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Student Worker: Program Assistant – Social Media

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Interested applicants should bring a cover letter, resume and available days & times to: The office of Student Development at 72 Fifth Avenue, 3rd Floor or email, Attn: Shannon Logan and include Program Assistant-Social Media in the subject line.

Position Information

Position Information

Position Availability:

Fall 2017 and Spring 2018

Position Title: Student Worker: Program Assistant – Social Media
Requisition Number: 0406072220
Location New York City
Position Type: Student
Department: CA/Housing

Job Purpose: The Student Programming Assistant works directly with the Senior Office Assistant and Graphic Designer on the marketing and branding of Student Development and Activities and departmental events. Support functions include maintaining the look and feel of internal social media sites.

Job Responsibilities:

• Assist with answering telephones, running errands on and off campus, and post fliers around campus when needed.
• Assist in creating and managing social media/email marketing campaigns for the department.
• Assist with special projects and events relating to the programming philosophy of the Office of Student Development & Activities.
• Conduct proactive outreach to gain student involvement.
• Serve as a representative and liaison to students and the Office of Student Development & Activities.
• Tweet and post events, giveaways, and contests across all social media sites associated with the department, such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
• Create, proofread and edit any messages, blurbs etc.
• Work closely with Graphic Designer to edit programs to ensure the best department marketing strategies.

Minimum Qualifications:

Job Qualifications:

• Must be a registered New School student.
• Excellent written, verbal and editing skills.
• Strong presentation skills.
• Proficient in Goggle and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) applications.
• Fluent in all Social Media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
• Working knowledge of graphic design software a plus (Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
• Able to take initiative.
• Have a positive/jovial approach and attitude.
• Be digitally and socially savvy. Your third language is #hashtags.
• Realize social media is always on and as such, are willing to extend posting and community management beyond business hours.
• Be a self-starter who is highly motivated, detail-oriented, and organized.
• Be bursting with creativity and fast thinking. Copywriting experience is a plus.

Preferred Qualifications:
Job Family: Student Development
Posting Date: 08/28/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. 1. Are you a current registered matriculating student of the New School? 2. Do you have a federal work study award? If yes, please indicate the amount 3. Indicate your hours of availability Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 5:00pm

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Applicant Documents:

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Federal Work Study award letter