Overview: Quinnipiac University invites applications for an Assistant Director of Athletic Communication.
The ideal candidate for Assistant Director of Athletic Communication will be a highly motivated and team oriented individual who will oversee publicity efforts for 3-4 sports as assigned. Successful candidates must have the ability to be strong storytellers and produce quality communications content, including feature stories and news releases, for multiple platforms (print, web, social media, video) consistent with department and university mission and goals.
About Quinnipiac: Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 9,000 students in more than 130 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Computing and Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and the College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac is recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review's “The Best 388 Colleges.” The university is in the midst of program expansion and renewal for both traditional and adult learners, attraction of diverse communities, development of innovative corporate partnerships and construction of an ambitious set of capital projects. For more information, please visit qu.edu. Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and X.
Assist in the publicity of the University's Athletics program.
Effectively utilize technology such as video and social media to market, promote, and enhance the visibility of Quinnipiac Athletics in line with department goals
Manage team-specific social media, including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Produce timely press releases and score reporting, game/feature stories, game programs, etc.
Record statistics for select games
Assist in managing home athletic events
Will be required to assist with setup and production of ESPN+ live broadcasts from all venues.
Extended night and weekend hours will be required at times, along with some travel.
Other duties, as assigned
Bachelor's degree required
Experience may substitute for some of the above education
2-3 years of experience in athletic communications in either a college or professional setting is required.
Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop and Indesign, MS Office Suite, NCAA LiveStats and Statcrew programs, as well as video editing and streaming programs.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills - both written and verbal are required. Video content capturing and editing skills preferred.
Must be a self-starter, while demonstrating the ability to organize and establish priorities.
Considerable initiative and creativity is necessary while also displaying the ability to assume responsibility and work as a member of a team.
Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and a commitment to diversity and inclusion
Special Instructions to Applicants: TO APPLY: Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter addressing how your experience supports the requirements of this position and Quinnipiac's commitment to diversity and inclusion, and contact information for three references on the application form. Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity. We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence. Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Advertised: September 18, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time Applications close: Open until filled