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Marketing Assistant Job Description

Student Involvement and Leadership Center

Marketing Assistant

Job Description

The Student Involvement and Leadership Center Marketing Assistant works with a team of student Programming Assistants and a student Social Media Assistant to create, manage, implement, and evaluate the marketing for all Student Involvement and Leadership Center programs and events.


  • Work with student Programming Assistants and student Social Media Assistant (team of ~9 students) to develop thorough marketing strategies for each hosted program. Visit our website,, for a calendar of upcoming programs and events.
  • Create and maintain records of marketing and promotions implemented for each program.
  • Develop program marketing copy to be used for promotional materials and by the Social Media Assistant.
  • Submit Event Requests on Engage for each hosted program.
  • Update web content on for specific programs and events.
  • Create and update marketing and promotional images for relevant events using Canva.
  • Order printed promotional materials for large-scale events.
  • Collaborate with other campus departments to cross-promote.
  • Reserve marketing spaces such as toilet talk, digital screen signage, Odyssey articles, and Arbiter articles.
  • Develop assessment strategies to analyze best marketing practices.
  • Identify and test innovative marketing strategies for the department and its programs.
  • Work with the Social Media Assistant to promote Student Involvement and Leadership Center at University wide events.


  • Strong functional knowledge of marketing principles and practices and the desire to apply that knowledge in a professional environment.
  • Ability to learn and adhere university brand standards and divisional marketing practices.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work well and quickly under pressure both individually and as a part of a team.
  • Excellent project management skills to consistently meet deadlines.
  • Ability to relate to and assist all members of our diverse campus community.
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled at Boise State University in a certificate/degree-seeking program and, if hired, be enrolled in six credits or more each semester that they are employed.
  • Applicants must have at least a cumulative 2.50 GPA and, if hired, must maintain at least a cumulative 2.50 GPA each semester they are employed.

Other Information

  • This paid student position can also be registered for internship credits.
  • Starting hourly wage of $10.00.
  • Paid summer training June 14 – July 31, 2021.  5-10 hours per week.
  • Position commitment August 2, 2021 – May 7, 2022, at 15 hours per week.  A minimum of 10 office hours; the remaining hours will be completed via staff meetings, program attendance, and additional office hours as needed.
  • Fall training will be the week of Monday, August 2, 2021.  Spring training will be the week of January 3, 2022.
  • Staff will not work during Thanksgiving Break, Spring Break, and two weeks during Winter Break. There will be weeknight and weekend commitments.
  • Work Study is not required for this position; however, work-study recipients are encouraged to apply.

Apply using the online application available on our website,  Applications are due by 11:59 PM MST on Sunday, February 28, 2021. Interviews will take place during the weeks of March 3 and March 17.

For questions about this position please contact Mikayla Mitzel ( or visit us in the Student Involvement and Leadership Center (2nd floor of the Student Union above the BRC).