Rec Services Marketing Assistant - Fall 2021 Applications

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Marketing Assistant Job Description

Position is responsible for assisting in Recreational Services social media and contributing to the creative efforts of the Recreational Services department. The Marketing Assistant will report to the Associate Director- Communication and Development and to the Communication and Marketing Assistant in an effort to create marketing content for campus recreation campaigns, programs, and social media.  This is a student position and the student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at Kansas State University.  The job will require 10-12 hours per week.  Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule during the work week and possible weekends.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assists in developing creative ideas and concepts for comprehensive marketing campaigns and associated materials in both print and electronic media that meet university branding guidelines
  • Assists in the design of marketing materials and resources
  • Takes a creative role in developing concepts for content creation
  • Shoots and edits photo and video
  • Assists in managing Recreational Services social media accounts
  • Assists in creating and editing high quality graphic design for both print and digital platforms
  • Assists in developing print and electronic publications including brochures, flyers, announcements, newsletters, and blogs
  • Distribute marketing materials through various marketing channels
  • Anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, and meet deadlines with little supervision
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

• Social Media management (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) and strategy experience

• Working knowledge of computer design tools using Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)

• Experience with photography and videography

• Strong writing skills

• Attention to detail and willingness to learn

• Ability to collaborate with Recreational Services professional staff and sponsors.


Pay Information:
$9.25 per hour for 10-12 hours a week

Job begins in August for the start of the Fall 2021 semester.


Accepting applications until position is filled.

For questions, please do not hesitate to call John Wondra or Denise Telck at 785-532-6980. 

Please list your full name. (First & Last)
What is your e-mail address?
What is your preferred phone number for contacting you?
What is your major?
What is your current academic classification?
What is your anticipated graduation date?
Are you at least 18 years of age and a K-State student enrolled in at least 6 academic hours during the  Fall 2021 semester?
Please elaborate on your experiences with marketing and graphic design, including any prior job experience you may have with either.
Please describe your experiences with social media including which social media channels you are most familiar with.
Please describe any experience with photography and video editing.
Please list at least two previous employers and what job you performed for the employers. Include the job duties performed and dates worked. Please include your direct supervisor's name and phone number
Please list the programs within the Adobe Suite that you have experience with.
What do you feel is the biggest challenge in marketing to college students?  How would you work to overcome this challenge?
Please explain why you believe you should be hired for this position at Recreational Services?
Please upload a copy of your resume.

If you have a resume or any other material that you would like to upload with your application, please do so here.