More than 32,000 animals reside at the aquarium, including turtles, sea otters, penguins, sharks, dolphins, fish, frogs and the world’s most rare iguana species. The aquarium boasts “one of the largest and most diverse collections of aquatic animals in the world.”
More than 2 million people visit each year to see what is one of the world’s largest indoor aquariums, but that’s not all the organization is known for. Shedd Aquarium also is home to various conservation programs, such as Project Seahorse, Great Lakes conservation and the Right Bite Sustainable Seafood Program.
PR pros looking to make a difference in the world can be part of Shedd Aquarium’s programs with a new communications and PR coordinator opening.
The position works alongside the aquarium’s director of communications and PR to develop, support, manage and integrate PR and marketing strategies. Candidates should have experience with brand storytelling, crisis management and media training.