• Communications Assistant

    Community Library
    Job Description
    The Community Library in Sunbury, Ohio is seeking a creative, innovative, and collaborative individual to assist the library in sharing our message with the community. Applicants must demonstrate a strong proficiency with graphic design. Copy writing and editing experience is highly desirable. Individual must be committed to exceptional public service.

    Position Definition
    Assists with a variety of duties related to the public relations, marketing, and communications of the library in the community.

    General duties
    • Receives oral or written instructions from the Director of Communications.
    • Establishes priority of tasks.
    • Assists in the design and production of marketing materials, including posters, flyers, brochures, and publications, both print and electronic.
    • Assists with writing, editing and production of copy.
    • Monitors communication activities to assist in meeting established deadlines.
    Additional duties
    • Performs routine library services.
    • Performs additional duties as assigned.
    • Attends staff meetings and may participate in community and professional library organizations.
    Minimum Qualifications
    • High school diploma or G.E.D.
    • Bachelor's Degree in a field consistent with the responsibility of the position or equivalent experience highly preferred.
    • Ability to work effectively with library staff and patrons.
    • Ability to effectively communicate ideas and information to staff and patrons.
    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule form.
    • Ability to acquire skills to operate computer applications related to responsibilities.
    Physical Demands
    • Ability to push and pull library book trucks weighing 100-300 lbs.
    • Carry up to 15 lbs. of books across the library.
    • Stand for a long time in one area.
    • Bend and stretch to reach high and low shelves.

    Supervisory Responsibility
    Receives general supervision from the Director of Communications.

    Special Requirements
    Must be able to work two evenings a week and two Saturdays a month.

    Compensation
    • Compensation commensurate with experience and education.
    • 40 hours a week.
    • Health, dental, and vision benefits available.
    • Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays.
    Please submit resumes to Morgan Arobogast. They can be mailed to the Community Library, 44 Burrer Drive, Sunbury, OH 43074, or emailed to communications@yourcl.org. Resumes received prior to April 29, 2019 at 5:00pm will receive first consideration.
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