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 $15/hour

Position Summary: This position assists with day-to-day marketing and graphic design projects for the main district and for Salt Creek Golf Club through the creation of marketing materials, including but not limited to, print and digital artwork, web, social media, internal and external digital signage. This position will report to the Manager of Marketing & Public Relations.

Essential Job Functions

Public Relations

• Work with the Marketing & Public Relations Manager to create innovative marketing strategies to build customer base and grow revenue in the respective territory or market.

• Engage the public through promotional advertising activities under the supervision of the Marketing & Public Relations Manager.

• Maintain internal and external electronic displays featuring Park District and Salt Creek Golf Club promotions.

• Assist, coordinate, and/or create publications, flyers, and posters for internal and external distribution.

• Create, coordinate, maintain content for all social media outlets for the main district, The Beach Waterpark and Salt Creek Golf Club.

• Oversee the Wood Dale Park District & Salt Creek Golf Club events are placed on affiliate online event listing sites.

• Assist in the development of advertising campaigns.

• Maintain tracking results on all social media platforms.

• Update website as required and continually proof content for accuracy.

• Photograph and edit photos/videos of Park District events, activities and facilities.

• Attend occasional evening and weekend events and programs to assist event staff or to conduct photography of the event.

• Design and send electronic newsletters.

• Survey and maintain customer groups to improve relations and services.

• Supervise continuity of district and Salt Creek Golf Club, co-branding (i.e., logos)

• Maintain library of agency graphic images and photographs for easy retrieval

• Knowledge and ability to develop and maintain tracking results on all social media platforms. Take and edit photos/videos of Park District events, activities and facilities.

• Support award and recognition within the park district and golf course through the creation and assisted management of promotional articles, awards and public announcements.

• Coordinate external printing and ordering of print materials from print suppliers (i.e., business cards, stationary, name tags, etc.).

• Cut, laminate and spray mount large scale artwork for presentation purposes.

• Develop professional relationships.

Marginal Job Functions

• Manages special projects at the request of the Marketing & Public Relations Manager

Required:

• High School Graduate (GED) or equivalent

• Associate’s Degree or the equivalent of a minimum of 2 years of equivalent experience in Graphic Design, Communications, Marketing, or a related field.

• Knowledge and experience in the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft software.

• Knowledge of social media platforms and internet browsers.

• Experience in marketing, sales, or direct customer service.

• Knowledge of photography and photo color correction.

• Ability to use basic office equipment including computer, telephone, fax, printer etc.

• CPR/AED/ first aid is required within first three months of hire.

• Maintains working knowledge of all computer system applications.

Physical Considerations

Frequently- Sitting, walking, standing, typing.

Occasionally- Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling.

Strength- Work requires handling average weight (up to 50 lbs.) materials or equipment. Other requirements may include talking, hearing, and seeing to perform the following necessary duties: Operate assigned office equipment including, but not limited to typewriters, computers, printers, copiers, and telephones.

Environmental Considerations

Normal office conditions for majority of work; may include occasional light and temperature variations. Prolonged hours seated at a desk. May include prolonged hours of computer use.

Cognitive Considerations

Ability to respond to questions, complaints, and concerns from the public and from employees in a professional manner and with good judgment.

Ability to present ideas and recommendations in a concise verbal and written manner.

Ability to understand and carry out verbal and/or written instructions efficiently and effectively to complete responsibilities as described.

HOW TO APPLY - All qualified candidates should submit an employment application, cover letter, resume, either a digital portfolio, or a minimum of six graphic design samples to: wbondi@wdparks.org. Please email, mail, or hand deliver. Position is open until filled. To obtain an employment application, please visit our website at http://wdparks.org/pdf/9---employee-job-application.pdf 111 E. Foster Avenue Wood Dale, IL 60191

More Information

 Wood Dale Park District

 Contact

Wendy Bondi
6309480590
wbondi@wdparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $15/hour

Position Summary: This position assists with day-to-day marketing and graphic design projects for the main district and for Salt Creek Golf Club through the creation of marketing materials, including but not limited to, print and digital artwork, web, social media, internal and external digital signage. This position will report to the Manager of Marketing & Public Relations. This is a part time, non-IMRF position.

