The Prince George Public Library is seeking applications for the role of Manager of Communications & Engagement. We’re looking for a collaborative leader with superior interpersonal and communication skills and a passion for serving the community. The ideal candidate thrives in a crowd, and is comfortable on the radio and in front of the camera. They will be a relationship builder with a focus on creating strong partnerships to further the library’s mission, vision, and values.
Reporting to the Library Director, the Manager of Communications & Engagement oversees all official internal and external communications for the library, and is responsible for the effective operation of the staff and functions of the Community Engagement department. The incumbent is responsible for communicating the library’s key messages to the public, staff, and partners, promoting all aspects of library services and operations, and acting as the media liaison for the organization. The Manager works with members of the Leadership Team to develop communications and marketing strategies, coordinate the library’s advertising, promotion and featured events, and provide highly effective media and public relations. In addition, the Manager leads the Community Engagement team members in pursuing, creating, and developing opportunities for engaging with the community to expand the library’s reach and impact. This includes building relationships within the community to ensure the effective, efficient and coordinated delivery of community-led programs and initiatives. Responsibilities require the exercise of considerable independence and interpretive judgement in both the creation and implementation of policies, plans, and procedures. The position requires working flexible hours with some evenings and weekends.