Our communications professionals develop and maintain community and media relations and present municipal information to the public. Using a variety of multimedia outlets, our team works to develop and implement strategies that positively promote civic engagement, internal communication and municipal transparency through the delivery of accurate, consistent and timely information about the City of Auburn.
Communications & Community Engagement is a full-service municipal department, providing strategic and tactical communication solutions for citywide and department-level initiatives.
The Communications, Technology & Community Engagement Department manages:
City website: auburnmaine.gov
Auburn's social media presence
Data analytics and visualization
ESRI mapping, hub initiatives, storymaps, and more
Video content and other programming for Great Falls Television
Accreditation coordination and maintenance for the Auburn Police, Public Works & Fire Departments
Auburn's community outreach and special events
The City's "Alert Me" email and text subscription service
Emergency response and notifications
Special events planning & much more
Other roles and responsibilities include newsletters, publications, press releases, speeches, videos, and support of all other city departments. In addition, CCE provides public relations support and media relations counsel to the Mayor, City Council, and City Manager's Office.
Serving as the vital link between local government and the people of Auburn, our goal is to effectively communicate and promote Auburn government policies and programs.
Auburn's Communications & Community Engagement Plan