• Temporary - Communications Assistant: Graphics and Poster Distribution

    Requisition # 2018-9133
    Date Posted 5 days ago(8/10/2018 1:28 PM)
    Lewis Center for the Arts
    Communications and Public Relations
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Application Deadline
  • Overview

    The Part-time Communications Assistant-Graphic Design and Poster Distribution will join the team of the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Office of Communications during the academic year (August 2018-May 2019) to provide promotional support for the courses and events presented by the Center's Programs in Creative Writing, Dance, Music Theater, Theater, Visual Arts, including Film and Video, and the Princeton Atelier.


    The Communications Assistant is responsible for: 1) assisting with design of posters, flyers, print ads, playbills and programs, and other collateral material, and 2) assisting with managing and expanding the Lewis Center's visibility on campus and in downtown Princeton through the timely distribution of posters and flyers.


    This is an exciting entry-level opportunity for a highly motivated, detail-oriented, flexible individual in a fast-paced, high volume environment requiring planning, prioritizing, and a positive attitude.  Work schedule both offers and requires flexibility. Maximum 20 hours per week, ideally spread over 4 days.


    Applicants must attach or submit links to 3 recent samples of their graphic design work. Please specify what contributions you have made for each piece (graphic design, writing, and/or photography, etc.).


    • Assist in designing and/or adapting posters, flyers, digital and print ads, playbills and programs and other collateral material under direction of the Lewis Center’s Graphic Designer meeting set deadlines
    • Post flyers, posters, and other materials throughout the University campus and in locations in downtown Princeton in buildings, on bulletin boards, and at outdoor locations/kiosks based on a list of approved posting locations and in a timely manner under direction of the Lewis Center’s Communications Associate
    • Occasionally deliver and retrieve printed materials, large format posters and banners to/from a variety of campus/town locations
    • Interact with staff across the Lewis Center and University
    • Coordinate and delegate tasks to student workers as needed
    • Maintain a flexible work schedule and respond as needed in shifts between priorities in design and in distribution (on average these two responsibilities are each 10 hours/week)
    • Other tasks as required



    Essential Qualifications

    • Associates degree in graphic design or visual arts
    • A minimum of one year of graphic design experience (or equivalent)
    • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
    • Strong attention to detail and proofing
    • Good interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate as part of a team and with faculty, students and staff
    • Excellent time-management skills and ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
    • Ability to travel on foot and carry materials/supplies around campus and in town


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Photography skills
    • Working knowledge of the Princeton campus and the town of Princeton
    • Ability to learn/use project management software/systems
    • Entrepreneurial spirit
    • Interest in the performing, literary, and/or visual arts


    Be advised that you will be contacted only if there is further interest in your application. The candidate dashboard may not display status updates for this requisition.


    Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

    Salary Grade

    TMP, 001

    Standard Weekly Hours


    Work Schedule, If Other Than Standard Hours

    20 hours/week

    Eligible for Overtime


    Benefits Eligible


    Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


    Estimated Appointment End Date


    Physical Capacity Exam Required


    Valid Driver’s License Required



    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed

    Connect With Us!

    Join our Talent Network to receive updates about working at Princeton.

    Princeton University job offers are contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of a background check, reference checks, and pre-employment screening, as applicable. The type and extent of background check, reference checks, and pre-employment screening may vary depending on the requirements and/or functions of the job and the candidate’s current employment status with Princeton University.

    If you have questions or comments regarding the iCIMS Privacy Policy or iCIMS FAQs, please contact accounts@icims.com.

    Go to our careers site.