Come join us at the Great Plains Zoo as a Director of Public Relations & Engagement. This role will be responsible for managing the efforts to engage the public with activities including public relations, marketing, media relations and advertising related to driving attendance. This position is also responsible for day-to-day oversight of the operations of revenue centers including guest services, visitor experiences, education department, and attendance-driving special events at the Zoo.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Guide and shape the overall guest experience at the Zoo including managing and mitigating guest issues.
Required Education and Experience:
Preferred Education and Experience
The 45-acre Great Plains Zoo is located in Sioux Falls, SD a vibrant and growing community!
Full-time positions include competitive pay and a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, life and short and long term disability insurances, a 401(k) plan with matching contributions, eight paid holidays and a PTO allowance.
Love this zoo! Great place to get a walk in and the animals are everywhere! The museum/indoor part is very educational too. Has a lot of shade for when it's hot out. Very clean. Friendly staff.Taylor F.
We love to visit the zoo. They have great outdoor exhibits and lots to do inside as well. Great for kids and adults.Robin A.
Lots of great exhibits and animals to see! Fun gift shop and learning center.Stephanie N.
The museum gives you a break from the sun on hot summer days and has a great selection of animal exhibits from around the world. The zoo keeps growing and adding new animal habitats or improving existing ones. Membership offers reciprocal benefits to other zoos around the country.Bill T.