Communications Director – Moon Township

Deadline: July 27, 2023

Position Summary

Moon Township, Allegheny Co., PA, current population of 25,000 is seeking an individual for the position of Communications Director. This position coordinates and executes the communications strategy for Moon Township. This individual serves as the primary copywriter for Moon Township and strives to increase the visibility of Moon Township by communicating across a variety of mediums, including television, print, website and social media. The Township’s primary audiences include current and potential residents, visitors, businesses and developers.

The Communications Director must be able to coordinate, print and online communications, write and generate content for press releases, websites, newsletters, brochures and other informational materials, and work with all Township departments to ensure that program and event information is communicated in a timely and consistent manner. This individual will have the ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, to a variety of constituencies, possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills, be comfortable undertaking on-camera roles for MCA-TV when requested and have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.


The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, communications or related field from an accredited college or university and 1-2 years of related experience in public relations, journalism or related field. A valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License is required. The position is full-time.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, references, salary history and completed Moon Township Employment Application to Jeffrey Ziegler, Assistant Township Manager, Township of Moon, 1000 Beaver Grade Road, Moon Township, PA 15108. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.