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Posted: Friday, December 15, 2017 12:09 AM


Marketing And Special Events Manager
City of Wood Dale


Brad Wilson

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

$65,000 - $90,000

The City of Wood Dale is seeking a full-time Marketing & Special Events Manager. This is a highly skilled and responsible position within the Administration Department. This position is responsible for managing all aspects of City public information and communications management, marketing and public relations including print materials, electronic communications and social media. This position is also responsible for organizing and the execution of all special events for the City of Wood Dale. Additional duties involve website development, e-news and print publications and social media oversight. This position reports directly to the City Manager.

The successful candidate must possess strong organization, initiative, customer service and communications skills. Thorough knowledge of marketing and event planning is strongly desired; previous experience utilizing graphic design software, website software and photography skills a plus. Typical work hours are Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Marketing & Special Events Manager attends various evening meetings for the City including Prairie Fest Committee, Committee of the Whole and City Council meetings and occasional weekend events when necessary.

A Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, journalism, public relations or related field with high level of knowledge of media relations. 2-3 years’ experience in marketing, media relations, public relations or related field, municipal government experience preferred. Experience in computer hardware/software, desktop publishing, website development, event planning, social media platforms and content.

The salary of the Marketing & Special Events Manager will be based upon qualifications and work experience. The salary range is $65,000 - $90,000. Benefits included Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund; paid vacation and sick leave accrual; medical, dental, vision and life insurance. This position is open until filled. Applications are available on the City website and at City Hall.

Qualified candidates should send their resume, cover letter, salary history and City Employment Application to: City of Wood Dale Attn: Human Resources 404 N. Wood Dale Rd Wood Dale IL 60191 Applicants may also submit application materials and/or inquiries to the City at

The City of Wood Dale is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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