Public Information and Media Director

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 (, (2) cover letter and (3) relevant resume to: Sarah Williams, Town Clerk/ HR Specialist at 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  EOE

Posted by Sarah Williams Friday, November 20, 2020 2:34:00 PM Categories: News