Student postion: Writers, web producers needed, apply now

By Robert Boos
Posted September 15, 2016

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

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 Contact 651-793-1824.