Library Marketing & Communications Coordinator

City of Lafayette

Lafayette Public Library

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled

Wages

$23.00 to $32.20 per Hour   Calculate

Location

Lafayette, CO

Hours

20.00

MLS

Not Required

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience

Preferred

Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library

Public

Social

This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

We're looking to hire a talented and energetic communications professional who can give voice to our stories in both traditional and emerging platforms. In coordination with Library staff and under supervision of the Programs & Community Engagement Manager, the Library Marketing & Communications Coordinator designs and creates promotional and informational materials for Library programs, services, and events consistent with Library brand and graphic standards and assists the Library's Foundation with similar communications support. This is a part-time position scheduled 20 hours per week. 

Candidates with Spanish language skills strongly encouraged to apply.  

This position is open until filled with the first round of applications being reviewed on October 1, 2021. Click here for the position brochure. 
 

Required Documents to Apply

  • Cover Letter
  • Marketing portfolio showcasing graphic design and social media posts with copy
  • Resume

Essential Functions

  • Promotes the mission, vision and values of the Library and its programs and services across various social media channels.
  • Takes, edits, and posts pictures and videos that are on-brand and on-trend
  • Writes and/or edits content that communicates the value of the Library to our community and establishes a unique and recognizable voice for the Library.
  • Creates electronic newsletters for Library customers.
  • Serves as back-up to the Library's web coordinator in maintaining the Library's web pages, intranet, or other web-based tools as needed.
  • The Library Marketing & Communications Coordinator will be cross-trained to provide general Library service and may be called upon to fill in for staff at public service points as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Identifies, interprets, and assesses social media trends and develops measurable objectives to evaluate the success of marketing strategies and communications tools
  • Presents a consistent visual identity to distinguish the Lafayette Public Library within the city and local region.

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

http://www.cityoflafayette.com/DocumentCenter/View/108

Additional Info & Requirements

Special Requirements

A positive, forward-thinking attitude and a willingness to take calculated risks. General curiosity and an eagerness to learn new things.

The Community

The Lafayette Public Library serves a population of approximately 29,000 residents and is a member of the Flatirons Library Consortium. The Library has a committed staff dedicated to facilitating equal access to services, community building, innovation, intellectual freedom, literacy, and lifelong learning. Each member of our Library team is integral to the success of our organization. We value vision, hard work, collaboration, and creative problem-solving.

Candidates with Spanish language skills strongly encouraged to apply.

Links

External Job Ad
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lafayette/jobs/3237098/library-marketing-communications-coordinator

Website
https://www.lafayetteco.gov/2570/Library

Human Resources / Job Listings
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lafayette

HR Info

1290 South Public Road
Human Resources Office - 2nd Floor
Lafayette, Colorado, 80026-1612

303-661-1252

Posted Sep 21, 2021