Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 29 hours per week
Location: Fairfax, VA
Workplace Type: Hybrid Eligible
Salary: Anticipating $25/hour, commensurate with education and experience
Criminal Background Check: Yes
About the Department:
Film and Video Studies at George Mason University (Film at Mason) guides students in the creation, production, and post-production of fiction, documentary, and experimental films, as well as television, transmedia, and mobile and web content. Our interdisciplinary Bachelor of Arts degree provides students with a foundation in film history, analysis, and theory; the business of the film industry; and independent and ethical filmmaking. Graduates go on to apply their skills on film sets, in corporate environments, and with community organizations. The Program supports a cohesive faculty and staff to carry out these objectives.
About the Position:
Film at Mason is seeking a temporary Marketing & Office Coordinator. The ideal applicant is a fast learner and a team player who has experience working in an office and possesses a strong knowledge of diverse social media channels. The successful candidate will assist Film at Mason in day-to-day operations, help with the scheduling of classes, respond to office inquiries, monitor and post on social media outlets, and provide logistical support during key department events.
Answer telephone, take messages, and respond to inquiries;
Manage department email inbox, including referring complex issues to appropriate contacts as necessary;
Edit class schedules;
Schedule meetings, reserve meeting rooms, and keep calendars up to date;
Draft newsletters, announcements, and promotional materials;
Prepare graphics for promotional materials;
Create social media schedule and post content;
Advertise events on listserv, email blasts, newsletter, and website;
Collect paperwork and assist with upkeep of department databases;
Assist with scholarship and award tracking; and
Provide event support for Visiting Filmmakers Series and Mason Film Festival.
Bachelor's degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience;
Strong sense of organization, with focus on details;
Strong written and oral communication skills;
Capacity to collaborate with others, including working with undergraduate students;
Ability to multi-task on projects, and be flexible and creative; and
Proficiency in Microsoft 365 programs.
Familiarity with George Mason University or another higher education work environment;
Knowledge of Banner, Patriot Web, Course Leaf, 25Live, Emma, and Hootsuite.
Strong background in basic design principles, style, and communication standards;
Ability to use graphic design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite and/or Canva;
Editorial, persuasive, and copywriting skills;
Some interest in film studies; and
Event organization and execution experience.
Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for Marketing & Office Coordinator at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and provide a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript(s), and a list of three professional references with contact information.
Posting Open Date: January 26, 2024
For Full Consideration, Apply by: February 16, 2024
George Mason University is a public, comprehensive, research university established by the Commonwealth of Virginia located in Northern Virginia, outside of Washington, D.C. Mason was initially founded as a branch of the University of Virginia in 1949, and became an independent institution in 1972. George Mason University is an innovative and inclusive academic community committed to creating a more just, free, and prosperous world.