Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics, a Big Ten Conference member, is seeking an Athletics Social Media Coordinator. This position reports to Strategic Communications and responsibilities include:
Create, manage and monitor content on the Official Athletics Social Media Channels (@GoPSUsports & @Beaver_Stadium).
Collaborate with University partners, the Athletics Strategic Communications, Marketing and Ticketing Offices, as well as Penn State Sports Properties and other internal constituents, as necessary, to develop, create, edit and post content across all athletics social media platforms and in accordance with Penn State policy.
Work in collaboration with the Director of Social Media for Men’s and Women’s Basketball as necessary to fulfill coverage plans during the basketball seasons.
Coordinate the design and creation of compelling and engaging content in conjunction with Athletics Creative Services and Video Services staffs.
Maintain a detailed content calendar to ensure timely promotion of team-related preview content, event results, department programs and marketing efforts.
Monitor industry social media trends to determine how to maximize them for Penn State Athletics through idea generation,idea execution andeducation as appropriate.
Monitor fan sentiment and identify ways to increase reach and engagement.
Analyze results of social media campaigns and provide metrics to stakeholders.
Assist with gathering and disseminating real-time content from athletic events and practices.
Typically requires a bachelor’s degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in Adobe Creative Suite preferred.
Attendance at all home football games and remote support for away games is required. Attendance at additional athletic events at night or on weekends may be required.
The following background checksmust be successfully completed for this position:
This position will require successful completion of standard background checks.?
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H (STFF)-$34,188 - $70,080
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Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics is one of the nation’s most comprehensive and successful athletic programs. Penn State is home to more than 800 student-athletes competing in 31 varsity sport programs (16 men’s, 15 women’s), which is tied for the fourth-highest number of sports sponsored by a Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) institution. Nittany Lion student-athletes compete at the highest level in athletics, as well as academics with record-breaking Graduation Success Rates year after year. Affectionately known as Happy Valley, Penn State is located in University Park, Pennsylvania in central Pennsylvania, while having a number of cities within 200 miles.