JOB POSTING: Social Content Creator

April 11, 2017

CU Presents is seeking a student Social Content Creator for summer 2017. Duties include assisting CU Presents staff in managing and executing social media strategy across several platforms in support of the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, CU College of Music, CU Department of Theatre & Dance and CU Presents ticketed events.

Compensation: $11.25 per hour. Two complimentary tickets to most CU Presents shows.

Direct Supervisor: Public Relations Manager Jill Kimball

Schedule: 20 hours per week, May 15-Aug. 25, with opportunity to continue in future fall and spring academic semesters. Hours are predominantly spent weekdays 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the CU Presents office. However, this position will also include regular evening and weekend commitments to capture social media content during CU Presents performances and rehearsals. Eligible applicants must be enrolled at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Primary support for Jill Kimball; secondary support for managers Daniel Leonard and Jessie Bauters
  • Self-guided management of CU Presents, CU College of Music, CU Theatre & Dance and Colorado Shakespeare Festival social media accounts, following strategy of managers
  • Multiple daily posts to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Management of responses to inquiries and engagements on social media accounts
  • Guided research into possible new social platforms for CU Presents (Snapchat, Facebook Live, etc.)
  • Monitoring of in-platform analytics
  • Self-guided video collaboration and production with the CU Presents Video Producers
  • Online reputation management and social listening for all programs
  • General office support as needed
  • Creation of event listings in digital community calendar listings

Skillset (existing or to be developed)

  • Social Media storytelling, esp. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat
  • Facebook scheduling, listening and analytics monitoring
  • TweetDeck scheduling and listening
  • Twitter analytics monitoring
  • Instagram posting and listening
  • Google Docs
  • Information organization
  • Self guidance on projects and initiatives
  • Interpretation of Google Analytics
  • Clear, concise and engaging writing
  • Strong writing and visual communication skills


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