The Graduate Social Media and Marketing Assistant (GSMMA) will assist the Criminal Justice Department in the recruitment of students to our graduate programs. The GSMMA will report directly to the Graduate Program Director and work closely with the Graduate Program Coordinator. The position requires 5 to 10 hours of work per week and is compensated at the rate of $16.00/hour. The specific duties include:
- Creating both print and electronic marketing materials and marketing campaigns aligned with the Seattle University brand, in coordination with the Arts & Sciences Director of Marketing and Communications;
- Attending graduate marketing meetings (schedule permitting) with the Director of Marketing and Communications and representatives from other Arts & Sciences graduate programs;
- Mailing of print marketing materials to prospective students as well as to other schools, programs, and criminal justice agencies, as appropriate;
- Attendance at periodic recruitment fairs, both on and off-campus, to assist in informing prospective students about our graduate programs (typically 5 times per year);
- Calling prospective or newly admitted students to provide program information;
- Serving as a liaison between interested students and current students;
- Being centrally involved in developing the Department’s social media presence (on platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and others) and scheduling posts on these platforms, with frequency based on best practices for each; and
- Working with staff to market and advertise departmental events and outreach efforts of the Center for the Study of Crime and Justice.
Desired qualifications include: Social media and marketing education and experience, including ability to run Twitter and Facebook campaigns; proficiency in Microsoft Office, InDesign, Photoshop, web design, web marketing, social media, and multimedia production; excellent written and oral communication skills; creativity and technological savvy.
Apply by emailing cover letter and resume to: Matt Hickman, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Interim-Graduate Director, Criminal Justice Department, firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put ‘GSMMA’ in the subject line of your email.