Jobs

Working at the Piedmont Park Conservancy is a great way to make an difference at your favorite park as well as work with park passionate individuals.

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Openings

Job Title: Landscaper Technician

Summary: Piedmont Park Conservancy seeks experienced Landscape Tech. for park maintenance team. Must be able to perform wide range of landscaping tasks including experience using rider and manual lawn mowers, tree and shrub trimming, planting and edging, fertilizing and other landscaping & maintenance tasks. Pesticide license a plus. High School Diploma/GED, good references and ability to pass background check and drug testing required. Full benefits. 40 hour week; Monday – Friday; with occasional overtime & some weekend hours as needed. No calls please.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $12.00 – $18.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Landscape maintenance: 3 years (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location – Piedmont Park

Job details:

  • Salary: $12 – $18 an hour
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Number of hires for this role: 1

Qualifications:

  • US work authorization (Required)
  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)
  • Landscape maintenance: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintain park grounds by cleaning, sweeping, blowing, raking, trimming, mowing, weeding, edging, aerating, de-thatching, cultivating, digging, watering and various other activities.
  • Operate and maintain a variety of light and heavy equipment, and power tools relating to grounds maintenance and landscape installation.
  • Maintain, repair and install automatic irrigation systems and their related fixtures.
  • Apply herbicides, pesticides and fertilizers on turf, trees, shrubs, ground covers, flowers and all other areas requiring weed and pest control on park grounds.
  • Assist with general maintenance of park buildings
  • Maintain and generally repair other areas of the park.
  • Assist in the installation of new landscaping and the renovation of existing landscaping and related infrastructure.
  • Reporting of any situation that might be potentially hazardous to supervisor.
  • Performs other miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
None.

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, 4 years or more of full time experience performing landscape maintenance.

OTHER SKILLS, EXPERIENCE OR CERTIFICATIONS
Below is a list of skills/abilities/behaviors that are deemed to be required for the incumbent to excel in fulfilling the responsibilities of the position.

  • Ability to adapt in a changing workplace
  • Ability to display expertise in areas of responsibility
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to work independently, efficiently with speed and safety in mind
  • Physical ability
  • Problem solving skills
  • Safety awareness

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Performs physically demanding manual work lifting, pushing or pulling heavy objects and/or power equipment. Exposure to adverse weather conditions.

EFFECT ON END RESULT
The park’s appearance will continue to improve and flourish.

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Office: Marketing and Development Office at the Piedmont Park Conservancy

Job Title: Marketing and Communications Manager

Status: Full-Time

Reports to: Director of Marketing and Communications

The Piedmont Park Conservancy is looking for a full-time Marketing and Communications Manager to assist the Director in strategic projects to reach marketing and communication goals for the organization. The Marketing and Development team engages the park-wide community to solicit necessary funding and support need to sustain and grow beautiful Piedmont Park. We inform the public about the many ways to support the Park including but not limited to volunteering, donating, renting a venue, or engaging in one of our programs.

Goals for this Position:

  • Provide strategic marketing support to all Conservancy departments
  • Write and develop content and communications pieces
  • Increase sales and leads for Conservancy programs, events and services

Responsibilities:

Marketing for Programs and Services for Conservancy:

  • Project management for marketing services and programs
  • Graphic design and production of materials
  • Website content management and liaising with website agency
  • Management of paid social advertising
  • Email content management and production
  • Content marketing including blogs, social media and more
  • Aid in Piedmont Park activations and events promoting the Conservancy

Market Research and Planning:

  • Conduct market research and planning
  • Interpret data and reports, and apply data to marketing strategies
  • Develop marketing plans for key programs and services; execute as appropriate
  • Stay informed on the latest marketing trends

Organization Communications:

  • Write drafts of press releases and communications pieces
  • Be a first line of interaction with public enquiries and comments
  • Prepare talking points for staff as needed

Administrative:

  • Purchase marketing materials and products
  • Submit invoices and detailed tracking of marketing budget purchases
  • Maintain communication with departments and partner organizations

Work Environment:

  • Typical work week is business hours, Monday through Friday; occasional nights and weekends as necessary
  • Hybrid work environment with flexible office space and remote work options

Requirements:

  • Five to seven years of relevant experience
  • Experience working with email marketing software, Facebook advertising and website content software (example: WordPress)
  • Technological savvy and ability to adapt to advancing technology
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, public relations or a related field
  • A writing sample may be required
  • Must be able to pass an employment verification, drug test and background check

Desired Qualifications:

  • Attention to detail and good organization skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Creative mind and spirit
  • Comfort with soliciting strangers
  • Beginner/intermediate experience with InDesign and Photoshop
  • Beginner experience with video editing
  • Experience in nonprofit marketing is a plus
  • Experience in marketing public programs is a plus

Piedmont Park Conservancy is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We encourage those who might not have 100% of qualifications to apply.

