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Responsibilities: - Serve as a communications contact for multiple sports, with tasks including, but not limited to: writing press releases, game notes and feature stories; updating and maintaining the official athletics website; compiling statistics at athletic events; coordinating interviews and other requests with staff, coaches and student-athletes; pitching story ideas to local and national media outlets; traveling with teams as appropriate - Video production and editing, including: recording video segments and game day highlights, featuring interviews with student-athletes and coaches - Managing the press box and/or scorer’s table at home events, including overseeing the game day staff - Performing assorted game day duties, such as public address announcing and scoreboard operation, as needed - Reporting scores and results to the Gulf South Conference, NCAA, coaches associations and other organizations - Nominating coaches and student-athletes for various awards - Other duties as assigned
- Undergraduate degree in communications, journalism, sports management or related field
- At least one year of working experience in the college or professional sports communications fields
- Strong organization skills
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Strong computer skills, including experience with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop
- Familiarity with Statcrew statistical software
- Video editing experience
Additional Salary Information: Graduate assistants will receive full tuition and fees and a 10-month stipend in the amount of $8,000 (includes matriculation waiver and out-of-state tuition where applicable). Graduate assistants must maintain a 3.0 GPA throughout the assistantship to maintain financial package. Refer to www.uwf.edu for more information on graduate study.
The University of West Florida's main campus is located 10 miles north of historic Pensacola and the white sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. The area is considered a vacation destination and offers a vibrant cultural life. UWF is dedicated to becoming the Best Regional Comprehensive University in the Nation serving over 12,500 students and offering 15 sports for its student-athletes. UWF is an... NCAA Division II institution, and the Argonauts are winners of eight national championships and 88 conference championships.