Communications Student Assistant

The UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture (UCLA Arts) is hiring a Communications Student Assistant for the 2017-18 academic year. The qualified candidate will:

  • develop a greater understanding of School of the Arts and Architecture events, departments, programs, and faculty
  • build their resume and gain skills applicable to working in non-profits and arts organizations
  • and get a glimpse of the inner-workings of a dynamic communications department

Responsibilities include:

  • Compiling and formatting news coverage of the School and its faculty
  • Formatting content and posts for social media, email marketing, website, and online calendar
  • Maintaining an archive of student, alumni, and faculty accomplishments
  • Assisting with special projects including School-related photo shoots, publications, films, and marketing campaigns
  • Assisting with public relations research
  • Assisting with media list building and maintenance
  • Providing general administrative support


  • Punctuality and dependability
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to learn new processes and programs quickly
  • Availability to work 10 hours per week
  • Knowledge of and/or interest in UCLA Arts community
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite preferred
  • Proficiency in social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat preferred
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty, and staff

This is a part‐time position for UCLA students with work-study awards. Preference for students from the School of the Arts and Architecture. 10 hours per week mostly during weekday business hours, but some evenings and weekends may be required.

Interested candidates should email their resumes to and familiarize themselves with the School’s website and social media accounts: | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

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