Marketing Assistant for Social Media/College Assistant

Job Description:Support Staff
PVN #: 0076
Closing Date: Open until filled
Department: Marketing and Communications

The CUNY School of Professional Studies:
For over 15 years, the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) has been leading online education in New York. Notable for offering the most online bachelor’s and master’s degree options at the City University of New York, and for serving transfer students as the University system’s only undergraduate all-transfer college, CUNY SPS meets the needs of adults who wish to finish a bachelor’s degree, progress from an associate’s degree, earn a master’s degree or certificate in a specialized field, and advance in the workplace or change careers.

The School’s growth has been remarkable, with twenty-four degrees launched since 2006. Enrollment has risen by more than 30% in the last four years to over 4,000 students in the credit-bearing programs. Thousands more are enrolled in non-degree and grant-funded workplace learning programs. In addition, the School has an active alumni network and has established the CUNY SPS Foundation, which offers multiple scholarship opportunities to current students.

CUNY SPS has consistently been named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the country’s top online institutions. This year, the School was ranked #10 in the nation on the publisher’s list of the 2022 Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Marketing and Digital Communications Manager, the Marketing Assistant for Social Media/College Assistant will:

• Brainstorm campaigns with the marketing team
• Create social media posts
• Create social videos
• Research social media tools and tactics
• Schedule social media posts in collaboration with the editorial team
• Use analytics tools to gauge the success of campaigns
• Other duties as assigned

• High school diploma/GED

Preferred Qualifications:
• Associate or bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of experience in marketing, communications, advertising, or related field
• Demonstrated social media campaign experience
• Demonstrated experience with TikTok
• Strong computer skills required; specifically, proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and the ability to work on both PC and Mac platforms required
• Working knowledge of graphic design and video editing programs a plus
• Demonstrated organizational skills and proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, demanding and complex work environment
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills
• Occasional night and weekend hours may be required

Salary Range: $17.00 – $20.00 per hour, commensurate with experience and qualifications

Hours: 20 hours per week

Please send resume, cover letter and contact information of three (3) professional references to:

Marketing Assistant for Social Media /College Assistant Search
Marissa Armanios, Marketing and Digital Communications Manager

CUNY SPS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/IRCA/Americans with Disabilities Act Employer:

The CUNY School of Professional Studies complies with the Clery Act and copies of its annual report on security policies and statistics are available in its Security Office.

Selected applicants must pay fingerprint and filing fees (full-time CUNY students are excluded from fingerprint fee).

All prospective candidates must be able to be certified as eligible to work under the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

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