Aquatic Center - Marketing/Programming Coordinator (Seasonal)
The Village of Grayslake is seeking qualified candidates for a seasonal position as a Marketing/Programming Coordinator for the municipally owned Esper A. Petersen Foundation Family Aquatic Center (the "Aquatic Center") located in Grayslake, Illinois. This position will lead the in-season marketing and programming activities for the summer 2015 season. The successful applicant must be available to work the majority of the summer season from May 15th through August 15th. This position pays $15.00 per hour and is a non-benefit position.
This is a highly responsible position that requires an individual who is energetic and outgoing, self-motivated and a self-starter, creative and has the ability to handle and prioritize multiple responsibilities simultaneously. Applicants should also possess strong customer service skills, good communication skills, and enthusiasm to achieve desired results.
While working closely with the Aquatic Center General Manager and Village Management Services team, the successful applicant will plan and implement the in-season marketing and programming activities for the summer 2015 season. With the goal of increasing daily attendance and Aquatic Center membership sales as well as enhancing the overall customer experience, the responsibilities for this position include, among others, assisting in the development of a seasonal marketing and programming plan, creating and carrying-out special events and daily programs, management of the Aquatic Center's website and social media, designing and implementing on-site and community wide marketing/promotional materials, and engagement with local businesses and civic/non-profit organizations.
Applicants must be proficient in the use of technology and Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel) as well as have proficiency in social media, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Experience in using Adobe InDesign and Photoshop is preferred. Applicants who are pursuing or have obtained a bachelor's degree in marketing, public relations, communications, and/or business are preferred, but not required. Previous work experience in sales, marketing, or public relations is a plus.
Interested candidates should email a detailed cover letter explaining interest in position, completed employment application, and resume to: Brett Kryska Administrative Services & Contracting Manager. Application materials may also be mailed to the Village of Grayslake, Attn: Brett Kryska, 10 S. Seymour Avenue, Grayslake, IL 60030. Application deadline is April 17, 2015. Position will remain open until filled. The Village of Grayslake is an equal opportunity employer.