The Western Manitoba Regional Library (WMRL) has a staff of 30 individuals in its six branches. Positions include Director of Library Services, Manager of Programming & Community Services, Manager of Access Services, Technical Services Librarian, Administrative Assistant, Branch Supervisor, Library Clerk and Student Assistant.  When we are looking for individuals to join our staff, vacant positions will be posted here and they may also be advertised in external print and online resources.

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Work Location: Opportunity to be partially remote, some requirement to come into branches and
attend community events, some travel may be required.
Compensation: $20.00/hour
Anticipated Start Date: Late Sept/Early Oct 2023
Regular Weekly Hours: 15 hours per week – part-time, flexible schedule
Employee Group: Out of Scope
Term: This is a one-year term with the possibility of extension.

Job Summary:
Under the supervision of the Director, the Marketing and Communications Coordinator will:
• Oversee marketing and communications operations for the regional system (6 library branches)
• Manage social media platforms
• Provide support and expertise in public and community relations

Key Responsibilities:
• Assist in the development of a marketing and communications plan that aligns with the current
WMRL Strategic Plan
• Create a set of guidelines for our social media platform usage: graphics standards, posting
schedule, and best practices
• Work with staff advising on promotional campaigns and communicating marketing initiatives
• Design, create and edit promotional and marketing resources/materials: print and digital
• Manage regular and engaging content across all social media platforms for the WMRL
• Take photos and videos for promotional content
• Assist with writing content that promotes library programs and services
• Assist with managing content on the WMRL website
• Stay up to date on new trends in the marketing and communication field
• Manage the Marketing Budget for the WMRL
• Make recommendations and oversee the implementation of any new initiatives that would align
well with the WMRL’s mission

• Outgoing, creative, flexible and a passion for working with the communities of Western
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Expertise and proficiency with computer hardware and software, including internet and digital
• Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Organization and time management skills

Education and Experience:
• Grade 12 or equivalent
• Training or experience in marketing and communications would be considered an asset: current
students are encouraged to apply
• Comfortable learning various eResources platforms and attending library programming
• Excellent understanding of social media
• Experience with photography, cinematography, and writing are an asset

Anyone wishing to apply for this position should apply in writing by email to the Director of Library
Services, Erika Martin, by 5:00pm on Friday, September 8th, 2023.