Communications and Marketing Analyst
CenterBusiness Services
GroupCommunications & Marketing
Salary Range$52,407-$65,000


The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) is the regional planning and intergovernmental coordination agency that focuses on issues critical to the region’s success, including growth and development, transportation, water resources, services for older adults and workforce solutions. ARC is dedicated to unifying the region’s collective resources to prepare the metropolitan area for a prosperous future. This is done through professional planning initiatives, the provision of objective information and the involvement of the community in collaborative partnerships.

Do you love to write and tell stories? Are you passionate about the Atlanta region? Do you ‘nerd out’ on transportation and community planning issues? The Atlanta Regional Commission is looking for an energetic, self-starting strategic communications professional to join our highly innovative and productive Communications Department and support the agency’s efforts to improve quality of life in metro Atlanta and plan for a brighter future in the decades to come.

The Communications and Marketing Analyst will be responsible for developing and executing strategic communications plans in support of key agency goals and objectives, writing for ARC’s blog, website, and social media channels, and performing other duties as assigned. This position reports to the Communications Director.


  • Develops and executes strategic communications plans to support agency goals and objectives;
  • Writes and edits across all ARC platforms, including website, blog, social media channels, email campaigns, and e-newsletters;
  • Provides support to State of the Region event and other ARC events;
  • Provides other communications support as assigned;
  • Perform other duties as assigned to support agency goals and objectives


  • Knowledge of AP writing style;
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of public relations and communications;
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of marketing and digital marketing;
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of digital communication and media, including social media platforms and website content design;
  • Ability to work effectively in team-based environments, which require high levels of initiative, autonomy and independent thought and action;
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and effectively work toward deadlines;
  • Ability to relay technical information in a non-technical way to a wide range of stakeholders;
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects, while maintaining a firm grasp of individual project details;
  • Skill in gathering data, interpreting information, and applying logic and reason;
  • Skill in writing/editing press releases, articles, speeches, website content and other digital media content;
  • Possess exceptional written and oral communication skills;
  • Proficient in standard office equipment and MS Office suite;
  • Possess excellent organizational, time-management and problem-solving skills;
  • Skill in utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisors, the general public and others to sufficiently exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.


  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications or related field
  • One (1) year of experience with digital communications, media relations, traditional public relations and/or community engagement


An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation.

ARC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion or disability in employment or the provision of services.