Job Details

Marketing Writer – Oregon Zoo

Metro, Portland, Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 06/21/2019

Deadline to apply: June 21, 2019 @ 5:00 PM, PDT
Salary: $59,113.60 - $79,268.80 annually

POSITION SUMMARY:
Bring your copywriting, communications and project management skills to the Oregon Zoo, where you will support the groundbreaking wildlife research and conservation efforts and educational outreach programs at the region's most popular attraction.

In this position, you will perform a variety of marketing and writing duties, including developing and editing on-brand content for a variety of formats; managing publication projects; and ensuring copy tone and style are consistent with visual tone and style across the zoo's communications channels.

About the Oregon Zoo
As part of the Metro family, the zoo provides opportunities to learn about wildlife for more than 1.5 million visitors each year. It is home to about 2,500 individual animals representing more than 215 types of amphibians, birds, fish, invertebrates and mammals. Committed to conservation, the zoo is working to save endangered birds, butterflies, turtles and more. The zoo also hosts concerts in the summer, ZooLights in the winter and events at its new Education Center year-round. For more information visit www.oregonzoo.org.

At the Oregon Zoo, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, journalism, public relations or a related field, and two years of professional experience in those fields; or any combination of experience and education that provides this applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the job.

Experience should include work as a copywriter in an agency or in-house team environment, and a minimum of one year developing content for web/social media.

To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center.

Application requirements
1) Electronic application, 2) two work samples (see supplemental question #1 for details, 3) answers to supplemental questions, and 4) a cover letter describing your qualifications as they relate to the duties of this position.

Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Complete details: www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs