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Marketing Assistant

Job Description

Essential Functions

Marketing Assistant (Writer/Editor)

Write/edit social media posts, promotional copy, video/audio scripts, news releases and blog posts (www.bewellauburn.com). Participate in brainstorming meetings, conduct interviews, schedule photography, create website posts and may train/mentor train other writers.

Marketing Assistant (Graphic Designer)

Design digital artwork for Campus Recreation programs and services including flyers, signage (print and digital), social media, apparel, promotional items, displays, and the web. May train/mentor other graphic designers.

Marketing Assistant (Photographer)

Photograph and edit high-quality photos for Campus Recreation programs, services, and events. Prepare photography for use in social media, print, digital signage, and the web. May schedule, plan, shoot and edit editorial photography for the Campus Recreation health and wellness blog, bewellauburn.com. May train/mentor other photographers.

Marketing Assistant (Videographer)

Produce, video, and edit high-quality videography of Campus Recreation programs, services, and events. Produce high-quality video for promotion, social media, digital signage, and the web. Write scripts, coordinate talent, schedule video shoots, and present final work for approval. Regular assignments include REConnect with the Rec (a monthly VLOG), 'Round The Rec (a biweekly video segment featuring students in The Rec), and various promotional videos and special projects as assigned. May train/mentor other videographers.

Marketing Assistant (Social Media Specialist) 

Curate or write and schedule approximately 150 social media posts per week, (on four active social media channels) including Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Requires great attention to details including changes in dates, times, location, etc. May train/mentor other social media specialists.

Marketing Assistant (Experiential Marketing)

Create engaging experiences for members and potential members using games, activities, freebies and special events to promote Campus Recreation programs and services. May train/mentor other marketing students.

Job Expectations

  • Possess above-average problem-solving skills
  • Easily adapts and handles high-pressure situations and deadlines
  • Able to successfully work with a team in a creative environment
  • Display competence in the use of correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling
  • Working knowledge of relevant social media platforms
  • Possess above-average communication skills in dealing with peers, clients, and co-workers
  • Maintain professionalism and discretion in dealing with organizational information
  • Complete 54+ hour video-based marketing training during first semester (Marketing Academy)
  • Arrive promptly for shifts, dressed in provided uniforms, presenting a professional appearance and enthusiastic attitude
  • Utilize When to Work to communicate work availability to supervisors and co-workers
  • Attend all mandatory in-services and trainings
  • Follow procedures set forth in the employee handbook, as well as all departmental and university policies

General Schedule

This position will predominantly be scheduled to work 2-6 hour shifts Monday – Friday 7:45 am – 4:45 pm, with occasional night and weekend work.  This position is available Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters with limited hours available for work during semester and holiday breaks.  A minimum of 10 hours per week is expected, with a maximum of 20 hours.  

Job Requirements

  • Previous work or classroom experience in the area of interest
  • Currently enrolled student of Auburn University
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0

Physical Requirements

Position may require loading and unloading of displays, booths, supplies, banners, etc. used in experiential marketing and tabling. May work inside or outside for events, programs, photo shoots, videography and other activities as assigned by supervisor.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer students enrolled in marketing, communications, public relations, graphic design, web/IT, and/or media studies curriculum. 

Location Marketing  
Compensation $7.75 - $8.25 
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