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Events and Communications Assistant, College of Social Sciences, Policy, and Practice, Simmons University, Boston, MA

We are seeking one Graduate Assistant to start immediately.

The Graduate Assistant for CSSPP Events and Communications will provide up to 20 hours per week of administrative support across the college for CSSPP. The ideal candidate is engaged and pro-active and will assist with all events and communications. This position will be tasked with developing college-wide standards for events and communications.

This appointment is for the fall 2018 semester only.

Responsibilities can include but not limited to:

  • event planning;
  • developing newsletters and email campaigns;
  • monitoring registration for events;
  • content updates to the website;
  • marketing and liaising with other offices to promote events;
  • helping with logistics and publicity for department events;
  • coordinating production of office publications: course offering brochures, events flyers, and student guides;
  • updating department social media or websites;
  • assisting with other special projects and duties as requested and according to talents.

Qualifications and considerations include:

  • must be enrolled in a graduate program (at least two courses) at Simmons;
  • must be organized, responsible, independent and friendly;
  • proficient with Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office, Google Apps;
  • ideal candidate will also be familiar with other Adobe Creative Cloud apps (InDesign, Photoshop) and possess interest/ability to learn new programs as needed;
  • ideal candidate will have flexibility in their schedule and potential to support the late afternoon/evening event.

This position will work up to 20 hours per week.

Please apply via Workday, being sure to attach your résumé, statement of interest, and your work availability/class schedule details. Email Patrick Cunniffe with any questions:

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