West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), a regional division of West Virginia University, is seeking candidates for the position of Digital Content Editor. This position is as an integral member of the WVU Tech creative team and will coordinate jobs with internal and external clients as needed. The Digital Content Editor will be reporting to the Graphic Design Senior and the Assistant Director of University Relations.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Identify ways to build WVU Tech's visibility and enhance its reputation through innovative use of social media platforms.
Handle daily posting/management/engagement on University Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn and other emerging platforms as identified.
Develop monthly, quarterly and yearly reports for campus (UR) social media to gauge success.
Develop and execute social media goals, campaigns and projects that align with department, division, unit and University goals.
Collaborate with videographers, photographers, designers, writers, editors and others to deliver superb content for social and web.
Record video and take photo as needed.
Work Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; with additional late hours, and occasional weekends. WVU provides competitive wages for its employees, and takes related experience and education into consideration when determining appropriate salary. WVU offers a comprehensive benefits package, 12 paid holidays and generous paid time off, as well as many other discounts and services. Learn more about available benefits at https://talentandculture.wvu.edu/benefits-and-compensation.
Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, journalism or a related field required.
Type of Experience Needed :
Two (2) years of experience in day-to-day digital content management.
Two (2) years of experience in professionally managing social media accounts.
Two (2) years of experience interviewing, writing and editing.
Type of Experience Preferred :
One (1) year of experience in audio, video, photography experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :
The ability to learn the content management system in order to make content updates.
Demonstrated experience with digital marketing campaigns and campaign tracking through Google Analytics and other tools.
Demonstrated excellence in use of all popular social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, LinkedIn, etc.
Demonstrated experience interviewing, editing, videography, photography and public speaking skills.
Familiarity with AP style and the University's social media guidelines and personality.
The ability to work collaboratively as part of a larger team, both as a project leader or team member, depending on the particular assignment.
Ability to work outside the traditional workweek when needed.
Ability to operate the necessary computer, software, web-based and other high-tech, emerging equipment, and perform various communications duties using a broad range of web and publishing programs including our content management systems.
Valid driver's license.
At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at https://talentandculture.wvu.edu/ .
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.
Job Posting: Dec 1, 2020
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 216164
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.