Social Media Coordinator

Full-Time Non-Exempt
Posted 1 month ago


Under the general supervision of the Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator, the Social Media Coordinator develops and maintains the library’s profile on social media platforms.

Duties and Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:

  • Work with Assistant Director and Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator to implement a results-driven social media strategy
  • Work with marketing team to create a social media calendar
  • Develop and curate engaging content for social media platforms (per marketing plan); collaborate with Graphic Designer as needed
  • Maintain brand voice and library standards across all platforms
  • Interact with users and respond to social media messages, questions, and comments
  • Attend events and produce live social media content
  • Create and edit written, video and photo content
  • Maintain positive relations with internal and external library customers and stakeholders
  • Review analytics and report on key metrics
  • Attend library conferences and workshops related to duties as authorized by Assistant Director
  • Function as an integral member of the marketing team
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned


  • BA in Communications, Marketing, or related field


  • Must have initiative, energy, and imagination necessary to perform job functions with a minimum of direction, as well as a clear understanding of the mission of JCPL and a forward-thinking vision regarding JCPL’s vital role in the community
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, including the ability to decipher and relay detailed information
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with business and community groups as well as media representatives, staff, and the general public
  • Ability to plan, organize and implement tasks
  • Passion for social media and proficiency with major social media platforms and social media management tools; interest and ability to stay abreast of social media trends and best practices
  • Ability to compile and analyze data
  • Proficiency with video and photo editing tools, digital media formats, and HTML
  • Must have strong copywriting and copyediting skills
  • Ability to perform all duties in a manner that displays knowledge of professional library principles, methods, techniques, and procedures
  • Must be able and willing to work with Creative Space equipment
  • Must be enthusiastic and energetic when engaging in public speaking
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and excellent driving record
  • Knowledge of and commitment to excellent customer service
  • Desire to contribute to the Library’s public service mission with an attitude of helpfulness and friendliness

Physical Demands:

  • Lifting, pushing, pulling, bending, kneeling, and similar movements when the occasion requires
  • Moving 50-100-lb. carts and handling moderately heavy boxes of books when the occasion requires
  • Ability to work in a stationary position for extended periods of time (4-8 hours)
  • Ability to view computer screens for extended lengths of time (4-8 hours)
  • Ability to communicate and exchange information with coworkers and customers

Work Environment:

  • Climate controlled environment
  • Barrier free work area
  • Work area includes public spaces

Other Information:

  • Full time employment at the Jessamine County Public Library is 38.5 hours per week.
  • All employment at the Jessamine County Public Library is considered “employment at will.”
  • Hours of work are dependent upon the public service hours of the department. Employees are required to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings and weekends.
  • Employees must adhere to library policies and procedures as described in the Employee Handbook.
  • All employees are expected to follow the JCPL Confidentiality Policy.
  • Work performance is continuously evaluated, new employees will discuss work performance at 30, 60, and 90 days of employment. All employees will have an annual discussion of work performance.
  • All employees must participate in Direct Deposit for payroll.

To apply:

Job Features

Job CategoryMarketing Team
Pay Range$34,034 - $40,020
Scheduled Hours per Week38.5
RetirementKentucky Public Pension Authority
LeaveSick & Vacation
Optional BenefitsMedical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending, Term Life, Deferred Compensation