Public Relations and Marketing Specialist III

Arlington, VA, VA
Sep 26, 2018
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

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Communications and Program Coordinator, National Security Institute

The George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School seeks a Communications and Program Coordinator for the National Security Institute (NSI) on the Arlington, Va., campus. 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: Reporting to National Security Institutes Program Manager, the NSI Communications and Program Coordinator will be responsible for the successful execution of NSI events and Communications plan and for supporting NSI’s other programs. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • On-site event and program management. Tasks may include but are not limited to:
  • Developing talking points for leadership team
  • Managing problems as they occur
  • Providing a positive experience for attendees
  • Managing and executing programs and events. Tasks may include but are not limited to:
  • Developing event concepts;
  • Coordinating with vendors to ensure event success;
  • Promoting events to potential attendees; and
  • Arranging speakers and panelists participation
  • Planning and executing NSI’s marketing and social media strategy. Tasks may include but are not limited to:
  • Promoting NSI’s research and events through use of a variety of online platforms;
  • Generating content for social media and other communications; and
  • Executing NSI’s communications strategy
  • Developing and designing marketing materials for NSI events. Tasks may include but are not limited to:
  • Designing flyers, presentations, and collateral
  • Writing invitations and website descriptions for events
  • Supporting NSI team in all aspects of NSI’s work; and
  • Other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree—or an equivalent combination of education and experience—is required, as well as experience in event management;
  • Experience creating, editing and managing WordPress sites;
  • Experience managing events;
  • Experience developing and executing social media campaigns;
  • Experience with graphic design;
  • Must have excellent 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 and in different settings is critical;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Superior skills with Microsoft Office suite as well as strong database experience are necessary;
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends; and
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally is necessary. Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience using email marketing platforms such as MailChimp;
  • Experience working at a public policy institution or familiarity and public policy issues, particularly in the national security arena; and
  • Ability to interact with TV/Radio producers is desirable

    This is not a supervisory position.

Special Instructions : 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.

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Equity Statement : 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, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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