Marketing & Communication Assistant


If you are interested in this position, please email us here and we will contact you if the application opens back up.

Brief Description


$8.55 per hour | Credit also available

Employment Term

Fall 2018 & Spring 2019

Marketing & Communication Assistant | This position will support all marketing efforts in the Office of Residence Life. The incumbent will help develop content and assist with the design of promotional materials, website copy and will help maintain the department’s social media accounts. This position also manages the office recruitment event calendar, prepares all necessary materials for the events and will represent the office when needed.

  • Weekly time commitment: 12 hours with the flexibility to work up to 16 hours with proper notice
    • Weekly schedule will be set at the beginning of each semester based on the student’s class schedule
    • Flexibility will be allowed to respond to recruitment events, exam schedules and University breaks
  • Must be available to work during the following recruitment events
    • Preview Days – 2 in the fall semester and 2 in the spring semester
    • Falcon Fridays – Usually 5 in the spring semester

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a full-time, enrolled undergraduate student. (At least 12 credit hours)
  • Completed at least one full academic year at BGSU
  • Currently studying Marketing, Communication, or another related field at an undergraduate level
  • Must have, and maintain, a 2.5 term and cumulative GPA
  • Available to work at least 12, but no more than 16 hours per week
  • Cannot currently be on Residence Life Employment Probation, Resident or University Student Conduct Probation or Academic Probation

Hall Ambassador Job Duties

Primary Duties:

  • Assist the marketing coordinator with marketing and communication projects
  • Writing copy for marketing material, events and the website
  • Collects, coordinates and prepares data for communication projects
  • Maintains office documents and marketing copy
  • Updates copy on the Residence Life website
  • Assists with management of Residence Life social media accounts
  • Manage the Residence Life recruitment event calendar, helps the office prepare or the events and represents the office at on-campus events
  • Weekly communication with Hall Ambassadors to ensure proper communication strategies are administered in the residence halls

Additional Qualifications

  • Sound understanding of marketing principles
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills with the ability to communicate complex ideas
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Personable, presentable and articulate
  • Manage multiple projects in fast paced office setting
  • The ability to think ahead and anticipate next steps in a project
  • Self-starter who has the ability to work independently and in group settings
  • Computer proficient with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Previous experience working on websites or the eagerness to learn

Application Process

Step 1
After you apply, your application will be checked for eligibility. If you meet the position requirements, your application will become Active.
Step 2 If your application is Active, it will remain on file for 3 months and you will be contacted for an interview if a position opens that meets your qualifications.
Step 3          If you are not contacted for an interview within 3 months, please re-apply. Just because you weren't contacted doesn't mean we won't want to hire you in the future.

Please note: All position information, including the compensation, are subject to change. The information provided on this page is a reflection of the current academic school year position. If you have any questions about the Application Process, please email us at Thank you for your interest in the position!

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Updated: 03/13/2020 03:08PM