Digital Marketing Specialist

Date: October 2, 2017
  Main Library - Marketing & Communications
Hours: Full-Time (37.5 hours) including evening and weekend hours as needed; not job-share eligible
Salary: Grade 12, $21.87/hr.


Maintains all aspects of the Library's social media presence, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Creates (e.g. writes and photographs) and distributes content across social media platforms to support the Library’s mission and goals; promotes and advocates for the Library by engaging with social media users to increase public awareness and interest in Library programs and services;  develops strategies to increase the Library‘s presence, following and engagement on social media; facilitates the Library’s social media advisory team;  assists the marketing department in related marketing tasks, including writing emails, electronic newsletters and other digital marketing tools. Performs other tasks as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Demonstrated experience with the following: writing on social media platforms, including creating dynamic and engaging content; developing and implementing social media strategies and researching trends; posting with social media management platforms and formatting for desktop and mobile devices; and using social media management software. Proven editing skills including the knowledge of grammatical rules and the ability to proofread own writing. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism, or related field or equivalent combination of related coursework and work experience. Three to five years of work experience using social media platforms preferred. Previous customer service experience a plus.

Application Deadline


For consideration, applicants for this position 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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