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Social Media & Marketing Assistant - WORK STUDY REQUIRED

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Division/Organization: Community Partners
Department: Natural Resources Foundation of WI
Job Type: Local Work Study Student Jobs
Remote Eligbility: Not Remote
Location: Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin
Salary/Wage Range or Lump Sum: 15.00
Job Categories: Teamwork/Collaboration, Professionalism/Work Ethic, Local Work-Study Required Student Jobs


Department Overview:

The Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin is a nonprofit 501c3 organization. Since 1986, the Foundation has served a unique and important funding niche for conservation work in Wisconsin. We embrace the power of public-private partnerships. We recover species from the brink of extinction. And we continue to bring substantial financial resources and attention to priority projects of the DNR and other conservation partners. But we have grown to do so much more! The Foundation provides sustainable funding for Wisconsin’s most imperiled species and ecosystems, while helping citizens explore, care for, and protect our state’s natural resources.

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Remote Work Eligibility Detail:

Some remote work may be required dependent upon current City of Madison and County of Dane recommendations. Fully vaccinated against Covid-19 preferred.  All staff at the Natural Resource's Foundation of Wisconsin are vaccinated.

Anticipated Hours Per Week:

10 to 15 hours per week during the 2021-2022 academic school year.  Option to continue the position into the summer.


Flexible schedule between 8 am and 5 pm.

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  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Majoring in Marketing, Journalism, Communications or relevant conservation field with a Junior or Senior status preferred.
  • Experience with content creation, social media marketing, and graphic design preferred.
  • A passion for conservation, wildlife, outdoors recreation or environmental issues.

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Position Summary/Job Duties:

  • Research and write content for the Foundation’s social media channels and support the development of a social media strategy;
  • Create content for the WisConservation blog, the Foundation’s website and member newsletter;
  • Collect and organize photo archives;
  • Design graphics for use in social media, presentations, handouts, etc.; 
  • Document and catalog program impact data to be used in communications and marketing materials;
  • Read grant reports to identify success stories, metrics, and photos to share;
  • Communication administrative support and other duties as assigned

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Institutional Statements:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

UW-Madison is an Equal Employment, Equal Access Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background-people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit:


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