Science Central has one available position.
Science Central, a hands-on science center (physical, natural and applied sciences), is currently hiring a knowledgeable, self-motivated, self-directed, creative, outgoing, highly-skilled and organized individual to assist with its marketing, advertising, public relations, media, social media, web-based campaigns, graphics design and print layout. This is a mid-level position reporting to the Development & Marketing Director. Applicants should have strong writing skills and graphic design experience. This is a “hands-on” position.
-develop print and web banners, price, develop and place tv/radio ads
-help coordinate and maintain the calendar for, and write and design newsletters, brochures, press releases, etc.
-create new layouts/templates or use existing layouts for various print materials
-design and coordinate the layout of exhibit interpretive signs
-design Gift Shop merchandise
-help maintain partnerships with media and community organizations
-act as the primary person to maintain web site and social media outlets
-organize and maintain electronic and hard copy marketing and funding files, and records
-participate in and help lead Strategic Plan components such as marketing plans
-attend and possibly lead internal committee meetings and external community meetings.
Comfortable with and interested in science and public education. Must be knowledgeable of and already have experience in writing, advertising and graphics design. Able to keep detailed notes and records, maintain master lists of design, printing and due dates. Fully proficient with numerous graphics design packages such as InDesign, Adobe graphics packages, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher. Experienced with web-based software like Joomla CMS and Constant Contact. Must have the ability to multi-task and work in a high-paced, high-stress, high-pressure environment (responsible, organized, time- and detail-oriented).
Must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, with a background in marketing, communications, graphics design, English, business, etc.; minimum of 3 years of experience, preferably in the non-profit field; must be comfortable working in a science-related organization; must have a flexible schedule. Ability to drive, valid Driver’s License and successful completion of a Criminal Background Check is required.
Full time. Schedule will include some weekends, early hours and evenings.
$23,660 salary, with benefits, full-time, exempt position
How to Apply
Open posting, position filled as needed.
Send 1) completed application, 2) cover letter, 3) resume, 4) examples of writing skills (press releases, articles, etc.), 5) examples of graphic design (brochures, pamphlets, newsletters, etc.), 6) five professional references, to:
Human Resources Director
1950 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Fax: (260) 422-2899