Student Opening: Marketing Assistant


Number of Openings: 4

Pay Rate: $15.00

Location: Coffman Memorial Union

Department: Marketing


Marketing Assistants work with staff Marketing Managers to develop content for various mediums (ads, posters, brochures, newsletters, web pages, social media, press releases, etc). They gather and analyze research, including competitive, market, and customer research. They attend designated events to administer surveys and handout promotional materials.

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● Current U of MN - Twin Cities degree-seeking student. See Student employment eligibility

● Basic understanding of introductory marketing and communications principles

(this could be obtained through coursework or class projects).

● Must demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills

● Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

● Basic understanding and experience with social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter,

Instagram, Snapchat, etc.)

All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to report complete vaccination against COVID-19 or submit documentation requesting a medical or religious exemption on their first day of employment. To learn more, please visit the University's COVID-19 Response webpage

Preferred Qualifications

● Experience working in marketing

● Editorial, persuasive and copywriting experience

● Media relations experience

● Marketing, Advertising, or related major

● Multimedia (photography and video) experience

Notes for This Posting

A successful applicant will be able & eligible to work for the remainder of Spring 2023 and through summer and Fall of 2023.

The Marketing Assistants work week varies with a minimum of 10 hours. Marketing Assistants should expect to come into the office at least 3 times per week during the academic year. The minimum shift length is 2 hours.

Marketing Assistants can apply up to 2 out of 4 of these positions:

  • Marketing Assistant - Email, Surveys, and Large Events (Homecoming & Spring Jam)
  • Marketing Assistant - Social Media
  • Marketing Assistant - Retail
  • Marketing Assistant - Films & social events

Standard business hours are 8:30am-5pm, weekdays.

The hiring manager hopes to complete hiring as soon as possible.

Work-study students are encouraged to apply.


  1. You must be able to work for the Fall, Spring, Summer.
  2. You must be able to work 3 shifts per week.