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Graduate Assistant: Content Producer

The Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs (OVPGA) is accepting applications for a graduate assistant for the 2022-2023 academic year. 

Position Description

This position will be responsible for drafting and editing news stories for the UNC Global website as well as occasional copy for print and digital promotion materials. There is the potential for this role to support graphic design projects and social media content production.  

Skills and Expertise

The OVPGA is seeking candidates with excellent writing and editing skills. Familiarity with AP style is required. Candidates must also have strong organizational skills and an awareness of the considerations needed to convey global topics with cultural sensitivity.  

Preferred candidates will have professional writing experience. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, dependable and creative. Graphic design, photography and video editing skills are a plus.  

This role will include both independent and collaborative projects. The graduate assistant will work closely with both the OVPGA’s communications manager and the associate director for strategy and impact, and will engage with colleagues at UNC Global and other units across campus as part of the story-writing process. This role will report to the associate director for strategy and impact. 

Position Expectations

Some work may be conducted remotely, however this student is expected to be available to complete their hours in-person as needed. Approximately 8-12 hours per week is expected. A maximum of 15 hours per week is available.

Pay will range between $20-25 per hour and is commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

Applications should include the following:

  • Two work samples, including at least one writing sample less than three pages and preferably in AP style;
  • A cover letter; and
  • A resume.

Interested candidates should email application materials to Katie Costanza at katierc@unc.edu by Tuesday, September 6 [deadline extended!].