Design & Communications Assitant

The PSU Center for Entrepreneurship seeks a Design & Communications Student Assistant to provide graphic design and administrative
support for the Center for Entrepreneurship communications and development. Reporting to the Director of Student Innovation, the Design & Communications Assistant will work with the Center for Entrepreneurship staff, as well as the Executive Director to assist in creating compelling communications pieces for PSU Center for Entrepreneurship Internal and external audiences; and will assist in building relationships with alumni, students, and faculty to advance the Center’s vision of partnership, access, and community engagement.

 Design and edit communication pieces, including newsletters, postcards, flyers, and digital signage
 Provide clerical support for development activities
 Provide support for PSU Center for Entrepreneurship events
 Support social media (especially Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) by providing photographs, ideas, posts, etc.
 Provide occasional administrative support and back-up to Program Managers and Executive Director
 Other duties as assigned
Job Qualifications
 Proficient in graphic design, preferably in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
 Strong written and verbal communication skills
 Proficient in MS Word and Excel
 Must be conscientious, detail-oriented, and a creative problem solver
 Interested in communications, marketing, development, alumni relations, social media, or similar
 Photography skills or interest helpful
 Must be PSU student. Prefer sophomore, junior, or senior standing or graduate student
 Maintain the minimum credit hours each term/be eligible to be a student employee

Hours and Rate
Starting at $12.50 an hour (depending on experience), 20 hours a week

To Apply:

Send a cover letter, resume, and a list of two references, as well as graphic design samples, to barraza@pdx.edu noting “Design & Communications Assistant Search” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until finalists are identified.