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Marketing, Communication & Public Relations Assistant –Community Partnerships Center

Job Description: 

The Community Partnerships Center at Roger Williams University delivers project-based design and preservation services to organizations and municipalities in local and regional communities. These community partnerships broaden and deepen the academic experiences of RWU students by allowing them to work on real-world projects, collaborating with residents and citizens.


Student will assist the staff at the Community Partnerships Center with increasing the CPC’s visibility on campus to students, faculty and advisors.  Students will assist with various tasks throughout the academic year, including, but not limited to: creating and implementing marketing plans, developing communication strategies, writing copy for promotional materials, copy editing, managing Facebook promotions, organizing special events, and other duties as assigned.

Student should be entering their junior, senior, or graduate years. Students should have a positive attitude and be comfortable working in both independent and team settings.  Students should be outgoing and personable. Students should be comfortable working in a professional setting and be able to adhere to guidelines and schedules.  Students should have strong written and oral communication skills, be well organized, and work well in a high-energy, fast paced environment.

Please email a cover letter, resume, and digital copy (PDF) of your design portfolio, a letter of recommendation or the contact information for two references. All items will be considered when reviewing candidates for this position.

Special Skills: 
Experience in developing and executing marketing and communication plans
Writing, copy editing, social media skills, and event planning and organization
Academic Major Preferred: 
Public Relations
Department Information
Contact Name: 
Stephany Hessler
Community Partnerships Center
Phone Number: 
Starting Date: 
July 1st, 2013