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STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES

Take the first step in your career with Soapbox.

We love to add enthusiastic new students from Brigham Young University-Idaho to our team. If you would like to apply for a position, please fill out an application. Information about positions, frequently asked questions and the application form are found below.

We look forward to hearing from you!

POSITIONS

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION

As an account executive, you understand the importance of deadlines. You know how to lead a team and get things done. A project manager is organized and detail oriented. You are a natural-born leader who understands the importance of structure and professionalism in an agency setting. Your strong communication skills are reflected in your ability to develop and maintain healthy relationships. When it comes to your commitments, you are hardworking, passionate and willing to go the extra mile.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Client-relation skills
  • Master in the art of critical thinking

DUTIES

  • Be the liaison between the creatives and the client
  • Lead team meetings to ensure productivity
  • Give project updates to the client regularly
  • Manage every aspect of projects from the first contact to final delivery of the product
  • Meet deadlines and make sure everyone else does too
  • Work well in a team environment
Graphic Designer / Illustrator

JOB DESCRIPTION

Graphic designers come to work ready to launch their creative ideas. They design anything clients request. This could mean designing logos, motion graphics, infographics, posters and everything else that helps fulfill client needs. Our designers strive to find the best, most creative ways to market our clients both in print and on social media platforms.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Provide an online portfolio link within the job description
  • Excelled in COMM 130: Visual Communications (or art department equivalents)
  • Excelled in COMM 305: Vector Graphics (preferred but not required)
  • Exceptional skills in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop
  • Great taste and a strong sense of design, typography, color, layout, and illustration
  • Proficient in Adobe After Effects, Adobe Dimension, and Adobe Xd (preferred but not required)
  • Passion for creativity, finishing projects and working as a team

DUTIES

  • Produce multiple assets for posters, motion graphics, social media visuals, conference booths and more
  • Explore and produce new artistic media
  • Seek constructive feedback
  • Prepare files for submission and approval processes
  • Work well in a team environment.
Video Director / Production Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION Video directors possess a passion for bringing things to life. With an eye for detail, our video team can envision their ideas in full clarity and then create it. The time our video directors spend planning helps them recognize the importance of high-quality video. Video directors and production assistants are organized and productive while they confidently juggle multiple projects.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Taken COMM 130 and COMM 265
  • Familiar with Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, and DaVinci Resolve
  • Experience producing video content
  • Time-management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Innovative and original ideas

DUTIES

  • Shoot and edit interviews, “B-roll” supplemental footage, advertisements, and short narratives
  • Record high-quality audio (dialogue, natural sound, room tone, supplemental sound (“foley” or “SFX”)
  • Use Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, and DaVinci Resolve
  • Share what you have, and teach what you know
  • Work well in a team environment
Copywriter

JOB DESCRIPTION

A copywriter’s passion lies in writing creative and original content. You oversee all copy Soapbox produces, including but not limited to: scripts, social media content, blog posts, print ads and brochures. Your head is full of innovative and unique ideas ready to be shared with your peers. You enjoy editing your peers’ writing pieces and providing tips for them to consider implementing.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Taken COMM 111, COMM 230
  • Impeccable spelling, grammar, and punctuation skills
  • A creative mind that can think through problems
  • Brilliant ideas that showcase themselves in your writing
  • Ability to write copy that captivates, interests and impacts anyone who reads it

DUTIES

  • Write, edit and rewrite all copy produced for clients
  • Help formulate the “big idea” for each campaign
  • Work well in a team environment
Researcher / Marketer

JOB DESCRIPTION

Researchers and marketers are the lifeblood of this industry. Not only will they help address client needs and find a target audience, but they also provide our creatives with in-depth research about our various projects, helping them to know the facts of the products and services we promote.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Taken COMM 280 or Math 221
  • Capable of working independently and with a team
  • Detail oriented
  • Experience with Qualtrics

DUTIES

  • Conduct surveys and focus groups
  • Prepare and give presentations about results to clients or other departments
  • Learn the basics of market research
  • Utilize programs such as Qualtrics, SPSS, and Excel
  • Work well in a team environment

Position availablity varies from semester to semester.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Who Can Work At Soapbox?

We invite all BYU-Idaho students that have experience in design, video, copy, public relations, research or account management to apply. We need driven students who have a passion for communication and have interest working in an agency setting If you are skilled and interested in getting new experiences, we encourage you to apply!

 
Are there classes I need to take before applying?

Like any job, there are certain qualifications needed for the position. There are a few 100, 200 and 300 level classes offered by the Communication Department that are required or preferred.

Is Soapbox a class?

Soapbox is offered fall, winter and spring. It can be taken multiple times, even on off-track semesters. It also counts as a practicum credit.

When does Soapbox meet?

Soapbox meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:15 pm – 4:45 pm.

 
Do I have to take Scroll before being in Soapbox?

We do not require you to be involved with the Scroll before being in Soapbox. As they are both under the direction of I-Comm, they aren’t involved with each other.

Can I apply to Soapbox more than once?

As long as you are a student at BYU-Idaho, you can apply for the agency as many times as you want.

How many hours will I work?

You are also responsible for getting your projects done in a timely and efficient manner, as long as you stay at or below 20 hours a week.

 
Do I get paid?

Although Soapbox is a one credit class, it is also a paid position. For the amount of work required for our clientele, you can clock in and work on your own time.

 
Is Soapbox Agency limited to the BYU-Idaho Campus?

Soapbox Agency is located on the BYU-Idaho campus, but our work extends beyond Rexburg, Idaho. We take on clients all over the country.