Ave Maria University seeks Marketing/Communications Manager

Job Title
Marketing and Communications Manager

Ave Maria University, Ave Maria, FL, is accepting applications for the position of Marketing and Communications Manager.

Administrator Level
Reports to the Director of Marketing and Communications

Salary range: $40-50k, Full Time Regular, Benefit Eligible

Position Summary
The Marketing & Communications Manager is responsible for supporting a wide variety of University communication needs across several media platforms to expand brand engagement across internal and external stakeholders. This position will support work to strengthen the University’s brand identity and expand awareness through execution of our marketing strategy. The role requires strong marketing knowledge and project management skills to ensure communication goals are clearly defined, resources are appropriately assigned, timely execution occurs and outcomes are measured for continuing optimization.

Essential job functions:
-Work across University departments to coordinate and implement communication projects
-Monitor and support coordination of messaging by all units of the University, including marketing, advancement, student life, academic affairs, admissions and athletics to ensure consistency and quality
-Support the creation, writing, editing and publishing of high-quality content for various University media platforms
-Monitor and contribute to the University’s social media accounts and print communications
-Serve as liaison to the media and support creation and distribution of University press releases
-Support production of two annual issues of the University’s magazine and liaison with internal content providers and outside vendors responsible for design and publication
-Support planning and production of other University publications as needed
-Other duties as assigned by the Director of Marketing and Communications

Education, experience and other requirements:
-Commitment to the Catholic identity and culture of the University
-Bachelor’s degree with a major in a related field and a minimum of two years’ work experience in a marketing and/or communications related position
-High level of understanding and skill in the use of websites and social media, including Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram
-Understanding of advertising creative and media concepts for print, broadcast and online media
-Understanding of targeted messaging techniques and delivery points along the customer journey
-Ability to exercise discretion and good judgment in the representation of the University
-Appropriate temperament to interact with a variety of audiences in a tactful, agreeable and professional manner
-Possess strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills
-Ability to manage projects on time and within budget
-Ability to manage staff and external resources as assigned

Pre-Employment Requirements
This position requires successful completion of a background check.
To Apply: Please submit your resume, cover letter addressed to the attention of Director of Marketing and Communications, and a list of references with contact information, by clicking on or copying and pasting this URL link in to your web browser, completing the online application form and uploading the requested documents: CLICK HERE

Naples Players Director of Marketing and PR

Job Description


The Naples Players, one of the top community theatres in the country, located in Naples, FL is seeking a full–time year-round Director of Marketing and PR.   Responsibilities include creating and implementing a marketing plan for a 6 show mainstage, 4 show second stage and a youth program as well as ancillary productions.   Also important is organizational branding and promotion.  Salary commiserate with experience, benefits include health, dental, vacation.    Submit Cover letter, resume and list of references to Bryce Alexander, Executive Artistic Director at balexander@naplesplayers.org

More About The Naples Players
The Naples Players is a nationally recognized community theatre company located in Naples, Florida. The company was founded January 19, 1953 and performs in the Sugden Community Theatre in downtown Naples. It has been named the “Best Live Theatre” in Southwest Florida (including professional theaters) 17 times by The Naples Daily News. Its programs reach 40,000+ audiences a year, and provides education programs for 600+ children and adults, and involves 60,000 volunteer hours annually. The Naples Players’ annual budget is approximately $3 million.


The right candidate will be well organized, self-directed and have excellent people skills. The Marketing Director holds ultimate responsibility for the organization’s marketing activities and oversees the development and delivery of a fully integrated marketing strategy. The MD reports to the Executive Artistic Director and works closely with the Associate Artistic Director, Director of Development, and other key staff members.

RESPONSIBILTIES Include but are not limited to:

  • Plan, coordinate, and execute The Naples Players marketing and branding goals and objectives which are set with approval from the Executive Artistic Director.
  • Adhere to the overall marketing plan and customize each production for Blackburn Mainstage, Tobye second stage, Kidzact youth education program, Adult education program, general branding and other efforts associated with development, special events and other activities.
  • Coordinate a public relations program, including writing, and placing of press releases, and calendar releases, pitching and/or writing and coordinating feature stories, coordinating photography, and handling press inquiries for both the productions and Naples Players generally.
  • Oversee all marketing collateral including but not limited to ads, posters, cards, brochures and any direct mail pieces.
  • Coordinate all placement and production of radio and TV commercials.
  • Coordinate and execute all online presence including all social media, e-blasts & website.
  • Coordinate all ad placement in newspapers and periodicals.
  • Work with Executive Artistic Director on Playbill ad sells and trades. Oversee yearly playbill development and layout.
  • Coordinate use of all media trades.
  • Development and implementation of the Brand strategy.
  • Work closely with the company’s Box Office team; enabling them to meet their sales objectives by providing them with appropriate tools, materials and information
  • Develop and maintain strong community connections with local organizational partners, community leaders, and board members.


Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or related experience.

Experience in marketing performing arts a plus.

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

Computer skills including but not limited to WordPress knowledge and social media metrics.

Advertising and Brochure layout skills.

Flexible hours to include evenings and weekends as needed.

Compensation is competitive and includes a strong benefit package.
Please note in your cover letter where you saw the job announcement. Position open until filled.
The Naples Players is an EEO Employer.

Director of Marketing and Communications – Collier Child Care Resources

  • Plan and execute all CCCR marketing and communications strategies
  • Design collateral and branding materials such as print and online ads, flyers, brochures, and impact reports
  • Website management and content development
  • Write press releases, proposals, impact reports and articles
  • Prepare and send mass mailing emails and e-newsletters
  • Create in-house marketing materials such as event programs, direct mail, and flyers
  • Manage multiple social media platforms, posting frequently
  • Serve as lead point person on media interactions


Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution of higher education

Three+ years of professional experience in marketing/communications preferred

Very strong written and oral communication skills

Tech-heavy position. Social media, graphic design and WordPress experience desired

Must be a self-starter who requires little or no supervision to meet goals


Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution of higher education

Three+ years of professional experience in marketing/communications preferred

Very strong written and oral communication skills

Tech-heavy position. Social media, graphic design and WordPress experience desired

Must be a self-starter who requires little or no supervision to meet goals


Competitive salary, comprehensive health benefits, flexible schedule, family-friendly workplace,

50% off child care, and much more!  Must be willing to pass a background screening and drug test.

Email your cover letter and resume to NiccoleH@collierchildcare.org


Director of Communications & Governmental Affairs – City of Marco Island

Director of Communications & Governmental Affairs
Salary Range: Salary: $92,300 up to $118,300 annually, dependent upon benefits selected.
Compensation will be based upon the level of experience.
Bargaining Unit: None
Position Status: Exempt, Full Time
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Accounting, Public Policy, Political Science or a related field, or 5 years government experience or an equivalent. Knowledge of Legislative issues and/or experience working with lobbyists preferred or an equivalent combination of education, certification, training, and/or experience.
License/Certifications: Must possess and be able to maintain valid Florida Driver’s License.
Closing Date: February 16, 2018
Under the direction of the City Manager, this is a responsible management and administrative position directing and managing intergovernmental affairs, to include legislative, municipal and departmental services citywide, responsible for the oversight of assigned departments and offices, and leading the City in its legislative and community efforts. Acting as the City’s Public Information Officer (PIO), this position is responsible for maintaining a quality reputation for the City by communicating information regarding all aspects of City
government to a wide range of audiences including organizations, associations, employees, news media, industry
representatives, and other units of government. The position will work with a variety of City functions to
communicate the City’s strategic plan and policies, provide management of the news portion of the City’s website,
social media presence and other communication related items.
The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties
not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position as determined by the City Manager.
• Consults with the City Manager and senior management, and participates in the formulation of policy decisions regarding intergovernmental services, municipalities, outside agencies and departments within the City
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• This person is an ombudsman in communicating and dealing with citizens, multiple agencies, boards, and
municipalities both locally, statewide, and nationally
• Provides and assists in representation of City of Marco Island community wide, and including local, state and federal interests
• Serves as a liaison between members of the news media,  business/professional/civic groups, general public and city governmental officials in an effort to distribute information concerning activities and operations of the city
• Researches and coordinates local, state and federal legislative issues under the general guidance of the City Manager. Responsible for leading the Marco Island legislative issues team
• Oversees the development of long term strategic plans and annual operating performance plans within the assigned departments and offices, to establish outcome, goals and define clear program strategies for measuring performance of departments
• Plans, develops, organizes, implements and directs preparation of administrative reports and special projects as assigned, including presentations and speeches
• Gathers and analyzes data in preparation of grant applications, contracts, permits and press releases; and writes grants, tracks grant application City-wide, preparing summary reports
• Conducts research, analyzes data, develops recommendations and observations, and submits written and oral reports to the City Manager and the City Council on a variety of special assignments
• Performs Cost / Benefit Analyses and develops business, marketing, and strategic plans and other administrative reviews of assigned City departments, programs and functions
• Oversees the assigned departments and offices in preparation of business plans and performance objectives aligned with the strategic plan and with clear performance measures as well as performance benchmarks
• Meets regularly with the various department directors/managers under his/her supervision to discuss status of projects, programs, plans, resolve problems and related issues affecting the City
• Establishes and maintains effective and positive relationships with the community. Functions as a citizens’ ombudsman for issues resolution
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• Serves as liaison with the various individuals and user groups to provide information and direction on projects
• Coordinates the development of selected public information materials and programs such as PowerPoint presentations and speech preparation talking points. Travels throughout the City to conduct presentations to audiences of all ages for the purpose of providing education on the City
In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications listed below, an individual must be able to perform each of the established essential functions in order to perform this job successfully.
• Knowledge of governmental law and documents such as the City Charter, Code of Ordinances, and related policies and procedures
• Knowledge of statues, rules, regulations, principles and practices and procedures related to government and City.
• Knowledge of municipal government organization functions and activities, including election laws and procedures and records management requirements
• Knowledge, skill and application of social media platforms, particularly in using social media as a crisis communications platform
• Skill in adapting to a changing work environment, competing demands and ability to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events
• Advanced ability to operate a computer using Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel) and applicable financial and organizational software
• Ability to promote and represent the City to the public in a courteous, helpful, diplomatic and professional manner
• Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
• Ability to provide exceptional internal and external customer service
• Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
• Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
• Ability to deal effectively with the public
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Accounting, Public Policy, Political Science or a related field, or 5 years government experience or an equivalent. Knowledge of Legislative issues and/or experience working with lobbyists preferred or an equivalent combination of education, certification, training, and/or experience. May be required to have or obtain formal industry certification(s) based on area of assignment.
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Candidate is subject to interview(s), medical testing (including drug screening), and a comprehensive background investigation.
Please complete the following application. Download the application to your computer, complete the application, sign and return to City of Marco Island Human Resources.
Email completed application and resume to: lsanford@cityofmarcoisland.com
Or mail to:
City of Marco Island
Attention: Leslie Sanford
50 Bald Eagle Drive
Marco Island, Florida 34145-5011
Notice: Preference shall be given to eligible current city employees. All  vacancies are open until filled unless otherwise specified. The City of Marco Island is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans,
and disabled persons are encouraged to apply. Please contact the Human Resources Department if you have any questions. Drug and Smoke-Free Workplace.

