Public Relations Specialist, P/T

Cornwall NY, Orange County NY
Posted 1 month ago

Part-time Civil Service position, up to 20 hours per week, evening and weekend hours may be required. Pay range $17-$20/ hour.

The Cornwall Public Library is seeking a creative and organized individual to serve as a part-time Public Relations Specialist. The Public Relations Specialist works to promote and inform the community about the library’s services and programs. Because this position impacts the library’s relationship with the community, candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to work tactfully and professionally with the public, flexibility, and a sense of humor. Reports to the Director.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, posting on social media, maintaining and updating the content of the library’s website in WordPress and other content management systems, designing and creating electronic and printed media, creating and sending press releases, photographing library events, and organizing information booths for several weekend festivals.


Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree with a preference given to a specialization in Communications, Marketing, or a related field OR work experience in a related field.

Strong proofreading, writing, and editing skills are a must. Strong facility with many forms of technology needed, including graphic arts software, word processing, etc. Familiarity with website content management and Adobe Creative Suite is a plus.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Charlotte Dunaief, Director, Cornwall Public Library,, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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