Salary: $56K+ Depending on qualifications Location: Cole Administrative Center Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Qualifications: Ideal candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications or equivalent, along with at least 4 years of experience in a marketing role. Individual will need knowledge of and proficiency in using a variety of marketing and communication tools with a focus on digital channels. Proven success in connecting marketing and communications strategy to business growth goals a plus. Candidate must be familiar with paid advertising, campaigns, content production and elements of graphic design. Experience with website management through CMS or other platforms is a must. Demonstrable experience guiding social media platforms is essential. Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends and holidays, as required.
Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Marketing and Communications, the Marketing & Digital Communications manager is a catalyst for the creation of content, marketing plans and digital initiatives for the District. This includes websites, social media, e-mail automation, PR and media activities, sales collateral and advertising. This position will be responsible for developing analytics and measurables around marketing efforts. Specific duties include maintenance of websites, social media content development, SEO and keyword plans, district-wide facility messaging, and e-mail campaigns. Utilize public relations techniques to elevate District profile with internal and external constituents. Assist in the creation of marketing plans for daily fee and revenue facilities. Collaborate on graphic design and print production. Provide a professional marketing presence and promote the district at select events.
The Fox Valley Park District is a dynamic and growing park district that serves a diverse population of more than 236,000 people. Recognized as an Illinois Distinguished Agency, Fox Valley holds the nation’s highest honor as a National Gold Medal Award winner for excellence in park and recreation management Serving the communities of Aurora, Montgomery and North Aurora, the District maintains 168 parks and 48 miles of inter-connected regional trails amid 2,500 acres of parkland. Connected by the Fox River, our communities are tied together by the District’s commitment to promote vibrant, healthy lifestyles through fun and safe recreation opportunities that are environmentally and fiscally responsible. The Fox Valley Park District…Where Fun Begins!