Spring Weekend Student Job Openings

More About the Marketing and Promotions Student Coordinator Position

Spring Weekend Programming Committee Marketing and Promotions Student Coordinator

Position Description

Hours vary, averaging at 5 hours per week @ $10.50/hour. Hours will increase in April.

 

The Committee:

The Spring Weekend Programming Committee coordinates and assists with the development and execution of roughly 40 on-campus events during Spring Weekend. It is primarily responsible for developing large-scale, student-oriented programming catered to the UConn student body. Specific tasks of the committee include, but are not limited to: working with the university and Student Union Event Services team to develop and execute policies and procedures related to Spring Weekend, marketing Spring Weekend events and policies, and approving event space allocations.

 

The Marketing and Promotions Coordinator:

The Marketing and Promotions Coordinator of the Spring Weekend Programming Committee is responsible for planning and executing a comprehensive marketing plan for all aspects of Spring Weekend, including the event application process, policies and procedures, and events. The Marketing and Promotions Coordinator will oversee the purchases and distribution of all promotional items and materials.

 

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and execute a marketing campaign for Spring Weekend events, Spring Weekend event application and space allocation process, and Spring Weekend policies and procedures
  • Oversee the promotion of Spring Weekend and Spring Weekend events through various social media platforms
  • Assist in the management and oversight of the marketing budget
  • Manage and oversee the purchase and distribution of promotional items
  • Create, implement, and execute new marketing strategies to promote Spring Weekend programming
  • Communicate regularly with committee members, event planners, advisors, and students
  • Meet regularly with the Spring Weekend Programming Committee Advisor and chair
  • Assist with all aspects of executing Spring Weekend events
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Position Qualifications (Chair):

  • Must be able to work from time hired to April 29, 2019.
  • Must be able to commit to an average of five hours per week. Hours will vary throughout the semester, with fewer towards the beginning and more towards the end.
  • Must be able to meet at least once a week. Additional meetings may be required.
  • Must be able to conduct oneself in a professional and ethical manner when representing the committee.
  • Must be able to conduct oneself in a professional and ethical manner when representing the committee.
  • Must have one year’s experience in design, marketing, or promotions (includes coursework)
  • Must have excellent marketing skills, social media skills, and demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Must have excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have excellent decision making skills.
  • Must have ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Must be enrolled as an undergraduate student at the Storrs campus and be subject to paying the “General University Fee.”

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working within a registered student organization at UConn; one year’s experience in a leadership position
  • Experience creating social media graphics in Canva, Adobe Suite, or a similar program

 

Application Process:

To apply, please submit the following materials to Gabby Erestain at gabrielle.erestain@uconn.edu by Friday, November 16:

  • Resume
  • A statement of interest describing your interest in and qualifications for the positions (no more than 500 words)

More About the Programming Committee Student Coordinator Positions

Spring Weekend Programming Committee Student Coordinators (2)

Position Descriptions

Hours vary, averaging at 8 hours per week @ $10.50/hour. Hours will increase in April.

 

The Committee:

The Spring Weekend Programming Committee coordinates and assists with the development and execution of roughly 40 on-campus events during Spring Weekend. It is primarily responsible for developing large-scale, student-oriented programming catered to the UConn student body. Specific tasks of the committee include, but are not limited to: working with the university and Student Union Event Services team to develop and execute policies and procedures related to Spring Weekend, marketing Spring Weekend events and policies, and approving event space allocations.

 

General Responsibilities:

The Coordinators of the Spring Weekend Programming Committee are responsible for guiding the committee to fulfill its duties. Additionally, the coordinators will serve as the primary contact for Spring Weekend events and programs. The Coordinators must be able to guide the committee in decision-making, maintain consistent and open communication between all parties involved in the Spring Weekend planning process, and represent the committee in meetings with university administration.

 

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Lead regular committee meetings in a manner that encourages participation and effectiveness, and collaboration.
  • Communicate regularly with committee members, event planners, advisors, and students.
  • Represent the committee in meetings with university administration, including Student Union staff, Off-Campus Student Services, ResLife, UCPD, Student Activities, as well as town officials.
  • Coordinate the event allocation process for groups applying to reserve event space during Spring Weekend, with Event Services.
  • Serve as the primary contact for students with questions or concerns about Spring Weekend and/or the event planning process.
  • Monitor the committee’s budget with assistance from the committee’s advisors.
  • Meet regularly with the Spring Weekend Programming Committee Advisor.
  • Assist with all aspects of executing Spring Weekend events.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be able to work from time hired to April 29, 2019.
  • Must be able to commit to an average of eight hours per week. Hours will vary throughout the semester, with fewer towards the beginning and more towards the end.
  • Must be able to meet at least once a week. Additional meetings may be required.
  • Must be able to conduct oneself in a professional and ethical manner when representing the committee.
  • Must have leadership and event planning skills.
  • Must have excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have excellent decision making skills.
  • Must have ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Must be enrolled as an undergraduate student at the Storrs campus and be subject to paying the “General University Fee.”

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working within a registered student organization at UConn; one year’s experience in a leadership position

 

Application Process:

To apply, please submit the following materials to Gabby Erestain at gabrielle.erestain@uconn.edu by Friday, November 16:

  • Resume
  • A statement of interest describing your interest in and qualifications for the positions (no more than 500 words)