Essential Job Functions

Public Relations

• Work with the Marketing & Public Relations Manager to create innovative marketing strategies to build customer base and grow revenue in the respective territory or market.

• Engage the public through promotional advertising activities under the supervision of the Marketing & Public Relations Manager.

• Maintain internal and external electronic displays featuring Park District and Salt Creek Golf Club promotions.

• Assist, coordinate, and/or create publications, flyers, and posters for internal and external distribution.

• Create, coordinate, maintain content for all social media outlets for the main district, The Beach Waterpark and Salt Creek Golf Club.

• Oversee the Wood Dale Park District & Salt Creek Golf Club events are placed on affiliate online event listing sites.

• Assist in the development of advertising campaigns.

• Maintain tracking results on all social media platforms.

• Update website as required and continually proof content for accuracy.

• Photograph and edit photos/videos of Park District events, activities and facilities.

• Attend occasional evening and weekend events and programs to assist event staff or to conduct photography of the event.

• Design and send electronic newsletters.

• Survey and maintain customer groups to improve relations and services.

• Supervise continuity of district and Salt Creek Golf Club, co-branding (i.e., logos)

• Maintain library of agency graphic images and photographs for easy retrieval

• Knowledge and ability to develop and maintain tracking results on all social media platforms. Take and edit photos/videos of Park District events, activities and facilities.

• Support award and recognition within the park district and golf course through the creation and assisted management of promotional articles, awards and public announcements.

• Coordinate external printing and ordering of print materials from print suppliers (i.e., business cards, stationary, name tags, etc.).

• Cut, laminate and spray mount large scale artwork for presentation purposes.

• Develop professional relationships.

Marginal Job Functions

• Manages special projects at the request of the Marketing & Public Relations Manager

Required:

• High School Graduate (GED) or equivalent

• Associate’s Degree or the equivalent of a minimum of 2 years of equivalent experience in Graphic Design, Communications, Marketing, or a related field.

• Knowledge and experience in the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft software.

• Knowledge of social media platforms and internet browsers.

• Experience in marketing, sales, or direct customer service.

• Knowledge of photography and photo color correction.

• Ability to use basic office equipment including computer, telephone, fax, printer etc.

• CPR/AED/ first aid is required within first three months of hire.

• Maintains working knowledge of all computer system applications.

Physical Considerations

Frequently- Sitting, walking, standing, typing.

Occasionally- Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling.

Strength- Work requires handling average weight (up to 50 lbs.) materials or equipment. Other requirements may include talking, hearing, and seeing to perform the following necessary duties: Operate assigned office equipment including, but not limited to typewriters, computers, printers, copiers, and telephones.

Environmental Considerations

Normal office conditions for majority of work; may include occasional light and temperature variations. Prolonged hours seated at a desk. May include prolonged hours of computer use.

Cognitive Considerations

Ability to respond to questions, complaints, and concerns from the public and from employees in a professional manner and with good judgment.

Ability to present ideas and recommendations in a concise verbal and written manner.

Ability to understand and carry out verbal and/or written instructions efficiently and effectively to complete responsibilities as described.

More Information

 Wood Dale Park District

 Contact

Wendy Bondi
6309480590
wbondi@wdparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 DOQ

We are seeking a dynamic and creative Graphic Design and Social Media Specialist to implement and support the District’s brand image through digital, electronic, and print media. The Graphic Design and Social Media Specialist will assist the marketing department in the creation of graphics and promotion of all aspects of the park district, including fitness programs, capital projects, special events, camps, facilities, and general recreation programming. The ideal candidate will possess outstanding graphic design skills, the ability to multitask and meet deadlines, excellent oral and written communication skills, experience in photography and videography, considerable skill in analyzing issues and problem-solving, a proven ability to build relationships, and the ability to portray a professional image of the District.

This position requires a Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in marketing, communications, graphic design or a related field and a minimum of one year of experience in digital media, design or marketing with demonstrated experience in graphic design.

Advanced knowledge of computers with experience with content management systems, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and social media platforms is essential. Anyone interested in the position must complete the online application with a cover letter, resume, and digital portfolio with a minimum of five graphic design/social media samples.

