Director of Communications | Glenview Public Library

Posted on Nov 9, 2017

The Glenview Public Library seeks a creative, innovative, self-starter with strong interpersonal skills to head its Communications Department. The person in this position is expected to:

  • Be responsible for the development and execution of a comprehensive PR/marketing plan to effectively communicate the Library’s vision /mission to the community. 
  • Maximize awareness of the library, its programs and services, using both traditional print media and social media sources.  
  • Coordinate the library’s central exhibit and display areas.
  • Conceptualize, plan and implement adult cultural enrichment programming.
  • Plan and manage special Library events.
  • Possess the excellent written and oral communication skills essential to create extensive portfolio of marketing materials and weekly/special press releases.
  • Assume sole responsibility for all aspects of the Library’s quarterly newsletter.
  • Network with members of the Glenview business community.
  • As a member of the Library’s Management Team, be responsible for budget development and strategic planning for the Communications Department.
  • Supervise the Library’s full-time Graphic Designer and part-time Project Coordinator.

Requirements

  • B.A. or B.S. Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or a related field
  • Five or more years in a related environment, preferably non-profit, at least two of which was in a management position

Salary

Hiring Range: $61,287 - $76,608 DOQ

Location

Glenview Public Library
1930 Glenview Road
Glenview, IL 60025
United States

How to apply

Send cover letter and resume via e-mail vnovak@glenviewpl.org or via FAX (847) 729-7558. Or mail to:

Vickie L. Novak
Library Director
Glenview Public Library
1930 Glenview Road
Glenview, Illinois 60025

No phone calls, please.  Must bring portfolio of writing samples, newsletters and creative work to the interview.

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