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  • January 09, 2018 4:03 PM | Mariane Jorgenson (Administrator)

    The next conference is tentatively set for Tuesday, March 13 in Richmond and it's going to be fantastic. Details to come!

  • January 09, 2018 3:57 PM | Mariane Jorgenson (Administrator)

    The Director of Communications manages day-to-day activities of the Department of School and Community Relations in direct support of the Assistant Superintendent, School and Community Relations, and directly supervises department staff engaged in the media relations and public relations programs as well as Arlington Educational Television (AETV) production staff.  The Director also coordinates, supports and monitors the department’s leadership and support for all school-based, stipend-paid Public Relations, Webmaster, and Volunteer Liaisons; serves as a spokesperson with print, broadcast and emerging media; manages communications via multiple online communication platforms; and supports work to strengthen internal and external communications and stakeholder engagement for the school division.  The focus of the work is to develop and recommend communication strategies, assist with developing targeted communication plans and crafting messages to support and communicate the key initiatives, programs, decisions, and/or events of Arlington Public Schools (APS), while maintaining and enhancing the public’s understanding of the school division’s work and accomplishments. 

    APPLICATION PROCESS

    Candidates must submit an application online and attach a resume, a written statement of interest in and qualifications for this position. Candidates must also provide three (3) recent writing samples plus one (1) example of a communications plan created by the candidate for a previous project that outlines goals, objectives, strategies, timelines, and targeted/measurable outcomes. 

    Please complete the online Administrative/Technical application on the APS website in the Employment section: www.apsva.us. A minimum of three letters of recommendation must also be attached.  (Recommendation letters may be sent in separately.)


  • July 27, 2017 11:54 AM | Mariane Jorgenson (Administrator)

    Kenita Bowers of Richmond Public Schools, Carol Mawyer of ABC in Richmond, and Karen Russo-Scarano of Hampton Roads Sanitary District have joined the VGC Board.

  • August 25, 2016 8:15 PM | Mariane Jorgenson (Administrator)

    We're closing the post office box because we get so little mail these days. Most renewals and registration fees come through Paypal. If you still need to send a check by mail for any reason, contact Mariane Jorgenson at 804-646-5224 for the address.

  • March 18, 2015 12:12 PM | A. J. Hostetler

    From PR Daily:
    Why a lack of digital skills among senior leaders is a threat to PR

    By Shel Holtz | Posted: March 12, 2015

    "Despite knowing that its future depends on the skillful and professional execution of digital and social communications, the PR industry views it as a junior activity and beneath senior practitioners."

    http://bit.ly/1DAIXuu

  • May 13, 2014 9:41 AM | Deleted user
    The Social Media Management Tools presentation is available on the Members Files & Resources page. 
  • December 01, 2011 5:57 PM | Deleted user

    During the last VGC conference, you asked for a guide on how to caption videos for You Tube.  Visit our resources page to view and download a guide written by VGC member Christine Maldonado of the Virginia Treasury. 

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