Overview Mission Statement of SDSU Alumni: Enhance and grow the engagement and interaction all alumni and students to the fullest extent, tailoring opportunities to best fit interests in time, talent, and treasure and
meaningfully benefitting students, alumni, and the university.
Vision Statement: To forge beneficial and measurable lifetime relations between all Aztecs
and the University.
This position supports the Director of Marketing with executing marketing and communications strategies of the SDSU Alumni office.
Responsibilities SDSU Alumni is searching for a creative, solutions-oriented student with experience and interest in marketing and social media to join the team. The Marketing Student Assistant will report directly to the Director of Marketing to support the SDSU Alumni office and its staff in several ways.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Social Media - 40%
Help execute SDSU Alumni's social media strategy through content and community management
Organize social media content calendar for SDSU Alumni and work with SDSU Alumni Engagement Officers to support Aztec Proud accounts
Marketing, Communications & Promotional Support - 30%
Help contribute and provide support for the communications content calendar
Assist in developing story ideas and writting blog content for the SDSU Alumni website
Support the SDSU Alumni office with promotion of special events, campaigns and giveaways to key audiences
Assist in writing copy, creating images and emails for SDSU Alumni's promotional campaigns
Graphic Design - 20%
Work with Director of Marketing to create graphics in Canva to promote campaigns, special offers, eNewsletter and other key priorities
Edit and crop images for use on website and in email templates
Other Duties as Assigned - 10%
Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director of Marketing
Qualifications Minimum Education
Current enrollment as an undergraduate student at SDSU
Understanding of basic marketing and/or communications principles
Experience using Canva, Photoshop, InDesign, or comparable software
Experience creating content for Social Media platforms including Instagram and TikTok
ADDITIONAL APPLICANT INFORMATION:
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with SDSU Research Foundation
San Diego State University Research Foundation is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer
Founded in 1897, San Diego State University is a public institution of higher education located in southern California. SDSU is the oldest and largest university in San Diego and the third largest in the state. SDSU continues to gain recognition as a leader in higher education.Join SDSU and make a difference through meaningful work that contributes to knowledge and provides rich opportunities for students. The dynamic synergy between SDSU and the San Diego region furthers SDSU's excellence and global impact. Every member of our team can proudly proclaim, "I Am SDSU."In addition to SDSU, three not-for-profit auxiliary employers operate to provide services for the University. The SDSU Research Foundation furthers the educational, research and community service mission of SDSU. Aztec Shops provides a diverse portfolio of products and services including operation of the SDSU Bookstore, SDSU Dining, and management of commercial and real estate properties surrounding the campus. Associated Students of SDSU is a student-directed organization that manages programs and facilities enjoyed by students, faculty, staff, and the community-at-large.