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Paid job: Student Content Creator

Are you an enthusiastic and outgoing Kent student with a flair for creating engaging social media content? Do you have an eye for the latest trends on Tik Tok and Instagram?  Are you confident on camera?

If so, we’re looking for Student Content Creators just like you to help bring the student experience at Kent to life online.

As a Student Content Creator, you’ll work across our digital channels to produce a wide range of content from Instagram reels and trending Tik Toks to vlogs and blogs and everything in between.

This is a great opportunity for a student interested in a career in social media as well as Marketing, Advertising, Communications and PR.

The job:

You will help shape and promote online and social media community experiences for the University. It will involve representing the institution on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and the University website.

The Social Content Creator will:

  • Be active across the University community, researching and producing high quality content for the University website and social media.
  • Create interesting, timely and engaging social media content on a regular basis.
  • Be a visible presence at events and on campus – promoting events, posting live, taking pictures and video, interacting with students and presenting on camera when required.
  • Support the University with student and general online communications, providing feedback and recommendations for improvement.
  • Present on camera and interview students to help promote university services, support and values.
  • Help create content for blogs, the website and email.
  • Work across a wide range of content themes. Areas include: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI); sustainability; support; wellbeing; faith and belonging; employability; sport; music and Medway campus life.

Skills and attributes:

  • Enthusiastic and passionate about the University and social media.
  • Excellent communication skills and be able to work independently as well as within a team.
  • Expertise in all main social media platforms (Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, LinkedIn, etc).
  • Good understanding of social media fundamentals, effect on customer experience and brand perception.
  • Good presentation skills and happy talking to camera.
  • Outgoing and prepared to professionally interact with others on behalf of the University.
  • Reliable, motivated and creative.
  • Some proven experience in photography, videography and/or blogging. Including editing (Capcut, VN and on platform).
  • Well organised and able to multitask.

Hours: 4-8 hours a week during term time.

Salary: £12.82 per hour

Contract: Start on 1 September 2024 and finish on 13 June 2025, with a one-month probationary period.

Apply now: To apply, please send a short ‘Day in the life’ video (60 secs max), reel or TikTok. Sharing what your typical day at Kent looks like, to give us an idea of what you study, your interests and any extracurricular activities. If you have a particular interest or network in one or more content themes listed above, please include that in your video. The more creative the better!

Find out more and apply through Jobshop.