Communications Assistant-Contract

Hours: 35 hours per week as scheduled


The Communications Assistant is responsible for developing, monitoring and updating VPL’s communication plan, participating in the research, development and implementation of internal and external communication, social media and communication initiatives for Vaughan Public Libraries. Ensures operational effectiveness through continuous improvement and participates fully as a member of the Vaughan Public Libraries team. Actively supports Vaughan Public Libraries’ Mission, Vision and Corporate Values.   


•             Post-secondary degree or diploma in marketing and communications or a related field.

•             Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

•             Minimum two years work-related experience in a communications environment.

•             Demonstrable skills and significant workplace experience in media relations and professional writing.

•             Working experience with MS Office, PHP, Google Analytics, social media platforms and other tools relevant to the role.

•             Effective communication, organizational, time management and problem-solving skills.

•             Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team.

•             Flexible and available to work irregular hours including evenings and weekends as required.

•             Public library experience is an asset.


Contact Robert Symes, Manager of Marketing & Communications at 905-653-7323, extension 4608

In order to qualify for permanent employment within any department or service location with the Vaughan Public Library Board, an applicant must not be related to any member of staff of that department or service location.

Vaughan Public Libraries is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.


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Additional Details

Category: Advertising / Marketing
Vaughan Public Libraries
2191 Major Mackenzie Drive
Maple, ON, CA
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Posted: Jan 13, 2021
Closing: Jan 27, 2021
Type: Contract
Experience: Intermediate

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