The George Mason University seeks a Communications Assistant Director, Web Specialist for the C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State 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.
Reporting to the Gray Center's Executive Director, the Communications Assistant Director, Web Specialist will serve as the Executive Director's primary assistant director for all communications, and in that role will have primary responsibility for all aspects of the Gray Center's online communications: maintaining and improving the Center's web site and social media accounts; publishing the Center's email newsletter and event notices; promoting the Center's events on campus; publishing the Center's printed materials; coordinating with the Center's third-party videographers and other consultants in order to produce the Center's videos and podcasts; and monitoring the Center's analytic data to optimize all offerings.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Maintaining and improving the Gray Center's web site and social media;
Producing the Gray Center's email communications;
Producing the Gray Center's printed materials;
Publishing the Gray Center's scholarly research.
Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
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 people at all levels, including high-level officials in government and academia, in a professional manner and in different settings;
Excellent written and oral communication skills;
Ability to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends;
Experience designing or managing WordPress sites.
Experience with Microsoft Office products, as well as strong database experience;
Experience with Adobe InDesign;
Experience with HTML and CSS;
Experience with Eventbrite, Salesforce, and similar software platforms;
Experience with graphic design;
Experience with photography, videography, and media editing;
Basic understanding of SEO.
This is not a supervisory position.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Arlington, VA
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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.
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a one-page cover letter, a resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
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.
Internal Number: 46585
About George Mason University
George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.