Student Employment

Social Media Ambassador (Part-time Student) Deadline: July 31st

Registrar’s Office – Social Media Ambassador (Part-time Student)

Deadline: July 31st, 2017 at 11:59pm AST

The Student Ambassador will be responsible for social media outreach and follow-up to prospective students. This will include making and producing short videos on a variety of topics throughout the year. Candidates should be deeply engaged and connected in the King’s community and have an established social media presence. The position will call for attending events after regular office hours as necessary.

Specific Duties/Accountabilities

The Student Ambassador is responsible for the following:

  • Producing new content such as videos and photos as needed;
  • ensuring the timely delivery of serialized posts from the student perspective and maintaining the student social media calendar in collaboration with communications and marketing colleagues;
  • monitoring King’s, Dal and community calendar to find activities to promote with prospective students;
  • connecting King’s events to social media trending topics in line with our social media strategy;
  • maintaining relationships with high schools’ social media accounts and provides up-to-date information;
  • contributing to our prospective students Facebook group and dispatching appropriate posts when necessary; and
  • post relevant and engaging messages, videos, and pictures to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube on a daily basis.

Qualifications

Education – Current University of King’s College student preferred with experience in generating video and digital content for social media platforms.

Experience – Strong and demonstrated ability to engage users through social media content. Ability to shoot and edit timely and relevant interviews, on a smart phone, and make them into short videos to be posted online. Demonstrated active and quality profile on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Strong knowledge of current affairs and pop culture. Ability to manage and monitor multiple social media profiles through platforms like Hootsuite. Strong knowledge of social media landscape and sites to leverage King’s message and profile to prospective students. Ability to work independently as well as within a team. Detail oriented with strong organizational skills. Strong sense of judgment, discernment, discretion and sensitivity in relation to posting online content.

Closing Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2017

Salary: $12.00/hour

Starting Date: Thursday, August 31, 2017 – April 27, 2018 (15 hours/week)

To apply for this position, please forward resume and cover letter to:

Anna Candido
Assistant Registrar – Communications
University of King’s College
6350 Coburg Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2A1
anna.candido@ukings.ca 

We thank all applicants for their interest, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of King’s College is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage and welcome those who would contribute to the diversification of our staff and faculty including, but not limited to women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visual minorities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.