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Location: City of Manhattan, Manhattan, KS 66502
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Status: Accepting Applications
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Job Description

 MARKETING / DEVELOPMENT OFFICER                 (Regular   Full-Time   Exempt)

Starting wage:  $21.35/hr. or $44,408.00 annualized       OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Review of applications begins immediately - To apply, please complete the online application

To be considered for this opportunity, please complete the online application,upload your cover letter, resume, and provide three professional references. 


To increase attendance numbers and secure revenue at Sunset Zoo through offering a quality product by operating the areas of marketing, public relations, development, guest services, and by contributing to the overall mission and goals of Sunset Zoo. Operates zoo gift shop and manages concession operations; plans and executes various marketing and promotion functions, and facilitates all fundraising activities. Contributes to the daily operation of Sunset Zoo by acting as a Zoo Administrator.  Some weekend and holiday work required.   

For a complete job description click here:  MarketDevOfficer-2019 (002).pdf