Employment Opportunity: Marketing Assistant

The Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature organization seeks a marketing assistant to help manage social media and promote the organization and its events.

Duties may include but are not limited to: coordinate the overall marketing strategy for the City of Literature organization, including management of social media accounts, creating campaigns to promote events and other endeavors, designing and writing of collateral materials, doing outreach on behalf of the organization, creating website content, developing monthly newsletters and generally supporting the communication needs of the organization.

Specifically, the marketing assistant will oversee the organization’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts. The assistant also will oversee the monthly email newsletter and updates to the website. Other duties include staffing select outside events, including the Iowa City Book Festival, the One Book Two Book Children’s Literature Festival, and MusicIC; following the social media accounts and other communications from other members of the Creative Cities Network and sharing when appropriate; maintaining City of Literature listings with news outlets and other widely available calendars.

The marketing assistant also may be asked to create graphics for print and social media, take photographs at events, and assist with marketing campaigns and other promotional efforts.

Some of this work will be done in the City of Literature offices in the Iowa City Public Library and some remotely. 10-15 hours per week; $13-15/per hour.

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to info@iowacityofliterature.org,  Subject: Marketing Assistant Position