Are you an experienced public library marketer and/or community leader with a passion for building community relationships? Do you enjoy collaborating with others and forming sustainable partnerships? If you are looking for an opportunity to work with a wide variety of community members and organizations while promoting library services and programs, bring your experience and expertise to the Plainfield Public Library District as its first Head of Community Engagement and Marketing.
The Head of Community Engagement and Marketing will work closely with the Director and a talented group of colleagues in pursuit of our established mission and goals. This position will develop and implement marketing and branding strategies that will increase the community's awareness of library services and programs and will develop messages that communicate the value of the library through print, web and social media. Excellent communication, facilitation, networking and public speaking skills are highly desirable, as are positivity, flexibility and mindfulness.
A bachelor’s or master’s degree in marketing, communications or public relations with a minimum of three years experience in public relations, marketing, media relations or a related field is required. Supervisory experience required with experience working in a library or similar setting preferred.
Includes days, evenings, weekends, mandatory workdays and special events. Must have access to a vehicle.
To apply, email a cover letter, resume and completed application to Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org. An application may be found by clicking on this link: application. Only email submissions will be accepted.
Position open until filled. Preference will be given to applications received by Friday, November 17. This exempt position’s salary starts at $51,355, depending on qualifications and education, plus a comprehensive benefits package.