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Job Posting ID# 65414


Employer Information

Name:
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Address Line 1:
159 SAPSUCKER WOODS RD
Address Line 2:
Ithaca, NY 14850
City:
Ithaca
State:
NY
Postal Code:
14850

Contact Information

Contact Name:
Hugh Powell
Contact Title:
Telephone Number:
607-254-2419
Telephone Extension:
Email:
hdp8@cornell.edu

Job Specifics

Term:
Academic
Worksite:
159 SAPSUCKER WOODS RD
Ithaca, NY 14850
Region:
Ithaca/Tompkins County
Title:
Student Editorial Assistant
Job Classification Level:
Level II
Employer Type:
Cornell Employer
Supervisor:
Hugh Powell
Job Description:
The student will assist with the Lab's online communications, especially social media, to achieve our mission of inspiring interest in and protection of birds and nature. Student will primarily develop material for the cornellbirds Instagram feed (~130k followers), using the Macaulay Library archive to create engaging images that introduce the public to bird diversity and behavior. Additional duties may include updating/improving website content as part of marketing/lead nurturing campaigns; or aiding with All About Birds species guide content updates.
Required Qualifications/Skills/Experience:
Required Qualifications/Skills/Experience: Strong, clear, concise writing ability; professional voice; knowledge of social media trends and best practices; image editing using Figma; good organizational skills.

Preferred requirements: deep knowledge of bird identification, behavior, and life history
Work Schedule:
6-10 hours a week (flexible).
Weekly Hours:
6-10
FWS Required:
No
Number of Positions Available:
1
How to Apply:
Please contact Hugh Powell at hdp8@cornell.edu
Paid:
Yes
Wage:
15.00
Employment Start Date:
01/23/2023
Employment End Date:
05/19/2023

Career Field Information

Career Field:
Communications/Public Relations
Career Field:
Wildlife/Fisheries
Career Field:
All Majors - opportunities open to everyone