Communities of Hope: Marketing Associate

Job Description

Communities of Hope, a growing journalism and community news organization in the Department of Media, Design & Communication, is looking for a student worker to participate in the development and implementation of a marketing and advertising campaign for our organization.  

Working in this position, you will be expected to:

  • Collaborate with public relations, design, and other team members to develop a set of marketing goals
  • Assist with the development of a strategic plan to meet marketing goals
  • Assist with the collection and analysis of market research data 
  • Assist with the planning, creation, and execution of a marketing campaign that builds brand awareness
  • Assist with the design and development of content for the marketing campaign that meets the needs of our target audience 

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

Academic Major/Minor Preferred: 
Marketing; Public Relations, Communication & Media Studies, Journalism, Graphic Design Communication (with minor in marketing)

Any majors involving marketing experience and a general understanding of 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.

**Only students who are fully vaccinated are permitted to work on-site.  Unvaccinated students will be permitted to only work remotely.

About Communities of Hope: 
Communities of Hope is a community-driven solutions journalism news service working with specific groups of people who have been erased, marginalized, underrepresented, misrepresented, and maligned by mainstream media outlets.

Our mission is to empower people in those communities through training, paid work, information gathering, and educational storytelling to participate in the public conversations about their histories, their roles in society, and the issues that affect them, making them a central part of the decision-making process.

Starting Date

Department Information

Contact Name

Bernardo H. Motta


Department of Media, Design & Communication

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