Available Jobs at Eberly College

Office of Communications and Marketing

Marketing and Communications Internship (Fall 2015)

The Office of Communications in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences offers web design, media relations and print material design, marketing support, and more. No two days are the same as we help grow the college’s reputation through amazing website designs, sophisticated marketing materials, media relations and brand support.

Don’t pass up this chance to gain applicable real-world experience and build your professional and marketing portfolio as a marketing and communications intern for the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences!

We are seeking someone who is mature, motivated, passionate, a hard worker, a self-starter, creative, organized and understands public relations and social media. The ideal candidate will be able to manage a task list, prioritize deadlines, learn on the fly, and be creative while maintaining realistic expectations.

The individual will report to the Director of Communications and Marketing.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Interview students, faculty, and administrators in order to compose press releases, web content, recruiting, and other printed materials for the College
• Write articles for Eberly, the College’s bi-annual alumni magazine distributed to over 45,000 people
• Daily posting and engagement on 4-5 social media accounts
• Pull traffic numbers for weekly and monthly social media reports
• Compile and distribute daily press clippings
• Make story pitches to local, regional and national media outlets
• Schedule photographic sessions, appointments, and meetings related to writing assignments
• Attend and report on various college events
• Update the College’s website content using Slate content management system
• Occasional general office tasks (filing, labeling, copies)

Job Qualifications:
• Motivated, self-directed sophomore , junior, or senior at West Virginia University
• Strong writing, communication, and organizational skills
• Excellent grammar
• Professional appearance and demeanor
• Ability to set and meet deadlines
• Knowledge of and proficiency in MLA and AP writing styles
• Knowledge of and proficiency in social media marketing
• Experience with social media publishing tools (Hootsuite, Tweetdeck, Socialflow, etc. is desired but not necessary
• Past journalism/publishing experience desired but not necessary
• Ability to interact comfortably and professionally with a broad and diverse group of students, faculty, alumni, and administrators

Hours: 20 hours per week
Salary: Starting at $10 per hour, with opportunities for performance raises
Start Date: Aug. 17

Ideal candidate will be available through the summer and for a minimum of two semesters. If interested in applying, please e-mail a pdf or Word cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Devon Copeland, Director of Communication and Marketing, Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at Devon.Copeland@mail.wvu.edu. Please include the words Application for Eberly Internship in the subject line of the e-mail.

Web & Graphic Design Internship (Fall 2015)

The Office of Communications in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences offers web design, media relations and print material design, marketing support, and more. No two days are the same as we help grow the college’s reputation through amazing website designs, sophisticated marketing materials, media relations and brand support.

Don’t pass up this chance to gain applicable real-world experience and build your professional and marketing portfolio as a web/graphic design intern for the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences!

We are seeking someone who is mature, motivated, passionate, a hard worker, a self-starter, creative, organized and understands web and print design. The ideal candidate will be able to manage a task list, prioritize deadlines, learn on the fly, and be creative while maintaining realistic expectations.

The individual will report to the Director of Communications and Marketing.

Candidate will be responsible for the following tasks:
● Creating or updating graphic materials for the departments and programs of the Eberly College utilizing Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.
● Creating or updating website content for the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences and its departments and programs.
● Updating websites using HTML and CSS.
● Utilizing Google Analytics and Siteimprove.

Candidate must meet the following requirements:
● Demonstrated graphic design ability and creativity
● Demonstrated written communication skills
● Knowledge of integrated marketing principles including audience targeting
● Proficient in Adobe InDesign, DreamWeaver, Photoshop, Illustrator
● Ability to appropriately apply the principles of layout and design
● Proficiency in HTML, CSS, with an understanding of Javascript or Jquery.
● Proficient photography skills for use in print and web
● Understanding of Content Management Systems, and Dynamic Website Content

Ideal candidate will be available to fill position for one year or more. All applicants must submit resume, writing sample, and submit a link to their portfolio website (or portfolio for review via PDF) to Devon Copeland, Communications Director at Devon.Copeland@mail.wvu.edu.

Start Date: Aug. 17
Hours: 20 hours per week
Starting salary: $10/ hr.