Communications Coordinator

Library

Employer/Library: 
Aurora Public Library District
Library Type: 
Other Library
County: 
Kane

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
Hours: 
40 hour work week
Salary: 
$18. 97/hourly

Do you look forward to using your writing skills to market the library's programs, services, and collections to the incredibly diverse residents of Aurora, IL? Can you use various multimedia platforms to tell a compelling story while maintaining brand standards? Do you like to have fun at work? If so, the Communications Coordinator role at Aurora Public Library District may be just what you are looking for!

Reporting to the Communications Manager, you will participate on various internal committees and support our communications strategy. You will work with people at all levels to promote library events and programs. All while keeping the library's vision and strategic plan at the forefront of all communication efforts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Write press releases and weekly print columns
  • Create multi-media marketing pieces
  • Maintain social media platforms
  • Develop and maintain website

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, journalism, English or related field
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Advanced computer design skills
  • Proven multimedia skills
  • Excellent customer service skills (internal and external)
  • Ability to manage and prioritize tasks
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • Spanish language skills are a plus

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Thursday, March 4, 2021
Application Note: 

To apply:

If this sounds like the role for you, please send your application, resume and cover letter to hrdirector@aurorapubliclibrary.org.

A copy of our application can be found at https://aurora.libnet.info/images/pdfs/aurora/HR/Application_for_Employment.pdf

About APLD:

Our strategic plan includes Advancing through Equity, Achieving School Success, Restoring Aurora and Welcoming New Americans. We're dedicated to providing excellent customer service in a diverse urban area. Our 97,000-square foot main library which opened in 2015 includes a makerspace and a media production lab. We also have two branches and a bookmobile. We serve six school districts in four counties, and our bookmobile provides library services to students in East Aurora School District 131.

Application Contact: 
HR Director
Apply To: 
Aurora Public Library District
101 South River St
Aurora , IL 60506
Phone: 630.264.4106
41° 45' 25.8084" N, 88° 19' 11.9568" W
Illinois