Social Media Editor - West Virginia University

Company Name West Virginia University
Location Morgantown, West Virginia
Date Posted August 7, 2017
Category Social Media
Job Type Full-time


University Relations at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Social Media Editor to help manage and maintain the University's main social media accounts including its award-winning Snapchat account.

This position balances a high level of writing, content creation and editing with a savvy knowledge of social media monitoring, posting and engagement on a variety of platforms by producing high-quality social media posts and campaigns to support University-wide and unit-specific goals.

In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:

  • Identify ways to build WVU's visibility and enhance its reputation through innovative use of social media platforms.
  • Daily posting/management/engagement on various primary University-wide social media platforms, maintaining high levels of quality on each.
  • Capture occasional video and photo as needed, collaborating with videographers, designers and photographers to develop high-quality visual content.
  • Execute social media goals developed by the Social Media Director.
  • Oversee a vibrant social media student group, and build a network of content-creators (students, faculty/staff) to contribute to various platforms.
  • Leverage competitive intelligence by monitoring trends in marketing and social media to provide leadership and innovative strategies.
  • Share expertise through social media workshops/presentations around the campus, state and country.
  • Advise University administration on questions/situations regarding social media practices.

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