GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB: 

The Marketing Assistant will support the marketing department with daily tasks, events, promotions and other duties as necessary.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be onsite at a variety of programs held in Dilworth Park, Sister Cities Park and other outdoor locations. Event duties can include: limited event set-up, assisting vendors and performers, counting attendees, along with other miscellaneous event tasks.
  • Make follow up calls to bars and restaurants about Cocktails to Go and Restaurant Week.
      • Follow-up calls/emails to restaurants for registration; 
      • Organize and develop distribution lists;
      • Assist in updating webpage with participant information and menus.
  • Assist in content creation for social media and website.  This includes but is not limited to sourcing, taking photos, and posting information.
  • Help to collect event information from retailers, restaurants and cultural institutions to include on website and in various capacities. 
  • Assist Director of Marketing and Marketing manager in coordinating event details.
  • Assist in collection of ads, event results and other documentation for sponsorship reports and ad book.
     

These are the essential functions of the position; other duties may be assigned.  Incumbents may be required to follow any additional related instructions, acquire job related skills and perform other work as required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma required, prefer 1 to 2 years’ college training in Marketing, Hospitality or Communications.
     

HOURS AND AVAILABILITY:

  • Seasonal position, May through mid-October;
  • 3 – 5 days per week, nights and weekends included. Hours vary.
     

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to follow written/oral directions; Work independently.
  • Work cooperatively with others; being courteous to other employees, clients and vendors.
  • Skill at computer use, proficient in the following programs: Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Candidate should be pro-active, self-directed, detail-oriented and organized.
  • Able to meet deadlines.
  • Show enthusiasm, creativity and initiative to support events and programs.
  • Prior experience in an office setting or team structure preferred.
  • Demonstrate professional inter-personal, email and phone skills.
  • Technical ability to work remotely and attend virtual planning and staff meetings until it is determined that the staff will return to the office.
  • Good writing skills a plus.
  • Interest in public spaces, a vibrant downtown, events, marketing and communications a plus.
  • Must be able to pass a background investigation including criminal history and child abuse clearance, reference check, and physical and drug screening.

 

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Sit at a desk for the length of the workday.
  • Stand for up to 8 hours at outside events.
  • Lift on a weekly basis up to 30 lbs.
  • Use of hands and fingers to type on a computer keyboard.
  • Reach with arms and hands to help with set-up and break down at various events.
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl at various events to help with set up and break down.
  • Talk with and hear supervisor daily.


To apply, please download and complete the CCD Employment Application [PDF | 529 KB] then email it and your resume to jobs@centercityphila.org.

We are an EEO/AA employer. No phone calls please.