More Information

 Glencoe Park District

 Contact

Erin Maassen
8478353030
emaassen@glencoeparkdistrict.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $18.00 - $21.00 per hour based on qualifications

BACKGROUND The Village of Fox Lake (population 10,700) is located 55 miles northwest of downtown Chicago and 20 miles west of Waukegan, Illinois. Fox Lake is located in Lake and McHenry counties. The Village is located on the South Shore of Pistakee Lake, Nippersink Lake, and Fox Lake, three connected water bodies that form part of the Chain O’Lakes system. The Village of Fox Lake has a total area of 9.942 square miles of which around 20% is water.

The Village of Fox Lake is seeking interested applicants for the position of Special Event and Marketing Coordinator. The Special Event and Marketing Coordinator is responsible for special event coordination, planning, marketing, and implementation. The Special Events and Marketing Coordinator will assist Administration in marketing of events and the Village as a whole. Additionally, this position will be responsible for securing and maintaining sponsor relationships, and establishing and implementing a volunteer program for the Parks and Recreation Division.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Special Events

Special Events Coordinator will be responsible for the planning, management, marketing and coordination of several special events including but not limited to: 1) Celebrate Fox Lake 2) Bloody Mary Fest 3) Summer Art Series 4) Fox Lake Farmers Market 5) Fox Lake Fish Fest 6) Festival of Lights 7) Fox Lake Triathlon 8) Other special events as assigned

Marketing

The Special Event and Marketing Coordinator will be responsible for the implementation of marketing for all Parks and Recreation Division programs and events, in addition to other Village and Departmental events are requested through a variety of avenues including: 1) Print Media (press, posters, newsletter) 2) E-Media (website, e-newsletter) 3) Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) 4) Other avenues as assigned.

Sponsorship Management

The Special Event and Marketing Coordinator will be responsible for growing and maintaining the Village’s current sponsorship program. There are three areas for sponsorship which the Special Event and Marketing Coordinator will be responsible for managing: 1) Parks Partner 2) Community Program Sponsorships 3) Special Event Sponsorships 4) Other sponsorships as requested

Volunteer Program Management

The Special Event and Marketing Coordinator will be responsible for developing, implementing and growing a volunteer program for the Parks and Recreation Division. This volunteer base will be utilized for special events, and community programs.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Many of the above listed events are on weekends, Holidays, and evenings. This individual must be available to work as outlined above.

Experience and Education

Graduation from a four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation and Tourism, business, marketing; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, ability and skills. Requires a working knowledge of office equipment and data processing equipment (i.e., computer software programs such as those in a Microsoft Office environment). Knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and electronic tools such as Constant Contact is desired.

Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment physical examination and drug/alcohol screen following a conditional offer of employment. A thorough background investigation, including personal and professional references, criminal background and credit check will be conducted prior to offer of employment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

A candidate for this position should have thorough knowledge of the following: 1) Considerable knowledge of recreation and programming implementation and programming; 2) Knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and electronic tools such as Constant Contact; 3) Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, other employees, outside agencies (i.e. Chamber, Promote Fox Lake etc.) and Village officials; 4) Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; 5) Ability to prioritize projects, and complete tasks with little supervision; 6) Knowledge of marketing of events including via social media, print, electronic and in person; 7) Experience in volunteer cultivation and management; 8) Experience in gathering sponsors and fostering sponsorship relations.

CONTACTS OUTSIDE OF DEPARTMENT

This position interacts with residents on a frequent basis. This position regularly interacts with other Village employees.

HOW TO APPLY

All qualified candidates should submit a completed job application (blank application located on the Village of Fox Lake’s website at http://www.foxlake.org/jobs.aspx), cover letter, resume, and a list of three (3) professional references to: hr@foxlake.org and indicate (Job ID #01-18) in the subject line. Hard copies (mailed, faxed, or hand delivered) applications will be declined.

DEADLINE

Position is open until filled. First review of applications will be March 1, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

For more information about the Village of Fox Lake, please visit our website at www.foxlake.org

Persons requiring reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act are asked to contact the Human Resources Division at 847-587-3971

THE VILLAGE OF FOX LAKE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

More Information

 Village of Fox Lake

 Contact

Laura Linehan
8475872151
hr@foxlake.org

 Closing Date

March 15, 2018