Director of Public Affairs & Communications

Activities associated with the job include administrative/managerial functions associated with the planning, organization and implementation of various public relations activities designed to increase public awareness and understanding of county projects, programs, services and policies, and to promote citizen participation and volunteerism in county government.  Additional activities include acting as a public information officer for the county; representing the county at various functions/events, planning and coordinating activities and events; developing informational materials including internal and external newsletters, news releases, social media and website content and responding to citizens' requests for information. Job responsibilities require considerable experience performing public relations activities, knowledge of surveying and research practices and methods, considerable knowledge of the technical requirements for the production of print, radio, television and internet marketing materials, considerable knowledge of desktop publishing software programs and strong organizational, interpersonal and decision-making skills.

Interested parties must submit a Sevier County job application. For a complete job description and application, click on links below.

Email applications to Mail or hand deliver to: Sevier County Mayor’s Office, 125 Court Avenue, Suite 102E, Sevierville, TN 37862 Attn: Larry Russell, HR Director

Applications will be received until the position is filled.

It is the policy of Sevier County to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam-era veteran or special disabled veteran, or status in any other group protected by law.

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