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Public Relations & Marketing Team

Our PR & Marketing team is the reason you probably knew about these positions, it is our community's first connection with our programs, a key step in fundraising, and actively advertise our free and accessible programs. Our PR & Marketing team is strong, collaborative, and never shies away from a creative challenge. All positions are volunteer positions. Undergraduates may be offered a nominal quarterly stipend to offset the cost of pursuing volunteer work. Successful volunteering provides a unique opportunity for professional development (including the possibility of letters of recommendation).  

Current Open Positions:  

Officer of Marketing

To apply for the next academic year 2023/24, please submit your application by: 

Friday, July 30th.


Contact with any questions. 

Officer of Marketing

Open to: UCSB Undergraduate Students 

This position is responsible for the Thriving Initiative’s professional marketing and social media management. They manage and create content for our Instagram and Facebook platforms. Their primary focus is spearheading the marketing of new and continuing Thriving Initiative programs to the community, along with other local resources and relevant information. Other opportunities within marketing include: posting flyers, contacting listservs, and executing tabling events on-campus.

Estimated time commitment: 3-5 hours per week

Hear From Previous Officers
Photo of Laura Morales.

"As the Public Relations and Marketing Officer, creating graphics that capture the essence of independent and community healing to reach out to folks has been the most meaningful to me. It means selecting a canvas background that is representative of the various places our participants may feel grounded within-- whether that be their home or backyard, the park or a library. It means populating the space with items of comfort-- plants, pets, books, and more. They then combine to create an image that allows for the audience to experience our workshops, without having yet joined or taken part of it, and emphasizes that healing takes place whenever, wherever~"

- Laura, Public Relations and Marketing Officer 2021


"The Thriving Initiative's work is different and impactful because we are a student-led organization. I believe that makes us unique because all of the work that we put together, whether it's our TNJS series, or our Community Cultivations project, those ideas have come alive because of UCSB students and community providers. I think there's so much power in students coming together to create holistic healing practices for others a part of our community to participate in." 

- Victoria, UCSB Vice President of Operations 2021

Currently Accepting Applications for the 23-24 school year!


Additional Information: 

See Services & Programming Positions 

Read more about our Core Values

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