Communications Assistant

Marketing & Communications
joi foley, Marketing & Communications
Job Description: 

The Communications Assistant works closely with the Graphic Design/Communications Manager to create and maintain communications properties for Pacific School of Religion.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
• Write, edit, and maintain content for PSR website, email newsletters, and social media
• Proactively seek out news and events on campus, and in the wider PSR/Holy Hill
• Interview PSR community members for original website and e-news articles
• Assist in creating and updating email campaigns via Mailchimp
• Maintain email lists, and ensure their accuracy in Raiser’s Edge database
• Edit images and templates
• Help develop and support the creation and compliance of PSR
marketing/communications policies and strategies
• Other tasks as needed by the Marketing & Communications department


Hours per week: 10
Date job is to begin: immediately, available through summer
Hourly rate: $15
Preferred work days: flexible

Students with federal work study are encouraged to apply


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Prerequisite Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
• Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills
• Some knowledge of Photoshop & MS Office
• Ability to work effectively as part of a closely collaborative team, and with tight
• Excellent customer service skills
• Friendly
• Good research skills
• Strong attention to detail
• A self-starter who is able to take initiative on projects and daily tasks
Desired Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
• Knowledge of Wordpress , Drupal, and/or other content management systems useful, but
not required
• Background in journalism or communications a major plus
• Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite a plus
• Some experience with database management useful
• Photography and/or design skills a major plus

Apply to: 

Submit resume with two professional reference names, 2 writing samples, and contact information to:
joi foley at jfoley[at]psr[dot]edu.

Other comments: 
PSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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