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Marketing Assistant

Date: October 27, 2022
 Main Library/Marketing & Communications
Hours: Full-Time (37.5 hours), may include evening and weekend hours
Salary: Grade 8, $16.38 hour, non-exempt

About the Library

Since 1874, the Akron-Summit County Public Library (ASCPL) has been an essential community asset.  We’ve been recognized nationally as one of the finest public libraries in the United States due to our excellent customer service, collaborative community involvement, and high level of customer and employee satisfaction.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays, voluntary benefits (health, dental, and vision), ASCPL-provided life insurance, and retirement through the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS).

Duties & Responsibilities:

The ASCPL is hiring a Marketing Assistant to support our Mission Statement to provide resources for learning and leisure, information services, meeting spaces, and programs for all ages that support, improve, and enrich individual, family, and community life.

This role proofreads copy for all print and on-line publicity; coordinates the publication of Library programs and events; pulls text from the online event calendar for use in print material, coordinates project work orders, including distribution of project work to the graphic designer, and closing out work; answers staff questions regarding project orders; creates project tracking reports; establishes, schedules, and monitors workflow for the production of promotional materials; schedules and  assigns work to print vendors, distributes non-library materials; proofreads Special Collections newsletter; distributes Insight issues; performs a variety of recordkeeping and filing routines, including maintaining finished file folders; orders and maintains office supplies, schedules services calls, and delivers and retrieves mail; performs other duties as necessary.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Required: Completion of two years of college.  Previous writing, editing and customer service experience. Ability to proofread, edit, and write effective copy; multitask; establish and maintain effective working relationships others, and think and work independently.   Strong attention to detail and organization, prioritization, and time management skills. Computer experience with proficiency in Microsoft Office.  Knowledge of the principles and practices in the field of production and marketing, including use of related equipment.  

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in English, marketing, public relations, communications or related field. Previous work experience in marketing.

Open Until Filled (preference given to candidates who apply within the first two weeks)

For consideration, applicants must either submit a resume including salary history and a cover letter indicating previous applicable experience and training or complete an Employment Application in the Human Resources Department at Main Library. Resumes should be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or should be mailed to:

Human Resources
Akron-Summit County Public Library
60 South High Street
Akron, OH 44326-0001


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