BLSS Social Media Ambassador

Birmingham City University
Birmingham, West Midlands
Closing date
23 Sep 2020

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Job Description

  • The BLSS Marketing Team aims to employ 18 subject-level student ambassadors across both undergraduate and postgraduate for the following subjects (some subjects are missing as they have already been filled by retained Social Media Ambassadors from 2019/20):
  • Business
  • Undergraduate:
  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Business Management/HR Management
  • Specialist Management (Event, Venue and Experience Management, Global Sport Management, Esport Management and Global Hospitality Management)
  • Economics
  • Finance

  • Postgraduate:
  • Accounting / Finance
  • Management

  • Law
  • Undergraduate:
  • Law
  • Law with a specialist pathway (American Legal Studies, Business or Criminology)

  • Postgraduate:
  • International Law / LPC / PGDL

  • Social Sciences -
  • Undergraduate:
  • Sociology

  • Postgraduate
  • Criminology / Professional Policing / Security Studies
  • Psychology / Health Psychology / Forensic Psychology

  • Ambassadors will be producing content primarily for the faculty's TwitterandInstagram platforms, with some content also featuring on our FacebookandLinkedIn pages.
  • Business - Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Law - Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Social Sciences - Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • BLSS - Instagram

  • Ambassadors will be paid for 2 hours each week at the standard ambassador rate (£8.72) in return for one social media post a week during term time. This can range from a simple image and text post to full blog entries.
  • Ambassadors will be expected, where possible, to cover events such as field trips, guest lectures and other extra-curricular activities, alongside covering day to day life on their course.
  • Training will be provided before the role begins. This will outline the types of content we're looking for, as well as the expectations for tone and language.

What we're looking for

  • Successful applicants must be self-motivated, outgoing students who can find creative ways to cover life at BCU week to week.
  • Applicants must be comfortable with using social media, and have strong writing and photography skills.
  • Applicants must be available to work throughout term time on campus (although exceptions will be made for short-term placements).
  • Some out-of-hours work may be required to cover certain events.
  • Applicants must have access to a smartphone with a good quality camera.
  • Applicants will have to pass an interview.

  • The deadline for applying is Friday 18th September (please dismiss the deadline showing on the cover of the advert, end date is confirmed as 18/09)
  • The deadline for applying is Friday 18th September.

Manpower have teamed up with Birmingham City University to offer you the unique ability to work for OpportUNIty, the Student Jobs on Campus Scheme - this will enable you to gain valuable, paid work experience whilst you study!

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