Marketing & Communications Assistant

Job description

The employer is: ARMAGH ROBINSON LIBRARY. This job will involve working for Armagh Robinson Library, Northern Ireland’s oldest public library, an accredited museum and popular visitor attraction..


  • Assist staff in promoting and enhancing the profile of Armagh Robinson Library and No. 5 Vicars' Hill.
  • Liaise with colleagues across the organisation for stories and media-worthy material.
  • Assist with the preparation of content for the Library's website and social media, to include basic editing of images.
  • Assist with the delivery of social media campaigns, helping to write, edit and produce content.
  • Be proactive and innovative in identifying, recommending and implementing opportunities for promoting and enhancing the image and profile of the Library and No. 5 Vicars' Hill.
  • Undertake other duties that seek to enhance communications and marketing activities.
  • Adhere to all Library policies and procedures, including Health and Safety regulations.
  • Undertake training as appropriate and provide feedback and comments to maintain the high standard of the Library.
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk with whom you may come into contact.
  • Any other reasonable duties which fall within the remit of this job role.

Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • GCSE Maths and English, or equivalent, at Grade C or above.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent time management.
  • Skills in ICT and social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
  • Creative skills for contributing new and innovative ideas.
  • Copywriting and graphic design skills to produce marketing materials for both print and online.
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively as part of a small team.
  • Willing to learn new skills and commit to continuous self-development.
  • Ability to work outside normal opening hours when required, which may from time to time include evenings and weekends.

Desirable Skills

  • Degree (or equivalent) in Marketing, Media Studies or a related subject.
  • Experience of recording and editing films.
  • An interest in history and heritage.

Further Information

The employer is: ARMAGH ROBINSON LIBRARY. Salary: 16-17yrs £4.81, 18-20yrs £6.83, 21-22yrs £8.36, 23-24yrs £9.50. Although this is a part-time temporary opportunity hours may be extended and it could lead to a permanent position. The job advert may end before the closing date if requested by the employer. You will be entitled to annual leave during this job opportunity. Work time: Hours within Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Application Information

JOBSTART IS OPEN TO 16-24 YEAR OLDS. If you are on UC contact your Work Coach via your Journal. If you are in receipt of JSA, IS or ESA phone a Work Coach on 0300 200 7807. If you are 18-24 years and not in receipt of benefits phone 028 9072 6797 to check if you are eligible for the Scheme.

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