Communications Work Study

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Elyse Greenblatt
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Institute for the Study of Human Rights

Job Description: candidate will have strong attention to detail, ability to work with minimal supervision, excellent writing skills, and experience providing administrative and communication support. Knowledge of human rights and relevant research skills are strongly preferred. This is a work-study position open only to current Columbia University students. Specific responsibilities may include: Provide administrative support for communication team; Post ISHR events to Columbia University Events Calendar; Maintain ISHR social media and work to expand social media outreach; Provide editorial assistance for ISHR web content and materials; Draft event and news blurbs; Send Institutional newsletter using MailChimp; Prepare and disseminate visual advertising materials and emails; Assist in the posting of material to ISHR website.

Job Requirements: The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications: • Excellent organizational & communications skills; • Strong research, writing and editing skills; • Interest in human rights; Experience managing social media accounts, specifically Facebook and Twitter; Experience creating visual content such as event flyers. Familiarity with MailChimp and Canva online software. Website management experience preferred.

Must apply on Work Study Portal.