Marketing Manager

Chippewa Nature Center
Job Description
Position Available:
Marketing Manager
Status: Part time, permanent
Application deadline: December 13, 2019
 
Help create lasting memories of time spent in nature for visitors young and old and of all abilities.
 
Job Summary: Join a staff of creative, energetic professionals who work together to connect all people with nature through educational, recreational and cultural experiences. CNC is in search of a Marketing Manager with a passion for promoting CNC and its offerings.
 
Objective: To create promotional materials that enable CNC staff to deliver programs to its members and the general public through various marketing initiatives, and to provide support to help maintain and grow sustainable resources.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Maintain regular communication with Director of Marketing & Communications regarding current and upcoming projects and deadlines and gather necessary information for all assignments
  2. Collect information from Executive Director, department Directors and staff to meet deadlines for various regular and special projects
  3. Design print and digital marketing materials such as the newsletter, enews, ads, videos, various brochures, year-end appeal and annual report
  4. Establish priorities around multiple deadlines
  5. Enter program information for database-driven CNC web calendar and various online calendars
  6. Promote CNC through various social media channels
  7. Export content and distribution lists from various database software
  8. Capture CNC programs through photography and videography
  9. Produce videos promoting CNC programs, events and fundraising
  10. Other duties as assigned
 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in graphic design, marketing, communications or related field with a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience
  • Computer proficiency of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and Microsoft Office
  • Experience with video production, preferably using Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Experience using social media in a marketing capacity
  • Competency with electronic (web-based) communications including interactivity (hyperlinks, bookmarks, online editors)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines
  • Ability to organize information from numerous staff and departments, including supervisor, related to marketing initiatives
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to relate to people of various abilities and generations
  • Able to work in an environment that has a moderate noise level, open office concept
  • Available to work a flexible schedule, including occasional weekends and evenings
 
Status: Part time, permanent, exempt
 
Reports to: Director of Marketing & Communications
 
Schedule: 20-25 hours/week, Monday-Friday (4-5 days/week) with occasional weekend and evening hours
 
Start Date: January 27, 2020
 
Compensation & Benefits: hourly wage commensurate with experience and education, CNC membership, 20% discount on registered programs and in Nature Center Store
 
Application procedure: Send cover letter and resume to Jamie Hockstra, Director of Marketing & Communications at jhockstra@chippewanaturecenter.org or 400 S Badour Road, Midland, MI  48640
 
Application Deadline: December 13, 2019
 
Overview: CNC is a nonprofit, environmental education organization. Its mission is to connect all people to nature through educational, recreational and cultural experiences. The 1,500-acre property includes woodlands, fields, ponds and rivers. CNC’s facilities consist of a Visitor Center with Ecosystem Gallery, classrooms and Nature Center store; an 1870s Homestead Farm complex; Nature Preschool; an arboretum and 19 miles of trails. See www.chippewanaturecenter.org for more information.
 
Equal Opportunity Employer: CNC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, height, weight, handicap or disability, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable state or federal laws
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