Marketing/Communications Assistant-Engineering Career Center - 21956BR

Marketing/Communications Assistant-Engineering Career Center

Engineering Administration
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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Job Description

  • Build a social media calendar for each week, draft content, and post approved content to various social media platforms
  • Manage social media engagement and messages
  • Collaborate with School of Engineering staff to design and distribute digital and print marketing materials
  • Assist with administrative tasks related to communications, such as design weekly Friday events email as well as post events to and School of Engineering newsletter
  • Compile weekly engagement statistics from each platform and share with ECC staff
  • Gather prospective employer contacts for future outreach as-needed
  • Provide office coverage during staff lunches/meetings/absences as-needed
  • Assist with employer info sessions and company days as-needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • KU student enrolled for the upcoming academic year (minimum of 6 credit hours)
  • Firm grasp of social media tools and platforms including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram
  • Excellent written and professional communication skills, as evidenced by application
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite, especially word processing, PowerPoint, and Excel
**During the semester term of the appointment, the student hourly must be enrolled in no fewer than 6 credit hours. For summer periods the student hourly must: 1) have been enrolled in no less than 6 hours in the past spring semester or 2) be pre-enrolled in upcoming fall semester in no less than 6 hours or 3) be enrolled in summer session or 4) be admitted to study in the upcoming fall semester. Student Hourlies may be undergraduate or graduate students. (Exceptions granted for GRA/GTA/GA appointments DO NOT apply to Student Hourly appointments).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Majoring in journalism, communications, marketing or a related field
  • Experience managing social media content for other brands or organizations
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and an ability to learn new software quickly

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application consists of the online application, cover letter, & resume. Only complete applications will be considered.

Contact Information to Applicants

Anda Arms

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Work Schedule

Available to work between 8am-5pm Monday-Friday 6-8 hours per week, including regular planning meeting with supervisor

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Engineering Administration
Primary Campus:
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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