Assistant Director of Athletic Media Relations

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Athletics, Marketing/Communications/Media Relations

Position Title

Assistant Director of Athletic Media Relations

Department

Athletics

Division

General University

Vacancy Number

19-164

Work Location

Macon, GA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Category

Staff

Responsibilities

Serve as the primary media contact for sports as assigned by director, including but not limited to women’s basketball, softball and men’s soccer. Travel is expected with women’s basketball (part-time travel with softball). Experience with lacrosse is a bonus. Will promote assigned sports with writing, social media, design, editing press releases, game programs, game notes, media guides and other publications as assigned. Communicate story ideas to local, regional and national media outlets. Will direct or assist the direction of press row and game day media activities at various events. Will work closely with marketing, creative and video departments to utilize social media in promotion of Mercer athletics.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree (preferably in Journalism, English, Communications or closely-related field) from an accredited college/university and some prior experience in the field of professional or collegiate athletic communications are required.  Must have knowledge of StatCrew software and Adobe Creative Cloud programs.  The successful candidate will possess excellent writing skills and a working knowledge of multiple social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and more.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?

Yes

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis

Monthly

FLSA Status

Exempt

Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a bachelor's degree?

EEO Statement

AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability

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