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Program Marketing Assistant

Responsibilities

  • Build knowledge of programs, events, speakers, artist, and other guests for the current academic year. 
  • Plan, create, and execute new marketing materials to promote daily operations and services offered by the center through different forms of media. 
  • Create, write, and distribute press releases for events and services. 
  • Attend programs and events hosted by the center and assist with live social media, video recording, and photography. 
  • Evaluate current marketing, advertising, and public relations operation and assist in creating updated ways to reach students for the current academic year. 
  • Disseminate marketing pieces across campus in a timely manner. 
  • Pursue interviews with campus radio, blogs, newspaper, TV stations and other media sources 
  • With the help of the program coordinator plan, market, and facilitate one program during the current academic year. (i.e. open forum, panel discussion, etc.) 
  • Other duties as assigned 

Qualifications

Applicants should have demonstrated coursework and/or experience in communication, media, public relations, and marketing areas. Must be eligible for and accept federal work-study grant. Additional skills desired from candidates: 

  • Creative, organized, and efficient 
  • Teamwork skills AND able to work independently 
  • Initiative and self-motivation, able to work autonomously while updating supervisor regularly 
  • Able to handle multiple tasks 
  • Oral/written communication skills 
  • Flexibility 
  • Willingness to learn 
  • Strong computer skills to include Word, Publisher, and PowerPoint. Strong skills in Photoshop, Premiere, and other Adobe creative suite software 
  • Able to work 10-12 hours a week, M-F, between 11:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., on program and event days as late as 10:30 p.m. 

Compensation

$9.50/hr; paid bi-weekly 

Robeson Ambassador

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for keeping front desk tidy and presentable with all necessary material 
  • Greeting and directing guests as they approach the front desk 
  • Answering questions and addressing complaints 
  • Provide callers with information such as but not limited to contact information, voicemail for staff, center events and programming information, BLUEprint recruitment information, Paul Robeson Cultural Center co-sponsorship information, and currents events relevant to the center and those served by the center 
  • Pick-up and drop off mail on a daily basis 
  • Assist in receiving stocking, distribution, and inventory of office supplies. Assist in organizing storage areas and supplies 
  • Responsible for upkeep of the center including but not limited to hourly cleaning rounds, posting and displaying upcoming events, weekly cleaning of storage room, etc. 
  • Continuously build knowledge of programs, events, speakers, artist and other guests for current academic year 
  • Tabling for the center at scheduled times through the semester, different events, and programs 
  • Assist in disseminating marketing pieces in the center, HUB-Robeson Center, and across campus in a timely manner 
  • Lead Paul Robeson Cultural Center and HUB-Robeson Center Tours upon request 
  • Other duties as assigned 

Qualifications

Applicants should have demonstrated coursework and/or experience in communication, public relations, and marketing areas. Must be eligible for and accept federal work-study grant. Additional skills desired from candidates: 

  • Perceptive, organized, and efficient 
  • Teamwork skills AND able to work independently 
  • Initiative and self-motivation, able to work autonomously while updating supervisor regularly 
  • Strong communication and people skills (i.e. friendly, cordial, dependable, etc) 
  • Able to handle multiple tasks 
  • Oral/written communication skills 
  • Flexibility 
  • Willingness to learn 
  • Strong computer skills 
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel and Word) 
  • Familiarity with office machines (e.g. fax, printer etc.) 
  • Able to work 10-12 hours a week, M-F, between 11:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., on program and event days as late as 10:30 p.m. 

Compensation

$9.50/hr; paid bi-weekly