Request for Proposal

Request for Proposal
Branding & Logo Development Services
August 2, 2017
The Estero Chamber of Commerce (ECC) is pleased to invite interested regional firms to submit a formal proposal for branding and logo design services. This solicitation will require the successful respondent to design updated logos that will include brand guidelines, and additional related materials as outlined in this Request for Proposal (RFP).
This document contains a creative brief and RFP instructions, ECC background and history, project deliverables, and a timeline of the proposal process.
The Board of Directors reserves the right to cancel any and all solicitations and to accept or reject in whole or in part any and all proposals when it is in the best interest of the Estero Chamber of Commerce.

Quest Corporation of America seeks communications manager

Quest Corporation of America is a full-service marketing agency mostly serving the transportation industry throughout Florida. Currently we are searching for West Central and Southwest Florida Communications Managers / Construction Public Information Managers to serve throughout the Florida Department of Transportation, District One.  An immediate need is to fill a position with the FDOT Heartland Operations Centers for Sebring, Arcadia, LaBelle areas in Highlands, Desoto and Glades counties. If interested, please contact Elisa DiGrazia at Elisa.DiGrazia@qcausa.com

Marketing and Communications Specialist Position Description

Employer Information

Company Name:  Soukup Strategic Solutions, Inc.

Company Web Site:  http://www.SoukupStrategicSolutions.com

About Our Organization:  The mission of Soukup Strategic Solutions is to provide nonprofit organizations with practical support and strategies that will help them succeed in fulfilling their missions.

Job Location:  Work will be performed primarily at the Company office. Meetings will be required at client offices and other locations throughout the Southwest Florida community. Some travel outside of Southwest Florida is required.

Time Commitment: This is a full-time position of 40-hours per week. Some evening and weekend hours will be required to fulfill client needs.

Salary Range: $35,000 – $50,000 per year

Purpose: Responsible for planning, developing and coordinating the Company’s communication, marketing and public relations activities. Manage communication, marketing and public relations projects for clients.

