Knowledge, skills, and abilities equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, communications or a related field or equivalent work experience. Transit experience preferred. Urban planning, land use, or public policy/public administration background helpful. At least three (3) years’ experience in public‐ or private‐sector communications, preferably with media relations responsibilities including press materials and events. Must write clearly and concisely for diverse audiences. Knowledge of Chicago and AP style, with strong skills in proofreading, editing, and overall quality control. Mastery of Microsoft Word and familiarity with other Microsoft Office applications are required. Familiarity with InDesign and Photoshop is a plus. Experience developing and executing social media strategy. Experience using a web content management system, including competence with simple HTML, a basic feel for good typography and design, and experience working with designers and web front‐ and back‐end developers.