Communications and Social Media Assistant

Position Title: Communications and Social Media Assistant

Classification: Student Assistant

Wage Range: $10.75

Department: Santos Manuel Student Union Marketing Department

Work Schedule: Up to 12 hours/week as determined by Marketing Coordinator

The Communications and Social Media Assistant will support the SMSU Marketing Department by writing, editing and publishing content to enhance and promote our web and social media presence. This individual must be solution driven and detail-oriented to keep up with the needs of the department.


  • Develop written content for print and web materials
  • Proof and edit flyers, articles, alerts, signage, press releases and other SMSU publications
  • Create a social media strategy that collaborates with the goals of the Marketing Department
  • Compile content for quarterly editorial calendar
  • Analyze and report social media actions on a monthly basis for successes and new opportunities
  • Stay current with social media trends, tools and applications
  • Promote social media profiles at events
  • Manage social media campaigns and day-to-day activities
  • Monitor online media, information sources and social channels
  • Brainstorm and implement new ways for students to get involved and to attend campus events
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision


  • Must be a currently enrolled CSUSB student
  • Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA required at the time of hire and throughout duration of employment


  • Resume and writing samples are required
  • Familiar with AP Style
  • Able to work on both PC and Mac platforms
  • Proficient in monitoring social media profiles including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Willingness to work with an ethnically diverse and culturally pluralistic student body and staff
  • Proven communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills

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