Social Media Graduate Assistant

Social Media Graduate Assistant

Position Overview:

The Master of Science in Social and Economic Policy program is looking for a social media graduate assistant. You'll be responsible helping implement marketing and communication strategies through social media. This position also involves developing and managing our main social media platforms, including LinkedIn and Instagram. The successful candidate must be familiar with and have experience using social media platforms.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

  • This individual must develop a comprehensive understanding of Northwestern University’s brand standards and Social Media Guidelines.
  • This position creates weekly social media content calendars and reviews them with the program assistant.
  • This position researches and stays current with emerging social media practices and trends.  This individual creates engaging social media content and posts.
  • This position tracks and analyzes monthly social media analytics.


  • The position will require approximately 5-10 hours per week
  • Experience in mass communication/marketing preferred
  • Knowledge of social media platforms
  • Strong grammar, punctuation, spelling and proofreading skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Organized and responsible
  • Ability to self-motivate with little or no supervision
  • Strong attention to detail

Pay rate: $20-26/hr

How to Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to MSSEP program assistant, Ashley Reyes at