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Marketing Coordinator

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia
Communications, Marketing, and Public Affairs

Job Description

The Marketing Coordinator for the Moss Arts Center supports efforts related to successfully promoting the center and its initiatives, events, and activities. Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communication, this position coordinates marketing and advertising programs and partnerships; coordinates marketing projects to ensure they are requested, tracked, and completed on time, organizes the center's presence at public events and; and assists the Director with the management of marketing budget and fiscal matters. The Marketing Coordinator is expected to demonstrate a high level of personal responsibility and attention to detail, be a proactive and strategic thinker, retain sensitive information with strict confidence, and be motivated to remain current on marketing trends and tactics.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in marketing, communication, or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience representing an organization to the public
  • Experience managing special events, including planning and staffing
  • Demonstrated success as an effective collaborator and problem-solver in a team environment
  • Demonstrated professional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness and availability to work evening and weekend hours
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook as well as project management systems
  • Detail oriented and experienced managing projects

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional experience at an arts presenting organization
  • Professional experience at a major presenting organization within an institution of higher education
  • Hands-on experience with university and state policies and procedures
  • Experience planning digital and print advertising campaigns
  • Experience reconciling invoices, expenses, and budgets
  • Understanding of metrics related to websites and ad performance
  • Experience with media buying including digital, broadcast, print, direct mail, and environmental

Pay Band


Appointment Type


Salary Information

Commensurate with experience

Review Date

July 18, 2022, applications accepted until position is filled

Additional Information

Occasional evening and weekend work required based on event schedules.

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Elizabeth Scharmanat scharman@vt.eduduring regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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