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CLOSED - Marketing and Outreach Coordinator - Hamilton County Conservation District

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Marketing & Communications
Posted on Friday, August 18, 2023

Organization: Hamilton County Conservation District

About the position:

Nature and Purpose of the Position:

The primary responsibility of this position will be to develop and implement strategies to meet the marketing needs of the Hamilton County Conservation District. The Marketing and Outreach Coordinator will develop materials (including videos) to expand the conservation message throughout Hamilton County, organize the District’s participation in events and oversee the Regional Stormwater Collaborative - SaveLocalWaters.org

The employee occupying this position is responsible to the Board of Supervisors and shall be subject to the direction of the Board. The Executive Director will be the direct supervisor.

Responsibilities: % Time Illustrative duties (% may vary as program develops)

55% Implement the marketing needs of the District. Major duties include:

 Develop and keep updated public education materials, including websites, brochures, newsletters, flyers, blog and vlog posts, public event displays, and other items to educate the population about soil and water conservation.

 Develop new District brochure and yearly annual report.

 Work with the Public Involvement Coordinator to develop a virtual Master Rain Gardener certification program and promotional materials.

 Work with the Conservation Program Specialist to coordinate and promote the yearly native tree and shrub sale, including developing and distributing promotional materials.

 Coordinate District staff to participate in public events throughout the county. Develop tabletop displays and marketing materials to be distributed at events and workshops.

 Coordinate District workshops with various staff throughout the year. Including developing marketing material.

 Film, edit, and distribute educational and informative videos throughout the year on specific conservation topics.

 Take a lead role in preparing and managing communications material, including social media, to ensure a positive image to the public.

35% Manage the Regional Stormwater Collaborative (SaveLocalWaters.org) to ensure effective programs and a successful partnership with all members. Major duties include:

 Organize, and lead meetings with partner agencies on a monthly basis.

 Coordinate the Rain Barrel Art Project, online auction, and artists’ event at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden.

 Develop and implement a region-wide mass media campaign targeting residents with specific conservation messaging.

 Organize events throughout the year, including rain barrel workshops and sale, Storm Water Field Day, speaker events, and more.

 Develop and distribute marketing materials, including website, educational flyers, quarterly tip sheets, yearly annual report, and others.

 Take a lead role in preparing and managing communications material, including social media, to ensure a positive image to the public.

5% Train District staff as needed for programs and public events. Assist with staffing booths at events.

5% Maintain records of activities and contacts. Develop reports for Board of Supervisors (monthly and additional as needed) and Storm Water District (monthly and additional as needed).

Other duties as required by the Board of Supervisors.

Job Qualifications:

 Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications or other closely related field with at least three years’ experience.

 Ability to communicate in a professional, accurate, and enthusiastic manner.

 A direct working knowledge of conservation issues as they apply to soil and water. Knowledge of NPDES Phase II Storm Water Regulations is a definite plus.

 Work well within a team. Respect and support initiative of others, communicate in a timely and candid manner with team members and supervisors.

 Basic computer skills that include Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite.

 Maintain a valid Ohio driver’s license and insurance.

 Ability to pass county background check.


Starting salary will be $22.40-$30.49 per hour commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a permanent full-time position with benefits and participation in the PERS retirement system. Non-salary program expenses, such as mileage will be reimbursed when employee uses their own vehicle. Hourly record keeping shall be reported to the Executive Director on a bi-weekly basis.

Work Schedule:

Five eight-hour days (7:30a - 4:00p) with occasional weekend and evening events and meetings.

Hamilton County Conservation District is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

More information can be found here.