PUBLIC RELATIONS/PROGRAMMING DEPARTMENT
PURPOSE: Seeking an assertive, high-energy, detailed-oriented person for key full-time position.
This is a managerial confidential position that reports to the Library Director.
Work with the Director and Department Heads to develop marketing strategies to bring patrons into the library. Consult and advise on special projects to the Director and Board of Trustees
Cultivate partnerships with local businesses and community groups. Maintain high visibility with patrons and staff.
Plan adult programs while working within the parameters of a adult programming budget.
Prepare publicity for library programs and services. Send press releases to local media outlets about upcoming programs and events. Maintain master event calendar utilizing Event Keeper.
Maintain statistics of library programs and community groups utilizing library meeting spaces.
Attend and speak at community events pertaining to library programs and services.
Create copy and work with the graphic designer to edit, write and design a bi-monthly newsletter.
Implement a social media strategy and follow social media trends and popular culture.
Act as a liaison with Friends of Bryant Library, Roslyn Adult Education and other community boards.
Act as liaison with varoius library groups within NLS or SCLS.
Curate art shows in meeting space and smaller display cases.
Seek grants and other funding sources, including NYS Construction grants.
College graduate; MLS preferred but not required
Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills; samples of published pieces required.
Superior public speaking and interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of library operations and understanding of community needs.
Excellent organizational, scheduling and planning skills. Attention to details is required.
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Products is essential.
STARTING SALARY: $65,000
This is not a Civil Service position. The Library is a member of the New York State Retirement System.
Send Cover letter and Resume by Monday, September 14, 2015 to Victor Caputo, Program Director.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. ATTENTION: PLEASE DO NOT FAX RESUMES.