Program and Outreach Coordinator - Pennsauken Public Library

The Pennsauken Free Public Library is seeking a dynamic, creative individual for our new position of Program & Outreach Coordinator. This person will work collaboratively and individually to market and promote the Library's programs, collections, activities and mission, and to reach out to the community to bring in new patrons and create beneficial partnerships with other groups and agencies in Pennsauken and surrounding area.

Duties include (but not limited to):
•       Develop and oversee a coordinated and cohesive marketing strategy
•       Coordinate social media and public relations efforts
•       Write and distribute the Library newsletter and email announcements
•       Assist in the design of a cohesive style guide for marketing materials
•       Assist in grant-writing
•       Design posters, fliers, handouts, mailings and more
•       Oversee the in-library digital display
•       Write press releases and promotional items
•       Contribute to the library website
•       Be part of the Adult and Youth Services programming planning team
•       Identify potential community partnerships
•       Analyze program attendance and share findings
•       Conduct polls, surveys and questionnaires
•       Conduct outreach events
•       Help identify non-users

Qualifications/Requirements: 

4 year degree preferred. 
Minimum years’ experience in marketing, communications or related field and/or in a library setting.
Knowledge of, and aptitude for, utilizing computers with Microsoft Office products and other technologies.
Superior oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work flexible hours, including days, nights and weekends.
The ability to work independently and be self-directed. 
Manage detail, set priorities, meet deadlines, work quickly and accurately, follow directions, and maintain confidentiality.

Ability to manage multiple projects and work assignments in a fast-paced environment.
Knowledge of media relations, social networking tools and marketing.
High level of interpersonal and organizational skills necessary for working with a number of constituents including library staff, trustees, volunteers, independent contractors vendors, community and corporate groups, and the general public.
Must possess a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License and means of transportation to fulfill job duties in New Jersey and surrounding areas.

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications or related subject required; MLS or MLS candidate a bonus.

Excellent skills in graphic design; and experience with Canva, Adobe Photoshop Elements, Constant Contact and any other graphic design tool.

Speak fluent Spanish and/or Vietnamese

Job Application Deadline: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019
Notices: 
Pennsauken Township residents given preference
MLS or Library School Required: 
No
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Camden
Job Focus: 
Public Relations/Marketing
Public/Adult Services
Compensation: 
$21-$25 Hours: 25 hours per week, including some evenings and weekends as required
How To Apply:: 

Open until filled but applications received by June 1st will be given priority.

Submit cover letter, and resume in PDF format to Library Director, Tanya Finney Estrada via email at director@pennsaukenlibrary.org 
Make sure you add “Program & Outreach Coordinator” to the subject line.
For more information you can call (856)665-5959