Student Assistant - Athletics Marketing and Communications

Douglas College - New Westminster, BC (il y a 5 mois)

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Work Arrangements

Hours of work: up to a maximum of 20 hours/week. The work terms for this position are:
1. Fall 2019: September 3, 2019 – December 16, 2019
2. Winter 2020: January 2, 2020 – April 22, 2020
3. Summer 2020: May 4, 2020 – August 16, 2020

What Douglas Offers

DO what you love. Be good at it. That’s how Douglas College defines a great career. It’s a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC’s Top Employers. We love what we do. And we’re looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada’s best colleges even better.

The Role

The Athletics Marketing & Communications Student Assistant will assist in the strategic creation and implementation of various types of content to expand the Douglas College Royals Athletics Department’s digital reach, awareness, fans, and followers. This role encompasses three portfolios: social media and analytics, content creation, and web & graphic design. This role requires a high level of creativity, attention to detail, and time management skills. The successful candidate will be part of a student marketing and communications team that are essential contributors to the student experience at the College.

Responsibilities

CONTENT CREATION PORTFOLIO
  • Assist in the writing of press releases, news articles, player features, game recaps and other content for web and print media
  • Assist in the writing and production of unique and relevant video content that features Royals athletes, fans and staff
  • Assist in developing and implementing an editorial calendar for all Royals content
SOCIAL MEDIA & ANALYTICS PORTFOLIO
  • Assist in the creation and execution of timely, “on brand voice & tone” messaging and communications for the Douglas College Royals Social Media channels, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snap-chat
  • Assist in developing and implementing marketing and promotional strategies, grounded in current industry trends and best practices, to grow the Douglas College Royals digital following
  • Assist in the creation of digital content that is both interesting and relevant for our fan base, and satisfies key departmental and organizational objectives
  • Assist in gathering analytical data to drive decision making in the development of a content strategy
WEB & GRAPHIC DESIGN PORTFOLIO
  • Assist in the development of an “on brand” look and feel for designed communications
  • Assist in the creation of design assets and artwork including:
o Brochures
o Posters
o Web images
o Social Media images
o Logos
  • Assist in the regular and timely updating of the Douglas College Royals Athletics website with new articles, photo galleries, videos and other content both produced internally and from external news outlets
  • Assist in gathering analytical data to drive decision making in the development of site structure, information hierarchy, and content effectiveness
  • Assist in the production of print ready files according to printer requirements
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need

  • A passion and desire to learn and be receptive to feedback
  • An understanding of content strategies, tools, channels, and trends
  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere) to produce web ready content
  • To be a self-starter who can balance the need for creative direction and independent judgment to produce quality, “on brand” content within a deadline
  • An understanding of sport or a sport background is preferred
  • Video production skills are considered and asset
  • Portfolio examples are an asset
Domestic students must meet ONE of the following criteria, to be eligible to work as a Student Assistant/Student Research Assistant:
1. The domestic student must be enrolled in, and maintain, a minimum of one or more (3 credit) courses at Douglas College throughout the work term; OR

2. The domestic student must have been enrolled in, and maintained, a minimum of one or more (3 credit) courses at Douglas College in the term immediately preceding the work term and has indicated an intention to enroll at the college in the term immediately following the work term; OR

3. The domestic student must be enrolled in, and maintain a minimum of two or more (3 credit) courses at another accredited public post-secondary institution in B.C. throughout the work term

International students must meet ONE of the following criteria, to be eligible to work as a Student Assistant/Student Research Assistant:
1. The international student is enrolled in full-time studies at Douglas College, throughout the academic year; OR

2. The international student, who is not a Douglas College student, but is an international student at another accredited public post-secondary institution in B.C., has a valid Study Permit that has the notation – “May accept employment on or off campus if meeting eligibility criteria as per R186 (F), (V) or (W). Must cease working if no longer meeting these criteria.” Proof of enrollment in full-time studies from the other post-secondary institution is required.

An original copy of a Social Insurance Number (SIN) and an original Study Permit are required by law before commencing work at Douglas College.

Qualified Douglas College students meeting the above criteria will be given first preference over students of other qualifying institutions.