Want to work in the Office of Marketing & Commmunications?

The Office of Marketing & Communications regularly hires student workers. Following are the position descriptions and their availability.

STUDENT MARKETING ASSISTANT (position filled for 2023-24 academic year) 

Help the Office of Marketing & Communications share the Dickinson story! As a marketing assistant, you’ll gain valuable experience and have opportunities to produce work that will build your professional portfolio. MarComm comprises design services, media relations, online marketing, visual media and editorial services, and marketing assistants will work on projects with each of these teams. You will be able to contribute to the college’s social-media platforms, earn bylines on the web and in Dickinson Magazine, pitch story and video ideas and help bring those ideas to life. 

Applicants should be enthusiastic and have strong written and oral communication skills, be organized and able to meet deadlines, have an active presence on social media and be willing to complete assigned tasks as well as generate innovative ideas.  

Duties include: 

  • Serving as a marketing ambassador by helping to increase word of mouth and build brand awareness for Dickinson, both on campus and in your home community. 

  • Contributing to the college’s social media platforms, including running Instagram/Snapchat takeovers, drafting posts and providing images, as well as helping to maintain the college’s digital signage. 

  • Writing web news articles, content for Dickinson Magazine, social media copy, photo captions, video descriptions and press releases. (Proofreading experience appreciated but not required; training will be provided.) 

  • Serving as field producer on photo/video projects, which may include scouting locations, coordinating shoot times, identifying and contacting participants and managing shoot schedules.  

  • Organizing focus groups with current students. 

  • Photography (experience appreciated but not required; training will be provided) 

  • Serving as a collaborative member of the MarComm team, which includes attending occasional meetings and participating in office initiatives. 

Applicants should submit a cover letter explaining your interest in the position, a resume outlining your experience and including references, and three pieces of collateral that illustrate your experience (nonacademic writing samples, links to social media accounts, videos/photography portfolios, etc.) to Lauren Davidson at davidsol@dickinson.edu by May 8, 2023.

This is a work-study position with approximately 5.5 hours/week. 

Photography Intern (filled for 2023-24 academic year)

Is your Instagram page full of amazing photos? Do you get excited when adding #dsonphotos to a post? Do you know how to operate a DSLR or mirrorless camera? If you answered “YES!” then this is the position for you. Our student photographer can expect to have photos featured prominently on the Dickinson website, in print materials and on Instagram. We are seeking a dedicated and ambitious photographer to work 5-6 hours per week. Specific hours will vary each week, but many assignments will happen on evenings and weekends. When not on assignment, we want our student photographer to take initiative and capture stunning images of campus.  

Applicants should send an email explaining your interest in the position and link to an online photography portfolio to Dan Loh at lohd@dickinson.edu.