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FWS Fall 2020, Sustainable Business Ventures Corp Social Media Marketing Assistant

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title FWS Fall 2020, Sustainable Business Ventures Corp Social Media Marketing Assistant
Requisition Number DU06949
Department Name 1B531:Federal Work Study
Work Location Sustainable Business Ventures Corp., 611 Boonesboro Ave., Lexington, KY
Salary Range $9.25 - $11.85
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
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Regular hours: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Up to 20 hours per week.
Possible evening shifts from 5:30 to 7:00 PM

Job Summary

SBV is looking for an intern with experience and knowledge of marketing and social media skills to architect and enhance Sustainable Business Ventures’ social media presence, including interacting with stakeholders, promoting brand-focused interactive and engaging content.
1. Create marketing and social media campaigns and strategies
2. Ensure brand consistency in marketing and social media messages
3. Grow and expand SBV social media presence into new social media platforms, plus increases presence on existing platforms including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram
4. Create and distribute engaging written or graphic content in the form of e-newsletters, web page and blog content, or social media messages
SBV has been awarded a USDA Grant to establish “entrepreneurial communities” based on the book Energizing Entrepreneurial Communities published by the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship. SBV is focusing on 8 eastern KY counties and 8 west KY counties.
We are looking for someone very comfortable on the phone and can help us connect with businesses to join the no cost SBV Entrepreneur Network which uses a state-of-the-art digital platform that connects entrepreneurs to each other, to mentors, investors, technical service providers, educational resources, professional trainers, and consultants to start and grow businesses. The network provides training videos, webinars and valuable content that benefit small business owners, social enterprises, and nonprofits. There are a variety of subcommunities including Agriculture, Economic Development, International Trade, Rural Business, Minority & Women Owned Business, Nonprofit, and Social Enterprises.
Due to the pandemic, many businesses are failing and challenges in rural communities can be difficult. Many businesses have closed and many will not survive. We want help these business owners recover or pivot to a new path. Our entrepreneur network will have technical service providers and other organizations that can help.
This is an exciting new project!
For more information, please contact: Robert Clark, Phone: (859) 227-0263, E-mail: sbvclark@gmail.com

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Special Skills Required: Very comfortable on the phone and with utilizing social media

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Preferred Majors: Business or Social Work
Preferred Experience: Comfortable on the phone and Outreach

Deadline to Apply 02/26/2021
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2021-01-27 Expires: 2021-03-28

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