Mystic, CT

Vice President of Marketing

Mystic Aquarium seeks a Vice President of Marketing. Please click to view the full position description or to nominate/apply.

Mystic Aquarium, which was founded in 1973, is home to thousands of marine mammals, fish, invertebrates and reptiles central to its marine conservation, research and education mission. Visitors to its 18+ acre campus are transported to shorelines of the Arctic; North America’s Atlantic, Gulf and Pacific coastal waters; and to tropical and other marine ecosystems in ways that bring into focus global concerns about how we treat our planet and its marine inhabitants

The Aquarium has an annual budget of $25m, 250 full-time staff and 600 volunteers. It is a member of the alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums (AMMPA), an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), and enjoys outstanding local, national and international partnerships with premier educational and academic research institutions.

The VP of Marketing is tasked with increasing outreach and engagement with diverse audiences; maximizing general admissions and ticket sales; cultivating visitor and patron engagement in education, public programs and events; and continually improving awareness of the Aquarium, its brand, research facilities, programs and thought-leadership in marine biology, conservation and education.

We appreciate you sharing the position description with your network, and also any nominations you might have.

For additional information or to apply, please contact Mark Oppenheim, Steven Oppenheim or Oscar Quiros at info[at]moppenheim[dot]com.