Communications Student Assistant Job Posting

The University of Houston Libraries Office of Communications seeks a creative communications generalist to contribute talents as a communications student assistant. This is an excellent opportunity for a student to gain valuable writing, editing, and graphic design experience while supporting the Libraries’ communications and marketing efforts.

UH communications majors are encouraged to apply to the communications student assistant job posting at Cougar Pathway.

UH communications majors are encouraged to apply to the communications student assistant job posting at Cougar Pathway.

The person in this position will produce content for our news and features blog, email announcements and social media channels. This may include, but is not limited to, profiles and interviews, event information and stories highlighting librarian and staff projects and research. This position will also assist with general administrative tasks as needed.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Content production and communications support
  • Write and edit engaging content for webpages, email, printed materials and social media
  • Collect and create visuals (photos, video, graphics) to accompany stories
  • Research and gather information
  • Fact-check and proofread content
  • Create surveys and compile results
  • Assist with communications production scheduling

Required qualifications:

  • Must be a student enrolled in good standing at the University of Houston main campus
  • Excellent research, writing, and editing skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Familiarity with social media
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines
  • Ability to take constructive feedback and work with it
  • Ability to exercise outstanding communication skills (verbal and written) in a poised and professional manner
  • Ability to handle multiple projects efficiently and effectively

Desired Qualifications:

  • Major in the Valenti School of Communication
  • Interview and/or oral history experience
  • Strong experience with Adobe InDesign and/or Photoshop

This is a non-college work study, hourly student position at approximately 10-15 hours per week. Hours are negotiated based on the student’s class schedule. Submit cover letter, resume, and writing sample through Cougar Pathway.

Posted on April 15th, 2016 by Esmeralda Fisher and filed under Announcements | Comments Off on Communications Student Assistant Job Posting