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UCLA Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden-Marketing Specialist-Tue, 07/20/2021 - 12:14pm

Marketing Specialist


UCLA Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden
707 Tiverton Drive
Los Angeles , CA 90095
United States
California US

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Job Description 

The UCLA Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden seeks a marketing specialist to provide communication, marketing and administrative support for venue rentals, public outreach and the Herbarium. This position will be supervised by the Manager of Public Outreach and Education. This is a part time (30 hours per week) position and may require individual to work on the weekends and evenings.

A 7.5 acre public garden, outdoor classroom, and research facility on the UCLA campus in Los Angeles, California. We promote botanical knowledge by curating collections that highlight biogeography, conservation, and natural history. The Garden seeks to inspire environmental and cultural appreciation of plants and their relationship to society through education, research, and public outreach. Our beautiful setting fosters health and tranquility for the community.

Duties & Responsibilities 

Incumbent is to develop marketing strategies and plans for the Botanical Garden and the Herbarium. This includes marketing, website development, promoting public events through social media and other platforms. Incumbent is to identify the users and get the word out through marketing strategizes/plans, social media and other communication forums.

Additional responsibilities include meeting with prospective renters to show them available spaces at the Garden, maintaining a physical presence during rentals and events, corresponding with renters to provide logistical information, access, etc., Incumbent is to perform all the administrative duties relating to the Garden Rental (sales and service), such as scheduling, booking and billing rentals, assisting in administration of the membership program, setting up and breaking down events (moves chairs, tables, etc.) under supervision, handling of the Recharge Order Request (ROR)/checks for payments as well as any Facilities Service Requests (FSRs).

Incumbent is to also provide support for other projects and programs as needed such as for the Herbarium and Public Outreach activities. This includes managing the public use of the Herbarium Library and promoting and marketing space. Additionally, incumbent is to develop, manage and maintain the websites both for the Garden and Herbarium.

Education and Experience 

1. Bachelor's degree in a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

2. Excellent communication and customer service skills (written and verbal.)

3. A flexible schedule and willing to work on the weekends and evenings.

4. Knowledge of MS office applications, ability to learn new software for rental management.

5. Proficiency in writing, editing and proofreading varying types of English text, including business correspondence, social media posts and promotional material.

6. Experience with copywriting and WordPress.

7. High level of organization and attention to detail.

8. Customer Service experience.

9. Marketing experience.

10. Clerical experience relating to scheduling.

11. An interest and/or background in botany, horticulture and related fields.

Application Instructions 

To learn more and apply, visit UCLA Careers ( and search for position 33959. Application review will begin 7/28/21, but may be renewed to expand applicant search.

Full Name 
Jules Cooch