Engagement Lab - Communications Assistant

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Job Title Engagement Lab - Communications Assistant Federal Work Study No Emerson Employment Yes Department Number 830811 Job Description

The Engagement Lab seeks a Communications Lab Assistant. Responsibilities will include helping create content to support the Engagement Lab’s social media initiatives as well as help to plan, execute, and track social media campaigns across various channels. This position will also be responsible for creating engaging blog and social media content, newsletters, and providing support to our communications team at live and online events. The position will also assist with QA/Review of Engagement Lab products on an as needed basis.

All Engagement Lab assistants, in addition to their role on projects, are assign weekly administrative duties that constitute roughly 5-10% of their time at the Lab.

Work is expected to be done at the Lab premises, unless otherwise arranged with the Programs Manager or Executive Director at the Lab. Sometimes, Lab Assistants are asked to help at functions that occur off-site.

The Engagement Lab is the only applied research lab at Emerson College focusing on the media that inform and bring people into the processes of civic life. The Lab works directly with its partner communities to innovate civic engagement processes, augment stakeholder deliberation, and broaden the diversity of participants in local decision-making.

This position has the option of continued employment through May 2020.

Required Qualifications

*Strong writing skills for publication
*Attention to detail
*Experience using social media (especially Twitter and Instagram)
*Photoshop, Illustrator, and blogging experience a plus

Preferred Qualifications Physical Demands

Travel to various departments across campus

Salary 12.00 Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 04/08/2019 Position End Date 05/15/2020 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * I understand that I must be a current Emerson College student to apply to this job.
    • Yes, I am a student.
    • No, I am not a student
Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents
  1. Resume or CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Writing Sample
Optional Documents
  1. Sample Publications
  2. Links to examples of creative work




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Posted: 3/29/2019
Application Due: 5/28/2019
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