Public Relations & Marketing Assistant

Library

Employer/Library: 
Niles-Maine District Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
Cook

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Hours: 
18 hours/week (Temporary Summer Position; Possibly Permanent)
Salary: 
$14/hour

One of America's starred libraries is seeking a PR & Marketing Assistant in the PR & Marketing Department. If you thrive in an exciting, fast-paced work environment, have a knack for graphic design, and would enjoy collaborating on creative projects…we want to hear from you!

During a typical day the Public Relations & Marketing Assistant might:

  • Write, edit, and proofread marketing materials
  • Design print marketing materials to promote programs and services
  • Draft press releases, communicate with local media, and publish event listings
  • Assist with creating merchandising displays to promote library collection
  • Assist with planning special events and participate in outreach events (occasional nights and weekends)
  • Take photos at programs and events for promotional purposes
  • Assemble marketing materials by copying, folding, cutting, etc.
  • Maintain library bulletin boards and literature racks, deliver flyers and marketing collateral to area businesses, and other administrative tasks as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Some college experience preferred.
  • Experience working fast-paced office environment a plus.
  • Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign
  • Experience with photography and video editing a plus.
  • Well organized, creative, flexible, and detail-oriented
  • Able to handle a wide range of responsibilities and possess a "can do" attitude

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Contact: 
Human Resources
Apply To: 
Niles-Maine District Library
6960 Oakton Street
Niles , IL 60714
Phone: No phone calls please
Illinois