Program and Communications Coordinator

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Apr 19, 2022
Sep 07, 2022
Full Time
Program and Communications Coordinator, Liberty & Law CenterThe Liberty & Law Center at Scalia Law School at George Mason University is seeking a Program and Communications Coordinator. Reporting to the Liberty & Law Center's Director, the Program and Communications Coordinator will be responsible for the successful execution of Liberty & Law Center events and communications.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.Responsibilities:Include, but are not limited to: Program and Event DevelopmentAssisting with the development of event and program concepts;Planning the execution and details of programs and events; andCoordinating with collaborators, speakers, and other potential stakeholders.Event and Program ManagementCoordinating with vendors to ensure event success;Creating event invitations and response templates using event software program;Ensuring all aspects of the events are executed in a timely manner;Managing problems as they occur; andProviding a positive experience for attendees.Communications Planning and ExecutionPromoting the Liberty Center's programs, events, and research through a variety of online platforms;Generating content for social media, web, email, and other communications;Planning timelines for the foregoing and executing on that timeline;Maintaining the Center's contacts database, including organizing and updating contact information and email lists; andDesigning flyers, newsletters, and collateral, including donor communications.FundraisingDeveloping fundraising materials;Working on fundraising campaigns; andTracking donor and prospective donor outreach.OtherSupporting all day-to-day aspects of running an academic center; andOther duties as assigned.Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience;Event planning experience;Demonstrated organizational skills, with the proven ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities effectively;Self-starter, highly motivated, and detail-oriented;Ability to interact with persons at all levels, including high-level legal officials and academics, in a professional manner;Demonstrated written and oral communication skills;Superior skills with Microsoft Office suite; andAbility to work flexible hours.Preferred Qualifications:Experience using email marketing platforms such as Constant Contact;Experience with event management software such as Cvent;Experience with graphic design;Experience with Wordpress;Experience working at a legal or public policy organization; andA strong interest in law and public policy.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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