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City of Tacoma WA TVE Marketing Coordinator in Tacoma, Washington

Position Description The Tacoma Venues & Events Department (TVE) is seeking to hire a full-time employee to participate in the marketing and communication activities of the Tacoma Dome, Greater Tacoma Convention Center, Special Events, and support the Office of Arts & Cultural Vitality. At TVE, we believe inclusivity matters, legendary experiences belong to everyone, and an engaged and collaborative crew make possibilities into reality with creativity and innovation every day. This position is responsible for managing social media channels and digital engagement, including strategic planning, content development and execution. The position manages websites for TVE and its venues. This position creates content and newsletters for internal and external audiences. Work closely with the marketing manager to create and execute marketing plans for events and support communications for special events and arts through content creation and execution. Assist with communications for employee recognition, and lead promotions related to guest engagement at events. The ideal candidate takes pride in creating clever, creative, and effective communications from ideation to execution. They enjoy planning, attention to detail and deadlines, and collaboration. Excellent organizational skills and personal initiative are required traits for the successful candidate. They value inclusivity, are inspired by the community, enjoy working with a variety of stakeholders and viewpoints, and want to make marketing magic happen every day. This position will require attendance at a variety of events and functions including evenings, weekends and holidays. Occasional industry-related travel may be available. Ideal Candidate * Manage all digital communications for Tacoma Venues & Events, the Tacoma Dome and Greater Tacoma Convention Center including multiple social media channels, email databases and newsletters, and websites. * Under the guidance of the Marketing Manager, act as liaison to clients to publicize events, place advertising, monitor SEO, and support sales initiatives at the Convention Center. * Support booking office through promotion within the music/events industry, and coordinate marketing for in-house produced events. * Coordinate public relations opportunities including writing and distribution of media releases, community relations, creating content with partners, and serve as media liaison at events. * Support business development with Overlook and Bunker clients, creating proposals and executing sponsorships and cross-promotions. * Assist with planning and execution of internal employee communications. * Complete graphic design projects including digital images, print advertising, posters/flyers, and other content. * Create and execute grassroots and day-of-show promotions for fan engagement. * Support communications for Special Events and the Office of Arts & Cultural Vitality initiatives including the City’s Events & Recognition Committee, Tacoma Creates, Tacoma Arts Month, public arts, and more. The Community Tacoma is a mid-sized port city that sits along the Puget Sound with a population of nearly 210,000. The third largest city in the state of Washington, it is a diverse, progressive international gateway to the Pacific Rim. Tacoma's natural beauty and proximity to the Puget Sound and Mount Rainier, combined with the vitality of downtown, have made it one of the most-sought after housing markets in the country. To see a few of the great things Tacoma has to offer, view this YouTube Video! The 23,000 capacity iconic Tacoma Dome is a high-demand venue for the largest names in the entertainment industry. The Greater Tacoma Convention Center is an award-winning venue with over 117,000 sq. ft. of flexible event space. The City owns two historic theaters, the recently renovated Pantages and the Rialto, and Theater on the Square, and Cheney Stadium, home to the AAA Tacoma Rainiers, and OL Reign and Tacoma Defiance football clubs. Tacoma boasts the state's highest density of art and history museums, and is home to a flourishing creative community of writers, artists, musicians, photographers, filmmakers, chefs, entrepreneurs, and small business owners who each add their unique flair to the city's vibrant commercial landscape. Tacoma Creates is a voter-approved cultural access program to increase access to arts, culture, heritage, and science experiences particularly for underserved youth. Benefits The City of Tacoma provides excellent medical, dental and vision benefits for the whole family; paid holidays and personal time off; participation in Tacoma's Public Employees' Retirement System and a growing variety of City-sponsored health and wellness opportunities. For more information on the City of Tacoma's benefit package feel free to explore City of Tacoma Benefits. *City of Tacoma Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion We actively work to eliminate racial and other disparities and welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds and/or multicultural skill sets and experiences, because we know that Tacoma's diversity is its greatest asset. Tacoma embraces its multi-cultural and multi-ethnic character. Communities of color and immigrant communities are fundamental to Tacoma's entrepreneurial spirit, workforce, and long-term success. In Tacoma, equity and empowerment are top priorities, meaning that all Tacoma residents must have equitable opportunities to reach their full potential and share in the benefits of community progress. One of our most important goals is for the City of Tacoma workforce to reflect the community it serves, and this goal is in service of our greater vision for Tacoma to be an inclusive and equitable place to live, work, and play. Qualifications Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Accounting, Business or Public Administration, Economics, Marketing, Communications, Sports/Venue Management, Broadcasting, Hospitality, or related field and four years’ increasingly responsible experience with marketing, budget, and communications. *SUBSTITUTION: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the education. Knowledge & Skills * Excellent project and time management * Highly adaptable to work on a variety of projects * Creative and innovative * Strength in communications with a variety of audiences through various mediums * Strong understanding of social media channels and their nuances, desire to stay on the cutting edge and create a unique voice * Curiosity to continually improve, grow, identify opportunities and create * Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite or similar design software * Sharp eye for design and understanding of branding * Strong interpersonal skills to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships (internal and external) * Video editing/production skills, or a strong interest in learning Selection Process & Supplemental Information Interested individuals should apply online and attach a detailed resume and cover letter describing your responsibilities as it relates to the responsibilities of this position. NOTE: Applications received without attaching the required resume and cover letter will not progress in the selection process. Applicants who have the strongest backgrounds related to the responsibilities of this position may be invited to participate in the interview process which may include a work problem. Appointment is subject to passing a background check. Recruitment Communication from the City of Tacoma We primarily communicate via email during the application process. Emails from and/or must be placed on your safe domain list to ensure that you receive notifications in a timely manner. As a precaution, you may also want to check your junk email folders. The online application system requires you to enter a substantial amount of information. Be prepared to spend at least an hour entering information. In order for your application materials to be considered, all information must be submitted by the closing date and time listed on this job announcement. For assistance with the NeoGov application process, or questions regarding this job announcement, please contact the Human Resources office at 253-591-5400 by 4:00pm of the closing date of the job announcement. This will allow time to assist you before the job announcement closes. (For technical difficulties using the NeoGov system, call the applicant support line at 1-855-524-5627 between 6:00am and 5:00pm Pacific Time.) Salary: $61,006.40 - $78,270.40 Annually Location: Tacoma, WA Job Type: Non-Classified Department: Tacoma Venues and Events Job Number: 5506-21 Division: Tacoma Venues & Events Closing: 5/27/2021 12:13 PM Pacific Agency: City of Tacoma Address: Human Resources Department 747 Market Street Tacoma, Washington, 98402-3764 Phone: 253-591-5400 Website: