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Job Posting - Communications Manager

Location: Headquarters - Communications

Status: Full-time

Closing: Open until filled

Hours of Work: Full-Time; Exempt

Salary Range: $5,229 - $7,320/ month DOQ

Job Summary:

Mid-Columbia Libraries serves the residents of Benton, Franklin, and parts of Adams counties through 12 branch libraries. Serving our growing and diverse communities requires creativity, dynamic thinking, and commitment as we embrace multiple formats and communication channels to reach our customers.

MCL is currently seeking a Communications Manager to develop and execute communications, marketing, and promotions to advance the library’s strategic goals and objectives.  In this position, the Communications Manager will lead our communications team and serve as publisher and editor-in-chief of MCL’s digital presence, including the website, social media, and videos for the purpose of promoting MCL’s services and programs.  The Communications Manager acts as the primary point of contact and spokesperson to the media. 

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in communication, journalism, marketing, or related discipline.

    • Five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in communications, public relations, and/or marketing, including supervisory experience.

    • Or equivalent technical training, education, and/or experience.

    • Bilingual/biliterate candidates (English and Spanish) preferred.

    • Skilled in using Windows based computers, Microsoft Office (Outlook and Publisher), and social media platforms (primarily Facebook and Instagram).  Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, primarily Illustrator and InDesign, a plus! 

    • Strengths in business writing and interpersonal communication.

    • Legally drive in Washington State.

    Application Deadline:  

    This position is open until filled; Applications received by the first review date, Monday, January 23, 2023 @ 8:00 am will be given priority.

     

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