The Director of Communications provides leadership and management for the direction, planning, and execution of NCCAA external communications (social and collateral based). This role includes management of the NCCAA Network relative to championships and other NCCAA events (Convention, Pro-Am, etc.) This director will fall under the supervision of the Executive Director with some oversight by the Director of Membership.
In conjunction with the Executive Director and Director of Membership, the director will be responsible for the growth and enhancement of current hosts and venues while assisting in securing future host sites. The director will work in concert with member schools, championships hosts or local municipal/community hosts to ensure adherence to NCCAA standards for each event. Where possible, the expansion of branding, increased community awareness, and increased viewer experience at all events will be a priority.
Duties & Responsibilities
Create, prepare, and manage all communications material.
Develop and execute a communications strategy to ensure membership is informed.
Write and edit press releases, newsletters, social media content, and other printed materials.
Update and maintain the NCCAA website, mobile app, and social media accounts.
Maintain brand voice and brand integrity across all platforms.
Monitor and analyze communication metrics.
Manage Communication staff relative to SATW, Ratings/Rankings, training of membership, etc.
Podcast development/management (in concert with Director of Membership)
National Championship programs, collaterals, and other applicable event resources
Manage NCCAA Network.
NCCAA Network website and app
Pre-event planning and set up/tear down of all equipment
On-site production of championships
Title: Director of Communications Reports to: Executive Director (primary) / Director of Membership (secondary) Job type: Full-time (40+/weekly) Salary:Commensurate with position experience (range $56,000-$62,000) Bonus: Christmas and per Executive Director discretion Vacation: 3 weeks (maximum banked total of 4 weeks) Sick days: ½ day earned every month (maximum bank total of 12) Insurance: $250/monthly provided for Christian Healthcare Ministries membership (or your choice) Retirement: TIAA-CREF matching program (3% in Year 1 and then 6% going forward) Transition: NCCAA apparel package, relocation actual expense (limit $6,000) Assessment: Annual review blending self-evaluation and review by Executive Director
Must be a vibrant Christ-follower of integrity, honesty, and value a team approach to achieving the mission of the NCCAA. Active participation in their choice of a local church is expected as is adherence to Biblical tithing.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (Master’s degree preferred).
Three to five years of progressive experience in intentionally Christian college athletics with an emphasis on sports information and/or media coordination.
Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills; demonstrated personal solicitation experience.
Must be able to work and communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with a broad range of internal and external constituents including staff, hosts, partners, and friends of the NCCAA.
Strong technology and computer skills/knowledge of the following software: Production Truck (Hudl/BlueFrame), website development (Sidearm current), Photoshop, Microsoft Office suite, video editing (iMovie current)
Ability to work with volunteers of all ages.
Must be able to travel and work evenings and weekends relative to championship events
Possess superior management, organization, and planning skills.
Must be able to work independently, solve problems, handle confidential information, and navigate sensitive situations.
Requires ability to handle multiple assignments with minimum supervision while meeting strict deadlines.
Must have an interest and passion in all aspects of the mission of the NCCAA and of Christian higher education.
About National Christian College Athletic Association
Established in 1968, the National Christian College Athletic Association uses intercollegiate athletics to further the Great Commission and is committed to equipping student-athletes and coaches to make a positive impact for Christ.
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