Campus Recreation is hiring a Fitness Marketing Assistant

Hourly Wage: $9.00 per hour


The Fitness Marketing Assistant will report to directly to the Graduate Assistant for Fitness and indirectly to the Campus Recreation Marketing Officers. The primary duties of the Fitness Marketing Assistant are to create marketing materials for fitness special events. This includes graphic design work, photography, and video recording and editing. Other duties include designing weekly social media content, attend weekly marketing meetings, tabling at events, and taking photo/video at fitness events as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design marketing materials for fitness programs and services i.e. flyers, social media graphics, and promotional videos.
  • Designing fitness-related social media content for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • Attend weekly marketing meetings and act as liaison between marketing team and fitness admin team
  • Promote fitness programs and services through tabling at various events on campus
  • Regularly attend fitness events for photography/video recording for the purpose of acquiring future marketing materials
  • Participate in other campus recreation departmental events, trainings, or meetings as needed/required
  • Maintain current certifications related to personal training including CPR/First Aid/AED for the duration of the internship appointment

Average Number of Hours per Week: 15 hours per week

Schedule: Flexible

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Enrolled student at the USF Tampa Campus
  • Available to work some weekdays, weeknights, and weekends
  • General knowledge of fitness/recreation activities
  • Experience designing and scheduling social media content
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Experience with photography/video recording
  • Basic graphic design experience and video editing
  • Current First Aid/CPR/AED certifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Experience writing marketing plans
  • Experience with social media management programs i.e. Hootsuite


Standard Learning Objectives:

As a result of this position, student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate basic employability skills such as: timeliness to work, appropriate dress, interpersonal communication, and time management
  • Receive and solicit feedback from supervisor and effectively apply feedback on the job
  • Assess workplace and demonstrate how personal talents, skills, and knowledge fit into the employer’s goals, mission, and vision
  • Demonstrate his or her professional brand (identity)
  • Communicate transferable and functional skills to prospective employers

Additional Information for Applicants: The Campus Recreation fitness program is looking for a qualified applicant for the Fitness Marketing Assistant position. This position is critical to the successful promotion of fitness related programs and services. This position is great for a student looking for practical experience in multimedia, graphic design, and social media management to build resume and portfolio. This position is a one-year appointment and is eligible for renewal upon a successful evaluation. Applications must include a cover letter, resume, a visual portfolio of previous work if available, and 2 references. Deadline to apply for this position is Monday, April 17, 2017. Apply through Careers@USF, Job ID: 12715.

Contact Information for Questions about Recruitment: For more information please contact Molly Gower at 813-974-2778 or


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