School of Art, Media, and Technology

Social Media Student Assistant Needed

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Position Title: Student Assistant / Instagram Parsons School of Design

Location New York City

Position Type: Student

Department: Deans Office, Parsons School of Design

Pay: $17.00 per hour

Time: 5 – 10 hours per week


Parsons School of Design is looking for an enthusiastic, creative individual with extensive knowledge of social media specifically Instagram, and photography. The Social Media assistant will work in collaboration with the Academic Communication Coordinator


– Utilize a strong creative and media-savvy skill set to craft content for instagram.

– Edit photos for quality.

– Attend Parsons related events and take photos

– Monitor Instagram account, proof content.

– Maintain posting schedule for guest take overs, themed weeks, etc.

– Research: track future events that are Istagram worthy (New School/Parsons events, shows, student life, study abroad, etc.).

– Communicate with divisions regarding content ideas, final’s week projects, festival (student installation photos, openings, etc.), Parsons benefit,

– Promote Parsons instagram: PS news, inform schools of upcoming themed weeks.

– Remind and confirm participants of any scheduled themed Instagram events (take overs).


Minimum Qualifications:

– Background in digital media, marketing, journalism or communications in personal, professional.

– Good photography skills

– Interest and/or experience in photography, videography and pop culture writing.

– Skilled at executing multiple projects simultaneously with efficient time management and without sacrificing exceptional attention to detail

– Willingness to experiment

– Responsive to feedback

– Team player

– Appreciation for arts, design, student life, and higher learning

– Knowledge of Parsons.

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

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