Employment

The Port Townsend Marine Science Center serves our mission to inspire conservation of the Salish Sea by focusing in three areas: lifelong education programs, citizen science research, and engaging visitor experiences in our aquarium which features touch tanks and natural history exhibitions featuring an adult Orca skeleton. Operating as a 501(c)(3) non-profit located in the Fort Worden State Park, with a $600,000 operating budget, 13 staff, and 200 plus volunteers, the Port Townsend Marine Science Center serves 24,000 people annually.

Marine Education Internships for Summer 2017

A learning opportunity in a fast-paced and fun organization!

The Port Townsend Marine Science Center is pleased to offer two unpaid internships for the 2017 season.  Interns will learn by actively assisting our staff and AmeriCorps Team in a variety of programs and tasks focusing on exhibit interpretation, visitor engagement, citizen science, and summer camp education. Other aspects of life in a busy non-profit educational organization will be explored as opportunities arise. Interns are responsible for completing paperwork to receive university credit.

Read the full internship description here! 

How to apply: We require a letter of interest, current resume, and list of three references. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please ensure your references will be available for contact.  Priority deadline for submissions: Friday,  May 5, 2017. Positions are open until filled. Please send application materials to Diane Quinn, dquinn@ptmsc.org.

 

Marketing & Development Coordinator 

The Port Townsend Marine Science Center (PTMSC) is seeking an energetic individual to coordinate the implementation of the organization’s Marketing and Development strategies. The half-time position reports to the Marketing & Development Director and is responsible for writing and implementing tactical marketing and development plans, tracking budgets, coordinating events, communications (print and digital), and public relations activities. The successful Marketing & Development Coordinator candidate will have the ability to initiate and coordinate projects, work independently as well as on teams and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience managing digital campaigns involving multiple platforms critical. Preferred education and experience includes Bachelor degree or equivalent experience in marketing and/or development. Minimum two years experience in the implementation of marketing and/or development tactics. 

Read the full job announcement here!

We at PTMSC serve our mission to inspire conservation of the Salish Sea by focusing in three areas: lifelong education programs, citizen science research and engaging visitor experiences in our aquarium which features touch tanks and natural history exhibitions featuring an adult Orca skeleton. Operating as a 501(c)(3) non-profit located in the Fort Worden State Park, with a $600,000 operating budget, 10 staff, and 200 plus volunteers, PTMSC serves 24,000 people annually. 

Please no phone inquiries.

Only applications submitted electronically will be accepted. Please email resume and cover letter to mdcposition2017@ptmsc.org. Deadline: May 10th.

 

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