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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: $10.50 - $11.50/hr
Hours: 10-20 hrs/week
Position Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 2016; 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)