Public Relations & Marketing Coordinator-Avon Lake Public Library

Public Relations & Marketing Coordinator – Avon Lake Public Library

Avon Lake Public Library seeks a vibrant individual to serve as its full-time public relations/marketing officer. The purpose of this position is the promotion and marketing of library services in order to enhance the Library’s usage, visibility and stature in the local and library communities, in addition to establishing and nurturing effective community relationships and partnerships.

Essential job functions:
• Managing all media relations, and serving as a spokesperson for the Library.
• Composing news releases and promotional materials; overseeing design and printing by coordinating with the Graphics/Web Designer.
• Developing and maintaining an on-going relationship with local media.
• Participating in cooperative, county-wide library activities.
• Coordinating volunteer greeters, and serving as a liaison with the ALPL Friends.
• Planning and scheduling exhibits, displays and the monthly Waugaman Gallery art shows.
• Coordinating and assisting with departmental programming, and serving as primary “point person,” resulting in the publication of the Library’s programming booklets (3X/year).

The ideal candidate will possess a broad understanding of marketing and public relations principles and practices; will be creative, organized and know or rapidly learn our community; will possess in-depth written and oral communication skills; and be familiar with basic software applications. Good presentation and listening skills, also a plus.

Should include previous professional marketing and public relations experience in the public sector.

Hourly rate range is $19.50 – $24.00, and DOQ/E. The position is non-bargaining and non-exempt. Benefits package includes: Paid Time Off; Sick Leave; Health insurance through Medical Mutual of Ohio; Employee Assistance Program; enrollment in OPERS (Ohio Public Employees Retirement System).

Send resume with cover letter and 3 references to:
William Z. Rutger, Director | via,
Deadline for application is Saturday, 1 July 2017.
ALPL is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and public service agency.

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Google+Email this to someonePrint this page