Professional Opportunities

For people who are passionate about young children and early learning, Wake County SmartStart is a great place to work.  As an employer, Wake County SmartStart provides a quality work environment with a competitive salary and benefits.

Open Position:

COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR – Wake County SmartStart has an open position for a full-time Communications Coordinator.

The major areas of focus for this position are:

  • Develop and incorporate the story of the organization’s role in shaping the future for young children in Wake County.
  • Manage social media, website, Building Blocks newsletter, annual reports and collateral communications.
  • Communicate organization’s goals and activities through presentations to local groups such as civic and faith.
  • Assist in building systems for communication with various stakeholder groups and media contacts.

Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing or related field from a college or university; and three (3) years related experience and/or training in non-profit/public sector communications, social media engagement or equivalent combination of education and experience. Candidate is expected to have strong oral and written communication skills, social media and website/WordPress experience, the ability to multi-task/manage multiple deadlines, presentation experience and good systems management. Personal characteristics should include a results oriented attitude, ability to work with diverse populations, creative problem solving and ability to work in a team environment.

Click here to review the Open Position Notice.

Please note: All applicants must submit a Wake County SmartStart Application for Employment to the contact indicated on the vacancy announcement. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an application. To obtain the Application for Employment, click here.

This position will remain open until filled.