Date Posted: 08/06/2018

Openings: 1

Start date: 09/04/2018

Shift: Flexible

Hourly Wage: 10.50
Job Title: Student Assistant, Marketing and Communications, LDSP

Supervisor: Brad Olsen

Location: LDSP (1450 N. University Avenue, Provo)


LDS Philanthropies, a department of the Office of the Presiding Bishopric, is responsible to correlate, encourage, and facilitate voluntary philanthropic contributions—beyond tithes and offerings—to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its affiliated organizations and activities, including Brigham Young University.

Working with a Marketing and Communications creative team, under the direction of the team manager, the student assistant will research stories, interview subjects, and write copy for newsletters, solicitation letters, event materials, etc. Student assistant will write articles to be published at Candidates should have an understanding of the creative process, be comfortable having their writing edited, and work well as a member of a deadline-driven team. Organization and time-management skills are essential for success. Experience working with editors and designers is a definite plus. Students seeking a degree in journalism, public relations, or English will be given preference.

Other duties as assigned.


  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivation
  • A willingness to learn new things
  • An inclination to manage details
  • A get-it-done work ethic
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel

Please submit up to three samples of your writing with your résumé.

Application Instructions:  Apply online through BYU student employment (JOB ID 74205) and send resume to Brad Olsen –

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