Community Engagement/Marketing Manager

Wild Bear Nature Center

Nederland, Colorado

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $45,000/year salaried
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

Our mission is to inspire a life-long connection to nature and community through creative exploration of the outdoors. We are seeking a creative and charismatic leader to join our team to dedicate high energy to the visitors’ experience and marketing.

Position Responsibilities

Community Engagement:

  • Develop and implement strategies to engage the community, both locals and tourists, in the nature center including program offerings
  • Partner with the Community Engagement Committee and education team to plan and implement community events by Wild Bear’s mission, vision, and values
  • With Education team support, update, create, and maintain exhibits
  • Daily operations of the nature center, including maintaining the staffing schedule, and providing excellent customer service
  • Manage emails and phone calls with a timely and appropriate response
  • With all staff support, generate volunteer interest and involvement in Wild Bear


  • Maintain a positive, creative, and mission-aligned social media presence
  • Create online newsletters to constituents through SquareSpace
  • Design print media as needed for programs, fundraising appeals, and events
  • Work with Education team to increase program participation
  • Submit free calendar listings for all events


  •  In collaboration with the Community Engagement Committee, plan and implement community programs and events both within and outside of the nature center
  • Recruit, organize, and document volunteers to support events in the nature center
  • Support Volunteer events such as the Foothills United Way Day of Caring

Gift Shop:

  • Support the gift shop team to be sure items are displayed, priced, and tracked properly in SquareSpace
  • Monitor and manage with the gift shop team the online gift shop

Profile and Skills:

  • Charismatic and Creative
  • A positive team player, professional with all constituents
  • Strong positive customer service skills
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented
  • Flexible with a “can do” attitude
  • Self-starter with strong work ethic and ability to work without supervision
  • Understands the nonprofit structure and is passionate about building relationships 
  • Passionate about Wild Bear Nature Center’s mission and vision and can speak about it to individuals and the community

To apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and email addresses for three references to jobs@wildbear.org 

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Category Admin & Leadership
Tags Outreach