Community Engagement Specialist-Position Opening

September 25, 2015 at 12:43 pm Leave a comment

The Hernando County (Florida) Public Library System has an opening for a full-time Community Engagement Specialist. The Community Engagement Specialist develops and maintains collaborative outreach programs and community partnerships that increase awareness of library services in the community. This position is responsible for promoting and creating positive public awareness of library services through educational programs, presentations, social media, email campaigns, print advertising, special events, and community outreach. This position may involve producing publications for internal and external audiences including newsletters, speeches, articles, event listings, brochures, press releases, and other materials. The Community Engagement Specialist is responsible for the Library’s social media strategy and all social media engagement.



  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, public relations, journalism, or other closely related field required.
  • Two (2) years of professional experience in public relations and/or marketing.
  • Experience handling social media for an organization or business and knowledge of social media trends.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and other publishing and design software.
  • Demonstrated writing ability and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have exceptional interpersonal skills to work with library partners, the public, and library staff.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License and be insurable by current insurance carrier.

If you meet these qualifications and have a positive attitude, superior customer service skills, and exceptional communication skills, please apply to join our innovative library team!

How to Apply:

All applicants must complete the board of county commissioner’s on-line employment application located atWWW.HERNANDOCOUNTY.US/HR.

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, employment application, salary requirements and college transcript(s).  Copies/unofficial transcripts showing degree awarded, must be attached to your employment application. All degrees must be awarded by an accredited educational institution. If selected, official transcripts should be sent directly from the College/University to Human Resources


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