Picnic Day: Publicity Director

Contact Information

Name: Nicole Deacon

Phone: 530-752-6320

Email: chair@picnicday.ucdavis.edu

You can visit the Picnic Day website to learn more about them.


Payrate: Volunteer w/One-Time Stipend of 959.63(pending budget approval)

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: Varies between approx. 10-15 hrs/wk depending on individual circumstances. Hours beyond specified hours per week are considered volunteer educational experience.

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: June 5, 2020


Job Number: 0004-3363-2019

Last Date to Apply: Oct. 8, 2019


Create and execute marketing strategy for Picnic Day. Collaborate with the Aggie, the Enterprise, KDVS, other newspaper and radio stations in order to publicize all facets of Picnic Day.


As a part of ASUCD, you agree to subscribe to the ASUCD Newsletter.

  • Update and maintain a comprehensive list of the media and their deadlines and contacts.
  • Distribute Picnic Day poster and the Schedule of Events throughout the campus and community.
  • Develop publicity strategies with Chair and Vice Chair.
  • Collaborate with Graphics Director in preparing a press video.
  • Collaborate with all Directors to assess their publicity needs.
  • Keep a record of news articles.
  • Attend weekly board meetings
  • Attend mandatory office hours
  • Hire, train, and lead Assistant Directors.


  • Organizational skills
  • Communication skills
  • Dependable
  • Writing Skills
  • Responsible & Respectful
  • Punctual
  • Creative
  • Professionalism
  • Must demonstrate knowledge in various social medias including: Facebook, Instragram, and Snapchat.

Supplemental Questions

  1. What do you hope to accomplish as Publicity Director? (200 words max)
  2. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  3. Please list previous experience as it pertains to the position.
  4. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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