Seasonal Marketing Assistant

Recruitment #032218-MXCC15-400305

Summary Statement

This seasonal marketing position with the Delaware State Parks will assist in coordinating marketing initiatives for the Division of Parks and Recreation, and will be responsible for developing campaigns to promote Delaware State Parks products and services statewide through print, web, digital media, graphics, radio and social media.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.  

  • Provides Marketing assistance with promotional needs to promote awareness of Delaware State Parks camping activities and other recreational services.
  • Provides support to the Marketing Department for expos and special events.
  • Assists with all advertising including radio, print, television, etc.
  • Assists with all Delaware State Parks digital media to include, but not limited to: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Blog, and e-Newsletter
  • Seeks marketing partnerships and opportunities for Delaware State Parks.
  • Writes copy and editorial for media outlets.
  • Handles miscellaneous parks inquiries (i.e. qualifying calls and inquiries, call backs, providing information, photo requests, etc.
  • Maintains and reports on hours of service and other records as required.
  • Performs other related work as required.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Seasonal Marketing Assistant 

Please attach a resume with your online application or use the resume tab in DEL to provide a detailed description of how your education, training and/or experience meets each job requirement including employer, experience/responsibilities and dates (month/year) of employment/training.  Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Six months experience in public relations or media relations to establish and promote a positive image and inform or influence specific audiences through the use of internal and external communications such digital media, print or electronic media, writing/editing, marketing, advertising, or special events.
  2. Six months experience in managing, maintaining, and updating social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram (preferably with a following of at least 1,000 users).
  3. Six months experience writing copy and editorial for marketing media.
  4. Six months experience in gathering, organizing, formatting, interpreting, or editing information into forms more easily understood by the media or public, and disseminating the information through the use of print, broadcast, or digital media. 
  5. Six months experience with working trade shows or special events to promote a product or service.
  6. Possession of a valid driver’s license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

Additional Posting Information

This posting may be closed on or before 4/22/18 upon filling the vacant position.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  DNREC does not provide sponsorship for holders of H-1 B Visas.

Selection Process

The application and resume are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the resume to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.