Student Employment

Social Media Assistant


Job #: 500558
Location: Remote
Department: Housing
Rate: $12
Resume Required? Yes
Work-Study? Either, Work-Study or Non-Work-Study Available

Social Media Assistant
4 - 8 hours/week

With nearly 12,000 residents and 10,000 undergraduates, M Housing has potential to perform some social media magic — and we’re looking for a magician to pull it off. As part of the content creation team, the social media assistant will:

+ Work alongside the team to create a plan for social media strategies
+ Create monthly editorial content calendars.
+ Manage publishing to Facebook and Instagram, utilizing social media schedulers
+ Brainstorm and write/edit/design posts.
+ Occasionally attend and take photographs at special events.
+ Communicate with staff to gather information about events, news and promotions.
+ Organize a content calendar for Housing social media posts.
+ Help analyze success of both social media sites and posts in order to monitor and build community and engagement.

+ Strong writing skills, dependable, creative thinker, friendly and curious
+ Basic knowledge of Creative Suite, Canva and common social media sites and managers like Hootsuite and Planoly
+ An abiding love of being online and connecting with people.

We will begin scheduling interviews on September 6.

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine, by the start of the fall term on Aug. 30, 2021. This includes those working or learning remotely. More information on this new policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.