Job Tasks:

Online Marketing and Communication

  • Assist Company and clients in establishing and growing a following on their social media accounts, including but not limited to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Google+
  • Research content, share images and write posts for Company and clients on their social media accounts
  • Set goals for increasing social media presence for Company and clients; track and report progress using analytics
  • Establish and manage CRM system for Company and / donor management systems for clients
  • Develop and manage targeted e-marketing lists for Company and clients
  • Design e-marketing templates for Company and clients
  • Sync online marketing programs with contact management systems for Company and clients
  • Design and disseminate online marketing and communication materials for Company and clients (to specifically include researching content, creating ads and writing stories for e-newsletters, blogs, etc.)
  • Track and report response to online marketing methods
  • Manage website content for Company and clients, and ensure integration with CRM, social media other online marketing methods
  • Work with website developer to create new websites
  • Track and report website interactions using analytics
  • Other duties in support of online marketing and communications

Media Relations

  • Prepare press releases for Company and clients and submit to supervisor for approval
  • Distribute approved press releases to media contacts
  • Manage the production and distribution of advertisements and PSA’s (for print, radio and television) for Company and clients
  • Update media contact lists for Company and clients
  • Follow up with media contacts by phone and email
  • Coordinate with other public relations, marketing and graphic design professionals on behalf of Company and clients
  • Other duties in support of media relations

Graphic Design and Publication Production

  • Prepare brochures, programs, banners and other materials as needed using

Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator

  • Create and edit graphics as needed for use on websites, eNewsletters, PowerPoints, etc.
  • Lead and coordinate projects with other graphic design professionals and graphic design intern

Brand Development

  • Assist the President in fine-tuning the Company’s brand
  • Assist clients in developing their unique brands
  • Promote brand recognition through development and distribution of collateral materials for Company and clients
  • Coordinate with other marketing and graphic design professionals on behalf of Company and clients
  • Other duties in support of branding

Event Planning and Support

  • Coordinate venue, menus, presenters, AV setup and other event logistics
  • Create Programs/Save the Dates, Sponsor packets and epromotions
  • Assist with guest lists, seating charts, and name tags
  • Assist with day of event set-up, registration process, and other support as needed
  • Ensure event follow up occurs, taking the lead in issuing thank you letters, emails, phone calls and selection and publication of event photos


  • Meet with supervisor
  • Communicate with clients, vendors and Company employees by phone, email and in person
  • Research information for use in communications
  • Prepare reports on work activities and progress toward company objectives
  • Keep track of and report time on Company timesheet
  • Collaborate with other Company employees and interns
  • Participate in professional associations in marketing, communication, and/or public relations
  • Stay informed on the latest developments within the marketing, communication, and public relations fields
  • Other general duties in support of the Company’s marketing and communication strategies

Work Context

  • Requires remaining stationary for periods of up to four hours
  • Requires telephone conversations
  • Requires interfacing with a computer
  • Requires use of electronic mail
  • Requires writing letters, memos, articles and reports
  • Requires face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams
  • Requires work with others in a group or team
  • Requires work with external customers or the public
  • Requires being exact or highly accurate
  • Mistakes are not easily correctable and have serious consequences
  • Requires meeting strict deadlines
  • Opportunity to make decisions without supervision
  • Requires making decisions that impact the results of co-workers, clients or the company
  • Includes traveling to various locations on and off campus
  • Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions
  • Includes responsibility for work outcomes and results

Education and Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree required (degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or Journalism preferred)


  • Experience in marketing, graphic design/publication layout, nonprofit or corporate communications and public relations required (at least three years)

Specific Knowledge / Skills Required:

  • Customer service
  • English language and grammar
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Power Point
  • Online marketing, including use of email marketing and CRM’s
  • Website content management
  • Social media: LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Google+; use of automation technology and analytics

Specific Knowledge / Skills Preferred:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud: InDesign/Photoshop/Illustrator
  • MS Office: Excel, Publisher, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Constant Contact
  • DonorPefect
  • WordPress, HTML
  • Knowledge and skills to implement all aspects of PESO model

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter, resume, graphic and writing samples, and three references to erika@soukupstrategicsolutions.com

Miromar Development seeks Public Relations Manager

Miromar Development Corporation, a multi-faceted real estate company with a growing portfolio of residential and commercial properties located in Southwest Florida, is seeking an experienced Public Relations Manager. This is a full time position for an in-house corporate marketing department.  The right candidate will be an experienced writer able to develop themes and write feature articles, advertorials, and press releases, select appropriate photos and submit to media.  Other writing and editing responsibilities include letters, newsletters, email announcements, occasional speeches, social media messages, advertising and brochure copy.  The right candidate will have solid local media knowledge and contacts, be able to pitch editors with feature article ideas and conduct necessary interviews for information gathering and quotes.  The Public Relations Manager also assists at promotional events.   Experience with placement in state, regional and national media is a plus.

Requirements: College degree in communications or journalism and samples of published work.

Please submit your resume via email to hr@miromar.com. For more information about Miromar, visit our website at www.Miromar.com.


