Utah State University

Marketing Assistant

City Park City
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(5/4/2022 5:13 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
20 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.


  • Work with staff members to innovate, 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
  • Maintain monthly data from social media accounts
  • Communicate proactively with staff to highlight ongoing and emerging stories
  • General office support as needed
  • Support with event planning and implementation
  • Back-up to Staff Assistant as needed. These duties may include, but are not limited to:
    • Weekly bank deposits
    • Website updates
    • Review webcam footage
  • Support other staff as needed. These duties may include, but are not limited to:
    • Vehicle support: coordinate maintenance, track mileage
    • Take photos and videos of activities and events
    • Process and input membership data from weekly reports
    • Assist with member and donor communications such as emailing new members, sending renewal reminders, or writing thank you notes


Minimum Qualification:

  • Social media experience 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 proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Willingness and desire to learn new skills and expand knowledge base
  • Occasional flexibility in work schedule required for evening and weekend activities/events

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with photography/videography
  • Experience designing artwork with programs like Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop
  • Ability to speak and write fluently in Spanish
  • Experience working in a university or non-profit setting

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume/CV 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 

**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 Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


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.


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.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


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 Matthew Pinner, discrimination@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


*updated 04/18/2022


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