Part-Time Jobs

Student Worker, LSU's National Center for Biomedical Research Training center 

Students will write stories and press releases about the classes and events that NCBRT offers around the country and assist the Public Affairs manager and coordinator.

Skills

  • Students must be familiar with AP style.
  • Students must be able to write quickly and concisely

Pay

This is a paid student job with a flexible schedule located on LSU campus in Pleasant Hall. 

To Apply

Please contact Elizabeth(Beth) Carter at ecarter@ncbrt.lsu.edu 

Job Posted 11/1/19

Student Worker, JKS Communication/Literacy Publicity

JKS Communications/Literary Publicity is looking for two students for the spring semester. Weekly stipend. This is a book marketing and publicity firm.

Responsibilities

  • Researching media and event target lists
  • Interaction with the media to gain attention for authors
  • Submitting client books for literary awards
  • Updating the JKS master media and event lists
  • Researching and creating fun swag packages for bookstagram outreach
  • Bookstagram outreach and coordination

Skills

  • InDesign or PhotoShop skills a plus. Do note if you have these skills.

To Apply

Please contact Ellen Whitfield at ellen@jkscommunications.com 

Arts and Entertainment Editor, Country Roads Magazine 

The arts and entertainment editor  entails a wide-ranging writing and editing assignments, editorial research, story planning, development, and execution; some limited graphic design and layout duties, website and social media content creation and maintenance, digital audience development, and extensive management of the flow of incoming information.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Upload / format magazine content, articles, event listings and images.
  • Provide LPB with weekly events calendar and monthly cover images.
  • Audit site for adherence to standards.
  • Update Editor’s picks
  • Monitor audience analytics with respect to weekly audience goals
  • See the monthly print issue to completion.
  • Special projects research/support
  • Contribute to improving site SEO (ongoing)
  • Compile/write/send CR This Week
  • Compile/write or assign/send CR Overnight
  • Draw winners and contact lists from giveaways, send to AEs, notify winners, and add contacts to master list
  • Social Media
  • Content
  • Assist managing editor with SM strategy planning/execution
  • FB/Twitter/Instagram
  • Article Marketing/Inbound links.
  • Ongoing education to fine-tune best practices
  • Editorial Content
  • Participate in editorial planning meetings
  • Develop content about and coverage of arts, entertainment, and culture
  • Research & write articles as assignments are available
  • Proof/fact check/copy edit article content
  • Create and manage marketing materials for Country Roads events.
  • Send monthly reminders
  • Research/gather calendar content
  • Process incoming materials
  • Write calendar
  • Recruit/manage freelance calendar contributors
  • Edit calendar for length
  • Develop additional content for calendar, such as reviews of cultural events and exhibits
  • Select story art
  • Production
  • Lay out calendar/select images/write cutlines
  • Marketing
  • Advance/assist with digital audience development/SEO optimization
  • Assist with marketing campaigns
  • Represent CR at public events
  • Country Roads Events (Supper Club series)
  • Assist during live events to welcome guests and perform assigned tasks as needed

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree
  •  Well-developed writing skills
  •  Strong proofreading/editing abilities
  • Good communications skills
  • An aptitude for and an interest in research
  • Well-developed knowledge of and interest in the cultural life of Sth Louisiana & SW Mississippi
  • A well-organized approach to managing many tasks at once
  • Some graphic design skills will be helpful, particularly familiarity with Adobe InDesign
  • A willingness to work flexible hours to accommodate deadlines

To Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter to Ashley@CountryRoadsMag.com  

Job Posted 10/25/19

Student Worker, Pranambars

Pranambars is the highest antioxidant protein bar in the market boasting many health benefits. Currently in 40 stores across Louisiana and recently accepted in Whole Foods Market and Rouses Market where it should be on shelves by the end of the year.

Job Summary

Creating new content for pranambars digital marketing. We would like someone to create content (posts and blogs about pranambars) 2-3 times/week on various social media sites. The goal is to increase awareness and sales for the product.

Skills:

  • creative
  • Good writing skills
  • Social media savvy
  • Marketing knowledge
  • Enthusiastic about bringing a new product to social media

Hours:

5 hours a week

Pay:

Unpaid to start, with the ability to earn $10 per hour subject to performance.

