Village of Bald Head Island


Current Open Positions

Public Information Officer (PIO)

July 12, 2019

The Village of Bald Head Island is looking for a Public Information Officer who will thrive in an organization that strives for a culture of providing exceptional customer service based on ethical and transparent practices while promoting personal employee growth. Candidates who are skilled communicators both orally and written with creative marketing abilities are encouraged to apply.

This position will report directly to the Village Manager.  Thorough knowledge of the practices and techniques in the fields of communication, public relations, persuasive writing, website management and grant writing are essential.

This position will serve as the spokesperson for the Village and will provide guidance to the Village Manager, Mayor and Village Council, and Department Heads on issues affecting or involving the Village and will develop strategic media plans to address those issues and will work on special projects assigned by the Village Manager.   The Public Information Officer is also serving as part of the management team during an emergency event, responsible for conveying responsive, accurate information in a helpful manner to the home owners and general public.

Successful candidates should have progressively responsible experience in the field of communications. Requires a four-year degree with a major in Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing or related field and considerable experience in public relations, government or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary range $57,315 – $60,181 based on qualifications and experience.  Drug screening and criminal background checks will be conducted.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.  The Village of Bald Head Island is an equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply go to the Village of Bald Head website at  Applications may also be obtained by calling Village Hall at 910-457-9700.

Open until filled.

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