Assistant & Associate Communications/Sports Info/Media Relations Dir (perm.)
Internal Number: 4151232
Associate Director - Athletics Photography Lubbock 33371BR Creative Services
Position Description Plan and develop daily business functions for various departments within the athletic organization. Ensure the athletic organization maintains a favorable public and stakeholder perception while fulfilling the organization's strategic mission.
Major/Essential Functions This position manages and oversees the daily operations of photographic services for Athletics. The incumbent utilizes technical and creative knowledge to perform advanced-level photography services for sporting events, provides photographic guidance for social and digital platforms, analyzes and plans photography composition, and stays abreast of the latest technology and techniques in athletics photography.
Oversees daily operations of Athletics photographic services.
Manages and plans the composition of event shooting schedules, coverage, and staff hours.
Manage promotional shoots, game day/events/competition images for athletics programs and special events (home & away).
Oversees freelance, travel, and equipment budgets.
Establishes feature concepts to be utilized by teams and athletes.
Utilizes technical and creative knowledge to advance brand identity through photography services.
Applies artistic vision to capture photos of athletes during sporting events.
Establishes, executes, and enforces digital and social guidelines and best practices.
Utilizes analytics to determine the best opportunities for asset usage and management.
Collaborate with the communications staff, marketing staff, and rights partners to identify storylines and develop a cohesive message, branding, and strategy for all Texas Tech Athletics' social media accounts.
Utilize the Opendorse platform to provide up-to-date photos and videos of current student-athletes to assist with branding through name, image, and likeness (NIL).
Explore emerging spaces and platforms that can be used to elevate the Texas Tech Athletics brand.
Maintains student-athlete and coaching staff relationships to meet their brand needs.
Comply with all the NCAA, Big 12, and Texas Tech University rules, regulations, and policies.
Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.
Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree in a related field plus three years related experience; OR a combination of related education and/or experience to equal seven years.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.