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Texas State Aquarium

Marketing and Communications Associate

Take your career to new depths and put your skills to work in a one of a kind setting by becoming a part of the premiere aquarium showcasing the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. The Texas State Aquarium provides high quality, entertaining programming through education, conservation, and wildlife rehabilitation. We strive to provide our guests with an exciting, educational, and memorable experience.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide support in the development and implementation of Aquarium marketing/advertising campaigns and plans.

  • Provide social media support, as needed.

  • Act as a liaison with media, as needed.

  • Coordinate staff and animal media appearances following proper aquarium procedures.

  • Act as advertising traffic manager, insuring all advertising is prepared and delivered to appropriate vendors on a timely basis

  • Work in collaboration with other clients, vendors, and production staff to produce a variety of video projects and graphics for broadcasting, DVD distribution, webcasting, and video streaming; plans and directs assigned studio productions; operates character generation and digital video effects software, edit controllers, cameras, hard disk video recorders, video distribution switchers, and audio mixing software.

  • Adjust lighting equipment and audio equipment including assorted lavalier, cardiod and shotgun microphones; works with clients to prepare “B-roll” footage for inclusion in live productions; provides limited troubleshooting of video, audio and lighting equipment; performs routine equipment maintenance; makes recommendations to department for software and equipment purchases.

  • In cooperation with other staff, coordinates pre-production and production planning activities; conducts field-based video production which involves interacting with clients, vendors, and operating all portable video and audio equipment; transports and sets up lighting and audio equipment as required; provides limited troubleshooting and maintenance of field production equipment.

  • Plan and perform video post-production tasks which includes reviewing footage, making editorial decisions, tape logging, rough cuts, audio adjustment, color correction, and final editing using Adobe Premiere Pro software; utilizes computer graphics and special effects for video post-production in accordance with the overall production concepts; compresses video projects for output; makes video products available in a variety of formats; coordinates internal and external duplication services as required.

  • Act as Aquarium website administrator, including creating designs looks for website pages, making content changes/additions to website and needed/requested, and working with web host to solve any problems and on any redesign issues.

  • Graphic design work for collateral including ads, flyers, website, email marketing, video, etc. 

  • Plan and coordinate on-site and offsite public marketing days and opportunities.

  • Review and analysis of website and public relations including reports and recommendations for optimizing website.

Experience Required

A four year degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or related field or two to five years of related experience and/or training. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also meet the required qualifications.

Perks

This position offers an attractive benefits/vacation package including a 100% employer paid health plan, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, and 403(b) retirement plan with a 100% match of the first 5% contributed.

How to Apply

Please apply online at www.texasstateaquarium.org!

Texas State Aquarium
2710 North Shoreline
Corpus Christi, TX 78402
Phone: 3618811200

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