To Apply

For more information and to apply, please contact Joseph Francis at joseph@pranambars.com

Job posted 10/15/19

Marketing and Design Student Employee, LSU Center for Academic Success

The Center for Academic Success team is seeking a student worker in marketing and design. The work includes social media advertisement production and effectiveness measurement, graphic design, photography and videography, public relations and event work, and writing. The student marketing team has the opportunity to further develop these skills, gain experience, and add writing/design/video items to their professional portfolio with flexible hours and opportunity for growth.

The ideal candidate should:

  • Exemplify proficient written and oral communication skills
  • Understand social media and digital marketing
  • Be comfortable working the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Have strong organizational, critical thinking and time management skills

Rate of Pay:

Beginning at $8.00/hour or higher depending on experience. Merit, performance-based, raises each semester, based on semester performance evaluations, as per the framework of requirements and duties above.

Hours/Time Commitment:

Work hours will between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Expectation to work approximately 15-20 hours each week, unless an emergency, such as for health or family, occurs. Please see LSU Policy Statement 12 for acceptable examples. Dependability is a top expectation for this position.

To Apply

Applications must include a resume and cover letter, and any design samples. To apply, please email Amanda Rabalais at araba17@lsu.edu.  

Job posted 10/2/19

Communications Student Worker, Center for Planning Excellence

CPEX is a non-profit organization that coordinates urban, rural and regional planning efforts in Louisiana. They provide best-practice planning models, innovative policy ideas, and technical assistance to individual communities that wish to create and enact master plans dealing with transportation and infrastructure needs, environmental issues, and quality design for the built environment. CPEX brings community members and leaders together and provides guidance as they work toward a shared vision for future growth and development.

Job Summary

Work directly with the Executive Assistant and Business Manager, and coordinate with other CPEX staff. This position is for now through December 2019.

This is a unique opportunity for a student who desires more experience in a variety of strategic communications skills:

  • Branding/Marketing
  • Annual Smart Growth Summit Planning
  • Public Relations
  • Editorial Content
  • Social Media Planning
  • Outreach Campaigns

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Recommended: 1-2 years of completed in bachelor’s degree program preferably in one of the following areas or a related field: journalism, communications, or graphic design.

This position requires:

  • Google Platforms (Mail, Drive, Calendar, etc.)
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint)
  • Social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter
  • Excellent writing and researching skills
  • Confident interpersonal skills to serve as first-outreach for communications requests
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a team
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with ability to interact internal/external partners

The ideal candidate would also be familiar with:

  • Web-based marketing tools (MailChimp, WordPress)
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Print production troubleshooting (Packaging files for print, etc.)

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the staff executing the Smart Growth Summit in the planning and execution of the November 2019 Louisiana Smart Growth Summit (the annual statewide planning conference hosted by CPEX)
    • Coordinate speakers, sponsors, vendors, press contacts, etc.
    • Make pitches to potential sponsors
    • Make presentations to prospective attendees
    • Work with CPEX partners to effectively promote the Summit
    • Help with “day-of” event management, including volunteer recruitment and coordination
  • Research original content for CPEX and Summit websites and social media sites
  • Assist staff in day-to-day activities including email marketing, website maintenance, materials creation, contact database management, direct mail campaigns, etc.
  • Correspondence: Manage and ensure appropriate and timely follow-up on internal and external requests for information or action dealing with communications.

Other Administrative Duties:

  • Making calls on behalf of staff regarding meetings and events
  • Assisting with answering phones, sending out staff meeting agendas, checking the mail and other administrative duties when needed
  • Scheduling meetings and reserving conference rooms, sometimes arranging for catering
  • Making copies, scanning and faxing documents for staff
  • Attending meetings out of town with staff, packing and loading up materials for meetings, taking notes and photo-documenting meetings, events and buildings

To Apply

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to kkeating@cpex.org

Job posted 9/25/19

Communications Student Worker, LSU Campus Life

Job Summary

The Communications student worker reports to the Associate Director of Marketing and Communications at Campus Life. Through communications, marketing, event, and administrative support, this position assists in the promotion of Campus Life events and services. Opportunity to gain experience in a writing, digital design, and social media marketing, depending on the student’s interest and skillset.

This is an invaluable opportunity for an undergraduate student to gain hands-on, professional experience working on high visibility projects such as Homecoming, Fall Fest, LSU Food Pantry, Geaux Big Baton Rouge and Student Activities Board events.

