Carthage College seeks an Assistant Director of Strategic Communications to work in conjunction with the Director of Strategic Communications. The position will begin in July 2023.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Assist in sports marketing and in-game promotion initiatives aimed at increasing fan attendance
Social media maintenance
Graphical and video production
Assisting with the maintenance of Carthageathletics.com
Writing press releases
Providing in-game live statistics for home events and collecting statistics for and reporting on away contests.
Supervise student worker staff, including Strategic Communication Department interns
Submit nominations and oversee student-athletes and coaches' promotion for awards, including weekly conference honors, sport-specific awards, NCAA-wide distinctions, and others.
Execute a wide range of design projects across multiple platforms.
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field such as Journalism, Writing, Sports Management or related discipline.
Experience in communications, media relations, or public relations in collegiate or professional sports environment or a related field is also preferred.
Previous experience with Stat Crew and/or Genius statistical software is preferred.
Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite—After Effects, Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop.
Knowledge of current social and digital media trends.
Excellent verbal, written, and visual communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to successfully work independently and as part of a team.
Interested applicants should send their cover letter, resume, and at least three (3) professional references and graphic portfolio to email@example.com, with the subject title: Carthage Assistant Director of Strategic Communications Position.
Founded in 1847, Carthage College is located on the beautiful shore of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee. Home to 2,800 students, Carthage blends the best liberal arts traditions with desirable degree programs, transformative learning opportunities, and personal attention from distinguished faculty.