Utah State University

Marketing Assistant

City Park City
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/21/2021 12:32 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
US-UT-Park City
Category (Portal Searching)
Marketing & PR
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Swaner EcoCenter
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience


The Marketing Assistant supports the mission at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter by representing Swaner on social media and other online platforms. This individual will be able to create a cohesive online system that supports our environmental education and conservation programs. In addition to marketing responsibilities, this individual will be willing and able to support the team as needed in a variety of areas. Must be highly organized, flexible, detailed, team-oriented and have excellent communication skills, both oral and written.


Focus: Online marketing: Social Media, Community Postings, Press Releases, Website, Webcam


Primary responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Work with staff members to create, manage and execute Swaner's social media strategy with the goal to develop and increase followers and engagement across all social channels
  • Post events to community calendars and other local platforms
  • Connect with media sources and send out press releases
  • Review webcam footage weekly to assess and save clips for use on social media
  • Maintain monthly data from social media accounts
  • Communicate proactively with staff to highlight ongoing and emerging stories
  • Assist with website updates and edits
  • Back-up to Staff Assistant as needed. These duties may include, but are not limited to: weekly deposits, accounts payable. website updates, facility maintenance and organization
  • Support other staff as needed. These duties may include, but are not limited to: vehicle support (coordinate maintenance, track mileage), take photos and video of activities and events


  • Social media expertise with multiple platforms
  • Passion for posting, creating buzz, and interacting with others online
  • Experience researching and analyzing online data to determine the best times and methods to garner the highest levels of engagement and interaction
  • Great with follow up and working within a team
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently
  • Professional work manner and positive demeanor
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Superior organizational skills and dedication to completing projects in a timely manner
  • Excellent computer skills and a proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience designing artwork for online marketing; Adobe Illustrator, Canva, etc.
  • Willingness and desire to learn new skills and expand knowledge base
  • Occasional flexibility in work schedule required for evening and weekend activities/events

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

2. Cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

3. Contact information for 1 Professional Reference  to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile 



**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


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