Public Information

Overview

The City of Destin's public information mission is to effectively and efficiently convey the city’s objectives to residents, businesses and visitors while garnering feedback to better serve the public need. A key function of this position includes working with members of the community, media, civic and professional groups to carry out the mission and vision of the city.

The public information manager serves as an information resource by developing and implementing public relations strategies for the city. These include:

  • Annual State of the City Address
  • Annual Open House
  • Departmental education initiatives, projects, videos, and coordinates major events
  • Public Service Announcements
  • E-Newsletters
  • Media relations
  • News releases
  • Printed materials including brochures, fliers, etc.
  • Website content and general oversight
  • Social media management and content. View the city's social media policy.

The public information manager serves as a member of the city’s emergency management team that works before, during and after emergencies in order to coordinate and plan city operations; and provides constant communication and emergency messages to elected officials, staff, and the public.