Job Posting: Assistant to the City Manager


Job Title: Assistant to the City Manager – Wilmington, NC

Provide support directly to the City Manager by serving as a liaison with developers on major projects; managing oversight of the Wilmington Convention Center; providing economic development support; expediting resolution of certain matters that have reached the City Manager’s Office and providing special research.

  • Act as liaison for the City on all Convention Center concerns; provide staff support to the Convention Center Advisory Board;
  • Assist Convention and Visitor’s Bureau and the Convention Center Management with collaborative marketing and booking issues;
  • Provide economic development support;
  • Assist in the development review process;
  • Assist in the timely resolution of problems/issues for City Manager’s Office;
  • Perform strategic research on issues directly for City Manager, some of which may be of a sensitive nature;
  • Manage special development projects/assignments;
  • Supervise Parking and Development support activities;
  • Direct, guide and assist City staff, developers, consultants and others on an as needed basis; and
  • Perform day to day administrative duties, problem resolution and reporting.