Town of Duck Seeking Applicants

The Town of Duck, NC is accepting applications for the position of Public Information Officer/Special Events Coordinator.  This is a dynamic, exciting position for the individual that enjoys a challenge and excels in an environment that encourages creativity.  The position is responsible for all areas of public relations, including serving as the Town’s Public Information Officer.  In addition, the position is responsible for the maintenance of the Town’s various social media outlets, including its web site and its Facebook page. The position is also responsible for the coordination of all aspects of the Town’s activities, such as the Fourth of July Parade, the Duck Jazz Festival, and summer events. The successful candidate will have a broad range of experiences in public relations, event planning, and the use of social media; will be detail oriented and will make it a priority to develop positive relationships with Town staff, volunteers, contractors and the general public.

Minimum qualifications for the position are a Bachelor’s degree in public relations, event management, business administration, political science, or a closely related field with a  minimum of  three (3) years relevant experience in the field of public relations and/or events management; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.  Salary DOQ. Submit a Town Employment Application and resume to the Town Manager, P.O. Box 8369, Duck, NC  27949 or in person at the Duck Municipal Offices.  Emailed applications and resumes will not be accepted.  Town Employment Applications and a position description are available at the Town of Duck Municipal Offices, 1200 Duck Road, at the Town’s web site at or by calling (252) 255-1234.  Closing date Monday, December 31, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.  EO/AA

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