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Marketing Assistant

George Mason University
Fairfax, VA
Closing date
Apr 11, 2023

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Marketing Assistant, School of TheaterThe George Mason University, School of Theater seeks qualified applicants for a 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.Responsibilities:Manage School of Theater's social media channels including Facebook and Instagram. Create content schedule and post content to website and social media channels. Collaborate with School of Theater staff as well as Mason Players and Friends of Theater to coordinate content to be amplified on the School of Theater channels;Coordinate design of e-posters and other promotional materials for productions;Plan, coordinate, and send email marketing campaigns using EMMA to promote performances and share student, alumni, and faculty news with appropriate audiences. Responsibilities may also include creating RSVP forms and confirmations for non-ticketed events using EMMA;Update website using Drupal CMS. Work with School of Theater staff to develop appropriate content updates to ensure site is current, speaks to the mission of the school, and adheres to Mason's brand standards;Work with CVPA marketing team to ensure Mason brand guidelines are followed; andRegular in-person or virtual meetings with staff for collaboration.Required Qualifications:Effective communications skills including writing at a very high level;Knowledge of industry standards for social media;Proficiency in social media platforms;Experience creating email campaigns using an email marketing tool such as EMMA, Constant Contact, etc.;Experience using a web CMS such as Drupal or WordPress;MS Office; andKnowledge of the arts.Preferred Qualifications:B.A. in English, Journalism, Communications, or a related area or equivalent experience preferred;Adobe Creative Suite experience;EMMA experience;Drupal experience;Strategic content development experience; andPrevious experience in a university or in an arts environment.

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.


George Mason University is a university with three campuses, each with a distinctive academic focus that plays a critical role in the economy of its region. At each campus, students, faculty, and staff have full access to all the university's resources, while duplication of programs and support services is minimized through the use of technology. In addition to the main campus in Fairfax, the university has campuses in Arlington and Prince William Counties.

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