Marketing Assistant – Content Developer

Job Title: Marketing Assistant – Content Developer
Job Type: Part-Time
Department: Marketing
Schedule: 24 hours per week (Nights & Weekends for Special Events)
Salary: $15.69 – $24.00 Hourly

Position Summary
Assist the Marketing Department by helping with various tasks and projects, which may vary depending on seasonal needs.

Essential Job Functions:
·        Organizes, designs, and distributes library staff newsletter.
·         Works with staff and Head of Marketing to provide content for, or posting appropriate content to, social media
·         Develop ideas and film original videos for use in marketing, promotion, and social media
·         Create Facebook Events for library programs with appropriate images and provide the link for registration programs or apps, as needed
·         Assist with printing/copying materials and refilling displays, as needed
·         Has knowledge of WordPress and basic HTML to assist with posting items to library website, creating online forms, and compiling survey data
·         Assist with special events and engaging with the public, sometimes offsite
·         Maintains and develops the library’s online presence using eNews and social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok)
·         Explores new avenues to reach users online
·         Maintains and fosters good relations with local media
·         Assist with editing, processing, and uploading digital video content
·         Creates library signage, as needed
·         Requests quotes for graphics projects and collaborates with staff on orders
·         Attends library staff meetings and participates in job related continuing education opportunities
·         Print and distribute nametags and anniversary cards for staff
·         Performs other duties as assigned

 Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
·         Excellent written and oral communication skills for use with both public and staff with the capacity to communicate effectively on the telephone
·         Attention to detail
·         Ability to follow the Marketing Style Guide and appropriate use of HAPL logos
·         Ability to discern appropriate content or language for use in public relations matters
·         Ability to remain calm in difficult situations
·         Ability to type, read written materials, be organized, and operate marketing equipment
·         Ability to comfortably interact with residents in a public relations role
·         Proficient and comfortable with technology and learning new software
·         Excellent graphic design skills
·         Overall knowledge of computers (hardware and software)
·         Ability to type, read written materials, and maintain files
·         Proficient experience in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud, and web-based productivity platforms
·         Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
·         Ability to work well with a diverse group of people

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the following represent the physical and environmental demands of this position: this position requires a large amount of time spent sitting. The carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds is sometimes required. Climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, twisting, and bending are sometimes required. Repetitive movements of the hands and arms are sometimes required. Audio, visual, and verbal functions are essential to performing this position

Minimum Qualifications:
Must have two years of college/technical training or three years of related job experience in graphic arts, marketing, and communications. Completion of a two-year degree in Marketing, Communications, Graphic Arts or related degree; plus, two years work experience as a graphic artist or marketing assistant recommended. Must be able to work some nights and weekends.

 How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit an application (available online at or a cover letter and resume with relevant references to  The library will conduct a background check for the successful candidate.

The Huntley Area Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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