Marketing & Outreach Coordinator


The Delaware Center for Horticulture (Wilmington, DE) seeks a qualified, collaborative, and energetic professional to support the organization in its external marketing and outreach efforts. The Marketing & Outreach Coordinator is a full-time, exempt (salaried) position reporting to the Communications Manager. This position provides support to the entire organization by assuming responsibility for social media relations, website management, certain print and electronic communications, and event and programmatic marketing.

Job Requirements: 
  • Maintain DCH’s social media accounts, including content creation, event promotion, and social media brand management.
  • Manage DCH’s website, including content creation, monitoring for timeliness and accuracy, and updating as needed.
  • Coordinate content for, compile, and disseminate monthly e-newsletter.
  • Support Communications Manager in the production of quarterly newsletters and annual report.
  • Maintain and manage photo gallery and archives.
  • Promote and publicize DCH programs, facility rental, and events online and in print.
  • Create outreach materials for DCH programs, facility rental, and events
  • Ensure consistency in use of DCH brand and image.
  • Represent/promote DCH at community events, conferences, tabling events, etc.
  • Collaborate with staff to produce DCH-branded presentations and programmatic materials as needed.
  • Track results of media outreach efforts.
  • Support Communications Manager in dissemination of press releases and coordination of public events as needed.

Desired skills and qualifications:

  • Understanding and appreciation of DCH’s programming (horticultural experience not required)
  • Minimum two years’ education and/or experience in communications, marketing, or journalism
  • Experience in MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite software programs, WordPress, and social media tools
  • Experience managing an active social media presence
  • Ability to plan and manage multiple projects efficiently and work both collaboratively and independently
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including listening, and excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Flexibility to work a schedule that meets the needs of the organization; some evening and weekend work required
Instructions to Apply: 

Please send a cover letter, résumé, and three professional references by close of business (5:00 p.m. EST) on December 1, 2019 to: (please reference job title in email subject line)
Delaware Center for Horticulture
1810 N. Dupont St.
Wilmington, DE 19806

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. No phone calls please.


Posted 10/30/19