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 $17.00 to $19.00 per hour

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DESCRIPTION The Marketing/ Graphic Design Assistant is responsible for many of the day-to-day marketing needs of the park district.

DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS • Design flyers, brochures, web graphics, posters, banners; you will be the go to for a majority of the Park District’s graphics. • Maintain and regularly post on social all our social media channels. • Record and photograph events. Building a collection of high quality images is important to us, so being able to attend evening and weekend programs will be necessary. • Manage digital displays around the Deer Grove Leisure Center. Ensure the content is up to date and they are functioning correctly. • Hang posters and pass out flyers to businesses around the community to market upcoming events. • Work with a variety of vendors to order necessary marketing materials; posters, banners, promotional items, etc. • Work with staff to ensure all content is up to date on our website. • Send out email blasts to update our residents about upcoming programs and events.

QUALIFICATIONS • Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism or a related field. • Strong writing, editing, proofreading and creative skills. • Proficiency with Adobe CC programs including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Premiere, After Effects and Audition experience preferred.
• Photography and video experience with a DSLR camera is required.
• Experience with sending emails and creating forms in Constant Contact. • Basic understanding of HTML and CSS. • Ability to work with others on multiple projects simultaneously. • Be able to handle constructive feedback.

JOB STATUS: Part time DEPARTMENT: Marketing FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt SALARY: $17.00- $19.00 HOURS: Flexible HOW TO APPLY
Interested applicants should submit a resume Evelyn Struck, Superintendent of Finance & HR, Bensenville Park District, evelyn@bensenvilleparkdistrict.org Position open until filled. No phone calls please.

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Santa’s Village Amusement Park is full of opportunities for people who have a lot to offer. It takes a special kind of person to work at SV. An individual who knows how to be part of a team. Someone with a sense of fun who’s serious about their work. A person who knows it doesn’t take magic to put a smile on a guest’s face… it takes hard work, dedication, knowledge and just the right amount of Santa attitude. Whether you’re serving food, working in an office, maintaining equipment, performing in costume or operating a ride, you won’t just be “doing a job.” You’ll be creating memories for our guests that will last a lifetime. Are YOU that kind of person?

Job Description: Over the years, we’ve created a legacy of delivering unforgettable experiences to our guests. To do so, we needed to create a workplace where our Team Members were effectively working toward a common goal – to become the # 1 family entertainment destination. The Marketing Manager is responsible for planning and implementing sales and marketing programs, both short and long range, targeted toward existing and new markets by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates.

The Marketing Manager at SV is responsible to: • Develop and implement a strategic marketing plan to achieve corporate objectives for products and services. • Manage marketing/PR operating budgets. • Plan and oversee advertising and promotion activities including but not limited to print, online, electronic media, outdoor, radio, etc. • Develop and maintain social media efforts consisting of but not limited to posts, contests, etc. • Act on SV’s behalf to maintain online integrity on all social media platforms • Develop, execute and implement when necessary an official crisis plan. • Act as SV liaison with outside PR team. • Maintain and edit SV website. • Create and maintain customer survey and incentives. • Develop and recommend product positioning, packaging, and pricing strategy to produce the highest possible long-term market share. • Ensure effective control of marketing results, and takes corrective action to guarantee that achievement of marketing objectives falls within designated budgets. • Oversee and evaluate market research and adjusts marketing strategy to meet changing market and competitive conditions. • Monitor competitor and fellow park products, sales and marketing activities. • Establish and maintain relationships with industry influencers and key strategic partners. • Prepare marketing activity reports and present to executive management. • Establish and maintain a consistent corporate image throughout all advertising, promotional materials, and events. • Represent SV at trade shows, networking events and other related functions to promote SV. • Maintain relationships with clients and works to negotiate and close deals.

Qualifications: To perform the role of a Marketing Manager 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. • Consistent and regular attendance is a job requirement. • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or equivalent in relevant experience preferred. • Minimum 3-5 years experience • Must be proficient in MS Word, Outlook and Excel; proficiency in MS PowerPoint preferred. • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. • Ability to write reports and business correspondence. • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs and spreadsheets. • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. • Ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment.

