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Communications Director

Category: Management
Known For Its Cultural Diversity And Accessible Location, Cumberland County In Southeast NC, Is Seeking An Experienced And Innovative Communications Professional To Serve As Its Next Communications Director (CD). Leading The County’s Public Information Office, The Next CD Will Have Expertise In Mobilizing An Organization-wide Communications Team With A Common Mission Rather Than A Segmented Delivery Model That Treats Each Service As Separate From The Whole. Reporting To The Assistant County Manager For General Government And Stewardship, The CD Is Responsible For The Planning, Administration, And Management Of The Public Information Office. The Next CD Will Oversee A Budget Of $1.5 Million And Provide Leadership And Supervision To 13 Employees. Qualifications: Graduation From An Accredited College Or University With A Master’s Degree In Communications, Journalism, Public Administration, Marketing, Or A Closely Related Field And Five (5) Years Of Progressively Responsible Experience In Leading A Communications Team For A Public Entity, Media Outlet Or A Similar Environment Is Required. At Least Two (2) Of The Years Must Be In A Lead Or Supervisor Role; Or An Equivalent Combination Of Education And Experience. Driving Is An Essential Function Of This Position. A Valid Driver's License With An Acceptable Driving Record Is Required. If Your Driver’s License Is From Another State, Proof Of A Valid NC Driver’s License Within 60 Days Of Hire Is Required. Salary And Benefits: The Full Salary Range Is $87,943.22 To $148,007.14. Salary Will Depend On Experience And Qualifications. The County’s Comprehensive Benefits Package Can Be Viewed Here. To Apply, Please Visit Https:// And Click On The Communications Director – Cumberland County, NC Title. All Applications Must Be Submitted Online Via The Developmental Associates Application Portal – NOT The County Employment Application Portal, Nor Any Other External Website; Resumes And Cover Letters Must Be Uploaded With The Application. Applicants Should Apply By September 14th, 2023. Successful Semi-finalists Will Be Invited To Participate In Virtual Interviews And Skill Evaluation On October 12th - 13th, 2023. Candidates Should Reserve These Dates For Virtual Meetings Should They Be Invited To Participate. Direct Inquiries To: Cumberland County Is An EOE. This Process Is Being Managed By Developmental Associates, LLC.
Employer: Cumberland County
Expires: 9/21/2023