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11 Apr

The graduate assistant-public relations position is open to full-time on-campus graduate students in English, journalism, or a related field. It is a 20-hour-per-week graduate assistantship.

Qualifications:
Enrolled in a master’s degree program in a relevant field. Good writer, good work ethic, good organizational and communication skills.

Duties:
Writing, editing, photography, proofreading: Write, edit, and proofread material for college and departmental communications, including press releases, E-News, magazine, newsletters, website, and others.

Production assistance:
Assist in production of publications, E-News, and newsletters, including working with graphic designers, printers, photographers, IT personnel, and others as needed.

Event planning and management assistance:
Assist with event planning and oversight, including: drafting invitations, programs, letters, etc., and assist in their production; assisting with mailings and phone calls; and set-up and logistical support for events.

Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

To Apply:
Please send a resume, cover letter, and applicable writing samples to:
Mary C. Dillon
Director, Marketing and Communications
WVU Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources
Email: Mary.Dillon@mail.wvu.edu
Mailing address: Mary Dillon, WVU, P.O. Box 6070, Morgantown, WV 26506
Phone: 304-293-4086

10 Apr

The Web Design and Social Media Developer will redesign organization’s website to ensure it is clean, modern, and user friendly. Update and develop website content including blogging, creating multimedia content, and professional images. Create, develop and manage social media content focused on Habitat brand. Monitor social media channels to find relevant conversations. Create and update outreach and marketing materials. This position is unpaid unless candidate qualifies for a full-time summer work-study position.

Qualifications:
Candidate must be experienced with website design. Proficient using Wordpress with understanding of HTML desired. Strong knowledge of social media strategies, services, and tools (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, blogs, website). Experience creating multimedia packages including writing, photo, video, and audio. Excellent communication and writing skills is a must. Experience creating outreach and marketing materials (newsletters, brochures) preferred. Must have access to all needed editing software and equipment (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, video editing software, camera or phone that takes quality video/photos, etc).

For questions or to apply, contact Briana Robinson at brianna@moncountyhabitat.org

1 Apr

The West Virginia University Sports Communications Office is now accepting applications to fill student assistant positions for the 2014-15 school year.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: public relations coverage of assigned WVU varsity sports, feature writing, press release writing, acting as a liaison between WVU athletics and the media, working closely with the Big 12 Conference office, working closely with assigned sport’s head coach, sport game-day operations, pre- and post-event operations, Internet writing and assisting with Mountaineer football and men’s basketball game-day operations.

Applicants MUST possess excellent writing ability, demonstrate the knack for meeting deadlines, be well-organized, maintain a high level of time management skills, be willing to work weekends and some late evenings and must be comfortable working in a team-oriented environment. A background in sports is preferred but not required.

Attire is semi-professional during working hours, professional at your assigned sporting events. The volunteer assistantship can count toward internship credit.

Applications must include cover letter, resume, references and writing samples. Application deadline is Wednesday, April 16. Applications must be submitted to Room 217, WVU Coliseum. APPLICATIONS VIA E-MAIL WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED!

For more information, contact Assistant Sports Information Director Shannon McNamara at (304) 293-2821 or Shannon.McNamara@mail.wvu.edu.

1 Apr

Software firm seeks marketing intern

Angela | April 1, 2014

Sherpa Software seeks a full-time intern to work within their marketing department. Earn valuable real-world B2B marketing experience with a local software company specializing in email and data management tools.

Sherpa Software, a leading provider of policy-driven information governance solutions, has helped more than 3,500 companies worldwide. Sherpa’s award-winning software, services and support addresses information management, regulatory compliance, electronic discovery, PST management, email archiving and more.

The selected candidate will be a paid intern ($10/hour), responsible for assisting and supporting the marketing department with a variety of social media, website, trade show and marketing initiatives.

Job functions and responsibilities:

• Social media/website focus includes: Creating posts for current campaigns, drafting copy for our website/social channels and monitoring social media web analytics on a weekly basis (e.g. Twitter followers, page statistics and more) as well as providing reports of growth and other activity
• Trade show focus includes: Assisting with creation of trade show campaign ideas/materials, coordination of all moving pieces related to trade shows and keeping a watchful eye on crucial trade show deadlines
• Marketing initiatives include: Assisting the marketing department with creating innovative campaigns, maintaining marketing program files on the company server, conducting research on industry-specific sites (and those of Sherpa’s competitors), assisting with link-building/SEO efforts and more

Job requirements:

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong attention to detail/consistency and organizational skills
• Knowledge and experience with Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and other social media platforms (Google+ expertise is a plus – no pun intended)
• Software/technical industry knowledge is a plus, as well as experience in working with Hubspot, Salesforce and/or similar CRM systems
• Graphic design experience (using the Adobe Creative Suite) is not required, but helpful
• Preferred candidates are currently junior or senior college students, working toward/finishing a degree in marketing, public relations and/or communications

There are many perks to working in a small marketing department, including much more opportunity for hands-on experience and the feeling of truly being an invaluable part of the team.

