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Marketing & Events Coordinator


Marketing & Events Coordinator

Department: Marketing & Development
Location: Hybrid 
Status: Exempt
Pay Range: $43,500 - 45,000 per year
FLSA: 1.0 FTE 
Schedule: 40 hours/week 
Reports To: Marketing & Development Manager 
Supervises:  None 

Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center 
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center rescues and rehabilitates wildlife that has been injured, displaced, and orphaned.  Once rehabilitated, they are returned to the wild.  Sanctuary is provided to animals that cannot be released back to the wild.   

Position Overview

The Marketing and Events Coordinator is an integral member of the Development Department with the objective to support the mission of Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center (SWCC) through world-class branding, communication, and storytelling. In this role, the Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of SWCC messaging, as well as playing a lead role in events.     

This is a full-time exempt position that requires working a flexible schedule which can include nights, weekends and holidays.  

The ideal candidate will be both a team player with the initiative it takes to self-start. The successful candidate will have outstanding communication, writing, critical thinking and strong problem-solving skills, demonstrate experience managing and/or developing content for a brand account on social media, and provide knowledge of emerging trends and growth strategies for SWCC website traffic, social media engagement, email marketing, and in-person event coordination.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

Essential Functions

  • Create and organize engaging content for SWCC social media channels including Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, LinkedIn, and YouTube
  • Write various marketing materials including blog posts and animal rescue stories for print media
  • Coordinate with outside PR firm to circulate news-worthy stories and organize on-site media presence when necessary
  • Plan, develop and implement social media content calendar while providing a consistent brand voice
  • Analyze and report data from SWCC website and social media channels
  • Take the lead on implementing strategy to utilize SEO and Google Analytics
  • Design and edit SWCC materials as needed including brochures, posters, presentations, graphics
  • Upload content to SWCC website and social media 
  • Edit audio and video for social media and other marketing purposes
  • Photograph and/or film animals for stories on social media channels
  • Coordinates the planning, implementation and logistical support for SWCC sponsored and friend-raising events
  • Ensures events fall within budget parameters and are revenue-producing if expected to do so
  • Works with Volunteer Coordinator to staff events as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, or equivalent experience

  • 1-4 years of administrative or coordinator program experience

Desired Skills and Qualifications

  • Strong writing and storytelling skills

  • Experience managing and/or developing content for a brand account on social media

  • Experience with design tools like Canva

  • Experience with Meta Business Suite

  • Experience in marketing, copywriting, or other content production and knowledge of marketing practices and principles

  • Ability to create and edit graphics or print and digital media

  • Social media

  • Content creation

  • SEO

  • Writing

  • Graphic Design

  • Videography/Photography

  • Editing

Regular attendance is required. Must be available to occasionally work evening and weekend events.

Work Environment / Physical Demands:
Must be in good health and able to walk on uneven surfaces, climb low fencing, bend, twist, and stretch. Must be able to lift/carry/pull 20 lbs . Must be able to stand on feet for long periods of time and sit at a desk for long periods. Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions including dust, heat, and storms. Employees will encounter pests—insects, snakes and rodents .   

Additional Information:
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a participant in the E-Verify program. Pre-employment background check is required.

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