ADM: Admission Communications Intern (S99988)
Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities
SUMMARY OF POSITION
Admission Student Coordinator: Communications Interns are responsible for supporting the Office of Admission with the goal of recruiting the most talented and diverse class possible. Communications Interns will work directly with the Admission Communications Team and the Bates Office of Communication to develop and create content for a variety of audiences, with a particular focus on writing original marketing messages.
All Admission Student Coordinators act as leaders in our office and will serve as member of the Students in Admission Executive Board. In this capacity, Coordinators will regularly meet with staff and as a group to discuss office events, initiatives, and areas of improvement. Coordinators may also be asked to provide office support and complete other tasks as assigned.
Supervisor: Liz Pinnie
Office Location: Lindholm House
Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities
The student must have completed at least one year at Bates, and have an interest in supporting the mission of the institution and the work that Admission does on behalf of it. The student must be comfortable interacting with a diverse range of individuals interested in Bates. Along these lines, solid communication skills, a friendly demeanor, a sense of humor, and organizational skills are valued. The student must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as in a team. Comfort with the Google suite and data entry is required.
The primary responsibility of this position is to create and craft direct marketing messages for prospective Bates students and other Admission audiences. Our ideal candidate must have an impeccable grasp of the English language and superb editing skills. Strong attention to detail, ability to write with appropriate tone and voice, and willingness to respond to direct feedback is a must. An overall interest in communications and marketing is desirable.
Craft 100-150 word email message to a prospective junior in high school about why you decided to attend Bates.
Craft 300-500 word email message to a newly admitted senior in high school about why you decided to attend Bates.
The student will work in an office environment and will use the telephone, computer and email often; the student will also be connecting with visiting prospective students and families. The student may be asked to lift materials up to twenty pounds.