To apply for this position, email a resume and cover letter, as well as writing/portfolio samples to marketing@sherpasoftware.com with the subject, “Summer 2014 Intern Application.”
Applications will be accepted until April 14, 2014 and phone interviews will begin that week.

20 Mar

STEEL CITY BUZZ INTERNSHIP
This social media internship is a high profile and hands-on experience that demands creativity, good judgment, analytical skills, and a LOVE OF PITTSBURGH SPORTS. Candidates should have an excellent understand of multiple social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and others) and knowledge of major Pittsburgh sports franchises. If you do not know how many Super Bowls the Steelers have won or which Pirate won the MVP vote last year, please do not apply.

Responsibilities

1. Weekly responsibility for generating a social media content calendar – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vine, other platforms.
2. Update SCB social media outlets on breaking news (Steelers, Pirates, Penguins) and update Pirate scores for all home and away games.
3. Perform a “social media audit” to help SCB optimize the use of existing and emerging social media platforms.
4. Generate shareable content (videos, pictures, and promotions) to raise fan engagement levels. SCB has almost 30,000 Likes on Facebook and our content as a reach of 300,000 fans on a weekly basis.
5. Assume the role of an “Admin” on SCB helping users troubleshoot problems on the app or banning users who violate our terms of agreement.
6. Develop promotions to help SCB gain new users – especially with the 18-25 year old demographic.
7. Assisting with fulfillment responsibilities of the SCB Rewards program.

Skills

Extensive experience with social media is a must and other skills such as Photoshop, WordPress, Google Adwords/Adsense/Analytics, and on-line advertising are a plus. The intern should reside or plan to live in the Pittsburgh area for the summer.

To apply, please submit a one-page resumes via email to Tara.stclair@mail.wvu.edu no later than 12:00 noon on Tuesday, March 25, 2014.

Face to face interviews with the business owner will be scheduled from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Thursday, March 27, 2014 by invitation only at the College of Business and Economics (room TBD).

27 Feb

The Associated Press Sports Editors is sponsoring four $1,500 scholarship for collegiate sports journalists.

APSE, a national organization of sports editors, is awarding four scholarships to help motivate talented students to pursue a career in sports journalism. Collegiate sports journalists entering their sophomore, junior or senior years are eligible for the scholarships, which will be awarded based on the students’ journalistic work, their academic record, financial need, and geography. The scholarships will be awarded to students from four different regions of the United States. The winners will be chosen by the APSE scholarship committee, which is chaired by Joe Sullivan, sports editor of the Boston Globe and includes editors from all sections of the United States. Deadline is June 1.

Students should include the following information in their letter of application:

– Personal: Name, address, age, phone number.

– Academic: A copy of the student’s collegiate grades.

– Financial: A brief rundown of the student’s financial situation, with regards to how he/she plans to pay for tuition.

– Five examples of sports journalism (usually stories but could also be sections the student has edited), using either links or PDFs.

Email information to Joe Sullivan, sports editor of the Boston Globe at Jtsullivan@globe.com with APSE Scholarship in subject line.

Students can also mail information to:

APSE Scholarship
c/o Joe Sullivan, Sports Editor
Boston Globe
135 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02205-2845

27 Feb

WVU Foundation seeks communications intern

Angela | February 27, 2014

The West Virginia University Foundation has a paid internship ($9 per hour) available for summer 2014 and the 2014-15 academic year. The intern must be a West Virginia University student who is able to work 15-20 hours this summer and 10-15 hours during the academic year. We will work around the intern’s class schedule.

The intern will assist with the communications and marketing efforts of the Foundation. This includes, but is not limited to, writing news releases and articles for media, newsletters and other publications; writing for the Web; assisting with internal communications; and helping with content development, design and layout for electronic communication, social/digital media and advertisements.

Strong writing skills are a must. Knowledge of digital photography and design software is a plus.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume and portfolio of work. Deadline to apply is March 21.

