WVUGo Job Opportunities
WVUGo is currently hiring creative students for their marketing and communications team.
Students will work closely with colleagues and supervisors to promote Campus Recreation and Adventure WV initiatives including the WVUGo mobile app, fitness programming, club sports and intramurals, the Outdoor Rental Center, Canopy Tours, Adventure WV trips, and more.
Students who fill these positions will help design promotional materials and create content for various tools for campus outreach including social media.
To create this content, students will have access to professional-level tools such as the Adobe Suite as well as photography equipment, allowing them to develop their professional skills and apply their education.
In addition, students will have the opportunity to help develop communications strategies and brand concepts.
Please review the opportunities below, and fill out an application if you’d like to be considered!
Graphic DesignerPart-time - 20 hr/wk commitment
Seeking a student who is an aspiring graphic designer to support the various campaigns
managed by the marketing and communications team. This position entails building
marketing materials including posters, facility signage, digital screen graphics
and a variety of other print and digital materials. Graphic designers work with
other WVUGo team members as well as pro-staff to develop eye-catching materials
that get the WVU community excited about active lifestyles and outdoor adventures.
Candidates must have experience with Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop making graphics
for both print and digital publication. A passion for visual storytelling, willingness
to work as a team, and ability to go with the flow are all necessary.
Writer/EditorPart-Time - 20 hr/wk commitment
Seeking a student with an interest in writing and editing and a passion for active lifestyles. This position is responsible for producing and distributing exciting content for campus announcements, social media, web pages, emails, newsletters, etc. This individual will create standard communications such as press releases and one-sheets while also having the opportunity to pursue more creative ventures such as blogs and creative writing projects. As the “voice” of the brand, the writer must ensure that verbiage is clear and concise, copy is free of grammatical errors, information on graphics is up-to-date and copy aligns with overall goal for a project and the brand. Passion for creating written content, willingness to work as a team and ability to go with the flow all come in handy!
Social MediaPart-Time – 20 hr/wk commitment
Seeking a student with an eye towards the future who is looking for an opportunity to gain experience in a rapidly growing field. Responsible for creating content for and managing communication through various official WVU social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Knowledge of ongoing social media trends and effective and appropriate interaction is a must. Experience with programs like Hootsuite or Tweetdeck are a plus. Willingness to work as a team and the ability to go with the flow all come in handy!
Multimedia ProducerPart-Time – 20-hr/wk commitment
Seeking a student with a passion for working with cameras in still photography and/or videography. This individual will be responsible for capturing candid and produced media as well as coordinating shoots. Knowledge of DSLRs, basic lighting and composition and photo/video digital workflow are necessary. Experience in Adobe Premiere Pro and Photoshop or industry equivalent (e.g. Final Cut Pro, Sony Vegas, Avid Media Composer, etc.) is a must. Passion for visual storytelling, willingness to work as a team and ability to go with the flow all come in handy!Apply to be a multimedia producer
Web Content ManagerPart-time - 20 hr/wk commitment
Currently seeking a student to assist in managing and maintaining web content for
all Campus Recreation and Adventure WV departments and programs. This position
would be responsible for keeping web pages up to date and accurate. They would
also be reaching out to units, programmers and the community to gather content.
Once gathered they would be responsible for formatting content and populating
new and existing pages. The ideal candidate will have an interest in web design
and a passion for outdoor recreation and community development. Willingness to
reach out to and build working relationships with a variety of community members
is a must. Experience with HTML/CSS is preferred but not required.
In addition to our paid positions, we also encourage any interested students to contact us regarding flexible, unpaid internships. While it is not necessary to complete any length of an internship before being considered for a paid position, we definitely encourage any interested students to come experience and learn about being a part of the team and about becoming a more effective professional communicator. Hours vary on a case by case basis. We are also always welcoming interest and applications from students who are approved for Federal Work Study.
- Currently seeking interns to serve as event planners, campus ambassador(s), OEC web manager, DIY Outdoors web manager, social media contributor(s)
- Credit options available for Reed College of Media students.
- Many opportunities to work in the field with Adventure WV