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North Central Texas Council of Governments


Environment & Development Communications Specialist II


Environmental Planning --> General

Job Location

616 Six Flags Drive ARLINGTON, Texas

Tracking Code

1427 - 153

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The Environment & Development Department of the North Central Texas Council of Governments is seeking a mid-level Communications Specialist II to support its six strategic initiatives for Sustainable Environmental Excellence: Materials Management, Natural Resources, Public Works, Regional Codes, Watershed Management, and Development Excellence. Primary work functions include social media, animation, and graphic design. Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should apply online at To be considered for another NCTCOG position that may currently be open, applicants need to apply online separately for those postings. All submittals should include a cover letter summarizing work experience, as well as a current resume.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Creating animation explainer videos (using Vyond Studio) and natural resource-related visualization concepts for a variety of media including social media, PowerPoint presentations, meetings, etc.
  • Edit meeting webinars
  • Be comfortable with project management for the marketing efforts of the department
  • Script writing and coordination with voiceover professionals
  • Leading creative photoshoots, including photography logistical coordination/scheduling
  • Developing other creative elements such as logos, fliers, signage, social media content and infographics in coordination with planning staff
  • Managing the content on department YouTube channel and social media platforms (Facebook Instagram and Twitter).
  • Managing the multiple social media channels for the department’s campaign initiatives
  • Preparing advertising campaigns that will include print, video, and digital images
  • Understand how to use Google Analytics, Facebook Business, Twitter Analytics, and Pinterest Analytics
  • Have an operating knowledge of Google Ads and keyword research
  • Have an operating knowledge of how to boost Facebook posts and run Facebook Ads
  • Serving as a representative of NCTCOG’s goals and mission while in the field or at events
  • Coordinating public outreach events for the department
  • Ordering outreach materials for the department following procurement procedures
  • Providing customer service, presentations, and correspondence to the general public, partners, and stakeholders

Required Skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (specifically Premiere Pro, Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop)
  • Technical understanding of how to operate a professional video camera
  • Technical understanding of micro four/thirds and/or DLSR camera
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented, organized, and ability to handle multiple tasks and tight deadlines
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment
  • Must be a self-starter and an ability to adapt

Required Experience

  • Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Film/TV/Digital Media, Journalism, or related field
  • At least one year of job-related experience

FLSA: Non-Exempt

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other classifications covered under federal, state, or local laws. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG. 

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Level of Education

4 Year Degree

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employment actions, including but not limited to  recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, and compensation  without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, political affiliation, or other protected class.

If you are an applicant with a disability and need an accommodation in order to apply for a position with NCTCOG, please contact Human Resources by calling 817-695-9234 or by email at

This position is located at 616 Six Flags Drive, ARLINGTON, TX. View the Google Map in full screen.