Student Employment Opportunities

in Marketing and Communications

Student Assistant
Marketing and Communications

Openings: varies

Assist staff with writing and distributing of news releases, maintenance of online college calendar, Web editing, photography, maintenance of photograph and resource files, assist with special events, ticketing, ushering and customer service, and general office duties, including telephone reception, updating databases, spread sheets, verifying facts, filing, photocopying, and special projects. Writing and computer skills required. Accuracy, attention to detail, meeting deadlines, punctuality, and dependability are essential.

Prerequisites

see above description

Contact: Dana Lamb 507-933-7520

Student Assistant
Marketing and Communications

Openings: varies

Media Relations Assistant
Tasks:
-Search print and online editions of media for stories that include Gustavus
-Make copies and catalog media stories that include Gustavus
-Compile a weekly report for President's Cabinet detailing stories in the media about Gustavus, upcoming news stories for the Gustavus website, and traffic stats for Gustavus news stories
-Make phone calls and write emails to constituents at Gustavus to gather facts for news stories
-Draft news releases
-Post news stories on social network sites such as Facebook and Twitter
-Brainstorm ideas for news stories

Prerequisites

Qualifications:
-Experience and/or interest in writing, experience on high school newspaper desired but not required
-Familiarity with social networks such as facebook and twitter
-Attention to detail

Must qualify for student employment

Contact: Matt Thomas 507-933-7510