Employment

WILD CARE, INC.

POSITION: Director of Outreach, Marketing and Events
Permanent, part-time position. Up to 32 hours per week.

LOCATION: Eastham, MA
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
POSTED: March 12, 2020

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: Wild Care is a wildlife rehabilitation center whose mission is to rehabilitate sick, injured and orphaned wildlife; to reduce the numbers of animals impacted by human activity through Educational Outreach, and to help protect the species and the ecosystems they represent, through Advocacy and Conservation.

POSITION SUMMARY:  Wild Care seeks a permanent, part-time Director of Outreach, Marketing and Events to provide administrative support to the Executive Director and to utilize their marketing, graphic design and communication skills to generate an emotionally appealing sense of connection to Wild Care’s mission, developing efficient and compelling opportunities for donors to support Wild Care. The Director of Outreach, Marketing and Events is the motivating force for capturing the attention of a wide audience of current and prospective donors via Wild Care’s website, outreach literature, appeals, event flyers, social media platforms, e-news, and various other communication outlets.The Director of Outreach, Marketing and Events, will also manage all aspects of Wild Care’s ongoing fundraising events.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

MARKETING AND EVENTS
*Create marketing materials for various donor categories and contingencies
*Manage Wild Care’s Annual event marketing calendar
*Manage up to 15 small events, including coordination of volunteers
*Assist with management of Wild Care’s largest annual fundraiser, Wild Winter Night
*Create copy for all event flyers, e-appeals, e-news, mailings, advertisements, etc.
*Compile and format monthly e-news (Constant Contact)
*Manage preparation of event-related appeals, and press releases
*Manage Capital Campaign donor benefits.

OUTREACH
*Manage Educational Program requests, and timeline
* Manage ‘Trash Your Tackle’ program sponsorship benefits, Trash Your Tackle summer intern, social media messaging related to the program, and provide oversight of data entry related to the project
*Prepare and respond to educational outreach correspondence containing routine inquiries
*Edit educational presentations as requested by the Executive Director.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ASSISTANCE
*Provide comprehensive support to Executive Director (ED) by managing her daily workflow, email, calendars and other correspondence
*Assist ED with coordination of Wild Care’s social media campaigns, evaluate marketing options, determine effectiveness of social media and web tactics
*Assist ED with editing and management of Wild Care’s website (Word Press)
*Retrieve and document monthly statistics (Social media/phone/animal stats)
*Edit documents/appeals/presentations
*Attend weekly meetings, take meeting notes, follow-up on deliverables
*Work with ED to ensure deadlines are met
*Identify systems that improve efficiency
*Uphold a strict level of confidentiality

QUALIFICATIONS: 
Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to interface with personnel at all levels – from staff, to event guests, to donors and volunteers
Highly detail-oriented with superb organizational skills
Familiar with the latest trends, technologies and methodologies in social media and in maximizing web site for effective online exposure
Proficient in Word, Power Point and Excel, Word Press, Google Suite, Photoshop, Adobe Creative Cloud or other editing software. Familiarity with Constant Contact is preferred
Proficient in graphic design
Proficient in creating, compiling, and tracking documents, spreadsheets, and presentations
Must be a calm individual who can operate in a fast-paced atmosphere under pressure, meet deadlines, and manage multiple changing priorities
Ability to come up with an action plan to resolve issues
Ability to work as part of a team, as well as work independently
Flexibility to work additional hours if needed

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Commitment to Wild Care’s mission
Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task.
Creative and innovative self-starter
Positive and upbeat
Ability to work flexible hours. The majority of this position can be fulfilled remotely, but the candidate must also be available for regular phone or in-person meetings during normal business hours (9-5). Event attendance is often mandatory.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Salary upon request. Requires up to a 32 hour per week commitment, with flexibility to create a fixed schedule including work from home. This position does not provide benefits, housing or transportation.

TO APPLY: Please email your cover letter and resume to: [email protected] – Stephanie Ellis, Wild Care Executive Director. The subject of your email should include “Director of Outreach, Marketing and Events”. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and will be accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.

Wild Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply.Diversity of opinions, experiences, and backgrounds is a key asset.

 

Position/Title: PERMANENT PART-TIME WILDIFE REHABILITATOR
(up to 32 hours per week)

Reports to: WILD CARE’s Animal Care Coordinator

Salary: $12.75 per hour. This position does not offer benefits, housing or transportation.

WILD CARE Job Description: Posted 02/19/20

Purpose: The Wildlife Rehabilitator is responsible for supporting Wild Care Clinic Staff with animal patient care, including husbandry and medical care. The Wildlife Rehabilitator will work with a wide variety of animals, including but not limited to: songbirds, seabirds, small mammals (non-rabies vector species), turtles and other native Cape Cod species. The Wildlife Rehabilitator also assists with public education through Wild Care’s Wildlife Helpline.

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Cage cleaning and animal husbandry
  • Food preparation
  • Orphaned bird and mammal care (non-rabies vector species)
  • Prepare and administer medications
  • Assist staff and consulting veterinarians with animal restraint
  • Admit animals and direct public to complete patient intake records
  • Assist with volunteer and intern training
  • Retrieve and respond to Helpline messages as directed
  • Secure and deploy volunteers for rescues
  • Participate in rescues and releases
  • Inventory food and supplies
  • Ensure that animal records are properly recorded and filed
  • Conduct daily animal-related data entry

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications: 

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must hold a current Wildlife Rehabilitator’s Permit through MassWildlife, or be scheduled to apply for a permit within 3 months of hire date. (Requirement may be waived for extremely qualified candidates with animal husbandry or wildlife experience.)
  • Must pay close attention to detail.
  • Must take direction well.
  • Must work well independently and within groups.
  • An enthusiastic, detail oriented, creative, and upbeat personality is highly desired.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Must have a current Tetanus vaccine. Rabies vaccinated is a plus.

To Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter, to Stephanie Ellis,
Wild Care Executive Director, at [email protected].

Application deadline: March 31, 2020. Only serious applicants need apply.

If you find an animal in
distress, please call us at:

508-240-2255

Our helpline and our facility
are open EVERY DAY from
9:00 am – 5:00 pm.
We are located at the
Orleans rotary (on the Eastham side).

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26th Annual Wild Care Yard Sale
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Wild Care has a state-of-the-art seabird therapy pool, which allows seabirds and waterfowl to exercise on running water. This will help our bird friends recover more quickly so they can get back to their watery habitats!