Communications & Web Portal Assistant - NCSU Student

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The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Local Food Program Team is seeking a self-motivated, skilled, and goal-oriented Communications Assistant interested in local food, agriculture, and education. This position will support the Communications Committee in portal website restructuring, website content updates, newsletter creation, and social media. The website is

The main objective of the NC Cooperative Extension Local Food Program is to promote the production, marketing, and consumption of food grown and caught within North Carolina. The Local Foods Program is a collaborative program of the Cooperative Extension Program of North Carolina A&T State University and the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service of North
Carolina State University. The Program supports county-based Extension agents partners with many university and community partners across the state and nation to build capacity for local food systems.

This is a part-time 15 hours/week position. This position will be an exclusively remote position until further notice due to COVID-19, but may become an in-person position once staff return to the office on the NC State University campus.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide their own computer with Internet, mobile telephone for communication, and transportation. Frequent travel is not expected for this position, however, mileage and/or transportation costs for meetings and events incurred are eligible for
reimbursement. Access to an automobile is recommended but not required.

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Raleigh, NC


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Communications & Web Portal Assistant - NCSU Student

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15/hrs per week, flexible during business hours

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Minimum Experience/Education:

-Undergraduate student with coursework in Agriculture Education, Communications, Marketing, Sustainability, Environmental Science, Agroecology, Agriculture or related field preferred.

Department Required Skills:

-Excellent communication and writing skills
-Good follow-up, time management and computer skills
-Excellent work ethic and genuine interest in the work of Cooperative Extension
-Strong understanding of Microsoft Office Suite and Google Drive
-Experience managing social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and/or LinkedIn
-Self-motivated and ability to work independently
-Organized with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:

-Graphic design and photo editing skills
-Experience with creating e-newsletters, particularly Constant Contact
-Website content management systems experience, particularly WordPress

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Valid NC Driver's License required?:


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NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.




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Posted: 1/21/2021
Application Due: 4/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time