Department: George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School
Communications and Program Coordinator, National Security Institute
The George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School seeks a Communications and Program Coordinator for the National Security Institute (NSI) 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 National Security Institute’s Program Manager, the NSI Communications and Program Coordinator will be responsible for the successful execution of NSI events and Communications plan and for supporting NSI's other programs. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
On-site event and program management. Tasks may include but are not limited to:
Developing talking points for leadership team
Managing problems as they occur
Providing a positive experience for attendees
Managing and executing programs and events. Tasks may include but are not limited to:
Developing event concepts;
Coordinating with vendors to ensure event success;
Promoting events to potential attendees; and
Arranging speakers and panelists participation
Planning and executing NSI's marketing and social media strategy. Tasks may include but are not limited to:
Promoting NSI's research and events through use of a variety of online platforms;
Generating content for social media and other communications; and
Executing NSI's communications strategy
Developing and designing marketing materials for NSI events. Tasks may include but are not limited to:
Designing flyers, presentations, and collateral
Writing invitations and website descriptions for events
Supporting NSI team in all aspects of NSI's work; and
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree—or an equivalent combination of education and experience—is required, as well as experience in event management;
Experience creating, editing and managing WordPress sites;
Experience managing events;
Experience developing and executing social media campaigns;
Experience with graphic design;
Must have 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 persons at all levels, including high-level legal officials and academics, in a professional manner and in different settings is critical;
Excellent written and oral communication skills;
Superior skills with Microsoft Office suite as well as strong database experience are necessary;
Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends; and
Ability to travel domestically and internationally is necessary.
Experience using email marketing platforms such as MailChimp;
Experience working at a public policy institution or familiarity and public policy issues, particularly in the national security arena; and
Ability to interact with TV/Radio producers is desirable
This is not a supervisory position.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Arlington, VA
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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.
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, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 43997
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