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Public Relations & Marketing Assistant (PIO)
The Middletown Township Public Library seeks a full-time (35 hours per week) experienced marketing and public relations assistant. This position is part of the Administration team, will report directly to the Director, and delegates to a part-time Public Information Assistant. Flexibility is required as hours may involve covering special events on evenings and weekends.
-A Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising, or Communications.
-Three years experience (preferred five years) involving the dissemination of information in the field of news media, public relations, publicity, and/or advertising.
-Social Media, Digital Skills, Creating graphics, Microsoft Office Suite
Experience and expertise in creating marketing and publicity materials utilizing computer software (Microsoft Publisher, Hootsuite, and Canva) as well as video-editing skills. Experience in a public library or related non-profit organization is preferred.
Primary responsibilities include the creation of the library’s social media campaigns, newsletters, flyers, physical and digital signage, visual branding, writing and editing press releases, etc. The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills. The ability to work independently and collaboratively in a positive and professional manner is expected. Prior experience with marketing, public relations, especially using social media platforms, is strongly preferred.
Civil Service Job Specification: 02927 – State residency applies
Salary range: $49,106 – 55,000
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter resume, three samples of work (press release, social media posting and print marketing material for a campaign based around a best selling author visiting the library for a book discussion) Additionally, three professional references to:
Wendy LaTona – Administration Office
Middletown Township Public Library
55 New Monmouth Road
Middletown, NJ 07748