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Monday, January 11, 2010

Valleyfair - Promotions & Communication Manager

Valleyfair has an opening for a Promotions & Communication Manager in the Marketing Division. Some of the duties and responsibilities for this regular staff position include developing an effective promotions and public relations plan to assist Valleyfair in reaching yearly attendance and per capita goals; working with sponsoring/partner organizations to develop and implement promotions; assist the Director of Marketing & Sales to establish and maintain a proactive communications position; representing Valleyfair in all press interviews and opportunities; assisting the Director of Marketing & Sales with writing and conceptualizing park printing materials and print advertising; working with external graphic designers and printing vendors to secure high quality, cost-competitive print materials for Marketing, Group Sales, Live Entertainment and Human Resources; develop, monitor and control the Publicity and Promotions budget.

The qualified applicant should have a degree in Journalism, Mass Communications, Marketing, Advertising and/or a solid background in press relations, public relations, project management, marketing communications and sales promotion. Strong writing skills and attention to detail are a must for this year-round, benefitted position. This position will also require a six day work week at various times of the year especially during the operating season.

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume and salary history and requirements by mail to Kevin Magyar, Director of General Services, Valleyfair, One Valleyfair Drive, Shakopee, MN 55379 or by email to kmagyar@valleyfair.com.