Social Media Producer

Location: Iowa Memorial Union
Rate of pay: $10.50/hour
Hiring status: Currently hiring
Open to non-UI students: No

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Produce social media content for the Division of Student Life. Act as the online voice for the DSL. Work includes writing, acting, photography, videography, scheduling, coordinating, and planning.


• Create video-based social media content for the Division of Student Life.
• Act as a social media video host for the Division of Student Life channels.
• Write scripts and record videos for social media platforms such as Instagram.
• Plan and analyze social media efforts for assigned channels.
• Manage social media channels, including comments, replies, and direct messages.
• Find creative ways to engage the current student audience through polls, direct questions, and content. Communicate about events, opportunities, resources available, best practices, well-being, and other issues.


• Must have demonstrated ability to produce social media content.
• Must be able to make a one-year commitment (pay will increase to $13.00/hour after one year anniversary)
• Understanding of the university structure and student activities is preferred.
• Basic knowledge of social media platforms and management.
• Ability to work under a deadline in a fast-pace environment.
• Well organized, willing to learn, and strong work ethic.
• Ability to provide writing sample from online medium; web, blog, newspaper.

Training requirements

• IMU Emergency Response Staff (depending on physical location)
• Student Life Communications Orientation

What you will learn:

Student Life Communications provides hands-on experience for communications and marketing students, designers, photographers, social media producers, and videographers. We hire outstanding and talented students studying in different areas of the university and will help you grow in your specific field. As a student, you are our greatest resource when it comes to communicating on-trend messaging and creative work. Your work will be featured within the Division of Student Life and throughout the campus community. The skills you learn here will help you in your chosen career path and give you valuable work experience to strengthen your portfolio, resume, and self-branding. Our goal is to help you grow into exceptional students, as well as focused creatives, that will lead the way in your professions after graduation. We offer alumni connections and an alumni speaker series as outreach to further your professional development. You can expect to learn skills such as time management, conflict resolution, balancing priorities, managing finances, interpersonal communication, customer service experience, working with people from diverse backgrounds, and working as part of a team.

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