CLOSING DATE:  2/17/20




Brunswick County Economic Development Foundation, Inc. d/b/a Brunswick Business & Industry Development is seeking energetic, innovative, organized and knowledgeable applicants for the position of Office Manager/Staff Assistant.  This is a professional position as part of a team to facilitate Economic Development within Brunswick County.  This position, under general supervision, performs a variety of bookkeeping, clerical and administrative duties. Work involves providing administrative support to the Executive Director; general office oversight; attend board meetings, and other meetings as needed, and transcribe meeting minutes for approval by the Board of Directors; verification, reconciliation, analysis and report preparation associated with bookkeeping and payroll.  Knowledge of QuickBooks and HubSpot or CRM experience is desired.  Position also assists with marketing and public relations activities. Employee must exercise considerable tact and courtesy in frequent contact with the public. Employee must exercise independent judgment and initiative in completing assignments. Employee must also adhere to strict confidentiality requirements.  This position reports to the Executive Director.  Hiring Range:  $40,000 – $48,000.




Associates Degree in accounting, business or marketing and 1 to 2 years of experience in secretarial and clerical work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.  Experience and/or general knowledge of economic development helpful, but not required.


Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to operate a variety of office machinery and equipment including computers, typewriters, copiers, etc. Must be able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 5 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.


Language Ability: Requires the ability to read a variety of correspondence, forms, reports, invoices, budgets, etc. Requires the ability to prepare correspondence, reports, forms, payroll forms, etc., using prescribed formats and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction, and style. Requires the ability to speak to people with poise, voice control and confidence.


Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently in a variety of technical or professional languages.


Numerical Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; to add and subtract; multiply and divide; utilize decimals and percentages.


Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under stress and when confronted with persons acting under stress.


Physical Communication: Requires the ability to talk and hear: (Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words. Hearing: perceiving nature of sounds by ear.)  Must be able to communicate via a telephone.


Brunswick Business & Industry Development offers Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Leave, Health Insurance Allowance and Retirement.




Brunswick County is the fastest-growing county in North Carolina, experiencing a growth rate of 47% since 2000.   There are approximately 130,000 residents. Brunswick County North Carolina is located between historic Wilmington, NC and lively Myrtle Beach, SC. Brunswick County is steeped in history and hospitality.  We appreciate your interest in Brunswick Business & Industry Development, and welcome the opportunity to show you why so many chose to work where they play in North Carolina.
Brunswick Business & Industry Development is committed to equal opportunity employment in its efforts to maintain a diverse workforce.
This position requires a valid Driver’s License. A background check and drug screen will be conducted with a contingent offer of any position.


Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a current Resume and Cover Letter to:


Bill Early, Executive Director

Brunswick Business & Industry Development

1175 Turlington Avenue, Suite 202

Leland, NC 28451


Electronic submission is acceptable at: