Thursday, August 31, 2017

Paid On-Campus Student Writer/Communications Assistant

Job Description: The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the University of Maryland is seeking a motivated part-time writer/communications assistant to help generate content for the College’s website, contribute to the College’s social media presence and support the overall communications goals of the College throughout the fall 2017 and spring 2018 semesters (and possibly beyond).

·      Be available to work up to 15 hours per week
·      Write copy that is crisp and to the point, simplifying sometimes complex ideas and terminology for a general audience
·      Be comfortable and experienced interviewing professionals across a wide array of subject matters
·      Manage multiple assignments, prioritize workloads and produce high-quality work within established deadlines
·      Work independently
·      Experience with content management systems for websites a plus
·      Experience with managing social media platforms in a professional setting a plus
·      Experience with PowerPoint a plus

Salary & Benefit Information:

Number of Available Openings:

Application Instructions:
Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, up to three writing samples and a link to an online portfolio (if applicable) to

Position Closing Date:
September 15, 2017

Sara Gavin, Assistant Director of Communications & Media Relations, College of Behavioral and Social Sciences