Write pre- and post-season stories for multiple teams.
Write special feature stories and other writing assignments as needed.
Oversee website presentation and maintenance.
Produce original video content for website and events.
Manage event video streaming and social media presence.
Create press releases and special promotional materials.
Prepare and submit nominations of student-athletes for conference, regional, and national Â Â recognition awards.
Produce publications (electronic newsletters, media guides, brochures, etc.) as needed.
Perform sports information responsibilities for assigned teams/contests:
Perform in-game statistical operations.
Oversee live stats and live video streaming.
Record/report statistical information.
Manage the assigned work crew in respective event day functions.
Assist with photography selection and editing.
Collaborate with campus partners including: University Communications, News Office, Office of the Dean of the College, Office of the Dean of Students in the College, Alumni Relations & Development, Office of Admissions & Financial Aid, and other departments within Campus & Student Life.
Plans, develops and disseminates information designed to keep the public informed of the organization's programs, accomplishments, or point of view, with moderate levels of guidance and direction.
Accomplishes assigned duties through two or more of the following: written communications; visual/graphic media, which may include Web site development and maintenance; speeches and personal contact. The incumbent is still acquiring higher-level knowledge and skills.
Other duties as assigned.Â
Bachelor's degree (journalism, public relations, communications, or other relevant major preferred).
Minimum of two years of significant and relevant communications.
Excellent communication and organizational skills.
Writing experience required with knowledge of AP Style.
Licenses and Certifications:
Technical Skills or Knowledge
Proficiency in video editing required (e.g. Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Avid, iMovie).
Experience using statistical programs strongly preferred (Statcrew in-game software).
Be committed to the educational model of college athletics and the values of professional integrity, dignity and ethical conduct.
Verbal and written communications skills.
Ability to travel occasionally.
Ability to drive safely.
Frequent evening and weekend hours
Cover Letter (required)
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