Current Open Positions:

Marketing and Special Events Assistant


Reports to:                  Events and Volunteer Manager

Position Type:             Part-time

Hours:                          Between 20-30 hours per week; Friday-Sunday & Special Events

Compensation:            $12/hour

Closing Date:               October 4, 2021 or until position is filled

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee Phinizy Center for Water Sciences marketing and Visitor Center/ “Swamp Shop”
  • Manage all aspects of the new “Swamp Shop” online store
  • Assist with special events, weekend programming, facility rentals, and volunteer opportunities
  • Assist in Phinizy Center’s social media accounts, monthly newsletter, updating community calendars, press releases, marketing materials, etc.
  • Run and track success of social media promotions and campaigns
  • Other duties as assigned


Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma, trade school, or equivalent level of education required
  • Knowledge of and active participant in social media
  • Experience in:
    • Retail & customer service
    • Marketing: social media, newsletters, websites, etc.
    • Special events

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with Phinizy staff, media, and general public, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities, and disabilities
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • A strong work ethic, professionalism, and integrity
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • An appreciation for and understanding of natural habitats and systems and comfortable working outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds, walk the grounds at the nature park, climb ladders, and work outdoors during inclement weather conditions

License(s) or Special Requirements:

  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19, preferred
  • Possess a valid state driver’s license
  • Ability to pass a background check

To Apply: Send Cover Letter, Resume, and 3 References to: admin@phinizycenter.org

We are also always looking for good volunteers!