Job Postings

Media & Marketing Associate


Dolphin Research Center

Closing Date
June 15, 2023

Social Media
Curate/schedule engaging content for daily posts to DRC social media platforms
Monitor social media platforms for customer questions, etc.
Host Facebook Lives when needed
Media Relation
Assist with screening & responding to media requests
Assist in preparing for/managing on-site media visits
Help write & submit press releases
Assist in developing stories to pitch to media
Team with other departments to prepare talking points and position papers on various issues
Participate in manatee rescue missions as liaison with public and media
Maintain press clippings notebooks and media archive
Marketing & Advertising
Help manage marketing, advertising and promotional activities in terms of effectiveness and cost, including Google AdWords account agency
Help oversee DRC’s website, coordinating new content, changes, etc.; support other departments with changes to relevant areas of website
Help manage DRC’s printed and digital marketing and advertising materials, including distribution
Recommend changes and develop new initiatives in all activities to maximize value
Assist in preparing annual marketing/advertising plan and budget, keyed directly to DRC’s mission, principle and philosophy, operating objectives, and public image
Support to Other Departments
Help to curate content for and help create monthly What’s New feature for Members Only area of website, Format Pod Update bi-monthly for same area
Create monthly electronic newsletter for members
Help oversee DRC website context and design;implement overall changes; provide training and assistance to other departments that also manage website areas
Coordinate, edit, and write for Dolphin Society Newsletter
Represent DRC at Florida Attractions Association & Local chambers of commerce
Assist with DRC outreach to elected officials
Coordinate miscellaneous special activities involving DRC
Support other departments’ communications needs with writing/editing/proofreading
Cross-train in duties of various other departments in keeping with DRC’s corporate approach
Serve on DRC committees as necessary
Assist with Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks & Aquariums Communication projects

Education and Pre-requisites

Will be a responsible, organized, motivated, self-directed individual who demonstrates excellent “team player” skills and the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
Excellent oral and written communications, interpersonal and computer skills — including social media and graphic design — are a must.
A.B.S./B.A. degree in communications, marketing or related field and at least 5 years of progressive work experience or a combination of education and experience are required.

Compensation and benefits

DRC currently offers medical benefits, a 401(k) retirement plan, paid vacation, sick, as well as personal growth and training opportunities. DRC seeks to provide for the well being of its employees and our salaries combined with our generous benefits create a competitive total package that is right for our environment.

Application instructions

If you are interested, please send your resume and completed application by email to You may also mail them to Dolphin Research Center, Human Resources Director, 58901 Overseas Highway, Grassy Key, FL 33050