If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.
Our purpose continues to be discovering and developing champions in life. We strive to foster a culture of integrity and excellence across our 17 programs, offering the highest quality experience for student-athletes.
We are committed to academic and athletic excellence. We expect to win championships. We expect to honor students for their academic achievements. We will continue to work every day to make this community proud and ensure that the Spartans are in fact Greensboro’s hometown team. We will embrace a culture that is clear and consistent in its priorities.
Strategic Communications Coordinator is responsible for assisting with day-to-day media relations department activities that include: press releases, general features, photography, statistics, press box/game day operations, publications, podcasting, generating creative content that drives engagement on social media, and webcasting.
Strategic Communications Coordinator will assist the Assistant AD for Strategic Communications in developing brand strategy and providing creative concepts and designs for various UNCG Athletics campaigns. Assists External Relations team by producing creative content for social media, recruiting, ticket sales, marketing, in-game promotions, and video boards.
They will ensure consistency in brand guidelines and messaging related to content and posting. The Strategic Communications Coordinator will execute video and graphic design content for UNCG Athletics and assigned sports, producing game day and postgame graphics as well as statistical update graphics throughout the season.
The Coordinator has specific team responsibilities as assigned by the Assistant AD for Strategic Communications. The Coordinator is expected to assist in navigating the rapidly changing world of communications and will aggressively position the department to take advantage of opportunities through online resources, social media and other emerging mediums.
The Coordinator will be motivated to push UNCG Athletics Strategic Communications to be among the most innovative in intercollegiate athletics. This position will assist with Spartan All Access Webcasts, interact with local, regional and national media, write and edit articles for various publications with a focus on telling the student-athlete story, and maintain appropriate records.
The Coordinator will disseminate information in a timely fashion to media outlets regionally and nationally. The Coordinator must be in close contact with local print and electronic media outlets as well as the campus newspaper.
The Coordinator must demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively with and supervise volunteers from the student population and local community. These individuals will serve as statisticians, public address announcers and office workers. The Coordinator assists with on-site media relation services with an emphasis on all home contests. These services include statistics keeping and reporting of results to media outlets.
A bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communication, or equivalent subject, is required.
A minimum of two years experience working within sports information, media relations, public relations or electronic and print media. Demonstrated expertise in written and oral communication skills, organization and promotional planning are essential.
Computer skills in word processing and desktop-publishing (Adobe After Effects, Adobe In-Design and Photoshop) are required. Familiarity with media and standards of media relations, must be proficient with in-game operations of Genius NCAA Live Stats and The Automated Scorebook StatCrew.
Must work with considerable independence and significant creativity and initiative. Must be flexible to travel with assigned teams for competitions as required, including weekend and/or holidays.
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.