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Parsons Academic Communications: Twitter Assistant!

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Position Title:  Student Assistant Parsons School of Design

Location New York City

Position Type: Student

Department: Deans Office, Parsons School of Design

Time: 5 – 10 hours per week

Parsons School of Design is looking for an enthusiastic, creative individual with extensive knowledge of social media, specifically Twitter. The Social Media assistant will work in collaboration with the Academic Communications Coordinator writing and editing social content.

Responsibilities:

  • Research and post relevant articles and information on Twitter at least 10 times a week.
  • Utilize a strong creative and media-savvy skill set to craft content for Twitter.
  • Attend Parsons related events and live tweet from the event.
  • Monitor twitter account, including tags, mentions on outside accounts, interact with relevant influencers.
  • Proof content.
  • Maintain posting schedule.
  • Research: track future events that are twitter worthy (New School/Parsons events, shows, student life, study abroad, etc.).
  • Converse with students, faculty, and staff who may contribute to Parsons’ social accounts.
  • Promote Parsons twitter: PS news, inform schools of upcoming themed weeks.
  • Remind and confirm participants of any scheduled themed Instagram events (take-overs).

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s students preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of latest digital trends.
  • Background in digital media, marketing, journalism or communications.
  • Interest and/or experience in photography, as well as design.
  • Skilled at executing multiple projects simultaneously with efficient time management and without sacrificing exceptional attention to detail.
  • Background in digital media, marketing, journalism, or communications a plus
  • Willingness to experiment.
  • Responsive to feedback.
  • Team player.
  • Appreciation for arts, design, student life, and higher learning.
  • Knowledge of Parsons.
  • Afternoon hours preferably with occasional evening hours while attending events.

Please contact David West via email westj@newschool.edu. Applicants should provide a resume, cover letter, and writing sample on any platform (link to a blog or social media account is fine).

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