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Events & Marketing Assistant - Part-Time

October 31, 2021

Brief Job Description: Assist marketing director with communication strategies and events.
Benefits: n/a
Schedule: Part-Time (24 hours per week); 3 days on-site including 1 Saturday per month; typical daily schedule is 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. 
Purpose of Position: To assist the marketing department with raising awareness of Busch Wildlife Sanctuary.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.



  • Helps with onsite education department events by promoting marketing for the event (i.e. print, social media, FB events page), help with set-up, during and break-down of events.

  • Create and schedule strategic content of the organizations’ digital media presence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, YouTube, email marketing, etc. as directed by Marketing Director. 

  • Tracks marketing results including website and social media metrics monthly.

  • Assists the Marketing Director with web-based and community marketing and fundraising campaigns, including social media advertisements.

  • Attends and supports marketing outreaches as needed.

  • Represents BWS at public and professional events as requested.

  • Submits calendar listings to the Events & Marketing Director, to send to all media outlets for events and programs

  • Proofreads marketing and promotional materials as requested. 

  • Under the direction of the Marketing Director, grows and manages BWS’s email lists utilizing best practices and creative list-growth techniques. 

  • Assists with special projects as needed.

Preferred Skills/Experience/Qualifications:

  • Self-starter

  • Excellent social media knowledge (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Youtube)

  • Experience with email campaigning (Mailchimp)

  • Great communication and interpersonal skills

  • Well organized and committed

  • Strong values and discipline

  • Creative and energetic

  • Willingness to follow Busch Wildlife Sanctuary’s policy and procedures

  • Valid Florida Driver’s License

  • Driving/Traveling Locally

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus

Physical Requirements:

  • Applicants will work both in a general office setting and outside in the sanctuary. Must have tolerance for working outdoors in a variety of weather conditions and exposure to biting insects, etc.

  • Need to be able to walk over rough narrow paths, wood-chipped trails, muddy areas, grassy fields, on uneven paths, etc. 

  • Must be able to lift up to 20lbs for event assistance

How to apply:

Email your resume to Carolina Young at with the subject line: Application: P/T Events and Marketing Assistant

Interviews will be conducted after January 10th, 2022

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