Job Opportunities


Social Media Assistant (Part Time)

Job Description

Reporting to the Communications Coordinator, the Social Media Assistant will be responsible for managing CUNY Citizenship Now's social media sites. S/he will also assist on other communication initiatives led by the department.


  • Coordinate Facebook, Twitter and Instagram outreach
  • Create and edit graphics for social media outreach using Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and web-based software
  • Utilize social scheduling and analytics software
  • Research and report on current trends in social media
  • Attend and take a proactive role in roundtable discussions about social media and public relations
  • Assist in the production of printed materials and content for the web
  • Assist the Department with other communications endeavors as needed
  • Other duties may be assigned

Skills required

  • Excellent written communication skills and editorial judgment
  • Organized, self-motivated and able to work independently on projects
  • Familiarity with social scheduling and analytics software
  • Hands-on experience with Adobe Create Suite and WordPress preferred
  • Knowledge of basic photography a plus

To apply

Please send a resume, cover letter and a writing sample to by December 30, 2014.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Please use the words "Social Media Assistant" in the subject field.  No phone calls please. 

This is a part-time position (18 hours per week)

Posted November 21, 2014