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WVUGo Job Opportunities

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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!


Paid positions:

Paid positions with WVUGo are competitive positions that equip students with tools and experience to take with them into the professional environment after college. These positions include the development of specific skill sets and talents as well as general office management and institutional communication responsibilities.

Graphic Designer

Part-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.

Apply to be a graphic designer

Writer/Editor

Part-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!

Apply to be a writer

Social Media

Part-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!

Apply to be a social media manager

Multimedia Producer

Part-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


Internships

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
Apply for an internship

Contact Matthew Shreve for additional information: matthew.shreve@mail.wvu.edu

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