Marquette University is seeking qualified and interested candidates for the position of Assistant Director, Athletic Communications, assisting primarily with the media relations and communications functions for the sports of women’s basketball, women’s lacrosse and track & field/cross country (men’s and women’s).
1. Primary media and sports information contact for women’s basketball, women’s lacrosse and track & field/cross country (men's and women's) 2. Play a lead role in the Athletics Department’s social media and content production efforts 3. Promote the University through Athletics 4. Act as liaison between the assigned sports and all media outlets. 5. Preparation and dissemination of news releases and statistical information 6. Arrange content gathering for athletic events, including but not limited to photo, video and social 7. Update Athletics Department website 8. Assist with the communications tasks associated with the nationally recognized men’s basketball program 9. Develop and submit nominations for athletics awards 10. Manage and train student assistants 11. Direct smooth and efficient game-day operations for assigned sports 12. Perform other duties and responsibilities as required, assigned, or requested.
• Bachelor’s degree required preferably in journalism, communications or related field • Minimum of 3-5 years athletic communications experience. • Extensive proficiency in content production and desktop publishing including • Adobe Creative Suite and QuarkXPress. • Outstanding editing, writing and verbal skills. • Some experience in video production and graphic design. • Working knowledge of NCAA approved statistical procedures and programs (NCAA LiveStats and StatCrew) for assigned sports. • Season travel from August to April with in-season sports.
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