Marketing & Development Manager

City of Marion

Marion, IA Marketing & Media / Municipal & Government $51,825 yearly
This is an exciting time to join the Marion Public Library! With a building project on the horizon and a rapidly growing community, we are in the unique position to recraft our core services and offerings to best meet the needs of our users. In addition to fulfilling the role of a traditional public library, we want to delight our patrons and inspire them to explore new experiences both within the library’s walls and in the broader community.

We are making changes and trying new things, and we’re looking for a Marketing and Development Manager to help us meet and exceed the needs of our community. Reporting to the Library Director, the Manager will serve as part of the library’s leadership team and work closely with the Marion Public Library staff, the Marion Public Library Foundation, the Friends of the Marion Public Library, community groups, and individuals to lead strategic, effective promotion and marketing campaigns for library services and initiatives.

The Manager will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of a social networking policy for the library. The Manager will also play a leadership role in the capital campaign for our new building, including working with our development partners. Additionally, the Manager will identify grants and other nontraditional funding sources, managing the application processes, recordkeeping, and final reports.

The successful candidate will be able to set and meet short- and long-term goals, operate in a fast-paced environment, possess authentic political savvy, and be able to effectively set priorities. This position requires the ability to successfully navigate the spaces between library administration, the Library Foundation, other divisions of local government, area businesses and organizations, and the community.

This position is full time (40 hours/week) and includes evening and weekend hours.  Please review the job description for full details along with information on the competitive benefits package posted on the City of Marion website.

Application Instructions:

To apply, submit a completed City of Marion application, resume, and cover letter to Human Resources via HR@cityofmarion.org Applications. The City of Marion is an EEOC employer.

Job ID: 65487

Posted 25 days ago

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