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 $22.50/hour and up, DOQ


JOB OPPORTUNITY with the Glenview Park District:
Digital Communications Specialist  (Part-Time)
 

JOB SUMMARY:
As the Digital Communications Specialist, you will be responsible for managing Glenview Park District’s website and social media channels. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work directly with the Director of Brand Strategy and Community Engagement, the Partnership Manager, the Marketing Team and various programming staff and assist on digital aspects of marketing campaigns. In addition, you will work with an outside team of website developers and be responsible for maintaining, editing and improving the District website. Specific duties include, but are not limited, to:
  • Proactively managing the website to highlight new information and ensure content is accurate, up-to-date and dynamic
  • Collaborating with all partner charitable organizations (Glenview Park Foundation, Friends of Wagner Farm and Grove Heritage Association) regarding website updates and improvements
  • Managing social media, working with Marketing Specialists to carry out marketing plans and campaigns
  • Assisting with seasonal brochure coordination, gathering program information and ensuring information accuracy through the process
  • Coordinating and tracking payment for social media advertising and posts
  • Working with website developers to test, review, and approve larger website improvements and changes
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Advertising or related field and at least 2 years of experience with social media and website management. Advanced knowledge and experience with WordPress and HTML, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook preferred. Experience with Adobe Suite and understanding of design best practices are a plus. Excellent communication, organization and time-management skills are a must.  
 
SCHEDULING, PAY & BENEFITS:
This is a part-time position working approximately 25 hours a week. Hours are generally Monday through Friday 8:30am – 5pm, plus additional evening and weekend work as required. Target hiring range is $22.50/hour and up, dependent on qualifications. Complimentary fitness center membership, indoor and outdoor pool membership and additional facility discounts!  

TO APPLY:
Please visit www.glenviewparks.org and click on “Jobs” in the upper right corner
If interested, please apply early.  Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately.
The Glenview Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

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 Glenview Park District

 Contact


anna.ables@glenviewparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $32/hour and up, DOQ

JOB OPPORTUNITY with the Glenview Park District:
 Marketing Specialist
                                                                                                     
 
JOB SUMMARY:                                                                                     
As the Marketing Specialist, you will be responsible for coordinating marketing efforts for facilities of the Glenview Park District from concept stage through production, including managing all activities associated with the production of four seasonal guides (digital) and a printed camp guide. This role provides direction and oversight to the Creative Director, freelancers and vendors and participates in the overall planning and scheduling of marketing initiatives through bi-annual meetings and frequent communication with facilities. Specific duties include, but are not limited, to: 
  • Researching and writing marketing and promotional copy for all marketing materials including ads, brochures, fliers, and social media.
  • Project managing all activities associated with production of seasonal guides and camp brochures, including:
    • Developing and monitoring brochure production schedule to assure that target dates are met
    • Tracking and following up on outstanding information needed from facilities
    • Working with accounting to ensure registration database reflects what is advertised in guides
    • Communicating and working with Creative Director to execute layout
    • Proofreading and editing copy
    • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date distribution mailing lists
    • Managing outside vendors including freelance designers, printers and mailing houses through production and distribution
    • Tracking, allocating, and assigning costs to appropriate facility and cost center
    • Serving as back-up for taking photographs
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or Journalism and at least 3 years of related work experience. Knowledge and skills with specialized software (Adobe Creative Suite, Canva, Excel), strong writing, proofreading and editing skills, and excellent interpersonal skills are required. Park District experience is a plus. 
 
SCHEDULING, PAY & BENEFITS:
This is a full-time, hourly position. Hours are generally Monday through Friday 8:30am – 5pm, plus additional evening and weekend work as required. Target hiring range is $32/hour and up, dependent on qualifications.
 
In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including:
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO or HMO
  • Express Scripts Prescription Coverage
  • Delta Dental Coverage
  • VSP Vision Coverage
  • FSA Healthcare & Dependent Care Plans
  • Life Insurance (basic & voluntary)
  • IMRF Pension Plan and VAC
  • Nationwide and ICMA 457 Plans
  • Vacation Time, Sick Time, Personal Days
  • Paid Holidays and Floating Holidays
  • Park District Discounts and Benefits, including a free fitness center membership, free summer camp for your dependent children, free outdoor pool admission, and so much more!
 
