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Community Engagement/Public Relations Specialist 

Position Overview

We are looking for a creative, self-motivated team-player to help increase public awareness and positive perceptions of the Library’s resources, services, and programs.

General Responsibilities

  • Promote the Library as a community destination for educational, informational, and recreational endeavors
  • Create content (displays, ads, flyers, reports, press releases, graphics, website, social media) for promoting the Library and its resources, services and programs
  • Plan, organize, promote and run special events and programs
  • Communicate with the media, stakeholders, and patrons to engage the community with the Library
  • Ensure consistency of branding and marketing efforts


  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Art, or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including occasional evenings and weekends
  • Ability to present ideas verbally, visually, and in writing

Qualities of the Ideal Candidate

  • Previous PR/Marketing experience
  • Proficiency with design software
  • Familiar with social media as a marketing tool
  • Experience with web development and display design
  • Strong teamwork, with exceptional communication skills
  • Quick learner, flexible and eager to learn new skills


How to Apply / Contact

Complete an application for employment.  Return the application along with two samples of your work, a mock press release and an 8 ½ x 11” poster design for a library event.  Use this (imaginary) event:  Slightly Spooky Stories Open Mic Night, July 28, 2016, 6-7:30 PM, a youth writing program that includes a week of writing workshops and culminates in an Open Mic night, where the kids can read their stories or works by someone else.


Send completed applications (and samples) no later than May 18, 2016 to:


Kristi Hale, Director

1776 Far Hills Avenue

Oakwood, OH 45419


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