Communications Assistant

The Community Library in Sunbury, Ohio is seeking a creative, innovative, and collaborative individual to assist the library in sharing our message with the community. Applicants must demonstrate a strong proficiency with the English language. Copy writing and editing experience is highly desirable. Individual must be committed to exceptional public service.

Position Definition
Assists with a variety of duties related to the public relations, marketing, and communications of the library in the community.

General duties
  • Receives oral or written instructions from the Director of Communications.
  • Establishes priority of tasks.
  • Proofreads and edits graphics materials and other documents for accuracy prior to printing.
  • Monitors communication activities to assist in meeting established deadlines.
  • Assists with writing, editing and production of copy for a variety of marketing purposes including posters and flyers, brochures and publications, both print and electronic.
Additional duties
  • Performs routine library services.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.
  • Attends staff meetings and may participate in community and professional library organizations.
Minimum Qualifications
  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Bachelor's Degree in a field consistent with the responsibility of the position or equivalent experience highly preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with library staff and patrons.
  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas and information to staff and patrons.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule form.
  • Ability to acquire skills to operate computer applications related to responsibilities.

Supervisory Responsibility
Receives general supervision from the Director of Communications.

Special Requirements
Must be able to work two evenings a week and two Saturdays a month.

  • Compensation commensurate with experience and education.
  • 40 hours a week.
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits available.
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays.
Please submit resumes to Chauncey Montgomery. They can be mailed to the Community Library, 44 Burrer Drive, Sunbury, OH 43074, or emailed to info@yourcl.org. Resumes received prior to July 9, 2018 at 5:00pm will receive first consideration.