PUBLIC RELATIONS / MARKETING OFFICER

PART TIME (MATERNITY COVER)

Gladstone’s Library is seeking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic person as Public Relations Officer, to build, maintain and manage the proud reputation that has developed to date.

The successful candidate will be required to work independently and with a good attention to detail.

Key tasks include writing press releases, producing newsletters and promotional material, updating the library’s website along with social media networks.

Minimum qualification of a BA or BSc degree required for this role. A detailed job description is available on request.

Hours of work: 4 days per week (Monday – Friday) 9am – 5pm. 

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Friday 17th April 2015.

Please note that we are not able to respond to all applications and that any previous submissions will not be automatically informed of this role.

To apply, please send a covering letter and your CV with contact details of two referees to: Peter Francis, Gladstone’s Library, Church Lane, Hawarden, Flintshire. CH5 3DF. Tel: 01244 532350. Email: peter.francis@gladlib.org

DETAILS

Salary                        £10.61 per hour      

Location                   Gladstone’s Library, Hawarden, CH5 3DF

Type of Position     Four days a week (9am – 5pm)

Job Type                  9 month Maternity Cover Temporary Contract

Start Date                 Mid May to early June (date negotiable)

Gladstone’s Library, Britain’s only Prime Ministerial Library, is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Public Relations Officer.

This is an outstanding opportunity to work for this unique institution.

Job Description

Gladstone’s Library is very proud of its reputation and is keen to build, maintain and manage it in the best way possible; whether this is through articles in the press, paid for advertising or social media posts.

Daily tasks includes:

  • Writing press releases
  • Producing monthly newsletters (Campaign Monitor and print)
  • Producing promotional material (flyers, leaflets, programmes, banners)
  • Updating and maintaining the website (Campaign Monitor) and social media pages (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn)
  • Advertising locally and nationally and dealing with a monthly advertising budget
  • Taking general pictures of Gladstone’s Library as well as event pictures
  • Monitor and follow up any guest feedback, whether from feedback forms or reviews left on Trip Advisor/ social media
  • Attending meetings and networking events
  • Supervising interns and allocating a work load

Essential skills, experience and characteristics

  • A minimum of two years’ experience in Public Relations or Journalism
  • The ability to write press releases and marketing material
  • Excellent and proven verbal and written communication in English
  • An ability to multi task and time manage
  • Good organisation and planning
  • Creativity
  • Confidence liaising concisely to the media
  • Ability to build upon, and maintain, press contacts
  • Liaising with off-site PR firm ICG
  • The ability to use Indesign and photo editing software
  • To be familiar and competent with social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linkedin
  • A university graduate in a relevant field
  • An ability to work independently and with an attention to detail
  • A good team player. A willingness to be part of and support the senior management team
  • Experience in using film and audio recording equipment

Any other duties as may reasonably be required by the Warden and his senior managers.

We will shortlist on Friday 17th and the interviews will take place on Tuesday 21st April. 


COFFEE SHOP ASSISTANT (PART-TIME)

Gladstone’s Library is seeking to recruit a reliable and hardworking individual to carry out kitchen duties. Main tasks include: preparing, serving and sometimes cooking breakfasts, supporting the lunch service by directing visitors into the dining room, serving lunch food and drink, ensuring the dining room is always clean and welcoming.

The successful candidate will be required to work as a key part of the catering team.

Relevant experience is essential, as is the ability to cook breakfast items to a high standard. Flexibility to work additional hours when necessary would be advantageous.

Hours of work: Monday – Friday, 8am – 2pm (inclusive of a 15 minute unpaid break).  We offer a good rate of pay.

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Friday 17th April.

Please note that we are not able to respond to all applications and that any previous submissions will not be automatically informed of this role.

To apply, please send a covering letter and your CV with contact details of two referees to: Jane Jones, Gladstone’s Library, Church Lane, Hawarden, Flintshire. CH5 3DF. Tel: 01244 532350. Email: jane.jones@gladlib.org