Via email to hr@wvuf.org

Or by mail to:

Communications Internship
Assistant VP, Human Resources
WVU Foundation
P.O. Box 1650
Morgantown, WV 26507-1650

The WVU Foundation, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

21 Feb

West Virginia University
Paid Internship for Mountainlair Programs and Special Events
(WVUp All Night and Mountaineer Week)

Internship Description:

• Help plan, promote, and advertise WVUp All Night & Mountaineer Week (and other events upon request).
• Create weekly flyers, posters, and advertisements for WVUp All Night and Mountaineer Week.
• Update all social media outlets and creatively think of ways to promote our social media websites.
• Must be willing to lead a weekly WVUp All Night meeting with student interns. Serves as the liaison between the Mountainlair Programming and Special Events’ Office and the WVUp All Night Programming Board.
• Assist in the selection of the WVUp All Night programs for the entire 2014-15 fiscal year.
• Assist supervisor by serving as a liaison between the national entertainment companies and the Mountainlair Programming and Special Events’ Office.
• Help directly with the planning of WVUp All Night and Mountaineer Week.
• Conduct a survey to gain student feedback and directly use that information to plan WVUp All Night and Mountaineer Week the following years.
• Collect attendance counts and update an excel sheet to compare year to year for WVUp All Night.
• Must be willing to serve on the Mountaineer Week Committee and assist with all aspects of the program.
• Must be willing to respond to supervisor upon request during the evenings/weekend hours when necessary.

Academic Requirements:

• Must be a major in Advertising, PR, Marketing, Graphic Design, or have equivalent experience.
• Have experience in advertising or promotions, specifically in inexpensive yet creative environments.
• Must be creative and organized.
• Graphic Design experience preferred.
• Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Publisher experience required.
• The position can work no more than 20 hours per week however volunteer work may be requested.
• Evening/weekend hours are a requirement for this position.

Qualifications:

• Applicants must possess excellent oral, written, communication, and organizational skills.
• Applicants must have a demonstrated ability to plan effectively and efficiently, meet deadlines, and simultaneously monitor the development of many projects.
• Applicants must have experience in working with a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff.
• Applicants must have a demonstrated ability to lead other students in event planning, event orchestration, and event assessment.

To Apply:

Please send via mail or email the following:
(1) cover letter;
(2) resume;
(3) names and contact information of three references;
(4) press release prepared by applicant; and
(5) flyer prepared by applicant.

Submit by deadline to:

Sonja L. Wilson
Senior Programming Administrator
West Virginia University
Mountainlair Student Union
P.O. Box 6437
Morgantown, WV 26506
Email: Sonja.Wilson@mail.wvu.edu

Deadline for Applications: March 14, 2014

21 Feb

Paid Internship for Mountainlair Programs and Special Events
(Mountaineer Idol/Mountaineer Week)

Internship Description:

• Help plan, promote, and advertise Mountaineer Idol.
• Create weekly flyers, posters, advertisements, script, filming of contestants, and judging requirements for Mountaineer Idol.
• Serve as the Liaison with Programming Unit and Mountaineer Idol Contestants.
• Work each Mountaineer Idol Elimination Round .
• Responsible for the Mountaineer Week website (including the Mountaineer Idol section).
• Film Mountaineer Idol competitions.
• Update all social media outlets and creatively think of ways to promote our social media websites.
• Assist with planning, working, and helping the Mountaineer Week Committee.
• Help to identify an unpaid Intern to assist with the responsibilities of this position.
• Assist with other programs for the Mountainlair Programming & Special Events Unit.
• Incumbent must be willing to respond to supervisor upon request during the evenings/weekend hours only when necessary.

Academic Requirements:

• Must be a major in Advertising, PR, Marketing, or Graphic Design or have equivalent experience.
• Have experience in advertising or promotions, specifically in inexpensive yet creative environment.
• Have experience using a digital camcorder and editing software.
• Must be creative and organized.
• Website experience preferred.
• Graphic Design experience preferred.
• Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Publisher experience required.
• The position can work no more than 20 hours per week but volunteer work may be required.
• This position may only be available for the Fall Semester.

Qualifications:

• Applicants must possess excellent oral, written, communication, and organizational skills.
• Applicants must have a demonstrated ability to plan effectively and efficiently, meet deadlines, and simultaneously monitor the development of many projects.
• Applicants must have experience in working with a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff.
• Applicants must have video recording and editing experience.

To Apply:

Please send via mail or email the following:
(1) cover letter;
(2) resume;
(3) names and contact information of three references;
(4) press release written by applicant;
(5) flyer developed by applicant; and
(6) optional video package produced by applicant.

Submit by deadline to:

Sonja L. Wilson
Senior Programming Administrator
West Virginia University
Mountainlair Student Union
P.O. Box 6437
Morgantown, WV 26506
Email: Sonja.Wilson@mail.wvu.edu

Deadline for Applications: March 14, 2014

10 Feb

Representatives of the West Virginia Power minor league baseball club will be in Martin Hall to interview candidates for summer MARKETING and GENERAL internships on Tuesday, Feb. 25. Internships are full-time and include a living expenses reimbursement of up to $600/month. Job duties include:

• Promotions through various outlets and events
• Assisting with producing creative material
• Contributing to game-day promotions

Interviews will be conducted in 20-minute increments between 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm. Spots are limited—RESERVE YOURS NOW!

Please contact Eric Minor at eric.minor@mail.wvu.edu to reserve your interview slot.



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