Georgia State University, Department of Recreational Services, is searching for an outstanding candidate to fill the role of Marketing Specialist.
This position will assess the needs of the department, develop and execute detailed comprehensive marketing campaigns to attract students, faculty/staff and affiliates. The incumbent will partner with the department leadership to identify the marketing needs, design or oversee the creation of all marketing materials for the Atlanta Campus and Perimeter Campus locations including but not limited to digital signage, print and a variety of marketing mediums.
The Atlanta campus includes marketing for facilities and programs areas including 25 Sport Clubs and in collaboration with the Associate Director of Programs, review the design of Atlanta campus Recreation Rap Up and coordinates all professional photography.
The Perimeter Campuses includes marketing unique items to each campus that addresses program areas and operations and will develop semester program guide, (The Recreation Connection), for the Perimeter campuses.
The scope of responsibility will include these specific duties but is not limited to the following:
Coordinates Departmental representation at University events to market memberships, programs, services and facilities.
Coordinates for the Atlanta and Perimeter campuses all daily social media, organizes printing of materials. Liaison for articles published in University media including the Signal and GSTV. Drafts media releases. Coordinates with the Department of Public Relations, Marketing and Communications to produce articles and videos highlighting the department.
Manage a creative design team of Graduate Assistant (1) and student assistants (4) that support the production of all marketing products.
Liaison with the Division's Director of Communications to ensure compliance of Division and University guidelines. Creates a semester and annual marketing report.
This position may require weekend and evening hours.
Application must be made through Georgia State University’s HR website (under About, then Employment). Reference position #19000245. Include 3 separate documents; cover letter, resume, and a list of at least 3 professional reference names, phone numbers and email addresses. For more information on the Department of Recreational Services, please refer to our website: https://recreation.gsu.edu/
An offer of employment will be conditional on background verification and financial report. Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Communication, English, Public Relations, Journalism or Marketing and three years of related experience; or a combination of education and related experience.
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Closing Date: 02/20/19, 11:59:00 PM
Preferred Hiring Qualifications: Master’s degree in Marketing Public Relations or related field. 3 years of full time experience in a University setting. Expertise with Adobe Creative Cloud and Illustrator.
Internal Number: 19000245
About Georgia State University
The purpose of the Department of Recreational Services is to promote healthy lifestyles through exceptional recreational programs, services, and facilities. On campus, Recreational Services is housed in the 161,000 square foot Student Recreation Center (SRC). Our two off-campus sites are also managed by the department; Panthersville Recreation Complex, an outdoor lighted multipurpose athletic field area and the Indian Creek Recreation Area which includes the Lodge, Challenge Course, Outpost, an outdoor pool, event lawn, and sand volleyball court. Recreational Services also provides programs at services at our 4 Perimeter locations of Clarkston, Decatur, Newton and Dunwoody. Georgia State University is a member of the University System of Georgia.