Marketing and Communications Director 07

Marketing and Communications Director.07

Posting Date: 10/15/2013
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Status: FEAP
FT/PT Status: Full-Time
Work Location: Deans Office Arts & Sciences
Work Hours: 8:15 – 4:45

The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia University is seeking a Marketing & Communications Director. Primary responsibilities of the Director will include: implementation and management of a successful media, public relations, and marketing plan via web, print, social/digital media, news releases, and any other key media in order to enhance the prestige and goodwill of the College and to ensure that the needs and reputation of the College are optimized. Additionally, the incumbent will have the responsibility for all ECAS web sites, and has supervisory authority over the web master. The Director must have an understanding and knowledge of web site design (including web site architecture, navigation, functionality, graphics) sufficient to effectively manage the ECAS website.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree, and a minimum five years of professional work experience in media, public relations, and marketing; primarily in social, print, and digital media. The position requires strong organizational and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently. The successful candidate will also possess superior writing and editing skills, leadership skills, and the ability to work successfully with a variety of constituents. The position requires the ability to work occasional evenings.

West Virginia University is a doctoral, research high-activity, land-grant institution with over 30,000 students, and the Eberly College is its largest academic unit with over 40,000 living alumni, an endowment of $50 million, and a diversity of academic programs in social sciences, natural sciences, and humanities. The City of Morgantown, which is often ranked among the best small cities in the United States, is conveniently located 75 miles South of Pittsburgh, and 200 miles West of Washington, D.C.

Please email cover letter, detailed resume, and the contact information of three references in one document to Lori Blasinsky at .  First consideration will be given to applications received by November 1, 2013. Additional information regarding the Eberly College can be found at: West Virginia University is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE grant to support gender equity. WVU is strongly committed to diversity and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals.

This position requires the following:

  • Background Check

West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution

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