Communities of Hope: Assistant Program Manager for Hope Lab

Job Description

Communities of Hope, a growing journalism and community news organization in the Department of Media, Design & Communication, is looking for a student to become our Assistant Program Manager for Hope Lab.

The primary role of the Assistant Program Manager for Hope Lab will be to assist CoH staff in coordinating the flagship training program, connecting with our partners and potential fellows, and writing reports for publication.

The student working in this position will be expected to:

  • Assist with planning, organizing, documenting, reporting, producing, and distributing educational and promotional materials for the cohorts.
  • Report for our newsletter, website, and social media related to Hope Lab.
  • Coordinate with the staff working with both Hope Squad and Hope Lab programs to guarantee consistency and quality in the programs’ deliverables.
  • Help CoH staff to build relationships with our partners’ networks, including holding meetings to negotiate contracts and other businesses.
  • Communicate with workshop leaders, fellows, guest speakers, and other collaborators about any and all businesses related to Hope Lab.

Special Skills Needed (You will learn most of it during the job): 
Managerial and organizational skills; Critical thinking; Communication and interpersonal skills (writing, speaking, presenting, active listening); Time management and flexibility

Academic Major Preferred: 
Education, Business, Journalism, Public Relations, and Communication majors, and any other majors with organizational skills and a general understanding of education programs and news media may apply.

Starting Date:
Applications will stay open until the position is filled.

*Students are prohibited from driving during work-study employment with the limited exception of authorized work-study driver positions.

Starting Date

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Contact Name

Bernardo H. Motta


Media + Design + Communication

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