Facilities Communications Coordinator

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
May 25, 2022
Jul 06, 2022
Full Time
Communications Coordinator - Facilities DepartmentGeorge Mason Facilities is growing its Communications and Marketing team and invites applications for the Communications Coordinator position. This is an exciting opportunity to help create best-in-class collateral from start to finish. This includes social media posts, website design, and email marketing. If you're interested in telling stories through infographics, articles, and a growing social media presence, we want to hire you!We want a talented, motivated, growth-minded, individual who will coordinate strategic communications projects throughout Facilities. Our team is committed to providing employee support and advancement, while embracing inclusion and innovation as keys to a stronger future.Now, fast forward one year. You have made a noticeable contribution to the facilities department strategic messaging for Virginia's largest public research university. You'll be busy, but don't worry. In December, you'll have two weeks off for a paid holiday. Yes, this is in addition to the other GMU holidays, great benefits, and retirement plan. Please note - the two weeks winter break employees often receive during the holiday season is not regularly guaranteed and is subject to annual approval. We know, it's a great gig. That's why we are looking for the best and want you to join us.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.Required Qualifications:Some experience with current social media platforms, trends, and channels;Some experience with contemporary trends and techniques in marketing, particularly digital marketing;Some experience with current technologies used in strategic marketing, including web-based software and survey tools;Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite;Demonstrated communication skills; listen and communicate effectively both orally and in writing with a diverse population at all levels. Maintain a positive and constructive demeanor treating all staff, students, faculty, and vendors with professionalism, courtesy and respect.Demonstrated organizational and operational skills to oversee and complete multiple complex projects working in parallel;Demonstrated time management and organizational skills and ability to independently prioritize work and meet deadlines; andAbility to prepare and interpret surveys, reports, and related metrics.Preferred Qualifications:Ability to read and speak Spanish - definite advantage!;Experience with Canva, Wordpress, Adobe Creative Suite;Proficient writing skills;Demonstrated relevant professional experience (generally 3+ years preferred);Experience implementing and developing new systems, programs and executing strategies;Experience coordinating and administering surveys; andExperience analyzing data and assisting to create a story to showcase the data in a digestible way.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application, upload your 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 jobs.gmu.edu/!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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