Marketing Assistant

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Sep 16, 2021
Sep 17, 2021
Full Time
Marketing Assistant, College of Visual and Performing Arts

The George Mason University, College of Visual and Performing Arts seeks qualified applicants for a part-time 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.

About the Position: The Marketing Assistant will support CVPA's marketing efforts for the seven academic units within the college, additional organizations under the CVPA umbrella, as well as the CVPA brand as a whole.

Responsibilities: * Manage CVPA social media channels including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Facebook and Instagram are the primary consideration; * Create content schedule, post content, and collaborate with CVPA marketing and programming staff on content ideas; * Monitor CVPA academic unit social media (e.g. Dewberry School of Music) and share, retweet, amplify their content on CVPA channels; * Regular virtual meetings with staff for collaboration. (expect 1-3 per day); * Additional tasks may include drafting press releases, proofreading and coordinating the distribution of marketing materials, and assisting with audience engagement activities, among others. Required Qualifications: * Excellent communications skills including writing at a very high level; * Knowledge of industry standards for social media; * Proficiency in social media platforms; * MS Office; * Knowledge of the Arts.

Preferred Qualifications: * B.A. in English, Journalism, Communications, or a related area or equivalent; * Adobe Creative Suite experience; * Previous 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.

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