Student Marketing & Web Assistant

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Anchorage, ALASKA

Expectations and Essential Duties: 

     ● Communicate directly with the Assistant Director of Communications, Student Graphics Assistant, Communications Team staff and Student Affairs requestors to start and see projects through to completion. 

     ● Organize project request system and provide updates to Communications Team staff. Apply strong communication and organizational skills to assist the team with incoming project requests, and act (as needed) as a liaison between Communications Team staff and project requestors. 

     ● Provide assistance for projects requiring written communication. Employ written communication skills to edit copy provided by requestors and aid the Marketing Communications Specialist on content creation for select projects. 

      ● Make web updates, as requested by the Assistant Director of Communications, using the OU Campus content management system (CMS). 

     ● Update and manage Student Affairs signage in UAA’s digital signage interface, as requested, with special attention to Enrollment Services requests. 

     ● Participate in Communications Team brainstorming sessions and research peer institutions from a prospective student view. Evaluate student feedback and industry trends to inform communication planning process. 

     ● Provide assistance to the Assistant Director of Communications and other Communications Team staff (as needed) on photo shoots and select recruitment events.


     ● Excellent written and oral communication skills 

     ● Familiarity with UAA’s Google apps (UAA Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Docs) 

     ● Experience with OU Campus or other content management system 

     ● Knowledge of basic HTML and web publishing standards (prior OU Campus training a plus) 

     ● Experience proofreading and editing text (familiarity with AP style guidelines a plus) 

     ● Able to follow established methods of organization and a willingness to learn new work processes and tools 

     ● Must be able to lift 25 lbs.

To be eligible for student employment, UAA students must be registered in six or more UA credits and maintain a 2.0 cumulative grade point average.

The ideal candidate will have a background, or career interest, in marketing and communications.

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