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Public Relations Associate

The Dawes Arboretum seeks an energetic Public Relations Associate to help with PR and Marketing efforts.  This position provides deadline-driven support and organization for multichannel marketing efforts to attract and engage audiences for The Dawes Arboretum.  This is a part-time, 24-hour position offering a flexible schedule with occasional work on weekends.  Strong organization and communication skills are required.

Success Factors:

Positive attitude with the ability to work to deadline, often under pressure

Curiosity about new communication channels and opportunities as well as the social trends
that inform them

Confident, comfortable public demeanor with strong verbal skills

Customer service oriented

Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Requirements:

Draft marketing pieces such as print and e-newsletters, promotional campaigns that enhance The Arboretum’s brand

Help develop social media marketing strategies as well as coordinate execution of these strategies on multiple platforms

Bachelor’s degree in public relations, marketing or communications preferred with experience in promotional writing/editing/proofreading

Ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple projects simultaneously required

Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, Google software, Microsoft Office and multiple social media platforms preferred

Located east of Columbus, The Dawes Arboretum is dedicated to increasing the love and knowledge of trees, history and the natural world.  The Arboretum is a living museum dedicated to plant conservation and habitat restoration.  At more than 1,800 acres, 260,000 visitors and 20,000 education participants annually, The Arboretum is the most visited year-round attraction in Licking County and a partner to many local organizations.

Position is open until filled.  Submit cover letter, salary requirement and resume to:

HR Director/PRA

The Dawes Arboretum

7770 Jacksontown Rd SE

Newark, OH 43056

or jeromine@dawesarb.org


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Contact:  Jan Romine  |  740.323.2355 or 800.44.DAWES  |  information@dawesarb.org  |  7770 Jacksontown Rd., SE, Newark, OH 43056