Marketing Assistant

Job Description:

Essential Functions                                                                                        

  • Coordinate with  other departments to determine marketing needs.
  • Write and schedule social media posts on the Auburn University Bookstore accounts.
  • Write and execute email blasts on behalf of the Auburn University Bookstore.
  • Write effective copy for marketing collateral.
  • Design and produce marketing collateral such as ads, social media graphics, and in-store signage.
  • Coordinate and work marketing events and promotions, including Camp War Eagle sessions.
  • Actively sell merchandise while on the sales floor.
  • Field customer questions via email, phone, or social media.
  • Decorate the store based on school activities, holidays, and sporting events.
  • Efficiently and accurately process customer transactions on the cash register.
  • Greet customers and assist them with finding the products and services they desire.
  • Engage, listen, & ask questions to understand the customer’s wants/needs.
  • Have an enthusiastic attitude towards helping others.



Job Expectations                                                                                            

  • Be familiar with all merchandise carried in the AU Bookstore.
  • Have a base knowledge of the other departments within the AU Bookstore.
  • Arrive on time for all shifts, dressed in accordance to the dress code, presenting a professional appearance and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Wear your name badge at all times.
  • Verbally thank each customer.
  • Communicate work availability to supervisors each semester.
  • Attend all mandatory training and workshops.
  • Follow all procedures set forth in the student employee handbook, along with all departmental and university policies.


General Schedule                                                                                            

This position will be scheduled to work 2-8 hour shifts Monday-Friday 7:30am -5:30pm. There are occasional weekend shifts throughout the year. All students are required to work football Saturdays. This position is expected to work at least 10 hours weekly with a maximum of 20 hours. The position is available fall, spring, and summer semesters with limited hours during semester and holiday breaks. Students that choose to work through the summer semester and choose not to take classes at Auburn University will be allowed to go over the 20 hour limit.


Job Requirements                                                                                           

  • Currently enrolled student of Auburn University.
  • Complete Security Awareness Training (annually).
  • Be available to work every home football game.


Physical Requirements                                                                                  

  • Must be able to climb ladders.
  • Must be able to climb stairs frequently.
  • Must be able to frequently lift approximately 10-20 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for 4 hours at a time.


Preferred Qualifications                                                                                 

  • Photography and videography experience
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Effective communication skills, with a keen eye for grammar and style
  • Leadership skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work individually as well as cooperatively with others.
  • Multitasking skills
  • Retail experience
  • Cash register experience




Auburn University Bookstore, Haley Center

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