TO APPLY:
Please visit www.glenviewparks.org and click on “Jobs” in the upper right corner
If interested, please apply early.  Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately.
The Glenview Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Glenview Park District

 Contact


anna.ables@glenviewparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $55,918-$59,359

Do you love creating engaging experiences and ensuring excellent customer service? The Arlington Heights Park District is looking for a Customer Care Supervisor to lead the charge! You'll develop and implement fun customer initiatives across our facilities and parks, ensure customer service branding consistency, create and analyze surveys to keep us at the forefront of the industry and so much more. Make your mark by joining our dynamic team!
 
JOB SPECIFIC INFORMATION
  • Creates and implements District-wide fun and engaging customer care initiatives at various facilities and parks including themed holiday activities, National Customer Appreciation Day, and other national recognition days
  • Develops and administers a staffing plan and consistent training to effectively deliver excellent frontline customer service
  • Coordinates and ensures marketing materials are displayed appropriately and accurately in various facilities and parks
  • Develops, executes, and analyzes District surveys including but not limited to event exit surveys, customer satisfaction surveys, program satisfaction surveys, etc.
  • Works closely with the Director of Marketing & Community engagement on numerous community outreach activities
  • Ensures an outstanding customer experience that supports the Arlington Heights Park District brand with great service, friendly and pleasing environments, open communications, and efficient, organized operations at all agency locations
  • Continually improve customer service methods by pursuing trends and innovations in technology, training, and operations in the service sector industry
  • Assists with the development and execution of current and existing business sponsorships, partnerships, and the recruitment and retention of the District volunteers
  • Attends District and other community special events
 
This position must posses the following qualifications: 
  • Strong knowledge in customer service standards
  • Strong knowledge of communication of writing, editing, and proofreading
  • Good knowledge of public speaking and demonstrates public speaking skills
  • Proficient in analyzing and problem solving
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

BENEFITS WE OFFER
  • In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including:
  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Life Insurance (basic & voluntary additional coverage)
  • IMRF Defined Benefit Pension
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF)
  • 457 and ROTH 457 Defined Contribution Plans
  • Medical and Childcare Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off (sick, vacation and Floating Holidays)
  • Credit Union
  • PPE Reimbursement
  • Park District facility and program discounts
  • Paid Parental Leave

AHPD OVERVIEW
The Arlington Heights Park District (AHPD) is a public park and recreation agency located in Arlington Heights, Illinois—one of the largest communities in Chicago's prestigious northwest suburban corridor. Our mission is to enrich the community by providing fun, accessible and impactful recreation and facilities for every age and season. However you choose to recreate, we have something for you. We aim to serve everyone equally and fairly across our 29 facilities—including five community centers with outdoor pools, Arlington Ridge Center, two tennis clubs, two public golf clubs, Lake Arlington, Arlington Heights Historical Museum, and Senior Center—and 58 parks across 716 acres of land. In our 95-year history, we have earned multiple distinctions recognizing our high-quality standards of excellence, including three National Gold Medal Awards, maintaining a Moody’s AAA bond rating for nine years, and receiving multiple awards for fiscal responsibility.

If you are interested in applying click the link below:
https://ahpd.bamboohr.com/careers/128

The Arlington Heights Park District commits itself to diversity, equity, and inclusion to create a mutually respectful, multicultural, and equitable environment.

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 Arlington Heights Park District

 Contact

Amy Lewandowski
alewandowski@ahpd.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $40,000 - $48,000

Position Summary:  This position assists with day-to-day marketing and graphic design projects for the Park District, Salt Creek Golf Club, and 390 Golf Experience through the creation of marketing materials, including but not limited to, print and digital artwork, web, social media, internal and external digital signage. During peak golf season, this position may increase golf-related marketing support. This position will report to the Marketing & Communications Manager.
 
