The Center for World Religions, Diplomacy, and Conflict Resolution (CRDC) is the flagship center for conflict resolution practice at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR). CRDC engages emerging indigenous and global peacemakers, mobilizes support, and creates linkages between citizen diplomats, students, business people, and policy makers. CRDC operates conflict resolution and educational projects in Israel, the Palestinian Territories, Bosnia, Northern Ireland, Turkey, Jordan, and the United States, and has also led interventions in conflicts in Syria, Afghanistan, the Balkans, the Caucasus, Iran, Canada, and Indonesia.
Who You Are
You are first and foremost skilled at podcast and YouTube production and social media marketing and messaging. You can also take already existing videos, messaging, and educational materials and convert them into podcasts or marketable messaging tools that promote the mission of CRDC. You are comfortable within the media universe and are excited to raise public awareness of CRDC’s work. You are prepared to deliver messaging to multiple audiences. You have a background of studies or experience in marketing, branding, public relations, communications, audio/video production, or event planning. Your competence is matched by your integrity, accountability, and commitment to furthering the mission of the center. You’re innovative in using new technological developments to support long-term goals and integrate them within existing strategy, as well as possessing the capacity to update the strategy. You’re an open-minded self-starter adept at working independently and eager to be mentored as to content by the director of CRDC, Marc Gopin.
Communications Officer Responsibilities
The ideal candidate for the Communications Officer position will have the following qualifications:
This is a non-student wage position at George Mason University. Non-student wage employees are eligible to enroll in up to 4 credit hours of course work after 500 hours of employment. An additional 4 hours of credits will be earned under this benefit after each subsequent 500 hours of employment. Each 4 credit hour exemption must be used in a single semester or summer term and no portion of the 4 credit hours may be transferred to another semester or summer term.
Follow the link above to apply for this position. You will be asked to submit your one-page resume, one-page letter of interest, and contact information only for two references in a single PDF document. The title of the document should be Application. You will also be asked to submit your most recent transcript in a file named Transcript. Your ability to follow these instructions will be considered a test of your suitability for the position. Applications that do not follow these instructions will be discarded without review.
You will also have the option to submit a maximum of 5 portfolio items along with your application.
NO phone calls. NO emails. We anticipate a high volume of applications and will not be able to respond individually to emails. Successful candidates will be invited to interview in mid July.
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