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Web Marketing Content student position

Wichita State University    
Strategic Communications    
Web Marketing Content student position
Job Summary
20-hour per week paid position in Strategic Communications, the official communication and marketing office for WSU. Skills must include writing and translating client needs into impactful web content. This is a hands-on position where you will be provided guidance as you improve on your existing skills and learn new ones in a team environment. A collaborative, self-starting attitude is a must.
In this position, you will improve skills in:
  • Writing, updating and editing marketing text.
  • Designing and updating web content features within a Content Management System.
  • Improving the SEO, usability and accessibility of web pages.
  • Monitoring and acting on web analytics.
  • Writing, updating and editing text for client and university websites.
  • Designing and updating web content features within the stock feature set of the university’s Content Management System.
  • Meeting with clients in person and virtually to help determine client marketing needs.
  • Working with Strategic Communications professional to improve the SEO, usability and accessibility of the Wichita State website.
  • Other duties as directed.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Qualifications
  • Availability for 20 hours per week between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (Occasional evening/weekend hours may be needed for campus events.)
  • Currently enrolled as a full-time student at WSU.
  • Must be proficient with English grammar.
  • Excellent marketing writing skills with an interest in advocating for and promoting WSU.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Attention to detail and ability to ensure that deadlines and other project requirements are met.
  • Ability to work with diverse publics and relate positively with others including faculty, staff and students at all levels.
  • Self-motivated team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to listen carefully and build positive relationships.
  • Professional appearance for events.
  • Basic skills with Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Experience in writing marketing or public relations content.
  • Experience working in website Content Management Systems
  • Experience with professional social media.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Experience using Adobe design software.
  • Basic understanding of HTML and CSS. (NOTE: This is not a programming/coding position.)
  • Experience working in a professional office setting.
How to apply
  1. Fill out an online application at
  2. Upload your resume and writing samples into Handshake.
  3. Write a cover letter explaining your post-graduation goals and what you hope to learn from this position. Upload the cover letter into Handshake.
  4. All of the above must be completed for consideration.
» If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted.
» Positions open until filled.
» The position pays $10 an hour.
» The job is open starting August 2021 and lasts through the fall 2021 semester, with the option to continue for additional semesters.
Wichita State University is an AA/EEO employer.​