The Student Hourly Assistant | Marketing & Communications will be responsible for contributing to the marketing, alumni relations and media relations efforts of the Prairie View A&M University Office of Marketing and Communications. The student hourly assistant in this position will serve as an essential staff member that contributes to a multitude of internal and external communication tools and projects.
Assist in executing assigned University marketing campaigns. Tasks include, but are not limited to, drafting/distributing calendar listings and media alerts; compiling/qualifying media lists; collecting/copying/scanning publicity clips; assessing media value; performing research; coordinating event logistics; assisting with on-site execution; other tasks as assigned by the account manager.
Participate in administrative functions, as shared by all personnel, including: answering phones, photography, filing and copying, staff meetings and additional office support
Manage special and media event planning activities and arrangements as outlined by the public relations staff.
Assist in the development of social media content across all University approved platforms
Analyze data streams to determine demographics and traffic patterns for media buys.
Perform other duties as assigned
Required Education and Experience:
Presently enrolled for at least nine (9) graduate or six (6) undergraduate semester credit hours during the term in which the work is to be done.
Must be in academic good standing (SAP) as demonstrated through your college; minimum 2.0 GPA
No prior experience necessary
For work eligibility during a summer term, a student must be enrolled for at least six (6) graduate or undergraduate semester credit hours during the term in which the work is to be done or preregistered at least six (6) undergraduate semester hours or nine (9) graduate semester hours for the upcoming fall term.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Junior or Senior student in Marketing, Communications, English or related field.
General knowledge of basic communications tools to support marketing communications and branding campaigns (i.e. media relations, advertising, collateral, events, social media, internet, grass-roots, etc.)
Job Posting Close Date:
Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box.
Cover Letter (Optional)
Detailed Class Schedule
Award Letter (Work-Study positions only)
Application Submission Guidelines:
The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1793 or
Internal Number: R-019785
About Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View A&M University is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. It is committed to achieving relevance in each component of its mission by addressing issues and proposing solutions through programs and services designed to respond to the needs and aspirations of individuals, families, organizations, agencies, schools, and communities--both rural and urban. Prairie View A&M University is a state-assisted institution by legislative designation, serving a diverse ethnic and socioeconomic population, and a land-grant institution by federal statute.