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Position Description

Education Abroad (EA) invites applications for the position of Marketing & Outreach Intern in the Office of International Education. Education Abroad will hire approximately 4 interns for the 2017-2018 academic year. Interns are primarily responsible for marketing & outreach tasks to increase the representation of education abroad throughout the CU Boulder campus. Such tasks include presenting to students, tabling in the UMC and at other events, posting flyers & chalking around campus, and providing content for our social media pages. In addition to outreach & marketing responsibilities, interns will support the day-to-day functions of the office, including delivering marketing materials across campus, special projects, and clerical duties.
 

Responsibilities

  1. Present to on-campus classes, residence halls, and students groups to increase participation in education abroad by all members of the CU Boulder student community, including populations underrepresented in education abroad;
  2. Help develop and distribute print & electronic marketing materials, and assist with other marketing initiatives such as posting flyers and chalking;
  3. Assist EA with its social media content, posts & maintenance;
  4. Write feature stories about education abroad alumni and/or programs;
  5. Promptly communicate with EA staff and its partners while ensuring excellent customer service;
  6. Help with the preparation & facilitation of education abroad fairs, orientations, and other outreach events;
  7. Promote greater involvement from our education abroad alumni, the Global Buffs;
  8. Attend weekly team meetings;
  9. Complete clerical and/or administrative duties, including data collection & analysis;
  10. Work on other projects as determined by the skill set of the intern and the needs of the office.
 

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
  1. Be a current University of Colorado Boulder student & maintain student status during the term of employment;
  2. Have completed an approved CU Boulder education abroad program;
  3. Commit to a full-year position; this commitment requires that you work for two consecutive semesters (fall & spring), not including vacation periods. You may not apply if you are graduating earlier than May 2018. This position does not require summer employment;
  4. The position’s hours vary by week, but will usually be 10-15 hours/week at the start of each term, with hours dropping to 5-10 hours/week by the end of the semester. These hours will include some evening and weekend work. Known times that you will be expected to work increased hours include:
    1. Fall Fair: the 1st week of September
    2. Orientations: November, late March, and April
    3. Campus fairs: last 1-2 weeks of January
  5. Attend a team meeting once a week;
  6. Be able to participate in all components of the training process (see below for details).
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  1. Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills;
  2. Experience with & enthusiasm for public speaking;
  3. Proficiency in google documents;
  4. Experience with graphic design & graphic design software;
  5. Experience with social media, particularly Twitter, Facebook & Instagram;
  6. Demonstrated attention to detail;
  7. Strong written communication skills;
  8. Ability to respond to emails quickly and regularly;
  9. Demonstrated flexibility & adaptability to last-minute requests or schedule changes;
  10. Excellent time management & organizational skills;
  11. Experience with HTML coding;
  12. Enthusiasm for the development of new skills and knowledge.
 

Compensation & Benefits

As an Education Abroad Marketing & Outreach Intern, you may:
  • Develop transferable professional skills in an office environment, including:
    • Interpersonal communication
    • Customer service
    • Public relations
    • Print advertising
    • Electronic advertising
    • Public speaking
    • Computer skills
    • Strategic marketing skills
  • Work with professional staff who are passionate about their field
  • Gain experience in the field of international education, specifically education abroad
Compensation: This position is paid hourly; pay is allocated bi-weekly. Compensation is awarded for all hours worked, including the training period, evening & weekend work, and all mandatory meetings. The pay rate is $11.00 per hour. 
 

Mandatory Time Commitments

As an applicant for this position, it is required that you are available for the interview and training dates specified below. You will be compensated for the training on an hourly basis. If you are unable to meet any of the time or technology requirements, please do not apply.
 
Monday, July 31, 2017 Application Deadline No late applications will be accepted. 
Thursday, Aug 3, 2017 Interviewees will be contacted Selected applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview. Those not selected for an interview will also receive notification.
Thursday, August 10, 2017 Interviews If selected for an interview, your interview will be scheduled between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. MST on Thursday, August 3, 2017. Each interview will be 20 minutes. Interviews for all selected candidates will be conducted in-person in the Education Abroad Office or via Skype with Webcam. This requires that you have a computer available with the following:
  • reliable internet access
  • Skype software installed and a Skype account
  • web camera
  • microphone
Please ensure that you have access to the necessary equipment during your appointment time.
August 21 – August 23, 2017 Mandatory Training
(at the Office of International Education)
Training will be held Monday through Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in the Office of International Education:
Office of International Education
University of Colorado Boulder
Center for Community, S355
http://www.colorado.edu/campusmap/map.html?bldg=c4c
 
 

To Apply

Click the link below to access the Marketing and Outreach Intern Application. The deadline to complete this application for the 2017-2018 Academic Year is July 31, 2017.

 

 

Contact

Questions concerning the Marketing & Outreach Intern position, the application process, and the training may be directed to Allie Nunes, Education Abroad Program Manager and Outreach Coordinator, at Nunesa@Colorado.EDU.