Job Opportunities

COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA ASSISTANT

We’re looking to hire a part-time Communications & Media Assistant to help better promote the Grad Club and SOGS. 

Responsibilities:
  • The Communications and Media Assistant will assist in the development of visual assets and digital content for the Grad Club and SOGS.
  • This position will work closely with and take guidance from the Grad Club Manager and the Communications & Promotions Manager of SOGS
  • Support the planning and creating of social media content; source appropriate visual assets to go with the social posts
  • Review existing social media initiatives and update as necessary on all platforms, aligning with branding guidelines as directed by the Communications & Promotions Manager
  • Research competitive branding to develop and execute social media campaigns that drive business and student engagement
  • Become the voice of the brand on social media; reply to customers and the public through brand account
  • Monitor social media platforms and interact with followers (via Hootsuite)
  • Assist in special projects as required. May require working evenings or weekends to cover special events
Education:
  • Currently attending Western University as a graduate student

Experience:
  • Previous experience with social media platforms
  • Preference for working knowledge of the Grad Club operations and services
Skills, Abilities & Expertise:
  • Advanced skills in using professional-level media content
  • Advanced computer skills with Twitter, Meta Business (Facebook & Instagram), Western Email, WordPress
  • Familiarity with Canva (Pro), an online graphic design software, and other applications like Photoshop and InDesign
  • Reliable and dependable with the ability to effectively work in unsupervised environments
  • Ability to follow processes and practices with high attention to detail
  • Demonstrates integrity and works in accordance with SOGS’s policies and procedures
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and maintain an organized work environment
  • Strong listening, communication (oral and written) skills.
  • Personable and courteous in working relationships with colleagues, students and the public
  • Ability to work independently and effectively as a member of the team to achieve goals
  • Ability to work in a manner that is compliant with confidentiality requirements as applicable
Time Commitment:

This position is expected to have a workload of 8-10 hours per week.

REMUNERATION:

$22 per hour

Interested in applying?

Send a brief cover letter (250 words or less) outlining why you’re the perfect fit for the position along with your resume to sogs.communications@uwo.ca by Wednesday, April 27 at 4pm ET.

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