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Job Title:  Administrative & Events Coordinator
Hourly Range $15-20/hr

Who we Are:

We are a 501(c)(3) Main Street organization with a small staff who, with the support of our community, works hard to make our downtown a vibrant and inviting home for locally owned businesses. 

About Downtown Morehead City, Inc.:

Downtown Morehead City is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and a designated North Carolina Main Street and Main Street America community.  Downtown Morehead City was recognized as a “Great Main Street in North Carolina” in 2017 by the North Carolina Chapter of the American Planning Association. 

About the Position:

The Administrative and Events Coordinator is a twenty (20) hour per week, part-time role responsible for managing office-based administrative tasks, coordinating events, and assisting with some social media and marketing activities within the business. The role involves handling day-to-day administrative duties, assisting with event organization and ensuring a smooth logistical execution, as well as contributing to the management of social media accounts and marketing initiatives. This position requires strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to multitask effectively to support the overall efficiency and success of the business.

Key Tasks:

  • Implements and manages programs and projects that meet the objectives of DMC, Inc.’s Strategic Plan and the Mission and Vision of the organization by utilizing Promotion, Economic Vitality, Design and Organization as an integral foundation for downtown economic development.

  • Assist in business retention, expansion, and recruitment, including providing information, referrals and expertise to business and property owners to enhance the quality of the downtown area. 

  • Assist in renting of the Train Depot, including taking payments on behalf of the Town of Morehead City.

  • Assist with taking orders for Big Rock pavers including ordering the pavers and scheduling installation.

  • Assist the DMC, Inc. Executive Director and Assistant Director in planning, managing and staffing all DMC, Inc. sponsored events.  Most events take place in the evenings and/or on the weekends.

  • Assist in obtaining and retaining event sponsors, partnerships, and investors.

  • Assist with management of DMC, Inc. social media and marketing initiatives (such as Downtown Happenings newsletter).

  • Create and distribute general correspondence, memorandum, reports, schedules, contracts, press releases, and other material related to downtown promotions and communications.

  • Assist with tasks related to monthly meetings of the DMC, Inc. Board of Directors, and committees.

  • Assist in overseeing volunteer recruitment, scheduling, training, and appreciation initiatives.



  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize duties and tasks.

  • Ability to organize, multi-task and handle varied assignments.

  • Thorough knowledge of office practices and procedures including familiarity with Microsoft applications.

  • Experience with social media including Facebook, Instagram, and email newsletter marketing.

  • Strong customer service and people skills, with attention to detail.

  • Ability to help plan and execute logistics of large-scale community events.

  • Ability to handle long periods of standing during events.

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs.



  • Minimum of a four-year degree from an accredited college or university in public relations, marketing, communications, or a similar field and related experience which will yield the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including experience interacting with partners, sponsors, small businesses, and other key stakeholders.

  • Highly detail-oriented with strong organization, time management, and project management skills, including the ability to juggle multiple projects and deadlines.

  • Skilled in Facebook and Instagram and other electronic communication.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.


The above list of duties and responsibilities is intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that are to be performed.  The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar or related to the position.


Economic Positioning/Vision: Downtown Morehead City is a year-round coastal community that serves as the epicenter for premiere waterfront outdoor recreation on the Crystal Coast. The water connects the community, and the downtown district and its small businesses have created a destination that invites locals and visitors to experience a variety of nightlife and entertainment opportunities, one-of-a-kind shopping, and a rich local culinary scene.


Mission:  Downtown Morehead City, Inc. provides leadership in Downtown Morehead City to optimize economic and cultural opportunities in a welcoming environment and encourages community engagement and participation.


For consideration:

Please forward your resume and cover letter to:

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