• Marketing Assistant

    Job ID
    Marketing and Communications
    Regular Full-Time
    Starting Pay Range
    $15.46 - $16.44
  • Basic Purpose

    Support the department director and other departmental staff with implementing effective marketing and communications strategies, programs, and activities to promote PSTA and to inform the public about PSTA services. 

    Essential Functions

    Assist with the organizing of promotional events such as press conferences, community markets, St. Pete Pride parade, etc. and attend them to facilitate their success.


    Assist with the planning and implementation of traditional and digital marketing campaigns.


    Submit ideas for experimental marketing programs designed to enhance and grow the PSTA brand.


    Prepare, distribute, and maintain documents, reports, and files to support the department.


    Coordinate ordering, receipt, and distribution of departmental purchases.


    Update spreadsheets, databases and inventories with statistical, financial and non-financial information.


    Present monthly finance report to the Director of Communications & Marketing.


    Proofread documents and creative materials.


    Create and maintain organized calendaring and documentation of projects including marketing plans, work assignments, debriefs, etc.


    Keep and update notes from department, project and campaign meetings.


    Conduct research online and in archived paper files.


    Plan and manage meetings by identifying contacts, developing schedules and assignments and coordinating mailing lists.


    Track inventory of office supplies, event supplies, promotional items, and bus schedules, and coordinate re-orders as needed.


    Assist with booking travel and organizing documents needed for department trips.


    Oversee the physical organization of the Communications and Marketing department.


    Further knowledge and education regularly through workshops, research and seminars, and share best practices and local marketing ideas and tactics with the team.


    Perform additional duties as assigned to assist the Director of Communications & Marketing.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. with supplemental courses or training in administrative studies, business administration, marketing, or other related field. Completion or pursuit of a college degree will be favored.


    Experience: Three (3) years’ experience performing a variety of administrative support duties, including the operation of standard office equipment (i.e. personal computer) and Microsoft Office.


    License Requirement: Must have a valid Florida Drivers’ license.



    Knowledge of: Office management as well as marketing and communications principles. Proofreading standards for documents and creative materials;  


    Skilled in: Strong verbal and written communication skills. Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and complete assignments with tight deadlines. Use of personal computers with spreadsheet and word processing software (Microsoft Excel and Word). Formatting documents. Basic mathematical computations. Proper telephone etiquette, greeting the public in a courteous manner. Good interpersonal, customer service, and listening skills. Ability to communicate with executives and elected officials. Team-oriented attitude.


    Abilities: Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff. Develop and coordinate programs and projects within the department and with other PSTA departments. Take initiative and work independently.



    PSTA offers great training and career development opportunities.  Learn more here: PSTA Professional Development


    PSTA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, or other protected status, as established by Federal or State laws.


    PSTA complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), to provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.  If you have a disability that requires accommodation during the application or interview process, please call Human Resources at 727-540-1854.


    PSTA is a Drug-Free Workplace.


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