Top SWFL Attraction Seeking Marketing Director

One of Southwest Florida’s top attractions is seeking an experienced marketing director for its family of waterfront businesses collectively known as Salty Sam’s Waterfront Adventures. Individually they are Parrot Key Caribbean Grill, Bootleggers Waterfront Barbeque, Salty Sam’s Marina, Sight Sea-R Cruises and the Salty Sam’s Pirate Ship. Because of the various businesses, the position is both challenging and refreshing in its variety of annual promotions and events supported by an aggressive marketing budget.


“Every day at Salty Sam’s is an exciting new adventure,” says Matt Hanson.  “We are always working on a new project, promotion, event, or ad. From promoting our restaurants to putting events together on the Pirate Ship.  The job is challenging, intellectually stimulating, and always a lot of fun.”

Salty Sam’s would like to find a highly motivated marketing professional who has proven experience in advertising, social media, promotions, and event marketing. Duties include advertising placement, social media management, ad and coupon tracking, creative direction and event/promotions management. The position will work closely with owners, management teams, and media reps and ideally the individual will have a working knowledge of social media, Microsoft Office Suite, and design software.

“As far as marketing jobs go in Southwest Florida, this is one of the best,” says Pason Gaddis, Publisher of Florida Weekly and a Salty Sam’s customer.  “Salty Sam’s is a unique family owned, family friendly company that embodies the coastal attractions that draws thousands of people to our area every year.”

About Salty Sam’s Waterfront Adventures:  Perched on the water’s edge of a thriving wildlife aquatic preserve, the world famous Salty Sam’s Waterfront Adventures is a water-bound recreation destination for all ages. Offering everything including power boat and kayak rentals, fishing and sightseeing charters, unique gifts and souvenirs, the Salty Sam’s Pirate Ship, the Parrot Key Caribbean Grill – voted Best Waterfront Restaurant since 2005, Bootleggers Waterfront Barbeque, and the nearby Key West Express ferry. Salty Sam’s is also a full service marina with boat service, repairs, and storage. To start your waterfront adventure, call 1-888-796-6427 or visit www.SaltySams.com for more information.

Interested candidates can send a resume in MsWord or PDF format to Matt@SaltySams.com demonstrating creativity and relevant experience. Additional examples, campaigns, promotions, portfolio samples, etc. are welcome to be included as well. Pay based upon experience.  EOE/DFWP.

Director of Marketing and Communications

Position Summary:

This is position is responsible for the complete marketing and public relations duties for the organization.
Job Specifications (Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required):
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with emphasis in communications, marketing, sales or business.
Education/Training (or equivalent):
Four-year degree mandatory.


 Minimum five year’s experience in communications, emerging media, graphic design, publishing and/or marketing preferred.
 Advanced computer skills regarding web-site development, graphic design, social media and technology integration.
Special Administrative Knowledge:
 Database management, excellent writing and computer skills.
Special Skills and Abilities:
 Excellent follow through, time management and excellent customer service.
 Development of brand awareness and online reputation through website, social media and other online sources.
 Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, website editing, Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Excel and Word.
 Proven ability to handle projects that require critical thinking, public relations management and media relations.
 Strong writing, editing, proofreading and organizational skills.
 Excellent problem-solving techniques and research abilities.
 Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, website development, graphic design and HTML experience.
 Deliberate planning and goal setting.
 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, executives and members.
 Must possess exemplary time management skills, have a high level of motivation and be a self-starter.
 Must have/maintain a dependable vehicle with proof of license and insurance.

Unique Duties/Responsibilities:

General Responsibilities under the direction of the President and CEO, the Director of Marketing and Communications will be responsible for ensuring that messaging and brand are consistent throughout all communications for the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, the Leadership Collier Foundation and the Partnership for Collier’s Future Economy. Responsibilities will include developing and implementing an annual communications and marketing plan to support the key objectives for all Chamber entities.

The position will also be responsible for:

• Plans, develops and manages internal and external communications activities for the Chamber and is responsible for the implementation of all communications necessary to support all Chamber activities.
• Production of monthly, online newsletter including article creation and editing.
• Draft and distribute all email and print communications including but not limited to weekly e-newsletter, member spotlights and membership marketing materials.
• Draft and distribute all news releases.
• Website management.
• Coordinate and implement all media relations, social media and photography needs.
• Create and distribute all invitations, flyers, advertisements, etc. including graphic design and copy writing.
• Provide marketing, communications and graphic design support to all other departments.
• Manage all advertising trades and contracts.
• Provide editorial support to all staff members.
General Responsibilities:
 Staff Chamber functions as needed.
 All other duties as assigned by supervisory staff.