In connection with restructuring the municipal communication system the City Government decided to replace Raepress by the Communication Unit - a structural unit of the City Office.
“The purpose of this change is to restructure and modernise the
municipal communication system to better meet the needs related
to informing the citizens and their changed media consumption
habits. This is a step towards developing municipal media and
communication,” said the Mayor Mihhail Kõlvart.
The Public Relations Division of the City Office will
accommodate a Communication Unit with a staff of six to
disseminate important information related to urban affairs and
work with various media channels so as to make the life of
local residents and visitors comfortable and pleasant and keep
them up to speed.
The Communication Unit will include a total of six positions:
Head of Unit and five Press Representatives - two for
communication in Estonian, two for Russian and one for English.
Raepress currently employs seven people: Head of Unit and six
A public competition will be announced to find press
representatives for the Communication Unit.