Events and Marketing Manager
Position with: Furman University
To manage and aid in managing the professional production of Riley Institute events. To manage Riley Institute marketing activities, including general and events promotion, social media program, and collateral production. This is a full-time, exempt position. The Riley Institute, affiliated with Furman’s Department of Politics and International Affairs, works with issues of public education and diversity throughout South Carolina and brings speakers and scholars to campus and the state to broaden student and the public’s perspectives on issues critical to the state’s progress.
-Bachelor’s degree with 2-3 years relevant experience.
-Strong writer and editor, including for web, press releases, leave behinds, programs, and a variety of collateral materials.
-Experience in event management and logistics.
-Ability to synthesize information around complex topics.
-Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
-Ability to communicate effectively with others.
-Experience with social media.
-Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
-Proven ability to multi-task in a fast-moving environment.
-Ability to take initiative and work independently.
-Experience in Office software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
-Preferred fields of study include but are not limited to English, political science, and sociology.
-Experience in Photoshop and InDesign a plus.