The Town of Emerald Isle, one of North Carolina’s top rated beach communities, needs your expertise and energy to enhance its internal/external communication efforts. Using a wide range of media, the Public Information and Media Director will share the story of Emerald Isle.
He/she will serve as spokesperson for the Town when designated, respond to the media, citizens, and customer inquiries. He/she will maintain the content of all official communication platforms including web, Twitter, Facebook, the EI App, Constant Contact email and text lists.
Special Events: He/she will help promote major annual/specials events such as the St. Patrick’s Day Festival, Beach Music Festival, EI Marathon and EI Fishing Tournament.
The ideal candidate will hold a degree(s) in media, communications, journalism and/or similar disciplines. Strong writing skills on various platforms is a must.
A proven ability to shoot and edit video is critical to the newly developed role.
A background in emergency management communications is a plus.
The identified salary range is $46,615 – 68,990. Hiring rate will be dependent upon qualifications and experience. A host of exceptional benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, retirement, 401K and generous annual leave.
Candidates should supply (1) a complete Town of Emerald Isle application (http://www.emeraldisle-nc.org/employment), (2) cover letter and (3) relevant resume to: Sarah Williams, Town Clerk/ HR Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org or 7500 Emerald Drive, NC 28594.
The position remains open until filled. A first review of applications will occur on/before December 11, 2020. Interested parties should apply soon. Visit www.emeraldisle-nc.org. EOE