Marketing Communications Officer

Back to Blogs Posted: January 14, 2021
Surrey Libraries
January 14, 2021
Surrey, Canada
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New to communications


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 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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