Serve as the primary communication contact for the UT Arlington women’s basketball program, and other sport(s) as assigned. Oversee graphics and creative direction of all facets of the communication office for use on social media, website and other public-facing materials. Assist in collaborative efforts to push the messaging of the communications plan that consists of promotions, publicity, social media, writing, editing, interviewing and relationship building. Generate creative content and timely current/relative storylines for athletic website and related social media channels. Report statistics, schedules, rosters and all other media needs in a timely manner to UTAMavs.com, the NCAA and Sun Belt Conference. Produce game notes, game preview/recaps and other news releases for assigned team(s). Staff and oversee game day coverage for games and events as needed throughout the year. Maintain, update and research historical records. Assists in press conference facilitation and media interview requests. Establish credible relationships with local, regional and national media members, university communications team and student newspaper and radio staffs. Travel with team(s) as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree. Three (3) years of progressive intercollegiate athletic communications career development; including areas of journalism, public relations, media services and new media strategies or the equivalent experience.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in NCAA Division I Intercollegiate Athletics working with a women’s basketball team and creating and designing graphics.
Internal Number: S02746P
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