Student Hourly - Student Marketing/Office Assistant - 22824BR

Student Hourly - Student Marketing/Office Assistant

Theatre and Dance
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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Job Description

The ideal candidate will contribute research, content, and hands-on execution of marketing tasks for the University Theatre and University Dance Company, the production wings of the Department of Theatre & Dance. Candidate will work with the Marketing Communications Coordinator on promoting six to eight different productions throughout the academic year. Tasks include but are not limited to: taking photos and video, writing copy for Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and other purposes. Some data entry and “street team” work required. Administrative work/general office duties as assigned. Expected hours of 10-15 hours a week. Some weekend and evening hours may be required to attend performances, rehearsals, or special events.

Required Qualifications

  1. Strong writing, editing and communication skills, as evidenced in application materials.
  2. Strong understanding of how social media works, as evidenced in application materials.
  3. Creative, self-motivated and reliable.
  4. Background in Marketing, Journalism, Photography, Film, English or related field
  5. Strong computer skills, Macintosh and PC computer platforms, as evidenced in application materials.
  6. Excellent organizational, customer service and interpersonal skills, as evidenced in application materials.
  7. Understanding of social media platforms and creative language to capture audience attention, as evidenced in application materials.
  8. Ability to work 10-15 hours per week
  9. 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 GTA/GRA/GA appointments DO NOT apply to Student Hourly appointments)

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Background in the performing arts, particularly theatre and/or dance
  2. Prior marketing experience or experience working or interning for a theatre or dance company
  3. Adobe Creative Suite, especially Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Photoshop
  4. Occasional evening and weekend availability

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application will include a cover letter and a resume or CV. Apply online and submit a letter describing your qualifications for this position as well as a list of relevant skills. Only complete applications will be considered.

Contact Information to Applicants

Lisa Coble-Krings,

Advertised Salary Range


Work Schedule

10-15 hours per week

Anticipated Start Date


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Theatre and Dance
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University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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