public schools maintain resources needed for instruction. 

From print and design to media relations and online content, Erie 1 BOCES Communication Services provides shared, customized support to more than 30 school districts.

Erie 1 BOCES offers an excellent benefits package. Highlights include: participation in the NYS Employee Retirement System, comprehensive health insurance, dental, holiday pay, paid sick time, paid personal and vacation time, not to mention free parking.  Learn more on E1B's employment page.
Public Relations Associate, Full Time, Apply by 8/25/17
A. Please use our online system to apply no later than Friday, August 25th. Click here.
A. Qualifications:
---A bachelor's degree in a related field
---2 or more years of public relations or related experience needed (internships will be considered)
---Must be a strong writer with experience contributing to websites and social media
---Familiarity with AP Style and Abobe Suite a plus
---Comfortable operating digital cameras and video cameras
A. 
Public Relations Associate 10-2500

General Responsibilities:  The Public Relations Associate gathers information, reports information and performs communication activities for internal, external and service-based audiences.

Specific Duties: In this position, you will work closely with a Communications Director and be responsible for:


A) Communication Services for Area Schools

1. Will be writing and/or editing various news items including press releases and articles.

2. May have contact with media in the form of pitching and distributing story ideas.

3. Will be taking photos and video at various functions.

4. Will proof read and edit various items including articles, press releases, photos, video, etc...


B) Promotion of Erie 1 BOCES

1. Will be writing and/or editing various news items including press releases and articles.

2. May have contact with media in the form of pitching and distributing story ideas.

3. Will be taking photos and video at various functions.

4. Will proof read and edit various items including articles, press releases, photos, video, etc...

5. Will be working on public documents and displays, often in conjunction with the design and printing team.

6. Compile internal documents, such as an internal newsletter.


C) Web site & Social Media

1. Will be updating the E1B website, MyErie1 and social media content.

2. Will assist other associates on posting Web content to their area's pages.


D) Other

1. Coordinating an assortment of communication-focused projects such as assembling kits and special events.

2. Other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Director of Communication Services.


Last Updated 8/2016
A. Erie 1 BOCES is a cooperative of schools. Our main office is located at 355 Harlem Road in West Seneca. You may report here in addition to maintaining a schedule that sends you to various school locations within WNY.
A. The position is full time (7.5 hours a day, 5 days a week) and is part of the AFSCME union. The position is at an s400 level in the union contract. The negotiated rate at that scale is $15.63/hour for the 17-18 school year. The following school year the s400 level will see a 2.5% pay increase. There may also be future opportunities for upward mobility.  Erie 1 BOCES also offers an excellent benefits package.