Social Media Student Assistant

Texas A&M University

Job Title

Social Media Student Assistant


Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service


Ag Communications

Proposed Minimum Salary

$7.25 hourly

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Student Worker

Job Description

The social media student worker, under general supervision, will be given an inside look at the multi-faceted world of communications and provide concrete, transferable skills that you can take with you into the future. Your day-to-day activities will vary but typically will include brainstorming, creating and analyzing social media campaigns, posts and day-to-day engagements. The student worker will support a wide range of marketing and communications initiatives including marketing campaigns and public relations efforts to extend Texas A&M AgriLife’s brand through storytelling. 


-Support Texas A&M AgriLife’s social media strategy.
-Compile content for the editorial calendar.
-Review analytics to assess success and recommend improvements.
-Interview and gather quotes for human spotlights.
-Develop miscellaneous content to increase followers.
-Take photos at on-campus events.
-Actively seek and suggest opportunities to increase brand awareness. 

-Other duties as assigned.


-Pursuing Bachelor’s degree in applicable field; Communications, Digital Media, Journalism, Marketing, Media, Public Relations.
-Highly collaborative, team player.
-Strong functional knowledge of social media principles, practices, and the desire to apply that knowledge in a professional environment.
-Ability to learn and adhere to university brand standards and divisional marketing practices.

Learning Outcomes:

-Teamwork/Collaboration: Participate effectively in teams.

-Digital Technology: Demonstrate proficiency in current technologies.

-Digital Technology: Maintain and manage a variety of different tools and resources.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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