Required Qualifications*

  • Be enrolled as a full-time student at LSU
  • High level of initiative and self-motivated work
  • Strong communication skills in all areas, including writing and editing
  • Comfortable with and eager to learn new technologies
  • Intermediate computer skills to include MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented and able to multi-task
  • Ability to work both in a team and independently
  • Model appropriate and professional behavior 

 *This position will be adapted to meet the student worker’s interest and skillset. Below is a list of desired qualifications that a successful applicant may possess one or a combination of:

  • Familiarity with and interest in design software; knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Familiarity with and interest in social media communications and strategy
  • Familiarity with and interest in web editing and email marketing platforms
  • Familiarity with and interest in photography

Duties & Responsibilities:

Marketing & Strategic Communications

  • Assist with a variety of communication projects for promotion of Campus Life’s resources, services, and events; projects may include writing, editing, and scheduling print and electronic publications, and/or designing marketing materials including digital and print graphics
  • Play a key role in improving the social media and online presence of the Campus Life accounts, through implementation of a social media strategy and calendar, website improvements and ongoing web maintenance
  • Assist in developing strategy for reaching student, faculty and staff populations
  • Create stories and content for use in communication efforts
  • Communicate and collaborate with campus and community constituents
  • Understand and maintain LSU brand guidelines across all communication efforts
  • Other duties as assigned  

Other

  • Assist with LSU Campus Life hosted events as requested

Start Date

Now

Hours

Flexible schedule, 10-15 hours per week preferred          

To Apply

Submit resume and letter of interest (cover letter) describing why you are interested in this position and why you think your skills set and interests are a good fit for this position to Alison Paz at apaz6@lsu.edu

Job posted 9/25/19

Marketing Intern, Revibe Music

Revibe is about to shake up the music industry, and we need help spreading the word! We are a startup focused on simplifying the music industry, both for artists and fans alike. Revibe is looking for an ambitious, self-motivated intern who is interested in a career in digital marketing. Revibe was born out of LSU and we are located right off campus at LSU Innovation Park. We are a small team with plenty of growth opportunities. We are very flexible with scheduling and open to the possibility of working remotely after being fully integrated with the team.

We are looking for someone who is excited about joining a pre-launch startup and understands the risks and rewards associated with hypergrowth. Our ideal candidate is passionate about music, knowledgeable about social media marketing strategies, and creative with original content.

What You’ll Do

Our intern will be working directly with the marketing team. Specific roles will depend on experience, but some possibilities include:

  • Create content for Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook
  • Create a cross-platform content strategy
  • Monitor channels for Music news, releases, memes, and capitalize on the trends through our social media accounts
  • Design and present new social media campaign ideas
  • Engage with the community by liking, commenting, and sharing other relevant posts
  • Assist with Website content and branding
  • Create content for our sites such as news stories, informational articles, and other relevant inbound marketing posts.
  • Research and evaluate competitor marketing strategies and digital content
  • Contribute to the creation of email campaigns
  • Market Analysis

What You Need

Experience with at least one of the following is required:

  • Social Media Campaign Management
  • Copywriting for Social Media, Web, or Press Releases
  • Email marketing campaigns
  • Google Adwords or Facebook Ads
  • Hootsuite
  • Graphic Design
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Experience with the following is preferred:

  • Active members of the underground music scene on social media
  • Tangible results from social media campaigns for a business
  • History of viral or high engagement posts
  • Copywriting, specifically
  • Tweets
  • Blog Posts
  • Captions
  • Ads
  • Website Verbiage
  • Email Campaigns and Retargeting
  • Reddit, using Reddit for music is an additional plus
  • Graphic Design, specifically
  • Videography
  • Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Web Design
  • Social Media content templates

Compensation and Benefits

  • $10/hour
  • Opportunities to earn more based on prior experience and future performance
  • Flexible schedule, relaxed environment, close to campus
  • Opportunities to move into leadership positions in the future
  • Fast-moving, real-world experience that is hard to find, particularly in Louisiana

Revibe provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

To Apply

Please apply online on Handshake. Applications close Oct. 31, 2019.

9/18/19

Graphic Design Intern, LSU Law Center

The LSU Law Center is interested in hiring a student intern with a graphic design background for up to 15 hours per week. The position includes producing graphics and developing print and digital publications, along with website images. Experience with InDesign, Photoshop and related programs is required, and students with several years of training and/or education in graphic design are preferred.

To Apply

To apply, send your resume and work samples to Steve Sanoski, LSU Law Center associate director of communications, at SteveSanoski@lsu.edu.  

