Social Media & Graphic Design Assistant

Maryland Athletics
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Responsibilities: 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.

Qualifications: 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.  

Compensation: 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.

Availability: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application: Submit letter of application, resume, graphics/media portfolio and contact information for three references to: Marty Summa Jr., Director of Social/Digital Media & Branding by email