Illinois State University, a NCAA Division I institution, member of the Missouri Valley Conference invites applications for the position of Graduate Assistant for Digital Marketing within the department of Athletics. This 12-month position includes a tuition waiver and a stipend of $1,742 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. •Manager of the athletic department mobile app including any integrations into the app. •Collaborate and contribute to social media campaigns with individual teams, coaches, and all administrative units to help tell an engaging and well-rounded story of the Athletics department. •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 highlight 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. •Other duties as assigned.
As a part of your responsibilities, you will follow the regulations and guidelines of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Missouri Valley Conference or the Missouri Valley Football conference, the Athletics Department and Illinois State University.
Required qualifications include: •Eligible for appointment as per the requirements in the Graduate Assistant Handbook •Degree seeking Graduate Student at Illinois State University
Preferred qualifications include: •Experience working in an Intercollegiate Athletic Department •Experience with forms of new media including, but not limited to, website, social media, video and mobile; •Ability to communicate effectively with coaches, media, and athletics staff •Ability to work in a fast paced environment requiring critical thinking, multitasking, and organization skills •Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign) •Basic video editing
To assure full consideration, interested individuals MUST apply online at jobs.illinoisstate.edu Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.
Location: Illinois State University - Campus Box 2660 – Redbird Arena – Normal, IL 61790-2660
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.
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Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.