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the Marketing Manager job. • Regularly (2/3 of the time or more) Sit; talk; use of hands and fingers to grip, pinch, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; repetition-using an input device-a keyboard or mouse-in a steady manner; close vision with or without corrective lens. (clear vision at 20 inches or less). • Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time) Distance vision with or without corrective lens. (clear vision at 20 feet or more); color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors); ability to maintain concentration/focus (e.g., ability to interpret the work environment and make decisions on predetermined operating policies and procedure). • Occasionally (1/3 of the time or less) Stand; walking for prolonged periods; hearing audible alarms, voice commands with background noise; climb stairs/ladders; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; reach, pull, push with hands and arms above head; reach, pull, push with hands and arms below head; repeating motions more than twice per minute; lifting up to 10 pounds with control; pushing up to 20 pounds with control; peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point).

The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of the Marketing Manager job. • Occasionally (1/3 of the time or less) Will require the use of a motorized company vehicle or a leased or personal vehicle for company business; Will require a valid Illinois state driver’s license. • Occasionally (1/3 of the time or less) Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions to include direct sunlight, heat or cold.

APPLY ONLINE: www.santasvillagedundee.com

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Santa’s Village is full of opportunities for people who have a lot to offer. It takes a special kind of person to work at SVAP. An individual who knows how to be part of a team. Someone with a sense of fun who’s serious about their work. A person who knows it doesn’t take magic to put a smile on a guest’s face… it takes hard work, dedication, knowledge and just the right amount of attitude. Whether you’re serving food, working in an office, maintaining equipment, performing in costume or operating a ride, you won’t just be “doing a job.” You’ll be creating memories for our guests that will last a lifetime. Are YOU that kind of person?

Job Description: Over the years, we’ve created a legacy of delivering unforgettable experiences to our guests. To do so, we needed to create a workplace where our Team Members were effectively working toward a common goal – to become the # 1 Family entertainment destination in the world. Our Sales Manager will use initiative and good judgment, work independently with little supervision, and maintain customer satisfaction. The Sales Manager at Santa’s Village is responsible for:
• Continuously incorporate new and innovative ideas for special events, selling tactics, group specials, etc. • Develop an approved sales plan and strategy. • Develop and implement training and goals for a sales team. • Enthusiastically sell and promote Santa’s Village as a premier destination. • Seek out major clients and develop a relationship with them. • Present detailed sales presentations to individuals, groups and committees in person, email or by phone. • Establish and adjust selling prices by monitoring costs and competition • Maximize company profits with sales efforts. • Sell pre-approved sponsorship programs as directed. • Extensive prospect calling. • Develop, execute and manage all corporate and special events. • Build, maintain and effectively manage a healthy sales pipeline, while fostering existing accounts. • Coordinate promotional efforts, ticket ordering and event planning. • Maintain customer database (ACT). • Accurately complete and submit all reports in a timely manner. • Represent SVAP at trade shows, networking events and other related functions to promote SVAP. • Prepare sales report showing sales volume, potential sales, and areas of proposed client base expansion. • Review and analyze sales performances against programs, quotes and plans to determine effectiveness. • Understanding and actively participating in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established Santa’s Village policies, procedures and training. • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: To perform the role of a Sales Manager 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. • 3 to 5 years of sales experience in a hospitality or entertainment sales environment with a demonstrated track record of over-achievement. • Proven ability to develop and initiate strategies for revenue and client count growth as well as expense control. • Strong understanding of sales. • Experience running and building a sales team. • Excellent written, verbal and personal interactive skills required. • Must be well organized with excellent time management skills and a strong work ethic. • Must poses demonstrated ability to work with minimal direct supervision. • Maintain extensive park knowledge. • Must demonstrate an outgoing personality. • Must be available to work occasional weekends and holidays. • Self-starter with the ability to think creatively. • Strong people skills to positively interact with customers, employees and guests. • Computer proficiency in word and excel. • Prior experience with ACT or other CRM database management software. • Valid IL Driver’s License. • Willingness and ability to travel locally when required. • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. • Ability to write reports and business correspondence. • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs and spreadsheets. • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. • Ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment.

