To be considered for this position, you must apply through http://apply.interfolio.com/90421.
The Director of External Operations serves as a member of the athletics department's senior staff. The Director of External Operations assists the department in managing internal and external communications, including working closely with the media to share information about athletics programs, coaches, and student-athletes. The Director of External Operations oversees the department's streaming service, social media platforms, and photographs/videos for student-athletes and coaches. The Director of External Operations also works closely with Emory & Henry's Advancement, Alumni Affairs, and Marketing and Communications departments to facilitate annual fundraising, alumni engagement, and marketing plans. These responsibilities are performed in a manner consistent with Emory & Henry's mission, vision, and values, including diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The successful candidate for this full-time, twelve-month position will report to the director of athletics and will work closely with coaches and staff members to achieve the overall mission and strategic goals of the Department of Athletics and Emory & Henry College. Responsibilities will include revenue generation, ticket sales, fundraising, sponsorships, game day promotions, fan engagement, community outreach, public relations, brand awareness, social media objectives, organizing athletic events, donor and alumni engagement. The candidate will create and implement the department's strategic marketing plan and serve as the media's primary contact. In addition, the candidate will oversee the department's annual giving fund.
The minimum qualifications for this position include a master's degree and prior marketing, communications, or external operations experience.
About Emory & Henry College
Located in the Highlands of Virginia, Emory & Henry has devoted itself since 1836 to the belief that education can have a transformative effect on an individual, a place and ultimately the wider world. Inspired by the motto “Increase in Excellence,” the first faculty challenged students to grow and develop intellectually, spiritually and physically.Today, our mission continues to focus on students as they follow a path of intellectual and spiritual growth on their way to successful futures. That mission, in turn, is extended to others through a broad program of active engagement and community service. You will discover that Emory & Henry is a place of promise made up of warm-hearted, caring people who care about your fulfillment. This is a community that embraces people from all walks of life as they work together to improve the individual and the world. We are people with a mission and a long history devoted to transforming lives and increasing excellence.