Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates, Inc. (SANCA) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit contracted by Sarasota County to manage the operations of the world-class Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Florida. SANCA is currently seeking qualified candidates with fundraising, public relations and marketing background. The purpose of the position is to solicit and manage cash and in-kind partnerships for the park and its special events, promote the park activities and events and plan community events.
Identify and secure partners (sponsorships) and fundraising opportunities.
Foster community relationships and provide excellent customer service.
Oversee news/media releases.
Manage social and digital media content.
Manage the development of marketing materials.
Promote activities and events at the park.
Identify and work with the SANCA team to plan and organize community events at the park.
Oversee grant writing initiatives at the park.
Create and maintain presentations and reports for park activities and initiatives.
Undergraduate degree in marketing, communications or related field. Masters degree preferred. At least (5) years of experience in sport marketing, event sponsorships or related experience. Knowledge of Rowing a plus. Must possess a valid Florida Driver's License. Excellent customer relations and presentation skills. Ability to represent the park in a professional manner.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate upon experience. Commission based bonus + benefits.
Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates (SANCA) is a 501(C)3 not for profit corporation contracted by Sarasota County to manage and operate Nathan Benderson Park (NBP). NBP is a 600-acre park that includes a world-class Rowing facility, host of the 2017 World Rowing Championships. The park hosts over 50 events per year, 60+ teams for winter training and community programs throughout the year.