Assistant to the Director & Marketing Coordinator

Fairfax, VA
Sep 17, 2023
Oct 12, 2023
Full Time
Assistant to the Director & Marketing Coordinator, Dewberry School of MusicTemporary Part-Time Position from October 1, 2023 to March 1, 2024 (25 hours per week).The George Mason University Dewberry Family School of Music seeks qualified applicants for a temporary part-time Assistant to the Director & Marketing Coordinator position. This position is an integral part of a dynamic and vibrant team that provides support for the School of Music faculty, students, alumni, and community of supporters. 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. This position requires access to student information, therefore this position is not open to current students. Responsibilities:Serve as communications liaison between Director, Dewberry School of Music, and students/faculty/community;Manage calendar/schedule for Director, Dewberry School of Music;Supervise student office assistants and marketing interns;Create graphic designs for events in canva or photoshop;Design bi-monthly Constant Contact newsletters promoting upcoming concerts, initiatives, announcements, etc.;Curate social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, and X (formerly known as Twitter) with the assistance of an intern;Assist with preparation of materials for monthly faculty meetings, at the guidance of the Director;Assist with travel processes and procedures for faculty for conferences; andAssist with academic processes and procedures, at the guidance of the Director.Performance Expectations: Maintain a strong level of efficiency and effectiveness in department marketing and outreach with external groups as requested by the Director. Assist with operations and efficiency of the Dewberry School of Music office.Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree, or equivalent combination of education/experience;Performing arts knowledge;Must navigate databases, spreadsheets, Microsoft suite, social media, Canva or Photoshop with ease;Attention to detail in scheduling meetings with appropriate follow-up on email conversations;Excellent writing skills;Excellent oral communication skills; andDetail-oriented in all aspects.

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 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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