Public Relations and Marketing Specialist II

Arlington, VA, VA
Sep 27, 2018
Nov 05, 2018
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Program Coordinator

The Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) is dedicated to the scholarly analysis of intellectual property rights and the technological, commercial, and creative innovation they facilitate. CPIP explores how stable and effective property rights in innovation and creativity can foster successful and flourishing individual lives and national economies.

Through a wide array of academic and public policy programming, CPIP brings together scholars, industry leaders, inventors, creators, and policymakers to examine foundational questions and current controversies concerning patents, copyrights, and other intellectual property rights. Ultimately, CPIP seeks to promote a healthy academic discussion, grounded in rigorous scholarship, and a well-informed public policy debate about the importance of intellectual property.

CPIP is looking for a Program Coordinator to join our team. Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Programs Coordinator will support CPIP’s event planning and communications efforts. The successful candidate will be an integral part of the CPIP team, working closely with the center’s staff in a dynamic, rewarding environment. 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: * Coordinating several aspects of CPIP’s event planning and execution, including venue research, preparation of materials, onsite setup and management, database and file management, and overall organizational, operational, and communications support * Coordinating several aspects of CPIP’s administrative operations, including processing reimbursements and bill payments, providing support for vendor accounts, and supporting the Director of Operations as necessary * Assisting with communications and website tasks, including using HTML and WordPress to update CPIP’s website, tracking/collecting materials and updating a variety of databases and lists, coordinating and assisting communications with a variety of CPIP constituencies, and assisting with social media and other communications-related tasks as necessary * Some travel required. Required Qualifications: * A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience * Excellent computer skills and willingness to learn new software. Experience with HTML and WordPress preferred. Preferred Qualifications: * A strong interest in promoting innovation and creativity through CPIP’s academic and policy mission * Significant comparable professional experience * Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communications skills * Excellent computer skills and willingness to learn new software * Highly self-motivated and detail-oriented with an ability to advance projects in a self-directed way * Flexibility in responding to new projects and assignments as they arise

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

MasonAd : 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 Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

Job Close Date : 2018-11-02