Under the direction of the Marketing Brand Manager, the Marketing Specialist is responsible for creating marketing materials and managing the park district’s social media pages. The Marketing Specialist must be creative, detail-oriented, and willing to undertake a variety of marketing-related tasks.
This position is available as part-time or full-time, depending on the qualifications and requirements of the ideal candidate. Wage will be determined based on experience. Full-time/salary will range from $44,000-$55,000. Part-time/hourly will range from $19-25 per hour.
Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, graphic design or related field • Valid Illinois driver’s license
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities • Flexibility and willingness to undertake a variety of tasks • 5+ years of graphic design experience strongly preferred • Ability to compose copy for emails, marketing materials, etc. • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and Adobe Creative suite • Experience with WordPress and MailChimp a plus • Experience working on a small marketing team preferred Essential Duties & Responsibilities • Develop print and digital marketing materials (flyers, posters, digital displays, etc.) • Create and execute direct mail and email communications • Design and develop the park district’s seasonal brochure • Manage social media page content (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) • Secure photos and videos of park district programs and events • Create videos for website and social media • Create and execute digital advertisements (SEM, Facebook, Instagram) • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Qualified candidates will be contacted by the hiring manager via email to schedule an interview. The initial interview(s) will be conducted via Zoom. The final interview will be conducted in person outdoors (with face coverings and adequate social distance).
Temporary Position: 40 weeks Location: Libertyville, IL Hourly Rate: $10.75 -- $14.75/hr. Application deadline: Open Until Filled
The Visitor Services Assistant is focused on museum front desk operations, museum store retail operations, and museum visitors’ experiences. This position is responsible for greeting and providing general information to the public; handles financial transactions; conducts monthly and year end inventories in the museum store; assists with product selection, purchasing, and arranging store displays; conducts visitor evaluations; assists with the planning and staffing of special events, artist receptions and exhibit openings. The Visitor Services Assistant is required to work weekends and some evenings. Performs tasks that require walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching and sitting. Performs lifting tasks up to 25 pounds.
One year of experience in visitor services, including experience handling cash transactions, visitor engagement, merchandising, event planning, and conducting visitor evaluations. Customer service and communication skills necessary to provide a positive experience for the public.
HOW TO APPLY AND APPLICATION DEADLINES
Interest in Forest Preserve employment can only be expressed by submitting a Forest Preserve Employment Application. Applications are accepted online at www.LCFPD.org.
ABOUT LAKE COUNTY FOREST PRESERVES
As principal guardian of Lake County’s open space and natural areas since 1958, we manage more than 30,900 acres of land and offer innovative educational, recreational and cultural opportunities for all people. Visitors of all ages can enjoy over 205 miles of trail for a variety of outdoor recreation uses, ponds and lakes for fishing, public golf courses, historical and cultural venues, public access to the Fox River and Lake Michigan and award-winning nature and history education programs and events.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Date Posted: February 20, 2020