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Medill Administration: Public Relations Aide 1 (100155)

LOCATION: Northwestern University - Evanston Campus

ADDRESS: 1845 Sheridan Road, Fisk Hall, Evanston, IL


NUMBER OF POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 1

PAY RATE: $13.35 - $14.20/hr

AVERAGE HOURS PER WEEK: 7

DURATION OF EMPLOYMENT: Indefinite (includes future academic years)

WORK ARRANGEMENTS: Remote

NATURE OF WORK: Administrative

REPORTS TO: Joe Mathewson, Professor


JOB DESCRIPTION:

Working with Medill Prof. Joe Mathewson, the work-study will enhance the audience for his most recent book, "Ethical Journalism: Adopting the Ethics of Care." The book advocates abandoning the usual philosophic basis for journalism ethics, the rational decision-making process of Aristotle, Kant, Locke and others, in favor of the human caring articulated by leading Scottish Renaissance philosopher David Hume and adapted by feminist philosophers in the 1980s. The work-study will assist in creating a website and posting to social media on a regular basis, including responding promptly to comments and mentions, in an effort to create buzz about the book.

QUALIFICATIONS & PREREQUISITES:

Must be a Northwestern undergraduate student with a Federal Work-Study allotment for the 2022-2023 academic year (CAESAR > Financial Aid > View My Financial Aid > [YEAR].)

A marketing bent sharpened by experience. Previous professional/academic experience posting on social media, knowledge of specific platforms/networks, website creation, SEO.

All Federal Work-Study positions are subject to an annual evaluation conducted by the supervisor to be kept on file in the Federal Work-Study Office.


CANDIDATES SHOULD PROVIDE: Resume

CONTACT NAME: Joe Mathewson

CONTACT EMAIL:  

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (312) 520-8950


Updated: 3/8/23