Marketing & Design Assistant

Advising & Career Services (ACS), provides career development services for all PSU students & alumni and academic advising for students who are exploring or changing majors. ACS also takes a leadership role in regard to academic advising and career development across the University.

Position Overview: This position would be responsible for marketing and outreach activities for Advising & Career Services. The position would update and maintain the ACS, careers and advising websites, produce print promotional materials (i.e. fliers, posters), and manage marketing campaigns for the unit.

•Organize, design, and deliver ACS digital and printed creative projects to ACS brand design standards including but not limited to: branded collateral, event materials, promotional items, signage, logos, eNewsletters, etc.
•Develop creative concepts and innovative print and digital design solutions that communicate ACS’ positioning at every touch point.
•Prepare print files for vendors and approve proofs. Strong working knowledge of print production and buying process is preferred.
•Create and execute compelling visuals/assets for digital communications and social media platforms.
•Update and maintain ACS, careers and advising websites.
•Create and execute an annual marketing/outreach plan and implement promotional activities for all marketing campaigns sponsored by ACS
•Promote ACS activities using social media
•Prepare promotional materials for events (i.e. resource fairs, tabling at other events)
Minimum Qualifications:
•Enrolled in and completing at least 6 credits for undergraduate student or 5 credits for graduate student for three out of four terms in the year
•Intermediate-level skills in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator)
•Experience with and knowledge of content management systems and HTML code
•Familiarity with various forms of social media (i.e. Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter)
•Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office programs such as Word and Publisher.
•Ability to maintain PSU Web Standards and best practices of usability, accessibility, and user experience
•Ability to write (and proofread) clearly and concisely with accurate spelling and punctuation
•Ability to be self-directed, prioritize and manage multiple projects while working under tight deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:
•Experience with Drupal and PSU website architecture
•Ability to work with minimal supervision
•Ability to work as part of large, diverse team
•Familiarity with social media scheduling platforms (TweetDeck, Hootsuite, and similar)

Work Schedule:

Hours per Week:



Employment Start Date:
July or August

Employment End Date:
Long term commitment preferred

To Apply:

How to Apply:
How to Apply: Submit resume, letter of interest, and three design samples to Brandy Bell @ bran23@pdx.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.