Public Relations and Marketing Manager

Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library   Jonesboro, AR   Full-time     Other
Posted on November 4, 2022

The Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library, in Jonesboro, Arkansas, is seeking a Public Relations and Marketing Manager. The main responsibilities include developing and implementing PR campaigns and media relations strategies; managing PR issues with crisis management expertise; collaborating with the in-house graphic designer on campaigns, promotional material and publications, designs, events, and social media posts; preparing a monthly newsletter; representing and promoting the library at various community events; preparing and distributing press releases; addressing inquiries from the media; working with our IT department to manage the library’s website; building positive relationships with stakeholders, media, and the public; organizing PR events and serving as the library’s spokesperson; seeking opportunities for sponsorships for events; tracking media coverage and following industry trends; preparing and submitting PR reports to the library director.  
Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, or related field; three years’ experience in Public Relations and Marketing; strong communication ability; background in researching, writing, and editing publications; and the ability to work well under pressure. This position requires a valid Driver’s License.
This is a full-time position and salary is negotiable. Benefits include a generous paid time off plan, paid health and dental insurance, and APERS retirement. PTO and insurance benefits amount to approximately $10,000 in value per year.
If you are interested in applying for this position please send a cover letter, resume, salary requirement, and list of professional references to Kate Huss, Human Resources Associate/Assistant Business Manager, or mailed to 315 West Oak Avenue, Jonesboro, AR 72401. The library will be accepting resumes until 5pm on December 2, 2022.