Marketing Manager

Texas Discovery Gardens - Dallas

Job Type: Sales/Marketing
Closing date: 02/23/2020


Department:  Marketing – Reports to Executive Director

Status: Full-time; Nonexempt

Compensation: $12.00 per hour; plus Health insurance stipend and available Life/Vision/Dental benefits

Schedule:  Monday through Friday; 7 hours/day; 35 hours per week.

Job Description

Texas Discovery Gardens is an organic garden and tropical butterfly house in Dallas Texas, focused on providing natural learning experiences to children and adults. A full-time Marketing Manager is needed to professionally represent Texas Discovery Gardens in print and social media, our website, advertising and promotions, public relations, and development opportunities.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Market The Gardens, special events, and classes online to blogs, media contacts, event calendars, etc.
  • Create and maintain partnerships with media and businesses to market TDG
  • Develop and manage Marketing/PR/Advertising budget
  • Design and order signage, banners, brochures and flyers as needed
  • Assist Development with oversight of annual fundraiser (planning, processing donations, seating, and billing)
  • Write and distribute press releases and other information to the local media
  • Oversee partner events at TDG and art gallery/artwork in collaboration with Guest Relations staff
  • Attend training/meetings as required by management
  • Perform other duties as requested by management

Required Qualifications

  • Excellent writing, spelling, and grammar skills; attention to detail
  • Experience creating marketing materials using graphic design and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying the marketing needs of the organization, departments, donors, patrons and board members
  • Consummate team player that collaborates to deliver high quality communications
  • Able to complete tasks successfully with minimal supervision
  • Able to type, use the Internet, communicate via e-mail and use basic computer programs such as Microsoft Office

Physical Requirements

  • Able to frequently to lift, carry, and move objects for promotional events and internal events
  • Able to stand/walk for extended periods of time (usually 1-2 hours), occasionally outdoors

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, or Graphic Design or two years relevant experience
  • Experience working in a nonprofit setting
  • Experience with website layout and maintenance (Squarespace preferred)
  • Photography experience a plus

Qualified applicants send resume and cover letter to  no later than February XX. 

Portfolio of marketing/design/social media work experience required upon interview.


Contact Info

Benjamin Corey