Director of Marketing & Communications – School of Nursing

Morgantown, West Virginia, United States

Job description

Requisition Number: 06010

The West Virginia University School of Nursing is seeking applications for a Director of Marketing & Communications. This position is responsible for identifying, shaping, and managing the development of high-quality editorial content for the school’s internal and external communication needs.

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

  • Responsible for creation and implementation of a comprehensive marketing, communications and public relations program.
  • Create effective written and multimedia content for the School website, electronic communications, and social media.
  • Develops, implements and monitors systems and procedures.
  • Responsible for content, design, production and distribution of the school’s monthly e-newsletter.
  • Ensures regular contact with target media, analyzes and prepares appropriate responses to inquiries from the general public, news media, student media, and members of the WVU Community.


  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, marketing, English or related field.
  • Five (5) years of experience in at least one of the following:
    • news, communication, marketing, advertising or public relations program for a healthcare organization, college, news media organization, government agency, business or other large knowledge-based organization
    • Interviewing, writing, and editing
    • Media or Alumni relations
    • Supervisory experience
    • Web content creation, editing, or publishing
  • Strong writing, editing, proofreading, layout and design, professional printing/publishing skills are essential including ability to present concepts verbally
  • Ability to create marketing pieces in a variety of media and formats

How to apply

Apply online

WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer. Under respresented class members are encouraged to apply. This includes: minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

As a land-grant institution in the 21st century, WVU will deliver high-quality education, excel in discovery and innovation, model a culture of diversity and inclusion, promote health and vitality, and build pathways for the exchange of knowledge and opportunity between the state, the nation, and the world.