Science in Society: Public Relations Aide 2

DEPARTMENT: Science in Society

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Available Fall 2019

This part-time (2-8 hrs/wk) writing and communications position supports the broader communication and marketing needs of Science in Society (SiS), a community-focused science education center at Northwestern.

Specifically, this position will conceive, develop, and draft up to two stories per quarter highlighting SiS initiatives. Stories will be published on the SiS website and disseminated through other NU-related channels. The PR aide also will support SIS's social media presence.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be an NU undergraduate student with a Federal Work-Study allotment for the 2019-20 academic year.

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher in Communications, Journalism or English; 3rd year academic standing or higher
  • Strong narrative and magazine-style writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills; able to work independently with moderate direction and oversight; strong attention to detail and follow-through
  • Experience with social media
  • Driver’s license and access to a car, or willingness to travel to club and partner school locations via public transportation

PAY RATE: $14.00/hr

CONTACT NAME: Michael Kennedy

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: 847-467-3593

CONTACT EMAIL: m-kennedy@northwestern.edu