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Director of Public Relations

Responsibility: The Director of Public Relations shall create and maintain a positive
image of ASWSUV to students, faculty, administration, and the
community. The Director of Public Relations will communicate with the
PR Assistant to creatively and innovatively publicize ASWSUV events,
programs, and activities in various media forms. The Director of Public
Relations will also communicate with the Public Relations Assistant to
ensure the ASWSUV website effectively represents the organization.

Duties: The Director of Public Relations shall have and exercise the following
powers and duties:

A. Perform duties in accordance with the ASWSUV Constitution and By-laws


B. Creatively publicize upcoming campaigns and promotions in mediums such as, but
not limited to:
1. Flyers and handbills
2. A-Frames
3. Social media networks
4. ASWSUV email list
5. ASWSUV Newsletter
6. VanCougar and KOUG Radio announcements
7. Cafeteria calendar updates
8. Tabling
C. Communicate and manage itemized expenditures of the Public Relations budget with
the ASWSUV President
D. Expand, manage, and frequently utilize the ASWSUV student email list to provide
project and event updates
E. Produce a bi-monthly ASWSUV newsletter including, but not limited to:
1. Past project and event updates
2. Upcoming projects and events
3. Featured ASWSUV member
F. Distribute ASWSUV newsletter via ASWSUV email list, the VanCougar, ASWSUV
website, and other print options
G. Provide to KOUG Radio weekly “sweepers” to advertise ASWSUV projects and
events
H. Frequently update the ASWSUV calendar located in the cafeteria
I. Negotiate contract with the VanCougar for ASWSUV and RSO advertisements
before the first issue
J. Provide bi-monthly press releases to the VanCougar and other media sources
K. Coordinate bi-monthly tabling efforts with the Senate and Executive Team.
L. Communicate with Senate Secretary to publicize resolutions, committee events,
programs, and other Senate related items
M. Help maintain and increase ASWSUV presence through online networking
N. Work with Public Relations Assistant to ensure ASWSUV’s website suitably reflects
the organization
O. Assist the Director of Legislative Affairs in publicizing current legislative interests
P. Assist the Director of Leadership Development in advertising leadership conferences
Q. Assist the Director of Academic Affairs in publicizing current academic interests
R. Provide an oral and written report on at each Senate meeting
S. Attend as many ASWSUV sponsored events as possible
T. Attend all mandatory ASWSUV meetings including, but not limited to:
1. Retreats
2. Executive Team meetings
3. All Student Government meetings
U. Perform any duties deemed necessary by the ASWSUV President
Requirements: The Director of Public Relations must be member of ASWSUV and be
enrolled in at least six (6) credits per semester during the regular academic
year. S/he must be in good academic standing, maintaining no less than a
2.0 GPA.

Desired Qualities: Self-motivated and goal-oriented


Strong communication skills
Media design experience
Artistic and creative
Developed knowledge of ASWSUV
Basic website maintenance skills
Ability to work within a team

Work Conditions: Frequent interruptions, some noise, fast-paced


Term: The Director of Public Relations shall hold office from commencement to
commencement or until his/her duly elected successor takes office.

Salary: In accordance with ASWSUV By-Law (330.02), the salary for the Public
Relations Director will be fifty percent (50%) of the President’s salary,
thus eight thousand dollars ($8000) for the entire year.

Hours: The Director of Public Relations shall contribute at least fifteen (15)
posted office hours each week to his/her duties until commencement.
Posted office hours must be held between the hours of 8:00 AM and 6:00
PM. Workloads may require additional hours.
Application for Executive Staff
Please print in ink or type on a separate sheet, and attach Resume.

Full Name:___________________________________ E-mail:_________________________________

Phone Number: Day ________________ Evening __________________ Cell _____________________

Address:_________________________________________ City:_______________________________

State:____ Zip Code:________ Check one: Freshman □ Sophomore □ Jr. □ Sr. □ Graduate Student □

Major:___________________ Minor: ___________ Are you currently taking 6+ graded semester hours

for the rest of the academic year? Circle one: Yes No Is your CUM GPA 2.0 or above? Yes No

Have you read the ASWSUV job descriptions (attached)? Yes No

Will you be able to attend two Senate meetings a month and hold fifteen office hours weekly? Yes No

Why do you want to become an ASWSUV Executive Staff member? Please be general
and specific to the position.

What are your previous collegiate experiences related to Student Government or other
leadership experiences?

In what areas would you like to see ASWSUV take an active role?

Please list any Community Service experience.

**Return completed application to Tiffany Moore’s box in OSI by 5:00pm April 9th,
please direct any questions to aswsuv.ldd@vancouver.wsu.edu