Assistant Director Of Athletic Communications

Loras College Dubuque , IA 52002

Posted 2 weeks ago

Full-Time Salaried Position Starting in July.

POSITION SUMMARY

The assistant director of athletic communications will assist in the day-to-day communications and media relations efforts for all 24 varsity athletic programs at Loras College, including the 23 NCAA Division III athletic teams, under the direct supervision of the director of athletic communications. Additional consideration will be given to those candidates who possess experience in creative media, including photography and videography along with statistical experience with StatCrew and NCAA Live Stats. 50% travel time required.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Job Functions

  • Keep in-game statistics for selected sports

  • Assist in game management for home athletic events

  • Shared responsibility for the maintenance and content creation for Duhawks.com and social media channels for athletic programs

  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned by the director of athletic communications

  • Assist with daily website content creation and maintenance including student-athlete and coach biographies, rosters, schedules, statistics and press releases

  • Travel with various teams, representing the athletic communications office

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's in communications, sport management or related field

  • Minimum two years of experience in an athletic communications office, including internship or graduate assistantship work

Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient with the Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop, InDesign and Premiere Pro

  • Experience with digital photography and videography

  • Must possess advanced writing and editorial skills

  • Previous experience with the SIDEARM Sports Content Management System

  • Ability to plan, develop and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously

  • Knowledge and experience of live streaming software and equipment

Special Working Conditions

  • Requires weekend, evening and early morning hours

  • Must maintain working knowledge of compliance regulations as they relate to the NCAA, American Rivers Conference, Collegiate Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin and Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference

  • Uphold the branding guidelines and identity standards of Loras College and Loras College Athletics

SUPPLEMENTARY APPLICATION MATERIALS

Upon completion of the formal application, please send a work portfolio to Jimmy Naprstek, Interim Director of Communications & Marketing (james.naprstek@loras.edu). Portfolio should include work from the following categories: written, video, graphic design, photography.

Loras College is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


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