Social Media Assistant - LUSU

RATE OF PAY:  $16.50/hour
EMPLOYMENT TERM: ASAP to April 1, 2024
HOURS OF WORK: Up to 10 hours per week

The Social Media Assistant will use creativity and initiative to find new methods of engaging students online and will be involved in creating content that fosters school spirit and inclusivity.  The Social Media Assistant will focus on showcasing the services and support offered to students by the student union from a student perspective.  

Job Responsibilities

  • Content Creation - Under the direction of the Marketing and Communications Officers, the successful candidate will propose and create engaging content for the LUSU (@lusu_tbay) social media channels. This may include the creation of content such as reels, photos, stories, and lives.

  • Social Engagement - Sharing LUSU content to relevant departments, businesses, groups, etc., sharing/reposting relevant content from partner accounts, and interacting with other accounts, and maintaining a consistent presence on social media.

  • Event Content Coverage - Attending LUSU events to capture video, photo, lives, etc. on campus.

Required Skills

  • Creativity, passion and ability to use initiative to create engaging content without constant supervision

  • Confidence in on-camera speaking

  • Experience with various social media channels including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.

  • Experience and familiarity with Lakehead University campus life and knowledge of Lakehead University Student Union services and activities.

  • Experience with shooting and editing video content for social media.

  • Effective written and oral communication skills.

  • May be required to attend evening and night events.

What You Will Gain in this Role

  • Opportunity to gain social media marketing experience.

  • Opportunity to plan and create exciting content to share with peers 

  • Opportunity to practice personal branding, projecting in front of the camera, and influencing other students online.

  • Opportunity to gain campaign planning, content writing, photography, videography, and multimedia design skills

Apply by submitting your social media handles, 3 written ideas for posts for the LUSU @lusu_tbay account and one reel highlighting a service or support LUSU provides.  Applicants will be chosen based on creativity, quality, communication skills and knowledge of LUSU.  Email to with the subject line “Social Media Assistant LUSU Content - YOUR NAME”



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