We're hiring! - Social Media student assistant

Web Communications (within Marketing and Communications) is looking for a student assistant to join our social media team. We are searching for a creative student who understands at least the basics of social media and wants to help tell the Wayne State story in new and unique ways. The ideal candidate is a good communicator, a self-starter and eager to learn new things.


Along with the Web Content Administrator and other social media team members, you will be responsible for:

  • Updating the main social media accounts with provided content
  • Assisting the social media team in creating original content
  • Creating some new content on the fly
  • Attending events and report on highlights
  • Planning student-oriented campaigns and contests to increase engagement on specified platforms
  • Writing long-form posts highlighting aspects of the university
  • Attending weekly social planning meetings
  • Helping track stats and create reports
  • Selecting and schedule the Photo of the Day
  • Follow university guidelines and web accessibility standards


  • Available 12-20 hours during the school year with additional availability in the summer
  • Current Wayne State University student
  • Majoring in Design is ideal but not a requirement
  • The ideal candidate must be dependable and show flexibility - many changes happen in the world of social media!

How to apply

  1. Email a cover letter and resume to web@wayne.edu with the subject line "Social media application"
  2. Be sure to include links to your personal and any organizational social media accounts you have assisted with managing