The United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) is currently searching for qualified applicants for the position of Marketing Assistant OR Coordinator (depending on experience) at the Association’s headquarters in Leesburg, Virginia. Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or Communications, are encouraged to apply. Knowledge and experience with eventing and equestrian sport is preferred. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required, as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. Experience with graphic design will also be viewed favorably. Due to the relatively small staff size of the Association, this position requires a team player who is willing to pitch in with a variety of tasks as necessary, and be able to travel on assignment to several USEA events around the country.
The Marketing Assistant or Coordinator will be asked to work on a number of tasks including, but not limited to:
This is a full-time position eligible for health, and 401k benefits. Salary and position title will be commensurate with experience.
Please send a resume, cover letter and one writing sample to Attn: Employment Opportunity – Marketing Assistant/Coordinator at [email protected] by April 10, 2017. Please also send three references with contact information.
This is one of two job listings currently being advertised by the USEA. For more information on the Communications position click here.
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