Communications & Creative Content Assistant is responsible for assisting in all aspects of communications, electronic media production and sports information relating to the College of Charleston’s 19 intercollegiate sports with a primary sport responsiblity for men's soccer, women's soccer, women's basketball, men's tennis and women's tennis.
Bachelor’s Degree required. Minimum of one year post-college experience or equivalent experience as undergraduate student assistant serving in an athletics communications position involving social media strategy & content creation, media relations, printed materials development and production, athletics event reporting, project management and statistical information development. Candidates with an equivalent combination of experience and/or education are encouraged to apply.
Ability to speak, read and write clearly and concisely.
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Past experience working in InDesign & Photoshop and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, image-editing and web-editing software
Detail oriented for accuracy of data and information
Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects and deadlines
Strong initiative to solve problems
Able to work well with interdepartmental teams and initiatives
Ability and willingness to build rapport with diverse group of student athletes, coaches, administrators, media, and other key constituents
Demonstrated ability to think creatively and engage a variety of stakeholders, particularly students and other on campus groups
Proficient in copy writing, editing using AP style guidelines, proofreading and composition
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that includes night and weekend hours
Ability to gain and maintain working knowledge of University, CAA, and NCAA rules and regulations
Ability to gain and maintain working knowledge of NCAA rules and compliance issues as they pertain to publicity and promotional efforts
Knowledge and proficiency in scorekeeping, inputting and compiling statistics for all sports using a variety of different programs such as CBS StatCrew, Golfstat and NCAA Live Stats, etc.
Digital photography experience
Experience with SideArm platform
Experience working with coaching staff and administrators daily
Working knowledge of university, CAA, and NCAA rules and regulations
Located in the heart of historic Charleston, South Carolina, the College of Charleston is a nationally recognized public liberal arts and sciences university. Founded in 1770, the College is among the nation’s top universities for quality education, student life and affordability. Its beautiful and historic campus, combined with contemporary facilities and cutting-edge programs, attracts students from across the U.S. and around the world. The City of Charleston – world-renowned for its history, architecture, culture and coastal environment – serves as a living and learning laboratory for experiences in business, science, teaching, the humanities, languages and the arts.