Job posted 9/13/19

Public & Government Affairs Summer Intern, ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil is looking for students with experience or interest in public relations, communications, international affairs, and public policy. Prior experience in energy is not required. This position is for a paid full-time job in summer 2020.

Job Summary

As a Public & Government Affairs (P&GA) Intern, you will manage various internal and/or external communications projects. Interns will have exposure and the opportunity to contribute in a variety of areas, including global operations, media, communications, corporate branding/advertising, public policy, and corporate citizenship, among other areas. The number one quality we look for is a strong writing skillset. Interns will have the chance to build their portfolios with real-world communication products.

Location

Houston, Texas

Possible Responsibilities

  • Develop internal and external communications plans.
  • Develop social media strategy for industry-leading projects.
  • Draft external communication materials: digital media, fact sheets, pamphlets, etc.
  • Support issues management/research into energy/economic/foreign policy issues
  • Support internal communications through a variety of mediums: employee forums, newsletters, video production, intranet sites, publications, etc.
  • Support corporate citizenship and sustainability programs.

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced written and oral communication skills; ability to understand and communicate complex issues; familiarity with conventions of AP Style; good presentation skills.
  • Current enrollment in a related bachelor’s degree or graduate program: business, media (journalism or communications), public policy/political science, and international studies backgrounds preferred but not required.
  • Previous internship or other experience in business, public relations, media, government, or policy.
  • Varied communications experience including writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities and stakeholders.

Successful candidates may have experience in the following or similar areas (these are not requirements):

  • Public relations/advertising agency or corporate experience for brands or companies
  • Advising business strategy for brands/companies
  • Journalism – local, wire or national news organizations
  • U.S. Government – Senate, House of Representatives, Executive Branch (Depts.  of State/Trade/Energy); or state government experience

To Apply

Please include a resume and cover letter with your online application. Application closes Oct. 31, 2019.

Job posted 9/9/19

Sports Journalist, TigerBait.com

TigerBait.com seeks an unpaid sports journalism enthusiast for a fall position. Preference for a student having taken the intro to journalism and visual communication.

Supervisor will be Mike Scarborough, who has covered LSU Athletics for 20+ years with Tigerbait.com, a well-respected sports journalist in Baton Rouge. 

Most of the work can be done remotely except for covering LSU football games where the student will be on the sidelines taking pictures. 

Duties

  • Transcribing player and coach interviews
  • Taking still photos and posting to site
  • Writing hard news updates periodically

We expect this opportunity to expand as the student gains a better grasp of the job.

To Apply

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Preston Guy at PGuy77@LIVE.COM

Job posted 9/4/19

Student Worker, Companion Animal Alliance (CAA)

Companion Animal Alliance (CAA) is a nonprofit organization created in 2010 to increase the save-rate of animals in our community. In partnership with the East Baton Rouge City-Parish, CAA operates the EBR Parish open-intake shelter, caring for nearly 9,000 animals each year including cats, dogs, horses, wildlife, and exotic animals. CAA has increased the save rate of animals to 70% annually from 20% in 2010.

Job Summary

Under the guidance of the Development Director and Programs Director, a student worker with help with fundraising and programs. This is an unpaid position.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Assists the fundraising department with donor database upkeep
  • Participate in marketing assignments including WAFB adopt-a-pet segments and media press releases
  • Facilitates volunteer orientations and shelter tours
  • Updates retail inventory as necessary
  • Helps prepare for fundraising events (Cap City Beer Fest and Fur Ball)
  • Completes other administrative duties as assigned by the Development and Programs Directors

Skills

  • Multitasking
  • Strong writing and communications skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Microsoft Office
  • Proactive and solution-oriented

Qualifications

  • Computer savvy
  • Must have time management, organizational and troubleshooting skills
  • Must be proactive, detail-oriented, a quick learner, forward thinker and
  • flexible/adaptable to accurately complete a variety of job functions
  • Comfortable working independently and collaboratively with cross functional
  • teams to achieve objectives
  • Interest in nonprofit management/programming/fundraising/marketing
  • Available 10-15 hours/week

To Apply

Please send resume and a copy of college transcript to ejackson@caabr.org

Job posted 8/30/19

CBS Sports HQ Student Ambassador

CBS Sports HQ is a 24-hour streaming sports news network offering news, highlights and analysis, easily accessible for free on connected devices. The digital network is a collaboration between CBS Sports and CBS Interactive and allows sports fans to watch full-day live, anchored coverage featuring game breakdowns and the day's top sports storylines. CBS Sports HQ utilizes the combined resources of CBS Sports, CBSSports.com, 247Sports, SportsLine, CBS Sports Fantasy and MaxPreps to deliver a robust sports network with live news and reporting, game previews and post-game analysis, must-see highlights, projections and in-depth statistical breakdowns.

