Graduate Assistant – Digital Marketing - Fall 2018/Spring 2019
Illinois State University
January 30, 2018
Part-time - Graduate Assistant
4 Year Degree
Illinois State University, a NCAA Division I institution, invites applications for the position of Digital Marketing Graduate Assistant. This pre-professional, 12-month position includes a tuition waiver and a stipend of $1,200 per month. The successful applicant must meet the admission requirements for Illinois State's Graduate School. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: day-to-day management of the athletic department flagship Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts; contribute to department email marketing strategy, message development, and analyzing email reports; lead biweekly social media managers meeting; developing, scheduling, and implementing a social media calendar; track, report and utilize social media analytics; pitch and develop creative content ideas including short online articles highlighting student-athletes, athletic department events, etc.; keep a forward focus on trends and adapting, adopting, and recommending new technologies and emerging platforms that enhance the organizations touch points with fans and consumers. As a part of your responsibilities, you will follow the regulations and guidelines of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Missouri Valley Conference and the Missouri Valley Football Conference, the Athletics Department and Illinois State University.
Required qualifications include: Bachelor’s Degree; eligibility for appointment per the requirements in the Graduate Assistant Handbook; graduate student at Illinois State University majoring in Communications, Recreation Administration, Sports Management, or MBA. Further, expertise in managing various social media platforms; ability to keep pace with emerging social media and technological innovations as well as excelling in creating original, entertaining, and engaging content to expand public interaction on all athletics digital media platforms; basic writing and editing skills; and the ability to work independently in a fast paced environment.
Preferred qualifications include: basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite programs; familiarity with Facebook Live & Periscope broadcasts, 360 degree camera, and DSLR camera; and basic video editing.
To assure full consideration, interested individuals MUST apply online at www.IllinoisState.edu/jobs. Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.
Location: Illinois State University; Campus Box 2660 – Redbird Arena; Normal, IL 61790
Application Procedure: Applicants must apply online at www.IllinoisState.edu/jobs
Apply-By Date: March 2, 2018
Ideal Start Date: late May 2018
Internal Number: 0710254
About Illinois State University
Illinois State University:
Founded in 1857, Illinois State is a coeducational, residential university that emphasizes undergraduate study. Its 34 academic departments in 6 colleges offer 63 undergraduate programs in more than 160 fields of study. The Graduate School coordinates 38 masters, 2 specialist, and 7 doctoral programs. Illinois State ranks 74th among the top 100 public universities in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report rankings of “Best National Universities” released in fall 2014.
Illinois State University is located in the twin-city community of Bloomington-Normal, with a population of approximately 125,000 and is located within easy driving distance of the financial and business centers in Chicago and St. Louis. Expansion Management Magazine rated Bloomington-Normal as one of two metro areas with a five-star quality of life, giving the community high rankings in such areas as standard of living, quality of schools, and traffic and commute. In their most current rankings, Forbes ranked Bloomington-Normal as 20th in its list of the Smartest Cities in America.
For more information, please visit our website at: http://ww...w.ilstu.edu/
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.