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Job Posting ‑ Business and Social Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture

Posted by Business and Social Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture on March 29, 2019 in Job Postings

Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University
Truro, Nova Scotia​

Job Title: Business Marketing Summer Student – On-campus Summer Employment
Job Location: Dalhousie University - Truro
Rate of Pay Type:  Hourly according to Dalhousie Student Pay Scale

Job Description:

An enthusiastic student or recent graduate is needed to work in the Business and Social Sciences Department at Dalhousie Agricultural Campus in Truro. The work will primarily consist of helping develop a recruitment strategy and marketing materials for the Department programs including IFB, Ag Bus, Ag Econ, and BTech: SBM programs.  Assignments will include communicating with Department Faculty, Staff and on campus Marketing and Recruitment departments to accomplish tasks.  Proposed activities may include:

  • Updating the campus tour literature for the Department
  • Developing material for social media
  • Reviewing and updating material for website
  • Developing materials to follow up with students who have applied with an interest to the one of the Department's programs
  • Developing recruitment materials specifically targeting FAFU students
  • Updating materials used to showcase the Department at recruiting events such as Community Day and Open House
  • Developing human interest stories about students and alumni of the Department
  • Determining jobs attained by alumni of programs 

    Job Requirements:       
    - Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills
    - Strong technical and computer skills, specifically MS Office suite
    - Demonstrated ability working independently or as a key contributor to a team
    - Knowledge of programs within the Department of Business and Social Sciences would be a strong asset
    ​- Knowledge and/or experience of marketing concepts, techniques, strategies, and promotion would be a strong asset
    -  GPA above 3.0 strongly preferred
    - Familiar with social media applications

    Application Deadline:     April 8th, 2019
    If you are interested in the above position, please apply in writing by the application deadline to:
    Steven Dukeshire, Dept Chair
    Department of Business & Social Sciences
    Dalhousie University, Faculty of Agriculture
    P. O. Box 550, Truro, NS B2N 5E3

    Please include: Cover Letter, Resume, Transcript/Academic Record (unofficial copy is okay), and names of two References