Communications and Marketing Manager

Garfield County Libraries

Rifle, CO

Application Deadline

Apply By Sep 14th, 2020


$52,000.00 to $66,560.00 per Year   Calculate


Rifle, CO




Not Required

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience

Not Required

Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


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Job Description

Do you love sharing what's new and great with your community?  Do you enjoy research, analyzing trends, being creative, and collaborating with an awesome team?  If so, our Communications and Marketing Manager position may be the perfect fit for you!

Garfield County Public Library District (GCPLD) is an innovative organization that values new ideas, diversity, optimism, and interpersonal respect. With a recent boost in revenue, GCPLD enjoys a healthy marketing budget, and looks forward to increasing the level of the community's awareness of our programs, services, and resources.

GCPLD is growing and evolving and is looking for a strong leader to join the senior leadership team to cultivate this evolution. This executive level position actively serves on GCPLD's Executive Leadership Team, attends the monthly Library Board meeting, and represents GCPLD on external committees and task forces as needed.  

The Communications and Marketing Manager develops and implements GCPLD's Marketing and Communication Plan; is responsible for strategic internal and external relationships and communications, as well as the utilization of research, data, and analytics; and maintains familiarity with library trends related to marketing and communication and makes recommendations to the Executive Director.

This position is responsible for the expenditure and management of the Marketing department budget and directly supervises and evaluates the Community Engagement Coordinator and the Creative Lead.

The Communications and Marketing Manager strives to elevate the profile of GCPLD overall, provides outstanding internal and external customer service, and maintains excellent rapport with contractors and vendors.

This position requires a four-year college or university degree with major coursework in marketing, communications, business administration, or public relations and at least five years of experience in related fields.

This is a full-time, exempt position. The pay range for this position is $52,000 - $66,560 annually. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, employer contribution to a retirement fund, paid vacation and sick days, and holidays. 

About our location and lifestyle...

Garfield County is home to approximately 61,000 residents and is located approximately 180 miles west of Denver via Interstate 70. Garfield County encompasses a geographical area of almost 3,000 square miles, of which nearly 60% is federal public lands. The county enjoys moderate weather year-round with 300 days of sunshine annually! 

Garfield County and the Rocky Mountains offer an incredible lifestyle. Residents and visitors experience a wide variety of outdoor activities including skiing, fishing, rafting, hiking, biking, camping, and more. The beautiful Colorado River stretches through the county along the I-70 corridor. Limitless activities are just minutes away. Take a leisurely float on the Colorado River, with amazing views of the majestic Roan Plateau. Spend a day skiing at our nearby resorts, including Sunlight, Aspen, Vail, Breckenridge, or Copper Mountain (to name just a few!). Then relax in the gorgeous Glenwood Hot Springs or Iron Mountain Hot Springs in Glenwood Springs on your way home. Enjoy fine dining in Glenwood Springs or take an art walk in Carbondale. Head west an hour toward Palisade and Grand Junction to experience Colorado's wine country, the Grand Mesa, and the Colorado National Monument. It's all right here waiting for you!

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

The Community

The town of Carbondale is nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains at an altitude of 6,171 feet.  World class ski resorts, including Aspen, Snowmass and Sunlight, are located within 45 miles of this charming community.  Carbondale residents enjoy a lively arts and music community, great dining, community gatherings and a wide range of economic, social and philosophical viewpoints. 

Denver, the Mile High City, is 170 miles to the east of Carbondale and offers a wide variety of entertainment & sporting events, restaurants, shopping and is home to Denver International Airport.

Garfield County encompasses a geographical area of almost 3,000 square miles of which approximately 60% is federal public lands, and the furthest towns are 60 miles apart from each other. The population density is 19 people per square mile.

Our communities are located in beautiful valleys surrounded by high mountain desert, snowy Rocky Mountains, and several amazing tributaries of the Colorado River. A big reason people choose to live in Garfield County is the abundance of outdoor activities, including biking, skiing, soaking in hot springs, fishing, camping, and more.

HR Info

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Kim Owens, Human Resources Manager


Posted Aug 18, 2020