Position Summary: Advance The Morton Arboretum’s mission, to encourage the planting and conservation of trees for a greener, healthier, more beautiful world, through integrated marketing communications that heighten brand reputation and drive participation organization-wide. Play a key role in understanding Arboretum visitors through audience research and collaboration to build comprehensive audience knowledge.
The Morton Arboretum is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or related field required. 8+ years of related professional experience required. Supervisory and management experience required. Demonstrated strategic development of marketing campaigns in partnership with design and public relations teams required. Requires excellent writing and grammar skills, digital strategy experience, and paid media expertise. Requires a solid understanding of the use of audience research, analytics, and trends. Experience in an arboretum, botanical garden, museum, advertising agency, or related organization preferred. Knowledge of Google Analytics preferred.
Success Factors: Earnest appreciation for the mission and work of an arboretum. Proactive, hands-on professional with a collaborative style and a strong service mentality. Strong communication, presentation and leadership skills with the ability to motivate a team and drive multiple initiatives simultaneously. Positive attitude and strong work ethic. Highly organized in planning, budgeting, and execution. Open to input and a lifelong learner.
Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions. ?Physical Demands: Requires some physical activity: limited carrying and lifting (up to 25 lbs.), some local and national travel. ?Work Environment: Fast-paced office environment. Work is performed primarily indoors. ?Equipment: General office equipment. ?Schedule: Position requires occasional extended work hours, including evenings and weekends.
About The Morton Arboretum
The Morton Arboretum is a magnificent outdoor museum with a mission to collect and study trees, shrubs, and other plants from around the world, to display them across naturally beautiful landscapes for people to study and enjoy, and to learn how to grow them in ways that enhance our environment. Our goal is to encourage the planting and conservation of trees and other plants for a greener, healthier, and more beautiful world. Developed over a strong 80-year history, the Arboretum ranks among the leading arboretums in the world in size, age, the quality of its specimens, and in its programs in Education, Plant Collections, and Research.