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Seeking Communications and Social Media Assistants

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Career Services is looking for a Communications and Social Media Assistant to assist in writing, marketing, social media posting and other online communications for events.

Position Details:
Pay rate: $11-$12/hr
Hours: 10-20 hrs/week
Position Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Ongoing

General Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the writing, production, and distribution of marketing and communications tools and materials, including but not limited to mass email communications, weekly web and social media content, blogs, and e-newsletters
  • Manage, measure, and report on social media and email campaigns
  • Work with supervisor and central Marketing & Communications office to create flyers, posters, and other marketing materials for career services and employer events.
  • Respond to ad hoc, quick turnaround marketing and communications-related requests of staff, such as minor website updates, communications related to event changes, or a post-event description
  • Improve upon existing internal M&C procedures
  • Support staff with general administrative duties and daily office operations
  • Help staff with special or immediate projects as they arise


  • Exceptional English writing and editing skills​ (must be fluent in English)
  • Ability to articulate clearly verbally and in writing to a variety of people at all levels
  • Skilled at switching between professional and casual voice in writing
  • Well-versed in and enthusiastic about using social media platforms
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and complete time-sensitive tasks
  • Strong administrative skills and a methodical approach to handling tasks and meeting deadlines
  • Good academic and judicial standing with IIT
  • GPA minimum: 3.0
  • Familiarity with Google Drive applications
  • Commitment to diversity and equity, including comfort working with a diverse team
  • Ideal candidates are creative, take initiative to solve problems, are very detailed focused, and are flexible in busy environments
  • Desirable but not essential: experience with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, WordPress and/or HTML
  • Preferred: Familiarity with standard style guides for writing (AP, Chicago, etc.)

To Apply: Submit resume. cover letter, unofficial transcripts and short writing sample (200-500 words), through Jobs4Hawks (job ID: 24284237). Search "Communications and Social Media Assistant."