Title: Student Blogger (Must Be A Current CSI Student)
Pay: Standard rate of 4 hours per week at $10 per hour
Department: Marketing Department
Reports to: Junior Content Specialist
Working as a member of Marketing Department, Student Bloggers work independently to produce regular original content for the website www.csinow.edu giving insight into student life in the United States and at Computer Systems Institute to prospective students in the form of weekly blog posts about their time at CSI. This paid on-campus position requires a high-energy, self-directed, deadline-oriented individual who has exceptional communication skills and is able to maintain their blog. The successful candidate will write once a week in a conversational, engaging style. Each blog entry will describe thoughts and feelings a CSI student may have about going to school, work/ school/ family balance, great moments and challenging moments for a student at one of our campuses. Working as a Student Blogger offers opportunities for skills development and will provide you with evidence of transferable skills for your resume/CV.
Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Submit one original blog post with a minimum of 400-500 words per week
Commit to writing on average at least three blog posts per month (ideal is four per month).
The overall tone of your blog should be professional yet approachable and appeal to a variety of audiences, including but not limited to current and prospective students, as well as others who may interact with CSI
Bloggers are required to create their own content, in liaison with the other departmental bloggers to avoid duplication of topics, and topics may also be suggested by marketing team.
Edit and publish contents in English on the assigned campus blog(s) under the direction of Marketing Department for CSI.
Perform continuous enhancements and modifications to the school blog(s) as needed or requested.
As appropriate, respond promptly to blog comments and e-mails in English
Must be a current, full-time Computer Systems Institute student.
Must have strong English communication skills (verbal and written).
A positive attitude towards and enthusiasm for CSI and its programs is essential
Must show initiative and be able to work independently on assigned tasks
Must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above in current program.
Previous blogging, social media, or journalism experience preferred.
Free compulsory training is provided, together with ongoing developmental support. Please note that Marketing Department has final approval of all content before posting.