GSS is Hiring for a Media and Communications Assistant

Title:  Media and Communications Assistant
Type of Assistantship:  Graduate Hourly
Department:  Student Engagement and Leadership
Dates:  2/21/23 - 5/31/23
Hours per wk:  15
Rate: $25/hr
Application Deadline:  2/15/2023

General Summary of Position:

The Media and Communications (MC) Assistant will handle all of GSS's social and print media and website along with designing and writing content. The assistant will also handle GSS communications as advised by the officers. 

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Help plan, coordinate, and attend all GSS events, staff meetings, and Senate meetings.
  2. Update the GSS Website as required with content
  3. Draft and release monthly newsletter via email and website
  4. Maintain and handle GSS social media accounts everyday
  5. Execute and draft GSS social media strategy plan and calendar
  6. Create and Design content whenever needed
  7. Attend bi-weekly meeting with GSS Staff
  8. Take notes for every senate and staff meeting
  9. Willing to share samples of work previously created

Media and Communications Assistant's responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  1. Interact with users and respond to social media messages, inquiries, and comments
  2. Attend events and produce live social media content, Take pictures for all GSS Events 
  3. Analytics and create reports on key metrics every month
  4. Work closely with Social media committee GSS to manage content and release designs

Required Experience & Skills:

  1. Must have previous experience working on social media platforms 
  2. Has worked on Web design and familiarity with Drupal 
  3. Be Proficient in adobe photoshop, canva and other image editing software
  4. Enrollment as a graduate student in good standing during the entire term of appointment.
  5. Availability to serve the entire term of the appointment.

How to Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to with subject: Application for GSS Media and Communications Assistant
Dept. Name: Student Engagement & Leadership
Contact Person: Amy D. Helstowski 
E-Mail Contact:
Bldg. Address: 431A Student Union
Phone: 413-835-5825