Communities of Hope: Social Media Marketer

Job Description

Communities of Hope, a growing journalism and community news service organization in the Department of Media, Design & Communication, is looking for a student worker to maintain our social media accounts and to promote our organization.

Working in this position, you will be expected to:

  • Assist with building and executing a social media strategy
  • Generate, edit, publish, and share daily content that builds brand awareness and connections with community members
  • Collaborate with public relations, marketing, and other team members to manage our reputation
  • Ensure respectful and appropriate engagement within our online communities   
  • Create content for multiple social media channels
  • Obtain followers and engagement
  • Boost website traffic
  • Respond to comments on each of our accounts

The student will receive credit (bylines) and hold shared copyrights of every distributed product.

Special Skills Needed (You will learn most of it on the job): 
Intercultural communication; Public relations; Social media management; Time management and organizational skills.

Academic Major Preferred: 
Public Relations; Marketing; Communication & Media Studies

Any majors with social media management skills, intercultural communication knowledge, organizational skills 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 so that they can 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

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Bernardo H. Motta


Department of Media, Design & Communication

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