The University of Maryland is seeking qualified applications for the position of Social Media & Graphic Design Assistant. The position will work as a member of the Digital Marketing staff, reporting to the Director of Social/Digital Media & Branding, assisting with development and creation of social media content for all Maryland athletic teams including graphics, video and photos. This individual will also be tasked with supporting the digital and graphic design needs of the marketing, media relations and development units.
The digital marketing staff is looking for a candidate that has a creative mindset with a passion for coming up with new and innovative ideas. The candidate would be expected to work independently in developing and creating content.
This is an 11-month position that begins July 9, 2018, paid at an hourly rate of $10.10 which equates to an estimated total of $18,500. This position does not include benefits.
Submit letter of application, resume, graphics/media portfolio and contact information for three references to:
Marty Summa Jr., Director of Social/Digital Media & Branding firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Bachelor’s degree required in sports administration, marketing, advertising, graphic design or other related field. Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premier) and have examples of their own work to show their creativity and knowledge. Preferred experience in managing social media platforms for a team, brand and/or institution. Motion graphic and/or photography experience is a plus, but not required. Must be able to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.
Additional Salary Information: This is an 11-month position that begins July 9, 2018, paid at an hourly rate of $10.10 which equates to an estimated total of $18,500. This position does not include benefits.
About University of Maryland-College Park
The University of Maryland is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is located on a beautiful campus located eight miles north of the nation's capital in College Park, which was recently rated "Best place to Raise Kids in Maryland" by Bloomberg.com. The campus is also near Columbia, Maryland, which was listed as the #2 “Best Place to Live” by Money Magazine. The Athletic Program has won 20 national championships over the last 15 years and is a charter member of the Big Ten Conference. Currently, 78 of the University's academic programs are ranked in their respective Top 25 nationally.