Job Details

Marketing Specialist – Oregon Zoo

Metro, Portland, Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 06/14/2019

Deadline to apply: June 14, 2019 @ 5:00 PM, PDT
Salary: $59,113.60 - $79,268.80 annually

POSITION SUMMARY:
Bring your marketing skills to the Oregon Zoo, where you will support the groundbreaking wildlife research and conservation efforts at one of the region's most popular attractions.

In this position, you will perform a variety of public affairs duties, including project management, production coordination, and content and communications strategy consultation, in support of a wide range of communications deliverables related to overall marketing, brand management and events.

About the Oregon Zoo
Owned and operated by Metro Regional Government, the zoo has an annual attendance of over 1.7 million visitors and an annual budget of over $42 million. The zoo is located along the MAX light rail line, just five minutes from downtown Portland. The Oregon Zoo is home to over 2000 animal specimens representing 214 species of amphibians, birds, fish, invertebrates and mammals. The Zoo, through its affiliate Oregon Zoo Foundation, maintains a membership base of over 44,000 active members and has one of the largest zoo volunteer programs in the country. Learn more about the Oregon Zoo at 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.

The ability to communicate in an additional language, in particular Spanish, Russian, Chinese or Vietnamese, is preferred but not required.

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) answers to supplemental questions, and 3) 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