Full-time Positions

How do I apply for a full time position?

In most cases we ask for a resume to be sent to resume@toledozoo.org.
Certain positions may also have specific requirements. See individual job postings for details.

How current are the job postings below?

Full-time job postings were last updated on June 1, 2017

Full-time Positions Currently Open

Graphic Designer – The Toledo Zoo is committed to inspiring others to join us in caring for animals and conserving the natural world. As part of that mission, the Toledo Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), and is a leader in global wildlife conservation. AZA member institutions are dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for visitors and a better future for all living things. Do you enjoy a fast paced environment where you have the ability to design for a variety of projects? The Toledo Zoo and Aquarium is currently hiring a creative, engaging Graphic Designer to, under limited supervision, create and design digital and print graphics in line with the Toledo Zoo’s communication objectives and goals. Designer will utilize software programs for graphic design and perform hands on painting, drawing, illustrations and other visual arts projects. The Graphic Designer will also create and design print projects and exhibits which involves maintenance of computer hardware and software expertise, production, revisions, text changes, proofing and maintenance. Will also design and layout electronic web creative; Snapchat, GeoFilters, Social Media Images, Storyboards, iPad marketing collateral and utilize various resources for visual arts projects including computer programs, photography, painting, illustrating and digital outputs of all varieties. Design aspects may include; merchandise, signage, guide maps, membership packages, marketing/PR materials, Safari! Magazine, online content such as online ads, banners and emails, exhibit interactives and other components. Will also be responsible for translating design tactics into digital solutions that achieve growth and Zoo awareness goals while supporting and advancing the Zoo’s digital strategy.

For our Graphic Designer position, we prefer a Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, visual arts, or related field and two to four years of experience in a graphic or visual arts field, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. If requested, applicants must be able to provide a portfolio of previous work/projects for review. The Toledo Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug and alcohol free workplace.

To take the next step in the process for the Graphic Designer role, you will complete a Culture Index Survey. In addition to reviewing applicant’s qualifications and experience, the Culture Index Survey helps us better understand overall fit and how individual’s prefer to be managed, motivated and communicated with. When completing the survey, you must attach a copy of your resume and include your salary requirement. Applicants without an attached resume will not be considered. To apply, click here

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