Department: College of Health and Human Services (CHHS)
Marketing, Communication, and Graphic Design Coordinator
The College of Health and Human Services at George Mason University invites applications for the position of Marketing, Communication, and Graphic Design Coordinator. The position will be located on the Fairfax 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.
About the Department:
George Mason University's College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) prepares students to become leaders and shape the public's health through academic excellence, professional service, and innovative practice and research initiatives. CHHS enrolls more than 3,000 students in its nationally-recognized offerings, including: 5 undergraduate degrees, 13 graduate degrees, and 7 certificate programs.
About the Position:
The Marketing, Communication, and Graphic Design Coordinator will work primarily on digital marketing and project management for the College of Health and Human Services and will be a member of the CHHS Office of Marketing and Communications (OMC). This position will focus on content development, email marketing, website/SEO, social media operations, and graphic design. The Marketing, Communication, and Graphic Design Coordinator will also assist with reporting/metrics.
The Marketing, Communication, and Graphic Design Coordinator has responsibilities in the following areas:
Complete graphic design projects such as developing collateral, managing photo repository, maintaining Website design elements, and creating social media graphics.
Help manage OMC digital channels in support of College marketing and communications goals. Help execute Web content and email marketing. Assist with newsletter development, email marketing, website/SEO, and video content. The Coordinator will own the day-to-day operations of social media including developing engaging content, scheduling content, and monitoring metrics.
Work with OMC to develop and manage content that fulfills the marketing and communication goals of the College, support content development for events, social media, the Annual Report and other pieces as required.
Work with OMC team to maintain the Wrike project management dashboards, ensure team projects remain on-track, recommending adjustments as needed.
Reporting and Metrics:
Work with OMC team to gather and disseminate data on a regularly scheduled basis.
Other Duties as Assigned:
This may include support for events, data management, procurement, or other responsibilities to fulfill the marketing and communication goals of the College.
Bachelor's degree and demonstrated experience (1-2+ years preferred), or equivalent combination of education and experience working in an office environment;
Excellent oral and written communication;
Proficient in working in Microsoft applications; Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Adobe Creative Suite;
Attention to detail and deadlines;
Ability to manage multiple priorities;
Ability to master new tools and skills to track and provide project status and metrics;
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop cohesive working relationships with internal and external clients;
Ability to process suggestions, corrections, and feedback constructively and professionally;
Flexibility to adapt to change;
Willingness to learn and develop new skill sets as applicable.
Demonstrated experience taking graphic design projects from concept to completion, including incorporating feedback from stakeholders;
Demonstrated use of project management, email marketing, and/or event management tools;
Technical and organizational skills to track and provide project deployment and effectiveness updates;
Demonstrated ability to collect and analyze web, digital and social metrics;
Proven experience developing content and programs representing the interests of diverse stakeholders, including students.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
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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 cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
Only complete electronic applications submitted using jobs.gmu.edu will be reviewed. An offer of employment is contingent upon background verification.
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: 49242
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.