CSU, Chico’s Office of University Communications is looking for digital storytellers to create weekly content on the University social media channels. You will be a part of our growing social media team and will create weekly social media content for the University community and its student body.
About the Job
This position allows a student to help promote the University through sharing digital stories across our large online community. The digital storyteller's role includes assisting with content production for Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. You will work within the social media team to pitch content ideas and bring them to life. This role requires experience with social media video creation, graphic design, writing, interviewing, and strong interpersonal communication.
The best candidates will be excited about a variety of social media content and trends, be passionate about Chico State, be highly collaborative, and feel comfortable talking in front of a camera. Work hours are typically scheduled between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday–Friday, but occasional event coverage in the evenings or on weekends required.
This role will be reviewed per semester for approval to continue on through May 2023. Generally, students that are completing their assignments and showing a passion for the work and a collaborative attitude will continue in this role through May 2023.
This role begins this Summer, between June 20 and 28. Summer hours will be used for onboarding, workshops, content creation for the Fall semester and team building.
- Pitch content ideas that support the digital goals of the University social media channels
- Bring content to life, from the idea, to coordination, to storyboarding, to creating the content (filming, interviewing, editing, designing, etc.)
- Deliver multiple assigned content pieces a week, and schedule/live post content
- Help monitor social media activity related to the University
- Collaborate with campus groups or University Communications professionals to deliver social media assets for special projects
- Attend programs/events and post live updates, often with photos, video, and other content
How to Apply
Please introduce yourself with a cover letter expressing why you are interested in this position and a resume, uploaded to Handshake. Include your expected graduation date. The application deadline is May 27, 2022.
“The person holding this position may be considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.”
The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.
Compliance training completion (approx. 4 hours of work time) is required of this position within the first 30 days of work. Student employees not meeting this requirement may be released from employment.
The CSU will require faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19. This requirement will be effective at the beginning of the fall 2021 term or upon the full Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of one or more vaccines, whichever occurs later. The system-wide policy is currently under development. Selected candidates should be prepared to comply with this requirement. Questions can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org (staff and management positions) or email@example.com (faculty positions).