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MARKETING ASSISTANT

Recruitment #19-S2-1451

Date Opened:1/15/2019 8:00:00 AM
Closing Date:1/29/2019 11:59:00 PM
Hiring Range:$43,700-$62,410
Department:PARKS AND RECREATION
Job Type: Open and Competitive
Full/Part-Time: Full-Time
Eligible For:Full Benefits
Reg/Temp: Regular

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INTRODUCTION

Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) is a team of talented professionals, driven by results and customer relationships, and committed to catching excellence. The effective delivery of programs and community services can provide social, personal, economic, and environmental benefits to last a lifetime. Be a part of something that matters!

JOB DESCRIPTION

Loudoun County’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services, located in Leesburg, VA is seeking applicants for a creative, customer oriented Marketing Assistant position.

The Marketing Assistant's primary focus is to assist the PRCS Marketing Coordinator/Public Information Officer and the department with marketing of PRCS programs and services. Excellent working knowledge of social media platforms is necessary for managing PRCS’s growing social media presence. In this position outstanding organizational, communication and interpersonal skills are essential in collaborating on the development of departmental social media platforms. A good understanding of marketing principles is needed to conduct research and analysis on marketing, promotion and communication programs trends.

The successful candidate will create digital communication content in support of the department’s marketing and promotional activities. The Marketing Assistant will apply their technical skills to support the overall internal and external marketing objectives of the department, including using Microsoft Office, and other software (e.g. Canva, Adobe) to research and write text for promotional materials and communications; produce reports, flyers, posters, invitations, fact sheets, marketing materials, web and social media content and photography, and distribute information through the department’s various marketing/communication channels. Candidates must have the ability to meet tight deadlines and work on multiple projects simultaneously, while providing courteous and timely customer service.

Loudoun County Regular Full-time Employees are eligible for full benefits including but not limited to the following as a part of a total rewards package!

  • Retirement from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
  • Annual leave
  • Sick leave
  • Annual Paid Holidays
  • Group Health Plan
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Exceptional Performance Recognition
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Education and Career Development

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Graphics Design, or related field and at least two years of experience delivering marketing/communications activities; or a minimum of six years of related experience
  • Schedule may include: days, evenings, and weekends
  • Excellent knowledge of social media campaigns from content creation to outcome measurement
  • Experience with copy writing, proof-reading, graphic design and/or and digital communications
  • Background in production of marketing content (e.g., graphics, invitations, newsletters, flyers, posters, reports, etc.)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work to meet tight deadlines and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good understanding of marketing principles
  • Well-organized with a customer-oriented approach
  • Outstanding communication and people skills

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Experiences as a marketing or communications specialist for a large organization
  • Proficiency in graphic design software
  • Excellent knowledge of marketing computer software and online applications (Online analytics, etc.)

POST CONDITIONAL OFFER CONTINGENCIES

  • Criminal background, Child Protective Services (CPS), credit check and DMV checks required

 



 
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