The University of Wyoming Athletics Department is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Communication Coordinator. The Communication Coordinator will be responsible for publicizing assigned sports within the University of Wyoming Athletics Department. Duties and Responsibilities
Specific duties the Communications Coordinator will be responsible for will include creating content to tell the stories of student-athletes and coaches of the specific sports teams the coordinator is assigned to work with. That content will include: social media content, website content, printed materials and assisting with video content in conjunction with our in-house video department. The Communications Coordinator will be responsible for arranging all interviews with media outlets, UW student-athletes and coaches for assigned sports. Game-day management duties for assigned sports will also be the responsibility of the Communications Coordinator. The Communications Coordinator may be asked to assist other media relations office staff members and other UW Athletics Staff members in helping complete the overall mission of promoting UW Athletics and in successfully hosting UW Athletics events.
The Communication Coordinator will work together with the Associate Athletics Director for Communications, Assistant Athletic Director for Communications, the Office Manager and other Communications Coordinators in publicizing the overall athletics department. Salary is commensurate with experience. Flexibility and willingness to work weekend and evening events is expected of all candidates. An attractive benefits package including health insurance and retirement benefits accompanies this position. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
Education: A bachelor’s degree in journalism, communication or a related field is required
Experience: A minimum of two years of experience working in a college athletics media relations/sports information office as a student assistant, graduate assistant or full-time employee is required.
Required education, licensure, certification, registration or other requirements: N/A
Work experience in an NCAA Division I media relations/sports information office
Experience creating social media content
Creating and updating website content
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple projects and ongoing deadlines
Experience with StatCrew, Track Wrestling and other statistical software packages for a variety of sports
Two years or more experience in writing, editing, and designing press releases and media guides
Managing press operations at home athletic events
Experience arranging interviews between media, coaches and student-athletes
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UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.