Web Content and Advertising (Media) Specialist

Date: 12/1/2013 Office/Department: Outdoor Program
Starting Wage: Minimum Wage Supervisor: Stuart Chapin
Openings: No Department Head: Brien Sheedy


-Web Content and Advertising (Media) Specialist-
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The Media Specialist is an excellent position for gaining valuable job experience and is a wonderful resume builder. This student will ideally be familiar with the OP  but all interested students are encouraged to apply since media skills rather than outdoor skills are what will enable candidates to  rank higher.  The position is highly self-directed but meets weekly with an OP staff member. The schedule is fairly flexible.  This individual should expect to work roughly 4-5hrs/wk during the school year but opportunities for more hours exist if interested. The media specialist is in charge of advertising for Outdoor Program events. This includes poster-making and distribution, web updates, Facebook posting, window painting, and anything to further advertise events. The Media Specialist is also in charge improving and keeping current the Outdoor Program website. Other tasks may be assigned.

Duties: 
• Maintain OP website
• Create & distribute advertisements for OP events
• Weekly meeting with OP staff member
• Respond to emails and communications in timely fashion

Qualifications: 
• Website management skill (Ingeniux)
• Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign desired
• Organized
• Self-motivated
• Good communication skills
• Enthusiastic
• Knowledgeable about OP
• Works well with others

Benefits: 
• Pro-purchase
• Free OP gear rentals
• Flexible hours
• Minimum Wage
• Fun work atmosphere
•Excellent work experience for resume building

If you have questions or are interested in applying, please send resume and cover letter to Stuart Chapin in Reid G22 or send to chapins@whitman.edu