KI Communications/Social Media Assistant

Organization Name: VCU Department of Kinetic Imaging
No of Openings: 4-6
Work Schedule: weekly
Hours per Week: 5-10
Compensation: $10 per hour
Hourly Rate or Annual Rate: Hourly


Communications Assistants will take on two roles: communications / social media assistant and visual marketing assistant. The Communications Assistant is responsible for aiding with planning and implementing social media promotions and campaigns; maintain social media platforms with the latest news and opportunities; and developing event posters for print and web.

They must also be comfortable authoring and executing communications outreach including emails, calls for entries and surveys. Employees are also responsible for aiding with the production and composition of video reels of student work for daily Department use plus promotional events; keeping the digital archives organized and updated.

Qualifications: All Applicants –

Must have been awarded / qualify for Federal Work Study.

Should display strong writing skills, have a positive and attentive attitude, trustworthy disposition, positive social abilities, and have strong communications skills. Applicants should be punctual, attentive at all times and must have adequate organization skills as well as attention to detail.

Should have a firm knowledge of Adobe CS particularly Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Microsoft Office, working knowledge of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vimeo, etc.), Google Drive and it’s related apps, media production. Should also be proficient email capabilities, strong communication skills, a creative personality and be open to change.

How to Apply:

Send a current resume and one paragraph cover letter to Emma Hadley at