Essex Parks and Recreation and Essex Junction Recreation & Parks are looking for a new team member to effectively plan, organize, administer, and implement a comprehensive communications and marketing strategy for parks and recreation in Essex. This person will develop a marketing plan and create the brand for our two departments. You will use cutting edge technology and strategies to effectively communicate to the public. Internally you will collaborate with staff and develop systems to gather and disseminate information. A successful candidate will be organized, creative, and savvy with a variety of social media applications, have strong writing and editing skills, and can capture participant experiences via photo, video, interviews and stories by attending programs and events. The individual shall give attention to detail, make timely posts and updates, and be able to independently exercise judgment of appropriate content and messaging. This part-time position will maintain some regular office hours but will have great flexibility to work from the office or home.
This part-time position is 20-hours per week and pays $20-$25 per hour. It is only eligible for pro-rated leave accruals. Applications are being accepted until July 28. To apply, please e-mail the following (ideally as one pdf) to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Two letters of reference
Responses to the following two prompts (answers should fit together on one 8.5x11 page with .5 margins around and 12pt font):
What three things do you consider to be the most important elements of a good marketing plan?
What are two strategies you would use to organize the collection of information for dissemination of 23 staff members from two recreation departments, hundreds of programs, and thousands of participants?
Additional Salary Information: It is only eligible for pro-rated leave accruals.
About Essex Parks and Recreation and Essex Junction Recreation & Parks
Essex Junction Recreation and Parks (EJRP) provides a comprehensive and diversified set of recreational programs, events, and services to the Essex Junction community of 10,000 people. With the vision of "We create community through people, parks, and programs," the department has 15 full time, year round staff, 300 part time staff, operates a $2.4M budget, and oversees three parks and an outdoor community swimming pool.