Jobs at the Seattle Aquarium

Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment

Click on the link below to view the entire posting and for information on how to apply. The Seattle Aquarium is nonprofit, 501c3, owned by the City of Seattle. The Aquarium currently serves over 825,000 visitors and 50,000 school children and their teachers annually. Guided by the mission of Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment.

Development Events and Corporate Relationship Manager

This position is responsible for chairing the planning, coordination and execution of a robust calendar of annual development events designed to raise needed funds, attract friends and gain visibility for the Seattle Aquarium. Serving as overall project manager, this position collaborates with internal departments of Development, Data Services, Marketing, Events, Catering, Education, Volunteers and external board and event committees, delivering high-quality events that build a growing base of sponsors, donors and prospects, a sense of internal teamwork, and increased fundraising yield. For more information and to apply, click here.

Event/Venue Specialist

(Note: this is not an events planning role)

Responsible for coordinating essential personnel and event functions all while representing and protecting the Aquarium’s interests in partnership with Sodexo Leisure, our catering/event service provider. Responsible, as assigned, for evening third party rental/events in the Aquarium facility. This includes coordinating with Facilities, Safety, Security, Volunteers, Education and Life Sciences as needed to ensure appropriate support for events. This position is expected to provide the highest level of customer service and requires excellent judgment and communication skills both with internal and external clients. This position is responsible to ensure the safety of our guests, staff and the Aquarium’s animals and exhibits during third party events. This position is also expected to have a working knowledge of audio visual systems. For more information and to apply, click here.

Posting expires: August 15, 2014 (or when filled)


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page for more information.