Marketing Communications Officer

Back to Blogs Posted: January 14, 2021
Surrey Libraries
Published
January 14, 2021
Location
Surrey, Canada
Job Type
Level of Experience
New to communications

Description

Marketing and Communications Officer

 

There is an opening for a casual, on-call position of Marketing and Communications Officer at Surrey Libraries Administration. Reporting to the Marketing and Communications Supervisor, the Marketing and Communications Officer performs a variety of duties related to the promotion and implementation of Library programs, special events, and marketing and communications campaigns for the Library.

 

This is an on-call casual position, working up to 35 hours per week.

 

Major Responsibilities and Duties

  • Designs, prepares, and distributes promotional materials relating to Library operations, marketing and communications campaigns, and fundraising activities such as: posters, brochures, hand bills, bookmarks, e-newsletters, advertising, infographics, booklets, and direct mail
  • Coordinates, maintains, and posts social media content and monitors sites
  • Assists with photography and production of short promotional videos
  • Coordinates design and production of printed materials and branded merchandise with external suppliers
  • Updates the Library’s website, including graphic design and updating of content and links
  • Coordinates and maintains a collection of Library articles, images, and videos
  • Assists with writing and editing marketing and communications pieces
  • Assists with promotion, setup, and implementation of Library programs and special events
  • Assists with coordinating and maintaining a collection of Library props and equipment used in library programs, services, and special events
  • Performs other related duties as required

 

Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills

  • Completion of a diploma or certificate in a recognized post-secondary program with a focus on graphic design and marketing, or an equivalent combination of directly related work experience, training, and courses
  • Accurate keyboarding speed of 35 words per minute
  • 1 to 2 years related working experience
  • Graphic design and website editing
  • Copywriting and editing, including digital content creation
  • Knowledge of software applications related to the work performed
  • Knowledge of promotional techniques and marketing trends
  • Knowledge of usage of photo/video equipment related to the work performed
  • Ability to communicate effectively, spoken and written
  • Ability to deal courteously and effectively with internal customers and external suppliers
  • Ability to maintain good working relationships with staff
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload and meet deadlines

 

How to apply

 

A criminal record check is a condition of employment. If you are interested in this opportunity, send your cover letter and resume with the subject “Marketing and Communications Officer” to SPLEmployment@surrey.ca. The deadline is January 29, 2021.

 

We thank in advance all applicants who apply and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

 

 

 

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