Writes pre- and post-season stories for multiple teams.
Writes special feature stories and other writing assignments as needed.
Oversees website presentation and maintenance.
Produces original video content for website and events.
Manages event video streaming and social media presence.
Creates press releases and special promotional materials.
Prepares and submits nominations of student-athletes for conference, regional, and national recognition awards.
Produces publications (electronic newsletters, media guides, brochures, etc.) as needed.
Performs sports information responsibilities for assigned teams/contests:
Performs in-game statistical operations.
Oversees live stats and live video streaming.
Records/reports statistical information.
Manages the assigned work crew in respective event day functions.
Assists with photography selection and editing.
Collaborates 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.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelor's degree (journalism, public relations, communications, or other relevant major).
Minimum of two years of significant and relevant communications experience.
Excellent communication and organizational skills.
Writing experience required with knowledge of AP Style.
Licenses and Certifications:
Driver's License required.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Proficiency in video editing (e.g. Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Avid, iMovie).
Experience using statistical programs (Statcrew in-game software).
Graphic design expertise (Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator).Â Â
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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