Digital Marketing Assistant (Fixed Term for 2 Years) - Center for Genomics and Systems Biology

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UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply

New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint a Digital Marketing Assistant reporting to the Head of Center for Genomics and Systems Biology (CGSB) Administration & Outreach.

The Digital Marketing Assistant will contribute to existing marketing programs while developing new initiatives aligned with the center and its goals. The Digital Marketing Assistant is responsible for creating graphics including illustrations, logos, layouts, photos, and videos. The candidate will assist in content creation for CGSB social media and promotional materials in Arabic and English and is expected to handle various tasks, including print advertising, website updating and other projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design graphic elements such as logos, digital ads, print ads, etc., as needed.
  • Measure and report performance of all digital marketing campaigns, and assess against goals.
  • Shoot and edit videos, write scripts and help with larger projects.
  • Create visual assets including but is not limited to prints, social channels, emails, websites, digital ads/promo, and data visualization.
  • Take photos and videos as needed for print and digital use.
  • Design and execute various web-based projects, from mockup to implementation.
  • Design graphic elements such as logos, digital ads, print ads, etc., as needed.
  • Measure and report performance of all digital marketing campaigns, and assess against goals.
  • Assist with daily social media posts with captions in both English and Arabic.
  • Create original content, collect and reformat content for different delivery platforms in Arabic and English.
  • Assist in the Center’s outreach activities and Events, such as the annual CGSB Conference, Fikret Science Café, and other seminars and workshops.
  • Collaborate with co-workers and vendor partners as needed.
  • Adhere to a digital marketing budget.
  • Prepare agendas for meetings, and distribute meeting minutes promptly for outreach activities.
  • Keeping and maintain the center electronic content, including photographs, videos, and podcasts.
  • Perform other related duties as needed

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in multimedia, mass communication, public relations, graphic design or any related field

Required Experience:

  • Previous experience as a digital marketing coordinator or graphical designer
  • Experience using social media platforms including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google+
  • Experience in using relevant software applications such as InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, Dreamweaver, Captivate, Final Cut Pro or Premier
  • Experience using Adobe Audition, and Experience Manager
  • Experience in developing and managing electronic content, including photographs, videos, and podcasts
  • Strong command of written Arabic and English
  • Results-oriented while ensuring high quality of work
  • Good Knowledge of clerical and administrative procedures and systems such as filing and record keeping
  • Advance level of customer service orientation and professionalism in all interactions
  • Able to work in a multi-cultural environment and promote teamwork and knowledge sharing
  • Familiarity with content management systems (CMS) and customer relationship management (CRM) tools

Other Information

NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.