Communications Assistant

The UNH InterOperability Lab (UNH-IOL) has been working with companies world-wide testing networking and communications products since 1988. We are currently looking for a communications assistant to help with day-to-day operations ranging from social media content, digital marketing, event logistics, photography, and more. This position is an excellent opportunity for a student interested in learning more about the marketing and communications field while working in a real-world environment. This is a year-round, non-benefited position which is part-time during the school year and full-time during breaks. 

Under general direction, you will be responsible for:

  • Drafting & posting content for the IOL social media platforms including sharing & commenting
  • Identifying opportunities to reach students for job recruitment (including events)
  • Reviewing and assembling materials for internal and external communications, including email outreach, e-newsletters, flyers, etc.
  • General support for organizing marketing materials, project calendars, event logistics, staffing, administrative duties
  • Taking photos/video footage of products and at events (will provide training)
  • Using Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator (will provide training)

Acceptable Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • Working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., English, Marketing/Communications or Advertising)
  • Available to work 12 - 20 hours/week during semester
  • Available to work 30-40 hours/week during Summer, Winter, Spring break
  • Must have computer skills (working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space
  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills (please apply if you enjoy writing!)

Additional Job Information

To receive full consideration for this position, in addition to completing the required on-line application form, we recommend you submit a résumé and cover letter. Raises may be awarded periodically and are based on performance.

Special Requirements

  • Background check is required prior to employment.
  • Eligibility for employment at the UNH-IOL may be restricted due to Federal law or regulation, including regulations promulgated by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security and the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Access Control. Offers of employment may be conditioned upon verification of eligible citizenship if necessary to comply with federal law.
  • Eligibility for employment is subject to change at any time.

EEO Statement

The University of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. The university seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.

Additional Information

Positions Available: 1
Typical Starting Rate: $12.00-$14.00+/hr based on experience. **We offer frequent raise opportunities! Earn up to $27.10/hr.