You are an enthusiastic supporter of Anythink, helping the communications department share our story internally and externally in multiple formats. You work closely as part of the Communications team to develop effective, creative communications. Through words, you infuse the spirit of Anythink in our print and online environments and promotions. You love technology and learning about emerging communication trends – almost as much as you love grammar.
Ready to join in a bold opportunity to help us take community library services to an entirely new dynamic realm?
Who you are:
•You are an energetic, innovative problem-solver.
•You are a versatile writer – whipping together a press release or web copy with ease.
•You engage well with others and are passionate about providing an exemplary customer experience.
•You have strong editing skills and attention to detail.
•You are a deadline-driven multi-tasker, ensuring your projects are accurate and timely.
•You take the initiative, working independently or with others.
•You value technology as a tool, staying on top of new technology trends.
•You inspire fun in the people around you.
•You write district media and promotional materials, infusing all pieces with the Anythink “voice.”
•You contribute regular content to the Anythink website, partnering your love of language with your love of technology.
•Your warm, friendly demeanor is perfect as backup media contact or communications representative in the branches.
•You are a photographer at heart, using good composition to bring the best out in your subjects. Everyone looks like a model when you are behind the camera.
•You are an excellent visual communicator and understand that images tell the story just as much as words.
•You edit quickly and efficiently – using AP Style as your guide – channeling your inner grammar geek.
•You navigate online environments with ease, whether you’re sending out e-blasts or adding content to the Anythink site and utilize good design concepts as needed.
•You are the editor of our fabulous monthly newsletter with a knack for publication design.
•You are a genius at managing details, including media lists, photo archives and promotional requests.
•You are an explorer of social media, learning about new trends and capitalizing on those already-popular faves.
•You are a champion of the Anythink brand guidelines as it applies to all communications.
•You assist with district-wide campaigns, utilizing your love of language and marketing savvy to effectively share our story.
•Your fun nature and creative ideas help to ensure special events capture the spirit of Anythink.
•You are a wizard of the virtual world, blending tech knowledge with content, harnessing the Anythink voice to effectively contribute to Anythink’s online presence.
•You love our products. You are a voracious reader, listen to a diverse range of music, and love a good movie.
•You understand that when the pressure is on, we all work together; you enjoy being part of the team to make it happen.
•You collaborate with other departments and branches to support their communications needs.
•You do the right thing. Every decision you make and action you take is an opportunity to demonstrate our collective integrity.
Why Anythink Libraries?
A job with Anythink is a chance to use your knowledge and experience to enable transformations every day. You will be instrumental in helping our customers have fun, whether they’re sitting by the fireplace with a newspaper, surfing the Internet, gaming in the teen room or learning something new at one of our many intriguing and entertaining programs. As you help and inspire others, you will also be inspired. This job will have you loving Monday mornings again.
Do you have what it takes?
•You have 3+ years of marketing/communications experience
•You have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in Communications, Journalism or related subject.
•You have excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize effectively, adapt flexibly to changing priorities, and meet deadlines with a high-speed environment.
•You are tech savvy. You have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, social media and expert searching capabilities for Internet tools. Drupal CMS and InDesign experience preferred.
•AP Style knowledge required.
Please visit our Job Center at www.anythinklibraries.org to apply online.
We are guided by these shared values:
Compassion for our customers and each other
Passion for our product
Eagerness to learn
Optimistic attitude – we believe that anything is possible
Your job will involve your being “on the move” in our libraries: You will stand, walk, crouch, stoop, squat, twist, climb, push/pull up to 50 pounds, and lift up to 25 pounds.
Company Website: http://www.anythinklibraries.org