JOB OPENING: LSMSA Media Services Assistant (Opened Until Filled)

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LSMSA seeks applicants for a part time position to provide press and media coverage of LSMSA stories and events.

Duties of the LSMSA Media Services Assistant include writing and disseminating press releases that highlight the LSMSA experience in accordance with the school’s Strategic Plan; assisting in theimplementation of a comprehensive and integrated communications strategy; and maintaining a consistent presence of unique stories. This person will need to collaborate professionally with administration, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and guests to develop and disseminate well-written news stories for print publications as well as new media. Superior grammar, spelling and copy-editing skills are a must.

The successful candidate should communicate exceptionally well both orally and in writing; be creative; show initiative, have the ability to work independently and on a deadline; handle multiple projects at once; be organized and articulate; and possess excellent news judgment.

While this person will primarily focus on developing news content, experience in new media, reporting/writing, marketing, advertising, photography, and/or design is desired.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send a standard application, cover letter, resume, contact information for three references, and a work sample to employment@lsmsa.edu.

In accordance with state and school policy, the LSMSA Media Services Assistant will need to successfully pass a background check and drug screening before working with students.

The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts is a public, residential high school for high- performing, highly motivated sophomores, juniors and seniors. Consistently ranked among the highest in the nation, the school offers a unique living-learning environment for 360 students from across Louisiana.