Position open to all students to apply.
Job Title: Office of Integrated Communications Student Assistant
Supervisor: Liz Fravel
Office: Office of Integrated Communications
About the job
The Office of Integrated Communications (OIC) is seeking an enthusiastic and hard-working office assistant. This position will work with the communications and marketing team in OIC to gather, organize, and research items for news, social media, the website, MBU magazine, and other platforms.
The OIC team connects with students, faculty and staff, alumni, and the community to build relationships and tell the MBU story. This position will assist with important deadline-driven projects — including writing, photography, outreach, research, events, and more — and the OIC project manager will serve as your direct supervisor.
You’re reliable, hard-working, and willing to pitch in on all different kinds of projects. You show up and you show up on time.You want to work hard and learn. You’re not afraid to bypass texting and email and pick up the phone and have a conversation when needed. You’re comfortable with a fast-paced environment and working to meet firm deadlines. You have very strong writing and organizational skills, and the ability to work both as part of a team and solo. You love getting to know your fellow students, are active in clubs and organizations, and have the ability to relate to and highlight our diverse #MBUfamily.
What you’ll do
- Assist with story mining, research, and outreach through email, phone, and in-person conversations
- Write for news, social, web, and other channels as needed and in line with your interests
- Attend events and/or photo opportunities
- Take and file photos/videos in SmugMug (our digital asset library) as needed
- Actively engage with MBU channels and bring ideas/tips for content
- Conduct light research when necessary to support the work of the OIC team.
- Other administrative or organizational duties as needed
What you’ll learn
- Strengthen your collaboration, writing, and organizational skills
- How to highlight experiences, stories, and events that strengthen an organization’s overall brand
- How to prepare streamlined, informative reports for future supervisors
- Gain boots-on-the-ground experience as part of a small, but mighty communications team
Hours: 8-10 per week