 Essential Job Functions
 
·         Takes a lead role in executing graphic design projects as directed by the Marketing & Communications Manager.
·         Must be detail-orientated while working in a fast-paced environment with strong ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet      deadlines.
·         Assist in developing, proofreading, and editing promotional marketing and sponsorship materials, seasonal brochures, flyers, posters, e-blasts, applicable newsletters, and website content. 
·         Manage Park District’s social media accounts, websites, and other publications.
·         Maintain internal and external electronic displays featuring Wood Dale Park District promotions.
·         Track metrics on all social media platforms monthly.
·         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.   ·         Maintain a library of agency images, videos, and photographs for easy retrieval. Experience with SmugMug application a plus.
·         Facilitate the acknowledgment and announcement of awards and accolades received by the park district and golf course by creating and assisting in promotional articles, awards, and public announcements.
·         Coordinate external printing and ordering print materials from print suppliers (i.e. posters, flyers, banners, etc.).
·         Maintain bulletin boards, literature racks, and other posting locations. 
·         Ensures accuracy and consistency of content using style guidelines. 
·         Proactively identify and create new advertising opportunities for the district, collaborating with the Marketing & Communications Manager to develop innovative campaigns that effectively promote park district programs and services.
·         Ability to work independently and collaboratively with other departments.
 
Secondary Functions
·         Participate in professional committees, conferences, workshops, and classes to improve knowledge of job responsibilities, skills, and develop networking relationships. 
·         Actively participate in the planning and execution of Community Relations projects and events including some sponsorship/vendor opportunities.
·         Attend Recreation Staff Meetings to coordinate marketing efforts and act as a liaison between Recreation and Marketing Departments. 
·         Research search engines such as Google for accurate representation of District facilities and update as necessary. 
·         Collaborate with the Marketing & Communications Manager to conduct surveys and manage community feedback, using insights to enhance community relations and services.
 
Requirements:
·         Bachelor's degree Marketing, Communications, Graphic Design, Public Relations, Digital Marketing, or related field.
·         Minimum two years’ experience in social media content creation, graphic design, public relations, marketing, and/or parks and recreation or related industry.
·         Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
·         Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc) required.
·    Experience using other creative programs and applications (Canva) is a plus, but not required.
·         Knowledge in managing content and analytics of social media (Facebook and Instagram), online networking, online video sharing, and online business listing platforms (Google MyBusiness) required.
· Experience with X (Formerly Twitter), Snapchat, LinkedIn, YouTube, Vimeo, Wedding Wire, and The Knot a plus, but not required.
·         Experience using email marketing (i.e Constant Contact), and online forms and surveys (i.e. JotForms, GoogleForms, Alchemer) platforms is a plus, but not required.
·         Demonstrated knowledge in website and digital content management.
·         Must have expertise in editing and writing for publications, websites, and marketing materials.
·         Must have background and/or demonstrated experience with photography and video. 
·         Ability to use basic office equipment including computer, telephone, printer, etc. 

·         CPR/AED/first aid is required within the first three months of hire.
·         Golf industry experience a plus, but not required.
 
Physical Considerations 
·         Frequently- Sitting, walking, standing, typing. 
·         Occasionally- Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling. 
·         Strength- Work requires handling of 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 computers, printers, copiers, and telephones. 
 
 
Environmental Considerations
·         Normal office conditions for the majority of work.  May also include occasional light and temperature variations
·         Prolonged hours seated at a desk, may also include prolonged hours of computer use.
·         May include occasional outdoor events which could be subject to inclement weather. 
 
 
Cognitive Considerations
·         Ability to respond to questions, complaints, and concerns from the public and employees in a professional manner and with good judgement.
·         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.
 
 Please send resumes to: Sandy Hlousek, Human Resources Manager at Shlousek@wdparks.org

Or you can apply online through Paycom at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=128975&clientkey=05EB1538F9E63CC093CC2E4B1C176445

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 Wood Dale Park District

 Contact

Sandy Hlousek
630-948-0859
shlousek@wdparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled