Residence Summer Communications Assistant

Hourly Rate: $14.00
Weekly Hours: 20

Job Description & Duties:

The Residence Communications Assistant will be responsible for assisting in telling the ongoing story of life in residence through pictures, videos, tweets and posts. The focus of the position will be to realize the profile and awareness of residence people, events and activities so that all students have a chance to become more connected, engaged and involved in residence life at Brock.

Duties Include:

  • Help create and maintain a presence within a digital residence community
  • Proactively engage with students in the digital world
  • Assist in maintaining Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts managed by the Department of Residences
  • Foster engagement across all social media channels
  • Assist with the promotion of residence through various events (including but not limited to SMART Start, Fall Preview Day and Open House)
  • Keep detailed metrics and submit monthly reports to supervisor
  • Help run online promotions and contents
  • Attend residence events to take pictures to post on social media outlets as well as on the website
  • Attend a weekly meeting with supervisor
  • Update residence publications for print, including but not limited to the Residence Handbook and internal calendar
  • Update electronic information media (powerpoint)
  • Maintain open communication with Residence Life Staff and campus partners
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Possess strong organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Be able to communicate effectively in writing and verbally
  • Be able to work independently, but thrive in a team environment
  • Be creative and have the ability to troubleshoot issues in a fast-paced setting
  • Be a self-starter that is full of creative ideas and is not afraid to take initiative
  • Must understand the Brock experience and be engaged in life on campus
  • Create and foster a sense of enthusiasm and pride in student and campus life
  • Must have extensive knowledge of social media platforms
  • Must be an active Twitter, Instagram and Facebook user
  • Have photography experience
  • knowledge of Brock University residences and their facilities is an asset
  • experience with InDesign, Adobe and Macs is an asset

Term of Appointment:

May to August (exact dates to be determined)

Closing Date

March 17th at 12:01am

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