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LUMS Social Media Assistant

  • Location:
    North West
  • Position:
  • Salary:
    £7.83 per hour + £0.95 holiday pay = £8.78 per hour
  • Date Posted:
    06 Nov 2018
  • Advertising End Date:
    19 Nov 2018
  • Vacancy Type:
    Part Time
  • Reference:
Job Description

We are looking for a LUMS student to join our existing team of social media assistants and help us to accelerate our social activity. This will help us gain a better insight into ways to engage with our students and support us with our social media activity.

Your role will be to deliver our social strategy, assisting with targeted UG campaigns and wider activity to engage with our key audience groups.

Pay Rate:     £7.83 per hour plus £0.95 holiday pay = £8.78 per hour - roughly 4 hours per week


Job description:

You will be required to work on a flexible basis and would be carrying out tasks such as the following:

  • Conducting social activity coverage for key events taking place such as Open Days, Applicant Visit Days and guest talks
  • Gather video interview clips of key individuals such as speakers at events for social media
  • Creation of engaging social media postsblogs and content aligned to our strategy
  • Scheduling of activity on social media accounts e.g. to cover upcoming weeks/key themes
  • Contribution of ideas to help us increase engagement with our UG/prospective UG audience groups (using things like competitor research)
This opportunity is open to LUMS students only.
Applications must include a covering letter telling us why you’re the student we need for the job!

Applications without a covering letter will not be considered. For help and advice on covering letters:

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Under the terms of this work, we endeavour to provide the advertised number of hours however, hours are not guaranteed and that work may cease if there is a fall in demand. 

Adverts that display a closing date should be treated as a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as


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