Job Description

Job Title: GCU Ad Agency Marketing Project Assistant (NFWS)

Purpose Within the Organization:

Do you like managing workflows and priorities? Do you have great attention to detail? Are you interested in expanding your knowledge and experience in all areas of marketing talent and media? As our GCU Ad Agency Marketing Project Assistant, you’ll be the "glue" that keeps our projects-and people-together. You’ll plan, organize, manage, and execute marketing and advertising projects from beginning to end, ensuring their successful and timely completion. Getting to know your clients’ brands and priorities, you’ll function as the voice of the client when working with internal teams to develop and execute campaigns. This includes ensuring that the efforts of various team members (market researchers, graphic designers, copywriters, digital specialists, etc.) and components (print, digital, broadcast, social, etc.) align with the client’s goals, under the direction and mentorship of full-time marketing professionals at GCE.

Responsibilities Related to Purpose

  • Help provide service to GCU Enterprise and Ad Agency clients.
  • Manage marketing campaigns from formulation to execution for assigned clients.
  • Meet with marketing full time employees to ascertain client’s specific needs and objectives and then formulate ideas with other internal marketing partners to create an effective marketing campaign.
  • Participate in campaign strategy sessions alongside marketing management with assigned clients to ensure recommended marketing plans meet clients’ current and/or future needs.
  • Coordinate deployment of marketing activities with all relevant stakeholders.
  • Manage projects, follow and keep team members within process to ensure efficient and timely delivery.
  • Coordinate with other affected departments ensuring availability of appropriate support.
  • Recommend new approaches and ideas in brainstorming
  • Maintain a variety of marketing files including images, contact lists, media files, flyers, email templates, and other resources.
  • Maintain resources and data using various platforms including Microsoft Office, internal project management system and company server
  • Special projects and support for GCU’s Non-Enrollment Marketing team as assigned.
  • Proofreading and reviewing


As this is a fully remote position, employee(s) will receive the necessary equipment from IT to work remotely, which includes a work laptop and charger. As the work equipment will be in the hands of the employee remotely, it is the responsibility of the employee to provide basic care and maintenance for their work device. Additional training and resources will be provided to ensure that employees can properly care for their work devices. If there are any equipment issues, the IT team will be able to provide additional support.

Programs that will be utilized in this role include:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Acrobat


  • Must have excellent interpersonal, customer service and organizational skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite, (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), ability to learn and utilize project management software.
  • Organized and task-oriented with attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain relationships through effective interpersonal skills.
  • A good command of the English language and ability to provide clear and succinct communication.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Broad-based knowledge of marketing principles and concepts.
  • Willingness to work, learn and be flexible
  • Previous experience in marketing campaigns (traditional and digital) is a plus.


Grand Canyon Education is committed to a student first policy.
Therefore, all applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements to be considered for student employment:

  • Enrolled at GCU as a full-time student in a Bachelor’s program or Master’s program.
  • Retain a 2.0 GPA as a Bachelor level student or a 3.0 GPA as a Master level student.
  • Maintain good financial and academic (SAP) standing with the University.

You may be subject to termination if you fall below the minimum requirements.

Physical Requirements:  

  • Sitting: 8 hours a day (max)
  • Standing: -
  • Walking: -
  • Lifting: Rarely
  • Carrying: Rarely
  • Pushing: Never
  • Bending: Rarely
  • Squatting: Rarely
  • Kneeling: Rarely
  • Climbing: Never
  • Reaching: Rarely
  • Grasping: Rarely
  • Fine Eye to Hand Coordination:
  • Driving: Rarely
  • Work Environment: Work is performed remotely, subject due to variations in temperature and weather, equipment noise and dust.

Pay Rate: Minimum Wage
Anticipated End Date: June 30, 2024
Manager: Marketing Project Specialist

Application Instructions

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