Creative Services Coordinator

Library

Employer/Library: 
Marengo-Union Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
McHenry

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Hours: 
20 hours per week
Salary: 
11.50 per hour

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Creates graphics for online presence, including web, mobile apps, and social media.
  • Produces quality photographs and videos of library events, programs, staff, visitors and building. Maintains stock photos files, including tagging, converting, sharing with other departments.
  • Designs and creates logos, posters, signs, flyers, brochures, ads and other promotional materials that generate a positive public appeal to the library. Writes basic promotional copy.
  • Formulates bid specifications for the purchase of outside printing and production of printed and promotional materials and negotiates with vendors.
  • Assists with library displays and bulletin boards.
  • Assists staff in other departments with promotional ideas for library programs and special events.
  • Assists with temporary and permanent signage throughout the library.
  • Provides library wide decoration and interior design support

Qualifications:

  • One to three years' experience in graphic design.
  • Effectively communicate in English, both orally and written. Bilingual a plus, but not required.
  • Able to write basic promotional copy.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use desktop publishing, photo video editing, and related software including Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere, iMovie, Illustrator, Acrobat.
  • Working knowledge in social media, content management systems, and email marketing tools.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement while working independently and in a collaborative team environment.
  • Basic knowledge of pre-press production.
  • Basic computer skills in MS Word, PowerPoint and Outlook and a working knowledge of office equipment.
  • Knowledge of digital photography and videography.
  • Portfolio of original work required; online portfolio preferred.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Please submit the application, resume, and online portfolio to applicants@muld.org or mail to the address below. (No phone calls or in person inquiries.

Application Contact: 
Kevin Drinka, Library Director
Apply To: 
Marengo-Union Library District
19714 E Grant Hwy. P.O. Box 145
Marengo , IL 60152
Phone: 8155688236
42° 14' 19.266" N, 88° 34' 55.6392" W
Illinois