University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Communications and Public Relations 288

STUDENT WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT

Provides assistance to staff and faculty in the preparation of informational or promotional print media and/or public relations. May be required to:

  • Assist staff in writing articles, press releases, newsletters, media guides, programs, and other informational or promotional materials for both hardcopy print and web-based formats
  • Conduct interviews by phone or in person
  • Conduct research utilizing databases, archives, internet, and other information sources
  • Attend and cover University events
  • Perform basic administrative duties such as filing, data entry, word processing, etc.
  • Attend training sessions and staff meetings
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as directed

Requirements:

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to meet stringent deadlines
  • Working knowledge of related software applications (e.g., Word, Publisher)
  • May need to work some evenings and weekends