The Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University is searching for an innovative digital media expert with a proven track record of implementing a robust, creative social media initiative. 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.
Covering Scalia Law events as a photo-journalist;
Posting event content to the school's website and social platforms in real time;
Keeping the website current with daily media coverage;
Assisting the new Dean establish a Twitter account, and working with him or her to keep the account populated with key news;
Collaborating with the Communications Director on an editorial calendar that includes website homepage, social media platforms, the Dean's newsletter, and promotional materials;
Staying current with trends in social media and proposing new ways of approaching constituents;
Managing team of student volunteers tasked with Instagram posts;
Other duties as assigned.
An excellent writer, editor and photographer;
Proven track record designing and implementing a social media strategy;
Experience working with people at all levels of an organization;
Self-starter who is deadline-driven and can work with little supervision;
Willing to work flexible hours (as some events are at night and on weekends).
Experience and/or training as a videographer and video editor;
Experience writing about policy and/or legal issues.
Applicants must submit:
List of professional references;
Three writing samples;
Links to social media sites you currently manage;
Link to a video you have produced.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Arlington, VA
Mason Ad Statement:
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 jobs.gmu.edu/!
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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, a list of three professional references with contact information, three writing samples, links to social media sites you currently manage, and a link to a video you have produced.
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: 47751
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.