Responsibilities

Become the VP Marketing of CBS Sports HQ on your campus! As a Student Ambassador you will be given the unique opportunity to introduce the CBS Sports HQ brand to your campus. Your responsibilities will include but may not be limited to:

  • Identify campus-specific activation opportunities and brainstorm ways to integrate the CBS Sports HQ brand
  • Be an on-campus social media influencer
  • Engage and support on-brand university clubs and organizations
  • Partner with and/or produce watch party events on/off campus
  • Collect product feedback and relay details to your manager

This opportunity is for 8 weeks during the Fall semester.

Qualifications

  • Passion for sports and CBS Sports HQ
  • Interest/passion for Fantasy Sports
  • Have the ability to demonstrate extraordinary communication & organizational skills.
  • Be comfortable working on your own while receiving remote coaching and supervision.
  • Possess an outgoing personality with a desire to positively represent the CBS Sports HQ brand.
  • Capable of using digital social sites and understand networks such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Desired Degree

Any

Start Date

September 2019

Compensation

  • $100 weekly based on task completion
  • Unique resume building opportunities
  • Networking and career building opportunities with the brand marketers/employees
  • Real-life marketing experience for an extremely well-known company
  • Receive free CBS Sports HQ swag with opportunities to earn additional free products 

To Apply

If you have a have an outgoing personality and a passion for sports, interactive TV and CBS Sports HQ, we want to talk to you! Please fill out the application link!

Job posted 8/13/19

Digital Media and Graphic Design Intern, Louisiana Ambulance Alliance

The Louisiana Ambulance Alliance (LAA) is a diverse group of EMS providers who promote emergency medical transport as a distinct concern in Louisiana; serve as a forum for a unified voice for healthcare providers, public officials, healthcare workers, educators and consumers working to improve emergency medical transport in Louisiana; provide a forum for the exchange and distribution of ideas and information related to the improvement of emergency medical transport; serve as an advocate for emergency medical transport, promoting improved health status and improvements to the health system for residents of Louisiana; and encourage the development of appropriate health resources for Louisiana.

Job Summary

Under the guidance of the Communications and Marketing Manager, the Digital Media and Graphic Design Intern will be responsible for assisting with a variety of day-to-day projects under the Louisiana Ambulance Alliance brand. In addition, the Digital Media and Graphic Design Intern is responsible for assisting with the development of a digital media strategy that will meet organizational goals. This opportunity will provide hands-on, valuable experience with creating graphics, collateral and promotional materials, producing videos, photography and other projects to prepare the intern for a successful career in media and design.

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Designs digital and print content for our web and social media presence: Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.
  • Captures videography and photography for inclusion in web content, social media campaigns, promotional/recruitment materials and other activities.
  • Works with cross functional teams to assist with design projects.
  • Prepares for and promotes a variety of organization events.
  • Has the option to travel for events and workshops.
  • Completes other duties as assigned by Communications and Marketing Manager.

Skills

  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Designing online and printed marketing materials
  • Project management and multitasking
  • Strong writing and communications skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Photography, videography and editing
  • Microsoft Office
  • Skilled in social media
  • Proactive and solution oriented

Qualifications

  • Considerable knowledge of graphic design and editing.
  • Considerable knowledge of photography and videography.
  • Above average verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have time management, organizational and troubleshooting skills.
  • Must be proactive, detail-oriented, a quick learner, forward thinker and
    flexible/adaptable to accurately complete a variety of job functions.
  • Comfortable working independently and collaboratively with cross functional
    teams to achieve company objectives.
  • 0-2 years of experience preferred.

Education

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Digital Media or a
    related field.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher

Job Type

  • Part-Time (Flexible 10-20 hours/week)
  • College credit available

Travel

Optional travel to attend workshops and events

Requirements

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Portfolio and/or work samples
  • Two references
  • Copy of Transcript

To Apply

Please submit application requirements to communications@louisianaambulancealliance.org

Job posted 8/7/19