Three Rivers Park District

Digital Marketing Assistant

Administrative Center, Plymouth, Minnesota
$16.26 - $24.60 Hourly
Jan 13, 2017
Jan 27, 2017
Employment Status
Part Time
Job Type
Part-Time Non-Benefited

To provide support services for website content, the recreation registration database, project management systems, social media, and other functions that will assist the marketing team in achieving identified initiatives.

This is a part-time, non-benefit eligible position (28 hours per week).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Works with marketing staff to ensure that the Park Districts website is accurate and up to date and considers seasonal promotional opportunities.
  • Provides assistance in editing and updating routine items in the content management system.
  • Regularly reviews the website for outdated promotional, news and other content.
  • Ensures that content in print is accurately and effectively displayed on the website.
  • Assists in identification of promotional calendar on the website.
  • Provides backup support for web content management.
Provides support for timely and accurate entering, reviewing, editing, and updating of content for the recreation management software (Vermont Systems) used for online registration and publication production.
  • Assists in the preparation of documents for seasonal editing by program staff.
  • Sends reminder notifications for upcoming deadlines, as determined by production schedule.
  • Works with marketing staff to edit content according to Three River' editorial standards.
Supports staff in the distribution of email marketing. Including the distribution of promotional emails and electronic newsletters according to Three Rivers' and federal standards.
Regularly monitors Three Rivers' social media channels for opportunities and tracks public engagement.
As needed, assists staff with online print services. Review submissions, bringing issues to the attention of marketing staff.
Assists in maintaining project tracking systems tools, including invoice tracking and payments, tracking of promotional campaign impressions, etc.
Assists staff with the updating content in the Communication Toolkits. Identifying tools that needs to be refreshed and working with marketing staff to make updates.
As requested by staff, reserves and prepares routine promotional displays. Ensures that they are ready for pick up by staff and are returned.

 Performs a variety of office services to support the work of Three Rivers' marketing staff.
  • Proofreads and edits documents, publications, online content as assigned.
  • Assists with copying, filing, assembling materials and mailing projects, as directed.
Performs other related duties as apparent or assigned.


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:  High school diploma or general education degree (GED), plus one (1) year of specialized data management business training or equivalent and two (2) years of related experience; or any combination of education and experience equal to the above.
LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Ability to read and interpret correspondence. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing using correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Knowledge of generally accepted business English.  Ability to maintain databases accurately.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.  Ability to apply business math and basic accounting concepts in data manipulation to generate various information reports.
REASONING ABILITY:  Ability to understand and interpret to park guests complex policies, procedures, and ordinances.  Ability to apply common-sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Sound judgment in determining priority of work necessary to meet required deadlines, while exhibiting strong organizational skills.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Working knowledge and a high degree of efficiency with personal computers using word processing, spreadsheets and databases. Proficiency and accuracy at data entry.  Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with Park District personnel and the general public. Ability to organize workload and prioritize multiple tasks while working under pressure and meeting deadlines. 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, and crouch.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Selection Procedure

A fully completed Three Rivers Park District Online Application including supplemental application questions must be received by Human Resources by the closing date and time listed on the job posting. Any materials received after the closing date and time will not be considered.

Applications will first be evaluated in a Training and Experience Assessment worth 100 points. Veterans Preference will be applied in accordance with Minnesota law. A score of 80 or better is necessary to be certified to an eligibility list from which appointments may be made. A top group of eligible candidates will be invited to an interview.

Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a background investigation including a criminal history search. Costs of the background will be paid for by Three Rivers Park District.