American Public Gardens Association


Posted

over 5 years ago

1 Admin

Jacques Sapriel

Contact Info
APGA Headquarters
351 Longwood Road
Kennett Square, AL 19348
P: 610.708.3010
E: adavis@publicgardens.org
W: http://www.publicgarde...

Job ID #23


Title

Communications & Logistics Manager

Description

The American Public Gardens Association is pleased to announce that we are seeking an addition to our talented team of professionals. We are seeking an experienced individual who oversees the communication of the Association’s vision and mission, promoting its outstanding programs and benefits via innovative media strategies that convey a clear picture of all we offer and accomplish. This individual will also coordinate internal and external logistical functions, relating to resource management and planning for APGA’s ongoing professional development symposia and annual conferences. The position requires a combination of 6 years scholastic and/or work experience, preferably in communications or another field highly familiar with public horticulture. A 2 yr. Associates Degree or equivalent and 1 yr. of horticulture /non-profit association experience are minimum contributions to the total combination. Additional experience in communications, marketing, library science, and/or meetings management is a plus. The position is salaried, full-time exempt with benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience. To apply, please send the following: (1) A Resume (2) A brief Cover Letter that details your interest, background, and salary requirements for the position (3) A short example of your current written communications skills (url, .pdf, .jpg, or other) Complete application packages can be submitted to Vivian Lovingood by email at vlovingood@publicgardens.org or sent to her attention at American Public Gardens Association, 351 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, December 12 at 5PM ET. Additional Information: (Where space constraints are not an issue) This position reports to the Executive Director, but works alongside all staff in the development and production of communications materials for marketing, membership, and programs. It also assists with membership services and provides assistance on the website and member database. They will sit on APGA membership, professional development, and other Committees as assigned. Skills and Abilities Desired: A sound grasp/understanding of web-based, social media, and other communication technologies Experience in the development, management and maintenance of websites. Proficient in production and layout using desktop publishing software, including the ability to incorporate photos and artwork into various media collateral such as brochures, webpages, newsletters, publications, etc. Highly adept with databases, resource management tools, spreadsheets, and other computer software High quality written and oral communication skills that result in clear, concise writing. Excellent proofreading skills highly desirable. Outstanding attention to customer/member service, and can respond quickly to internal/external requests for information Self-motivated, with solid project management and organizational skills Enjoys collaborative work with others to accomplish common goals Ability to perform analytics related to website/social media visitation, use, and effectiveness Intuitive and empathic to Association needs, and can consider tools/resources that will be required to fulfill its short and long-term goals Enjoys innovation and keeping abreast of new trends in technology and communications

Sector

Landscapes

Status

Full-time

Availability

Available

Start Date

January 02, 2013

Compensation

Commensurate with Experience

Posted

2012-11-15 23:35:32 UTC

Updated

2012-11-15 23:35:32 UTC