Asst Athletic Communications Director

Posted: 05/16/2023

Asst Athletics Communications Director
Athletics Sports Information
Impact & Responsibilities: Develops and prepares news releases, feature articles, and publications relating to athletic programs and events; serves as the lead athletic communications representative for assigned sport programs; travels with designated teams on assigned road trips; helps maintain the athletics website; works with local, regional, and national media to place stories; assists with department marketing & promotion initiatives; and generates, executes and collaborates on social media plans for assigned sports.
Requirements: Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field; least one year of sports journalism or related experience; writing, editing, and organizational experience; knowledge of college athletics; knowledge of software applicable to the design of publications and marketing materials; and website management.
Student experience will be considered. Frequent travel and evening and weekend work necessary. Must abide by the rules of the NCAA, the Missouri Valley Conference, the Missouri Valley Football Conference, Big 12 Conference (Wrestling only) and the University of Northern Iowa.
Preferred: Experience working in a college athletic department or professional sports organization; experience shooting/editing video; and knowledge of Stat Crew software.
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.
The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Benefits package details can be viewed at Application materials received by Friday, June 2, 2023 will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit Criminal and other relevant background checks required.

Type of Employment: Full-Time

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