Date Posted: July 25, 2022

Deadline: August 26, 2022

Organization: County of Newberry

Location: Newberry

City: Newberry

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: $35,000 - $45,000


Requires a high school diploma and at least 5 years of relevant experience working in a busy office environment. While a college degree is not required, a degree is a plus, especially in business, marketing or mass communications. Must be competent and familiar with Microsoft Office applications, understand how to keep an office running smoothly, have the temperament to deal with customers professionally, and understand how to communicate cleanly and professionally.

Job Description:

The chosen candidate will manage the office of the Economic Development Department, and assist with coordinating communications for the department, and for other county departments as needed.

OFFICE MANAGER: The office manager portion of this position often serves as the first point of contact for those communicating with or visiting the department. Manages all aspects of office management, including opening and closing the office, answering phones and greeting visitors, managing office supplies, submitting maintenance requests, submitting invoices to Administration, filing, scheduling meetings, and occasionally filling in for the director during his absence. 

COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST: The communications specialist will coordinate with the director and other County departments, under the supervision of the Director of Economic Development, to assist with communications opportunities. Plans, coordinates and promotes County programs and activities through traditional and visual/digital media communications. Assists with writing and editing press releases, speeches, PowerPoint presentations, talking points, reports and other communications for release to the media or general public. Monitors news media and social media on behalf of the County. Conducts interviews, research topics and gathers information for use in various agency communications. Coordinates the printing of materials, displays and promotional items on behalf of the County.

Contact Name:
Debbie Peake
Contact Phone Number: (803) 321-2100
Application Process:
CONTACT PERSON: Debbie Peake, Director of Human Resources, (803) 321-2100 Extension 1227, or
Employer Address:

1330 College St
Newberry, SC 29108
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.