Job opening at ETSU Bluegrass program

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The Bluegrass, Old Time & Country Music Studies department at East Tennessee Sate University is advertising a part time staff position.

This job is for a Public Relations and Marketing Coordinator for the department, and requires a wide range of skills and the ability to multitask. Experience in graphic design, public relations, marketing, or a related field are listed as prerequisites.

The department describes the job thusly:

Essential functions include working with Department personnel to develop promotional, educational, and operational materials; writing content to promote and advance the work of the program, including news releases, articles, programs, and brochures; creating original designs for print and online publication; overseeing the creation and maintenance of content for the Department website and social media sites; coordinating with other University departments and with media organizations to promote the work of the Department; assisting in the planning and promotion of program events; assisting in the booking and promotion of performances by student bands. 
Hardworking, dedicated professional with good interpersonal skills who has knowledge of university policies, procedures, and administrative structure; knowledge of basic principles of graphic design; knowledge of basic principles of public relations and marketing; and knowledge and appreciation of bluegrass, old-time, and roots music traditions and the Appalachian region.

In the past this position has been quite flexible on hours and days worked, to accommodate the schedule of either a student at the university or a musical artist with an irregular set of time commitments.

Applications can be submitted through the ETSU Employment portal online. Examples of design work are requested with submissions.

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