3CMA Job Posting - Marketing & Events Specialist

Job Posting - Marketing & Events Specialist

Hiring Range: $37,742.58 to $56,613.87 (Annual DOQ)

Department/Division: Leisure Services/Recreation

Under the direct supervision of the Leisure Services Director, performs duties necessary to support City Departments by coordinating and marketing communication regarding City events and programs to include public relations, events management, promotional and advertising collateral, and developing and maintaining essential partnerships with the general public, groups and vendors.  Responsible for the development and implementation of uniform and consistent use and display of City and City events and programs brand(s).

Essential Duties

  1. Performs duties necessary to support City Departments by coordinating and marketing communication regarding City events and programs to include public relations, events management, promotional and advertising collateral, and developing and maintaining essential partnerships with the general public, groups and vendors.  Responsible for the development and implementation of uniform and consistent use and display of City and City events and programs brand(s).
  2. Performs duties necessary to plan, design and promote the City events and programs through design and implementation of marketing collateral, such as brochures, copy, press releases, web and social media, web casts, and other related marketing strategies; and creating graphic design, and writing and/or editing press releases or news articles or copy, and flyers, pamphlets and/or brochures.
  3. Performs contract management through contract drafting and negotiation; securing sponsorships and vendors; and establishing a good rapport with local radio and television media marketing and sales department.  Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting with reviewing, drafting and obtaining approval on event contracts, ensuring proper insurance coverage, events scheduling management, ticket sales, and Form W-9 coordination with the Finance Department.
  4. Responsible for tracking advertising venues and expenses, tickets and ticket sales (if applicable), and other related event costs.  Duties include assisting Departments with planning and forecasting expenses, as well as assisting with annual calendars and events planning; vendor and event logs; quarterly and annual reports; cost and profit analysis; and cash management.
  5. Performs additional duties as assigned.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Required knowledge and experience is normally obtained through the completion of an advanced education from an accredited educational institution of higher learning resulting in a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Graphics Design, Journalism, Public Relations, Public Administration or related field, and at least three (3) to five (5) years work related experience is required.  First Aid and CPR Certification or ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire are required.  Government or Public Relations experience is preferred.  Knowledge of principles and practices of recreation and group activities. Knowledge of graphics design software (e.g. Photoshop, lighthouse, etc.). Work requires the ability to read and/or write letters, memos, contracts, spreadsheets and other job related analysis. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.  Should be competent in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word, Publisher and Power Point software, and promotional software used to develop brochures and other marketing collateral.  Must be able to research, compile and analyze data, and then present findings to management in an acceptable format. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees, other Federal, State and local governmental representatives, contractors, consultants, vendors, media and the general public is essential.  Ability to work with, to include updating and use, of social media. Ability to work a flexible schedule to accommodate special events and meetings. Must possess a Valid State Class E driver license.  Must pass applicable pre-employment testing, and background and credit checks. 

Complete details can be found in the Member Services area of the 3CMA Website.

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