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San Diego Zoo Global is a conservation organization dedicated to the science of saving endangered species worldwide. San Diego Zoo Global operates three world-class facilities: the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research. Our organization's vision - we will lead the fight against extinction.
Help us to make a difference for wildlife and begin your adventure with a career at the San Diego Zoo. Join the dedicated crew who are passionate about what they do and strive to create unforgettable experiences for our guests. Share your knowledge, skills and commitment to provide GRRREAT Customer Service and be a part of the ROAR with San Diego Zoo Global!
Put your Passion for Wildlife to Work
LOCATION - Marketing department
Duration Year round
(Exempt Position) Salary is commensurate with experience
NOTE: Current Union employees considering a Non-Union position are advised to familiarize themselves with all the differences including Health Benefits and Pension. See HR for details.
Job Requirements include:
Experience in cause marketing, sponsorship sales or service and/or licensing is required. An example would be at least three years of experience. Additional experience in media trade and promotions a plus. A Bachelor's degree in business administration, marketing, communications, a related field or equivalent specialized training/experience is necessary. Selected candidate must be available to work any of the seven days of the week, approximately 40 or more hours per week without limitations. Good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including CRM is essential. Applicants must have excellent written and communications skills. Experience in maintaining a variety of contacts in order to bring in new partners and relationships is needed. In addition, experience in contractual negotiations, outbound sales and prospecting skills are necessary. A valid California driver license is required. Experience in a zoo or theme park is desirable. Bilingual in Spanish is a plus. (Extended 9/12/18)
Deadline to submit application: Sunday, September 23, 2018
San Diego Zoo Global is a smoke-free workplace
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SAN DIEGO ZOO GLOBAL IS AN EEO/AA/DISABILITY/PROTECTED VETERAN EMPLOYER
The Partnership Marketing Representative performs all job assignments with a positive attitude that supports San Diego Zoo Global's mission and vision of saving species worldwide by uniting our expertise in animal care and conservation science with our dedication to inspiring passion for nature and leading the fight against extinction. The Partnership Marketing Representative develops, solicits and manages partner/sponsor marketing programs to generate revenue, awareness and attendance for SDZG. This position reports to the Partnership Marketing Manager.
Creates, negotiates and fulfills corporate sponsorship agreements
Oversees activities with independent discretion and judgment
Solicits, negotiates, develops and maintains partnerships primarily with external entities
Assesses market trends and external needs
Develops and modifies programs to increase effectiveness
Follows up with external entities to ensure satisfaction
Establishes and maintains positive rapport with corporate sponsorship clients
Writes, edits and reviews a variety of materials
Works in a team environment to accomplish collective goals
Develops and coordinates events, promotions, advertising programs and on-site/off-site marketing activities
Assures contractual obligations are met in a timely and efficient manner
Prepares reports on program performance
Adheres to all SDZG and department policies and practices
Practices the GRRREAT Customer Service Standards
Coordinates needed program elements
Oversees activities with independent discretion and judgment to meet assigned goals
Solicits, negotiates, develops and maintains partnerships primarily with external entities to support the financial and positioning goals of the marketing department
Establishes and maintains contact with clients through field sales calls, meetings and industry functions
Maintains a variety of contacts in order to respond to inquiries and requests effectively coordinate activities
Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
Examples of representative qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in business administration, marketing, communications, or a related field; several years of experience in cause marketing, sponsorship sales or licensing is required, an example would be at least three years; experience in a zoo or theme park is desirable; valid California driver license.
Sponsorship marketing trends
Media metrics for radio, television and social media
Media buying and trading process
Working with media agencies
Communicate effectively (verbal and written)
Plan and develop marketing programs
Develop and maintain marketing relationships
Use word processing and spreadsheet systems
Work well with others in diverse environment
May require travel.
NEW HIRES ARE SUBJECT TO PASSING A PRE-PLACEMENT PHYSICAL
SOME EMPLOYMENT IS CONTINGENT UPON PASSING PRE-PLACEMENT TESTING.
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