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the Sales Manager position. • Frequently (2/3 of the time or more) Sit; talk; use of hands and fingers to grip, pinch, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; repetition-using an input device-a keyboard or mouse-in a steady manner; close vision with or without corrective lens. (Clear vision at 20 inches or less). • Occasionally (1/3 of the time or less) Distance vision with or without corrective lens. (Clear vision at 20 feet or more); color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors); ability to maintain concentration/focus (e.g., ability to interpret the work environment and make decisions on predetermined operating policies and procedure). • Occasionally (1/3 of the time or less) Stand; walking for prolonged periods; hearing audible alarms, voice commands with background noise; climb stairs/ladders; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; reach, pull, push with hands and arms above head; reach, pull, push with hands and arms below head; repeating motions more than twice per minute; lifting up to 10 pounds with control; pushing up to 20 pounds with control; peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point).

The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an individual will encounter while performing the essential functions of the Sales Manager. • Occasionally (1/3 of the time or less) will require the use of a motorized company vehicle or a leased or personal vehicle for company business; will require a valid Illinois state driver’s license. • Occasionally (2/3 of the time or less) Ability to work indoors, sitting at a desk utilizing a computer or phone.

APPLY ONLINE: www.santasvillagedundee.com

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 $38,000 to $41,000

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Under the direction and supervision of the Public Relations & Marketing Manager, the Partnership & Sponsorship Supervisor shall complete his/her assigned duties to the best of his/her abilities, offering suggestions of better ways to accomplish jobs and be ever mindful of the best interests of the St. Charles Park District and of fellow employees. This position is full-time as defined within the Park District’s Personnel Practices Manual. Generally described, this salaried position is an “exempt position”, not eligible for overtime compensation. This position requires extensive knowledge and ability to:

Assist with the administration, organization and development of fundraising and sponsorship programs; generating alternative revenue for the District’s programs, events and services.

Assist with identifying potential private and corporate grant opportunities and partners at the local, regional or national levels. Organize and write submissions.

Establish sponsorship valuation criteria for Park District assets and opportunities in keeping with the District’s mission, goals and objectives. Research and identify cross promotional opportunities for sponsorship-based incentives to promote the District and increase revenue.

Be responsible for maintaining or exceeding the annual budget plan for sponsorship revenue.

Manage the sponsorship programs for special events to offset operational costs or provide free recreation opportunities: solicitation, agreement forms, invoicing, incentive guarantees, etc.

Assist with coordination of events, such as writing speeches thanking donors. Organize and maintain databases for marketing mailings.

Develop a corporate relations presentation packet for securing and negotiating contracts. Create packages for potential target markets (e.g. dog-friendly events, the arts, races, etc.)

Educate, train and provide resources for key staff to assist in securing sponsorships and donations.

Assist with advertising contracts and commitments. Coordinate the District’s advertising opportunities including scoreboards, park signage, facility support programs (e.g. Norris Recreation Center & Sportsplex)

Develop a tracking and retention program for all partnerships, both cash and in-kind, in cooperation with the Recreation, Parks and Business Departments. Maintain accurate records of agreements and finances.

Attend local/area business networking opportunities, such as Chamber events.

Maintain positive relations with all community groups, business partners and governmental agencies.

Work cooperatively and harmoniously with the general public, local organizations and fellow employees. Understand and carry out assigned oral and written instructions.

Follow all safety procedures that pertain to duties involved and support all aspects of the Park District Safety Program.

Prioritize multiple projects to meet deadlines.

Qualifications and Requirements A minimum of a bachelor's degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or related field is required. A minimum of two years of experience in a similar position required. A valid driver's license is required. Knowledge and proficiency in the use of technology including Windows, Outlook and MS Office Products. Currently hold or abililty to complete CPR/AED/First Aid certification.

Salary and Benefits The hiring range for this full time position is $38,000 to $41,000 Benefits include medical, prescription, dental, vision and life insurance Paid time off, program & facility benefits and a workplace wellness program Participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund Voluntary plans include AFLAC and 457 plans

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 St. Charles Park District

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Sash Dumanovic
630-513-4318
sdumanovic@stcparks.org

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Open Until Filled