The Marketing Intern will assist with community events, including planning and execution.
Qualifications: High School graduate or equivalent.
Rate of Pay: $12 per hour
Schedule: 40 hours per week for 12 weeks from May to August, and will require hours on the evening, weekend and holidays.
Under the direction of the Director of Communications and Marketing, the Digital Marketing Specialist is responsible for building, implementing and managing the District's online presence as part of the integrated marketing strategy to effectively support the growth and expansion of the District. Daily activities include strategic planning and implementation, content creation and management, behavioral marketing analysis, audience targeting, search engine optimization (SEO), social media moderation as well as participating in team strategy collaboration.
Manage all digital marketing content and projects for the District. Oversee and maintain District websites including production of new content, such as video, photos, and messaging; ensure all contributing staff content meets established content standards including ongoing reviews, edits and training; manage external web developer projects, including system updates, changes, SEO and implementation of new features, and other web-related special projects. Plan, execute, and track social and digital advertising campaigns as part of the integrated marketing strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, scheduling, messaging and audience targeting. Seek out and build relationships with key influencers and other digital media outlets to maximize the District’s digital reach. Optimize District’s social media outlets within each platform. Generate, edit, publish and share daily social media content, such as original text, images, video, that is meaningful, shareable and link-worthy to build meaningful connections which will encourage community members to take action. Moderate all user-generated social media content; continuously improve digital media reach and effectiveness by capturing and analyzing data/metrics, researching new outlets, insights and best practices and acting on the information; collaborate and provide counsel to District departments to manage on-line reputation, identify key audiences and coordinate actions as part of the on-going integrated marketing strategy and in line with the District social media policy.
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in Marketing, Communications, Business, New Media, Public Relations, or related field. Five or more years of progressive work experience in social networking, analytics, online advertising/marketing, web design, SEO/SEM and/or CRM. Excellent consulting, writing, content development (photo/video/text), presentation, communication, and project management skills. Good understanding of major digital marketing channels. Must display a positive demeanor and be customer and detail oriented as well as an analytical thinker. Must be a self-starter with the willingness and ability to assess a situation, develop a plan, get the necessary approval and manage implementation of the plan. Should have a good understanding of the District's various industries, competition and trends (sports, early childhood education, tennis, golf, fitness, etc.) to produce the most effective work possible.
Hiring Range: $51,000-62,000 DOQ
Classification: Full-time, exempt
Benefits: Excellent benefit package including paid time off, health insurance, and pension.
Close Date: Open until filled
Apply: To apply, please submit an application and resume through www.pdhp.org.
The Park District of Highland Park is an equal opportunity employer.
Description: Under the direct supervision of the Director of Communications & Marketing, the Sponsorship and Advertising Representative will promote, advertise, and generate revenue for the Park District by negotiating and securing sponsorships and advertising.
Responsibilities: Develop and implement overall sponsorship and advertising acquisition strategy plan including annual budget preparation and revenue projections. Oversee expenditures pertaining to sponsorships/partnership agreements. Generate advertising and sponsorship revenue meeting/exceeding the PDHP advertising revenue objectives. Tailor sponsorship sales materials and promotional programs to targeted businesses and prepare all sponsor sales materials. Negotiate, implement and manage agreements for sponsorships and advertising commitments. Create and maintain business sales presentation packet. Manage sponsor and advertising logistics including: securing sponsor logos, ensuring sponsorships and advertising are fulfilled, review and approve final sponsor identified materials, follow up with sponsors and advertisers to ensure deliverables were fulfilled. Maintain positive relationships with existing and potential sponsors representing the Park District in a positive manner. Create standards for corporate relations reports and recognition program for sponsors. Prepare monthly report for senior management and Board.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, sales, advertising, business development or a related field. 3 to 5 years in partnership management; sales; sponsorship management, preferable with focus on multi-year agreements and high-value partnerships.
Hiring Range: $24.52-27.00/hr DOQ
Classification: Part-Time Class 2 (20-29 hours/week), non-exempt
Benefits: IMRF and Employee Ambassador Program.
Close Date: Open until filled
The Park District of Highland Park is an equal opportunity employer.
The mission of the Lombard Park District is to Provide People with Quality Recreation Opportunities to Enjoy Life. The Lombard Park District is an Illinois Distinguished Accredited agency, governed by an elected board, and staffed with over 460 dedicated employees. The District is a past winner of the National Gold Medal award from the National Recreation and Park Association, and was a finalist in 2019. In 2016, the District received accreditation from the NRPA Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies for meeting 151 national standards. These awards provide recognition to the District for providing exceptional services to the community of Lombard.
Qualifications: Must be a current student of an accredited university pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Graphic Design, Advertising, Communications or related field. Must posses a valid driver’s license and provide own transportation. Must have some experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, and photography.
Duties: The Lombard Park District is offering an internship to students working towards a degree within the field of Marketing and Communications. The opportunity will take place the summer of 2020. The core hours of the job are 8:30-5:00pm and will include occasional nights and weekends. This position will interact with all areas of the Lombard Park District including Lombard Golf Course, Madison Meadow Athletic Center, Kiddie Campus Preschool, Summer Camps, Paradise Bay Water Park, and other Park District programs.
Students will have the opportunity to plan design, produce, distribute, and evaluate marketing collateral including but not limited to brochures, press releases, e-newsletters, social media, and photography & videography of events and programs. The main responsibility of this position will involve content development, and marketing for the Park District’s website: lombardparks.com and the launch of a YouTube channel for Lombard Park District. The Intern will have the opportunity to work with multiple departments within the district. This position reports directly to the Marketing & Communications Manager. To apply for this opportunity, please send cover letter, resume and school requirements to Nicole Kapala, Marketing and Communications Manager at email@example.com.
To apply visit our website at: www.lombardparks.com
Lombard Park District is an equal opportunity employer.
The Elk Grove Park District is offering an Internship in the marketing department for a credit seeking student currently enrolled in Public Relations, English, Marketing or a related field of study. We are hiring an individual with strong communication skills and works well independently and as part of a team. Elk Grove Village is a suburb of 14,000 households and the largest business park in North America.
The opportunity will take place this summer and will be a 24-hour a week position offering $12.00 per hr. This is a 10-12 week internship. The core hours of the job are 8:30am-5pm and will include occasional nights and weekends.
This position will interact with all areas of the Park District including the Fox Run Golf Links, Sheila Ray Adult Center, Preschool, Camps, Pavilion Fitness Center, Pirates’ Cove and Aquatics. The intern position will also be introduced to the Illinois Parks and Recreation Communication and Marketing Section by attending 2 monthly meetings with the Elk Grove Park District staff. The Marketing Intern position will be in the Marketing Department and report to the Public Relations Manager. The main responsibility of this position will involve content development, and marketing for the Park District’s website: www.elkgroveparks.org. Our goal is to improve our page rankings and domain authority through content marketing. Other duties will include creation of press releases, literature distribution throughout the district, assistance with survey acquisition and analysis, and photography and videography of events and programs.
Please forward a resume with cover letter to Kelly Carbon, Director of Marketing & Communications, Elk Grove Park District, 499 Biesterfield Rd., Elk Grove Village, IL 60007.
Resumes will be accepted until March 30, 2020.