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Supervisor: Director of Events
Dates of Employment: April-October
Blank Park Zoo is looking for a reliable, enthusiastic, self-starter who is highly motivated to assist with event execution and membership sales. The Part-Time Events and Sales Associate is responsible for providing direct support to the development team including events and membership. The individual will work in conjunction with the events team to assist with the Zoo rental and event programs. The individual will also assist the membership team with membership sales. This position will spend the majority of their time on-site at events or staffing the membership desk.
The following duties are essential to this position. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Completion of Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university preferred, with major course work in public relations, communications, sales, event management, or related field. Minimum of 2 years’ experience in customer relations and/or event sales required.
Ability to communicate effectively to all ages of clients, visitors and staff, both verbally and written
Excellent computer business skills required
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to bend, twist, lift 50 pounds
Ability to walk on uneven surfaces such as hills, snow, ice, grass, mud, etc.
Ability to be outside in a variety of weather conditions, including heat and cold
Ability to function in all types of weather including heat and cold. A large part of the job involves being outside.
Complete the Blank Park Zoo online application and attach cover letter and resume.