Student worker position: Writer/Copywriter, Marketing and Communications
Build your resume. The University Marketing and Communications Department has a rewarding opportunity for students interested in building their resume and portfolio through writing, website management, promotions, graphic design, and social media.
HOURS: 14-20 per week
SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday, TBD based on student’s preference (no holidays)
LOCATION: Founder’s Hall, Saint Paul Campus
PREFERRED START DATE: Negotiable
Job Qualifications and Experience
Communications or marketing major, enrolled as a junior or senior at Metropolitan State and in good academic standing. Candidate must possess a positive and professional attitude.
Organized, detailed-oriented with excellent proof-reading, editing and writing skills; Strong knowledge of Associated Press (AP) style. Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite; knowledge of social media and Adobe InDesign a plus; ability to work independently or within a team, ability to meet deadlines. Adept at all media writing styles including marketing materials and press releases.
Desire flexible and adaptable candidate with online production skills: Comfort/Familiarity with HTML, WordPress. Able to take photos. Audio/video skills a plus. (Not all required, but a combination of skills will be considered).
Major Job Duties
Assist in writing and editing. Draft and distribute news releases, media alerts and other stories; Interview university community members for testimonials and success stories.
Write for university news blog. Attend university events for writing assignments, take photos, collect audio/video.
Participate in event planning and staffing university events. Perform other marketing and communication-related tasks, as assigned.
How to Apply
E-mail resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to Vicki.Berner@metrostate.edu. Contact 651-793-1824.