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Digital Content Assistant

Company: University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Posting Details
Posting Details Job Title Digital Content Assistant

Requisition Number DU10154

Department Name 8E000:College of Arts & Sciences

Work Location Lexington, KY

Salary Range $12.00/hr

Type of Position Student

Position Time Status Part-Time

Required Education Sophomore status or above.

Required Related Experience Applicants must:

  • Have strong communication and writing skills.
  • Have experience interviewing and writing compelling stories.
  • Be creative.
  • Be able to handle themselves in situations with faculty, students and staff professionally.
  • Be self-motivated and able to meet deadlines.
  • Be able to write for a variety of media, including magazines and the Web.
  • Have experience using Microsoft Word and the AP style guide (a plus).

    Required License/Registration/Certification N/A

    Physical Requirements N/A

    Shift Flexible, 20 hours per week

    Job Summary The Hive Student Media Writer will have the chance to work on marketing and communications projects including:
  • Interviewing faculty, students and alumni.
  • Writing features for print, web and social media use (including stories for the College's alumni magazine, Ampersand).
  • Writing marketing text for brochures, fliers and other marketing pieces.
  • Writing scripts for promotional videos.
  • Writing press releases.
  • Working closely with the College's graphic designer and digital content director.
  • Proofreading materials for the College.

    Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Strong communication and writing skills; experience interviewing and writing compelling stories; knowledge of AP style a plus.

    Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No

    Preferred Education/Experience At least one introductory class involving interviews and feature writing.

    Deadline to Apply 01/31/2023

    University Community of Inclusion The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

    As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

    Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Keywords: University of Kentucky, Lexington , Digital Content Assistant, Other , Lexington, Kentucky

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