Internships

The Conservancy’s Marketing and Development team has internships available for the Spring, Summer and Fall semesters. The M&D team raises awareness about the public-private partnership between our nonprofit and the City of Atlanta. They inform the public about the necessity of this partnership as well as the need for them to get involved, whether that means becoming a member, volunteering, donating or engaging in one of our programs.

The Piedmont Park Conservancy is now accepting applications for a communications intern! The Conservancy’s Marketing and Development team raises awareness about the public-private partnership between our nonprofit and the City of Atlanta. We inform the public about the necessity of this partnership as well as the need for them to get involved, whether that means becoming a member, volunteering, donating or engaging in one of our programs. The Communications Intern will aid our team to tell the story of the Conservancy, and how we make an impact on Piedmont Park and the surrounding communities. This position reports to the Director of Marketing, Communications and Public Relations.

  • Key Tasks:
    • Content writing to include blogs, emails, press releases, social media posts and more
    • Content staging to include WordPress blogs, Hootsuite social media scheduling and potentially other software applications
    • Content curation through photography, videography and digital sourcing.
      • Use of simple Canva design software
      • Content will relate to Conservancy efforts, announcements or Piedmont Park topics of interest, reviewed by Director.
    • All training will be provided for software use
    • Additional tasks may occasionally include:
      • Event preparation
      • In-person solicitation and raising awareness (booths, talking to people)
    • Details:
      • Unpaid internship – 15 hours a week, over a minimum of three days. There will be occasional needs for up to 5 additional hours for events or promotions. Hours are flexible to university/college schedule and can be adjusted to meet program requirements. Depending on the relevancy of COVID-19, you may have a mix of remote and in-park work.
      • Starting January 19, 2022 and ending May 6, 2022. Exact length may be determined by university/college requirements, if applicable.
    • Requirements:
      • Four months of paid or unpaid relevant experience; can be through volunteer efforts
      • Must own a laptop that can be used for the duration of the internship
      • Must be a currently enrolled junior, senior, graduate student, or no more than one year past graduation
      • Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher
      • Must be able to pass an e-verification and background check
    • Desired Qualifications:
      • Superb writing skills – prefers knowledge of AP style writing
      • Attention to detail
      • Creative mind and spirit
      • Comfort with talking to and soliciting strangers
    • To Apply:
      • Submit a 1) cover letter, 2) resume, and 3) two writing samples to Amy Han Risher, Director of Marketing, Communications and Public Relations via email: arisher@piedmontpark.org

The Piedmont Park Conservancy is now accepting applications for a marketing intern! The Conservancy’s Marketing and Development team raises awareness about the public-private partnership between our nonprofit and the City of Atlanta. We inform the public about the necessity of this partnership as well as the need for them to get involved, whether that means becoming a member, volunteering, donating or engaging in one of our programs. The Marketing Intern will help our team to tell the story of the Conservancy, and how we make an impact on Piedmont Park and the surrounding communities. This position reports to the Director of Marketing, Communications and Public Relations and receives daily supervision by the Marketing Coordinator.

  • Key Tasks:
    • Build marketing emails in MailChimp
    • Design branded promotional materials and park signage
    • Edit content on website, including minor use of WordPress
    • Assist building reports for market data and research
    • One concentrated marketing research project per intern, per semester
    • All training will be provided for software use
    • Additional tasks may occasionally include:
      • Aid in in-park activations (raising awareness at booths/talking to people)
      • Brand assurance in existing materials within the organization
    • Details:
      • Unpaid internship – 15 hours a week, over a minimum of three days. There will be occasional needs for up to 5 additional hours for events or promotions. Hours are flexible to university/college schedule and can be adjusted to meet program requirements. Depending on the relevancy of COVID-19, you may have a mix of remote and in-park work.
      • Starting January 19, 2022 and ending May 6, 2022. Exact length may be determined by university/college requirements, if applicable.
    • Requirements:
      • Four months of paid or unpaid relevant experience; can be through volunteer efforts
      • Must own a laptop that can be used for the duration of the internship
      • Must be a currently enrolled junior, senior, graduate student, or no more than one year past graduation
      • Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher
      • Must be able to pass an e-verification and background check
    • Desired Qualifications:
      • Beginner design skills
      • Attention to detail
      • Academic or professional experience in market research
      • Comfort with talking and soliciting strangers
    • To Apply:
      • Submit a 1) cover letter, 2) resume, and 3) one marketing design (flier, marketing email, etc.) to Amy Han Risher, Director of Marketing, Communications and Public Relations via email: arisher@piedmontpark.org
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