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Community Engagement and Marketing Manager

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Published 23 days ago

Responsibilities

  • Promote PlayHouse and Park District programs and advance the PlayHouse mission through marketing channels, including, but not limited to:
  • Create social media content (Facebook/Instagram) using Hootsuite
  • Write and send e-blasts in Constant Contact
  • Draft press releases as needed
  • Maintain the PlayHouse website and suggest updates for the PlayHouse information on the Park District Website.
  • Use communication and data tools available through the Park District's point of sale system (RecTrac) to promote programs, visits, and memberships
  • Create PlayHouse marketing plan.
  • Improve marketing strategy for the PlayHouse through data review, collaboration with PlayHouse and Park District staff and others. Track and analyze the performance of advertising campaigns.
  • Work with graphic designers and others to ensure adherence to PlayHouse's branding guidelines and voice.
  • Seek out and attend community events and other opportunities to promote the PlayHouse and expand our audience and impact. Recruit new staff and volunteers. Attend community festivals and similar events, including some evenings and weekends. Participate in community conversations related to children, parenting, and play where appropriate.
  • Embody the PlayHouse's educational philosophy and strategies and promote these to staff and external partners.
  • Collaborate in the creation of new programming that promotes the PlayHouse's mission.
  • Follow all safety procedures that pertain to the duties as performed. Support all aspects of the Park District safety program.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Four-year college degree in marketing, community outreach, or another relevant field preferred. Extensive experiences in a like position with similar duties or responsibilities may be substituted for all or part of the education requirement.
  • Experience with marketing tools and strategies, including social media and development and execution of marketing campaigns that align with brand identity.
  • Experience with and/or aptitude for collaborating with community partners and representing an organization in public settings.
  • Experience with public speaking, conducting trainings, volunteer management or other similar forms of engagement preferred.
  • Ability to think strategically about the best way to use different marketing tools to promote PlayHouse programming and values.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and ability to identify effective communication strategies for diverse PlayHouse audiences. Attention to detail.
  • Comfort and interest in partners and community members. Ability to build and maintain strong relationships.
  • Understanding of and commitment to diversity, belonging, inclusion, and equity.
  • Interest in and commitment to collaboration and teamwork.
  • Enthusiasm for the PlayHouse's unique philosophy and approach, and the ability to represent this to others and work with a team to expand and deepen the museum's impact.
  • Interest and commitment to the mission of the PlayHouse and the welfare of local children and families.
  • Ability to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to learning and innovation.
  • Willingness to give and receive thoughtful feedback and engage in productive dialogue.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with a minimal degree of supervisory oversight.
  • Ability to use InDesign / Adobe Design Suite preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Promote PlayHouse and Park District programs and advance the PlayHouse mission through marketing channels, including, but not limited to:
  • Create social media content (Facebook/Instagram) using Hootsuite
  • Write and send…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 15, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 15, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

At least USD 40,000

Benefits

  • Paid sick days, vacation days, and holidays.
  • Longevity bonus and wellness program.
  • Pension and retirement programs and Social Security participating.
  • Exceptional health plan.
  • Paid Life Insurance.
  • Disability Insurance.
  • Full-time employees and dependents enjoy discounted recreation classes and free admission to select Park District facilities.
  • Paid sick days, vacation days, and holidays.
  • Longevity bonus and wellness program.
  • Pension and retirement programs and Social Security participating.
  • Exceptional health plan…

Level of Language Proficiency

English

English

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Peoria, IL
Associated Location
2218 N Prospect Rd, Peoria, IL 61603, USA

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Instructions:

Please submit a resume; to be fully considered, an online application must be completed. Only those applicants who are selected for interview will be contacted. Applications will be reviewed until position is filled.

Questions? Email playhouse@peoriaparks.org.

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