TRU International Social Media Ambassador Awards

Share your TRU experience with thousands of future international students and their families by being a Social Media Ambassador.

Each semester the International Marketing department awards students who:

  • are enthusiastic, creative, and relate well to students from around the world
  • think TRU is an amazing school
  • have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • have been involved in student-related activities at TRU

What do Social Media Ambassadors do?

  • Promote TRU as a study destination through social media channels
  • Attend and promote events through social media (Orientations, International Days, Back to School BBQ, WolfPack games, etc)
  • Blog on a variety of topics on
  • Create weekly digital content to be posted on TRU World’s social media channels

How to Apply

  1. Fill out the SMA Application Form.
  2. Create a storytelling media piece that represents your TRU experience. Media piece can be in the form of video, presentation or photo montage.
  3. Read SMA Terms and Conditions.
  4. Send your full application with all files attached via email (titled “Social Media Ambassador Application – Semester, Year”) to Reid Maisonneuve at



 What is the Application Process

Social Media Ambassadors are hired for the Fall (August – December), Winter (January – April), and Spring (April – August) terms.

  • Online application opens 2 months prior to each term.
  • We will review applications the following day of the deadline.
  • Successful applicants will be contacted for an individual interview.
  • Hiring decisions would be made in the week following the interview.
 What are the qualifications?

The International Marketing department aims to build a team of Ambassadors that are passionate about TRU.

Education requirements:

  • Must be a full-time student (minimum 9 credits) for the semester appointed as an Ambassador
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5

Other requirements:

  • Able to commit 10 hours per week in the semester term
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proven leadership ability
  • An enthusiasm for sharing their TRU experience
 What are the benefits of being an Ambassador?
  • Financial award
  • Social media training
  • Cross-cultural communication skills
  • Experience for resume
 Where can I find samples of Ambassadors' work?

Ambassadors work on a variety of projects:

 Who can I contact for more information?

Reid Maisonneuve 
Manager, Digital Marketing
Thompson Rivers University - TRU World

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