Department: College of Visual & Performing Arts (CVPA)
Marketing Assistant, College of Visual and Performing Arts
The George Mason University, College of Visual and Performing Arts seeks qualified applicants for a part-time Marketing Assistant. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
About the Position:
The Marketing Assistant will support CVPA's marketing efforts for the seven academic units within the college, additional organizations under the CVPA umbrella, as well as the CVPA brand as a whole.
Manage CVPA social media channels including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Facebook and Instagram are the primary consideration;
Create content schedule, post content, and collaborate with CVPA marketing and programming staff on content ideas;
Monitor CVPA academic unit social media (e.g. Dewberry School of Music) and share, retweet, amplify their content on CVPA channels;
Regular virtual meetings with staff for collaboration. (expect 1-3 per day);
Additional tasks may include drafting press releases, proofreading and coordinating the distribution of marketing materials, and assisting with audience engagement activities, among others.
Excellent communications skills including writing at a very high level;
Knowledge of industry standards for social media;
Proficiency in social media platforms;
Knowledge of the Arts.
B.A. in English, Journalism, Communications, or a related area or equivalent;
Adobe Creative Suite experience;
Previous experience in a university or in an arts environment.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
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About George Mason University
George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.