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CAS Marketing & Communications Assistant

Date: May 6, 2019

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20016

Company: American University

Summary/Objective

For the summer of 2019, the College of Arts and Science’s Marketing and Communications Department is looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic student to assist with our website and social media (with the possibility to be extended through the school year). Must be a skilled writer and comfortable interacting with faculty and staff. If you are detail-oriented, highly organized, and interested in marketing and communications, please apply. Applicants are encouraged to attach a resume and any relevant work samples to their application!

Position Responsibilities:

  • Post news stories and achievements on the CAS website and social media channels.
  • Help compose and schedule social media posts.
  • Help with conducting background research and interviews for College news stories. This includes tracking, organizing, and following up on responses with faculty, students, and alumni.
  • Assist in promoting CAS events online and with email campaigns.
  • Create and edit pages on the CAS website.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • Part time: 10-15 hours/week

Salary Range

  • $15.00/hr

Required Education and Experience

  • Current American University student
  • Excellent written communication
  • Organized and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Reliable and excellent attention to detail
  • Professional social media experience

Preferred Education and Experience

  • News and/or feature writing
  • Basic HTML
  • Photoshop
  • Content management systems
  • Email services
  • Social media scheduling


Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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