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P-T Public Relations Associate (Library Associate I)


The Washington County Free Library has an immediate opening for a part-time Public Relations Associate (Library Associate I). Under the direction of the Head of Public Relations, the Public Relations Associate will provide public relations and marketing support for all library programming, resources, and services; including special projects as assigned.

Examples include: • Design professional and accessible graphics for promotional materials.• Create professional and accessible print promotional materials. • Print and distribute promotional materials throughout the community. • Assist with promotions on the Library website, social media, and other digital channels. • Research and purchase outreach materials for community events. • Assist with the planning and implementation of special library programs, events, and projects.

The ideal candidate will be able to work collaboratively and will excel at building relationships both within the Washington County Free Library and throughout the community. Successful applicants must be able to learn new technology and methods as necessary; be able to organize, multitask, and work independently; and be willing to work a flexible schedule.

Headquartered in Hagerstown, Maryland, the Washington County Free Library and its eight branches have served Washington County and the Cumberland Valley since 1898 and were the founders of the first bookmobile in the country. Today, WCFL promotes community enrichment and economic vitality by providing information, programming, and library materials in a variety of formats and continues to encourage growth and forward-thinking patron service.

Educational Requirements Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, or a related field.

This position also requires the completion of the Library Associate Training Institute within two years of hire date and adherence to the State of Maryland’s continuing education requirements.

 

To apply: an application can be downloaded from our website at www.washcolibrary.org.  Please submit an completed application, resume and cover to admhr@washcolibrary.org or mail to: 100 S. Potomac Street, Attn: Human Resources, Hagerstown, MD 21740

Location: 
Hagerstown
Posting Start Date: 
Thursday, October 13, 2022
Posting Closing Date: 
Friday, November 4, 2022
Degree Requirement: 
BA in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, or a related field
Job Posting Status: 
Active
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