Public Relations Specialist
Full-time: 35 hours/week including some evenings and weekends
Salary: Compensation is contingent upon experience and education. Benefits include
vacation, holiday, and sick leave; OPERS retirement; life insurance; eligible for insurance
-Professional library experience preferred, or equivalent experiences indicating an ability to assume the responsibilities involved.
-Excellent customer services and communication skills
-Provide own transportation in fulfillment of job duties
-Under the supervision of the Director, the Public Relations Specialist is responsible for the development and coordination of community relations activities, preparing printed materials, and maintaining a valid digital presence for the library.
Duties include but are not limited to:
-Engage the community through multiple delivery methods, programming opportunities, promotional materials, special exhibits, and adult programs.
-Coordinate and represent library participation in community events.
-Create all press releases and send to appropriate news outlets.
-Design and print informational materials, staff communications, newsletters, and signs.
-Generate, print, distribute, and post monthly calendars.
-Maintain and change the outdoor marquee and indoor marquee.
-Maintain and update the Milton-Union Public Library website and Facebook page.
-Take pictures, secure permissions, and post online.
-Participate in continuing education activities to foster professional and personal growth.
-Participate in regular staff duties which include but are not limited to: pack and unpack materials for daily shipment, circulation desk duties: helping patrons, checking in and out materials, shelving materials and neatening library spaces.
-Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public, and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers.
-Ability to interpret community interests and needs, and to aid in planning appropriate library services and programs.
-Ability to handle multiple, simultaneous tasks and meet deadlines.
-Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and organizational skills.
-Excellent social media, computer, and information technology skills.
-Knowledge of Library policies, services, and programs.
-Physical agility and strength to bend, reach, lift, and carry up to 25 lbs.
Interested persons should submit a cover letter and resume to:
Tiana McKay, Interim Director
Milton-Union Public Library
560 S. Main St.
West Milton, OH 45383