Utah State University

Marketer - Social Media

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 2 months ago(6/25/2022 6:31 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Marketing & PR
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
Finance & Administrative Service
Event Services
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


The Marketer I for the Event Services Department performs a combination of Creative Services related to social media/multimedia functions. Incumbents plan, develop, implement, and monitor social media marketing strategies in order to increase brand awareness; promote campaigns, programs, events, and departments; respond appropriately to online ratings/comments on review sites; produce, edit, deliver, and/or archive videos and/or photography for use in print and digital media, historic documentation, and other needs as assigned; manage live stream events and create storyboards for social media accounts; and may also write and/or edit marketing and promotional materials such as brochures, fliers, and other documents as well as coordinate special marketing events.


Applicant review process will start on August 8, 2022 with interviews shortly afterward.


  1. Develop, implement, and manage Event Services (i.e., Catering, Event Management, Event Space, Summer Citizens, TSC, Ticket Operations, University Inn, Youth Programs) social media strategies, plans, campaigns, and projects
  2. Define most important social media Key Progress Indicators (KPIs)
  3. Collect data and conduct analysis to evaluate the success of social media campaigns
  4. Stay up to date with social media best practices and technologies
  5. Use social media marketing tools such as Buffer, Biteable, Buzzsumo, to manage and track performance of content
  6. Produce live streaming of events for social media purposes
  7. Work with the marketing director and graphic designer to ensure content is informative and appealing
  8. Monitor SEO and user engagement, and suggest content optimization
  9. Communicate with University departments and influencers via social media to create and maintain a strong network
  10. Assist in writing marketing copy for a wide range of formats, including print, web, and social media
  11. Collaborate with the marketing director, graphic artist, web developer, and others to develop marketing materials
  12. Respond to online reviews and provide pertinent information to internal and external sources
  13. Plan, stage, and carry out photographic shoots of various events as assigned
  14. Assist with planning and coordinating special events such as open houses, outreach and community events, tours, banquets, exhibits, and product or service fairs
  15. Assist with conducting components of market research activities including analyzing data to identify targeted audiences and to identify the appropriate media for distribution of promotional information
  16. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned


Minimum Qualification:

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, public relations, communications or related field or an equivalent combination of education plus experience is required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials
  • Knowledge of publishing procedures and requirements, including desktop publishing
  • Ability to professionally interact with a diverse group of clients and colleagues
  • Ability to develop ideas with others and recommend changes as needed
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as needed
  • Electronic media development skills
  • Knowledge of journalism, marketing, and branding principles and techniques
  • Knowledge of video, photographic, and multimedia production, programming, and editing from inception to completion
  • Knowledge of relevant digital equipment and imaging/editing software, video color correction software and hardware
  • Knowledge of the elements and principles of design
  • Knowledge of visual arts and photography methods, techniques, and processes
  • Organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to work with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Ability to transport and setup displays

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. Contact Info for Professional Reference
  3. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

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

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


Employees work indoors and outdoors where weather and temperatures change. Employees often use repetitive hand motions and may be required to lift and carry heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) for distances greater than five feet. Employees must be prepared to assume uncomfortable positions, such as crawling, kneeling, and squatting.

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, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

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 08/2022


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