Athletic Communications Assistant (no benefits) 10 month
Requisition Number: 2021CW014Posting Full Time/Part Time: Part Time Division: Athletics Department: Athletic Communications
Department Statement: The Colgate University Department of Athletics is currently accepting applications for a 10-month part-time position working with athletic communications. This position reports to the Director of Athletic Communications and assists with coverage of Colgate’s 25-sport Division I Athletics program.
The Athletic Communications Assistant will be the primary contact for several of Colgate's 25 Division I athletic teams including, but not limited to, the nationally-ranked women's ice hockey team.
Serve as the official scorer for selected sports and primary contact for game day press box and press conference operations.
Develop online materials to promote Colgate Athletics and selected teams
Interview coaches and student-athletes for online, written and social media content.
Coordinate with television, newspaper and other media outlets to promote student-athletes and coaches.
Collaborate with the multimedia and marketing departments to create best possible coverage of events.
Ensure effective updating and usage of social media and other related platforms for assigned sports.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Professional Experience/Qualifications • Experience using Microsoft Office products and the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, etc.) • Highly motivated, goal- and team-orientated individual who is passionate about athletics. • Ability to manage various projects and meet hard deadlines. • Comfortable following directions and translating constructive feedback in their work. • Ability to lead, train, and supervise game-day student staff. • Can problem-solve and work independently. • Preferred experience with StatCrew systems. • Preferred previous experience within a collegiate Athletics Communications office.
Other Information • Anticipated start date is August 1, 2021, with position running no later than through May 31, 2022.
Work Schedule: The job requires frequent work during evenings and weekends throughout the year.
Job Open Date: 06/15/2021
Job Close Date: 7/24/2021
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions Summary Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, writing samples and the names of three current references.
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