Franklin & Marshall College is recruiting for a full-time Assistant Director of Athletics Communication
Location: F&M Campus - Lancaster, PA
Classification: Full-time, Exempt
Schedule: 40 hours, M-F
Reports to: Director of Athletic Communications
Department: Athletics & Recreation
Compensation commensurate with experience: $42,100 - 47,350
The Assistant Director of Athletic Communication reports to the Director of Athletic Communications. Responsibilities include working as the primary media contact for assigned sports, assisting the Director of Athletics Communication in all areas of media relations, promotion and creative content for the department, executing gameday production and supervising gameday personnel.
Serve as primary communication director for assigned sports (and all other sports as needed), for which responsibilities include all aspects of media relations, public relations and other emerging content mediums.
Design, implement and manage creative strategy and content creation for the department of athletics and recreation, including but not limited to social media, photography/graphic design, godiplomats.com, Diplomat Athletic Club philanthropy efforts and other special projects to increase brand recognition, highlight student-athletes and engage constituents.
Facilitate production of web stream for assigned sports (and all other sports as needed).
Direct athletics communication gameday personnel and volunteers for each game hosted by F&M of assigned sports, ensuring that all broadcast personnel, camera operators, statisticians and music operators provide a best-in-class experience for guests/viewers.
Works in collaboration with communications, conference and national officials for weekly and post-season awards. Assists athletics communications office with updating of historical information and school record.
To learn more about the Athletics department, please click HERE.
Bachelor's degree is required
Minimum of 1-3 years communications or creative services experience is required.
Experience use Google suite and Microsoft Word is requited
Ability and willingness to provide excellent service and to work in a collegial manner with students, faculty and staff, and other constituencies is essential.
Because this position requires driving for college business, the successful candidate must possess a U.S. or Canadian driver's license which has been valid for at least two years, have a driving record that is free from excessive motor vehicle violations within the last three years, and have had no convictions in the last 24 months for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Because this position works with minors (non F&M students under the age of 18) please review the link below that includes information regarding the protection of minors. Click HERE.
Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of reference checks, a criminal background verification, Pennsylvania ACT 153 background clearances, and verification of credentials. The College will coordinate these verifications.
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Full-time members of the Franklin & Marshall College professional staff receive competitive starting pay and a comprehensive benefits package that includes health coverage, dental, vision, generous retirement savings plan contributions, education benefits for employees, spouses and dependent children, and enjoy access to all College facilities including dining venues to suit all tastes, recreation and fitness facilities, and libraries, plus access to College performances, lectures, and events. To learn more about our Benefits, please visit our Benefits Page.
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