The IU Alumni Association (IUAA) brings over 700,000 IU graduates together to support one another and Indiana University throughout their lives. The IUAA activates IU's powerful global network through live events, webinars, scholarship programs, and seriously fun traditions. The association is a membership organization that connects alumni, students and friends through communications, activities, programs, and services. Additionally, it develops and supports volunteer leadership, serving as a voice for alumni as the university evolves and providing lifelong learning opportunities.
The IU Alumni Association Communities Team is working to provide consistent, meaningful communication to volunteer leaders across the world in the form of semi-weekly newsletters. The Communications Student Fellow will collaborate alongside Alumni Communities staff to build effective communications for our volunteer leaders worldwide.
Duties of the Fellow will include:
Creating content for IU and IUAA policy updates, deadlines, and news.
Building newsletters for 500 alumni leaders.
Devising strategies for identifying and highlighting exceptional alumni leaders.
Developing a pipeline where volunteers can post community updates.
Interacting with volunteer leaders regularly.
Participating in operations projects designed to increase engagement.
Students hired will have two roles in the Alumni Association:
Leadership for the Student Alumni Association (SAA), IUAA's official student group that collaborates on SAA outreach, Homecoming and all Homecoming-related events.
Team Member in one of the individual IUAA departments.
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Currently enrolled as a student at Indiana University.
Excellent communication skills. Attention to detail. Experience creating communications for a defined audience. Familiarity with general principles of newsletter design. Experience engaging audiences via social media. High-quality customer service and interpersonal skills. Collaborate attitude and ability to work on a team. Highly resourceful and self-motivated work ethic. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Eagerness and commitment to learn about and celebrate the identities and cultures of various diverse alumni populations including but not limited to alumni of color, LGBTQ+ alumni, and international alumni.
Experience with design software such as InDesign or Photoshop is a plus.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.