Coordinator, Public Relations – Library (Full-Time)

Job Details

Job Id #:
Job #2022-37:Coordinator, Public Relations – Library (Full-Time)
Date posted:
July 22, 2022
Closing date:
August 8, 2022 - 4:00pm
Job type:
Permanent Full-Time
Wage range:
$29.92 to $38.16 per hour ($54,454.40 to $69,451.20 per year)
Hours of work:
Normal hours of work average thirty-five (35) hours per week and shifts include days, evenings and weekends; flexibility in scheduling is necessary as there may be the occasional requirement to change shifts, work holidays and/or work overtime as required
Start date:
September 2022

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Supervisor, Community Services, the Coordinator, Public Relations is a creative leader with an acute ability to thrive in a rapidly changing environment.  The position develops and oversees internal and external communications on behalf of the Library, including media relations, public relations, marketing and fundraising strategies.  The main duties and responsibilities of the position are in the areas of marketing and communication, public relations, website and social media, Arts Advisory Council, public service, fundraising, and general library support.                                                                                                                  

Experience and Qualifications:

  1. Diploma in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or related discipline.
  2. Three (3) years’ related experience, preferably in a public library environment.
  3. Knowledge of public relations, library functions and activities. Excellent rapport with children, youth and adults.
  4. Familiarity with web design and HTML, working knowledge of design software (e.g., Adobe, Affinity) and experience using social media platforms (e.g., Facebook, Instagram, Twitter).
  5. Excellent administrative, communication, interpersonal, organizational, time management, and public relations skills, together with the ability to use tact and discretion and to deal courteously and effectively with the public and fellow staff members.
  6. Ability to multi-task, cope with interruptions and work under pressure to meet multiple deadlines, exercise discretion and good judgment particularly when handling highly confidential/sensitive information.  Possess a high degree of initiative and personal integrity.
  7. Working knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office applications, Integrated Library Systems, internet, database management software, and office equipment.
  8. Ability and willingness to travel within the community and out of town as required.
  9. Possess a current Criminal Record & Judicial Matters Check (Level 2) with results satisfactory to the employer, and a valid standard first aid & CPR/AED Level C certification (or willing to obtain).

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