Heads of Communications are the bridge between the public and local governments. Power Almanac phone-verifies and updates the contact information for 1,000’s of Heads of Communications so you can connect with the right decision makers.

Nearly 1,400 different titles fall into the Head of Communications role.
Download their contact info in minutes with Power Almanac.

Head of Communications Contact Information Collected

Power Almanac collects the following information for every role, including Head of Communications, so you can build and maintain the best local government email lists and mailing lists possible.

  • Official’s First Name
  • Official’s Last Name
  • Official’s Title
  • Official’s Role
  • Official’s Mailing Address – Street/Box number
  • Official’s Mailing Address – Suite Number
  • Official’s Mailing Address – City
  • Official’s Mailing Address – State
  • Official’s Mailing Address -Zip Code
  • Official’s Phone Number 
  • Official’s Phone Number Extension
  • Official’s Email Address

Responsibilities

To qualify as a Head of Communications in Power Almanac, the person must perform one or more of the following primary responsibilities:

  • Engages with the media, including any/all of TV, radio, news, publications, blogs, etc. as the city’s / county’s / township’s media contact
  • Manages the content of the local government’s website and/or social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.)​
  • Informs citizens about important local events or changes in the local government
  • Drafts and publishes press release​s

Reporting Structure and Occurrence

In many governments (especially smaller ones), the communications function will be performed by a single person. This person may or may not have other responsibilities in addition to their communications responsibilities. Nearly 1,400 different titles fall into the Head of Communications role. NOTE – This person could sit within groups or departments that don’t seem like communications. For example, the Head of Communications COULD be:

  • Within the finance function, or even the same person who is the head of finance
  • Within the clerk function, or even the same person who is the head clerk
  • Within the office of the top appointed official, or even the same person who is the top appointed official

Titles You Might Expect

  • Public Information Officer
  • Communications Director
  • Communications Manager
  • Communications Coordinator
  • Communications Specialist
  • Director of Communications
  • Communications Officer
  • Public Relations Director
  • Community Relations Manager
  • Communication Director
  • Communications Supervisor
  • Communications and Marketing Manager

Surprising Titles

  • Mayor
  • City Manager
  • City Clerk
  • City Administrator
  • Town Clerk
  • Town Manager
  • Town Administrator
  • Town Supervisor
  • City Clerk/Treasurer
  • County Administrator
  • Township Clerk
  • Town Clerk/Treasurer

325,000 Local Government Decision-Making Contacts are a Click Away

GOVERNMENT-WIDE ROLES:

  • Top Appointed Executive (e.g. the City/County Manager)
  • Deputy Top Appointed Executive (e.g. the Assistant City/County Manager)
  • Top Elected Official (e.g. the Mayor)
  • Governing Board Members (e.g. the Council Members)

HEAD/CHIEF OF:

  • GIS
  • Health Services
  • Facilities Management
  • Finance
  • Police
  • Fire
  • Buildings
  • IT
  • HR

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