SECCA Director of Marketing & Public Relations
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Forsyth County, NC

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This position is statutorily Exempt from the provisions of the State Personnel Act. The position is located at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in Winston-Salem N.C. The Marketing & PR Manager is responsible for developing and managing all marketing and promotional activities for the museum, working closely with the Director, Board of Advisors and other appropriate SECCA and North Carolina Museum of Art, and DCR staff. Responsibilities include d eveloping and implementing long-term strategic plan for marketing, branding, web and social media content management, and graphic design; creating and developing marketing campaigns; creating and developing marketing materials in print, audio and video; marketing and publicizing SECCA to various constituency groups with the goal of enhancing SECCA’s image, showcasing its programs and services and keeping the museum community and public abreast of pertinent information regarding the institution and its programs; advertising all SECCA programs; assisting with fundraising events as needed; approving all SECCA printed materials in conjunction with appropriate staff; developing and complying with the marketing budget; coordinating all contact with the news media; preparing and distributing news releases, press packages, and broadcast publicity in coordination with Department of Cultural Resources; acting as SECCA’s spokesperson; and attending bi-weekly PIO conference calls and monthly webcasts with Department of Cultural Resources’ Public Information Office.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:

Excellent writing, presentation, and communication skills and experience working with the press are required. Specific experience coordinating and updating communications on web sites is required. Experience managing social media sites, posts, and promotional programs is required. Experience as a spokesperson is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with prior museum or arts-related experience or education.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Graduation from a four-year college or university and at least five years of proven pubic relations and marketing experience.

Supplemental and Contact Information:


To apply for this position, please click the APPLY link provided above. In order to receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the online application form. Any information omitted from the application cannot be considered for qualifying credit. Attached or incorporated resumes will be accepted, but will not be used for screening for qualifying credit. Using "See Resume" or "See Attachment" instead of completing the education and experience portion of the profile is not acceptable and will result in an incomplete application. Other attachments (except a DD-214 copy) will also be accepted, but not used in screening for qualifying credit. Applicants are required to scan and attach a copy of their DD-214 or discharge orders if they wish to obtain veterans preference.

Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax. Please call the human resources office for assistance.

The Department of Cultural Resources (DCR) uses Merit-Based Recruitment practices to select the most qualified applicants to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act. Applicants are asked to document competencies related to the position for which you apply on the State application via the NEOGOV website. A competency is defined as a set of behaviors or duties that reflect knowledge skills, and abilities. When a salary range is posted, the actual salary will be based on relevant competencies, knowledge, skills, abilities, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised positions. Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. The Department of Cultural Resources is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the Department of Cultural Resources that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment. We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System).


Mollie Schnell

Department of Cultural Resources

Division of Human Resources

4603 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4603

Phone: 919-807-7373