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Assistant Director of Athletic Communications

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Categories: Staff
Department: Athletics - Sports Information

Davidson College
Assistant Director of Athletic Communications

Davidson College, an NCAA Division I school and member of the Atlantic 10 Conference, is now accepting applications for the position of Assistant Director of Athletic Communications.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to assisting the Athletic Communications staff with coverage of 21 sports; serving as the primary contact for football, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s track & field, wrestling and the secondary contact for men’s basketball -- sport assignments subject to change based on candidate; producing online team record books/media guides, game notes, news releases, statistics compilation; generating feature content video/stories and other unique coverage for DavidsonWildcats.com and Atlantic10.org; establishing and maintaining positive relations with media through strong interpersonal communication skills; staffing home and select away events; supervising student workers; assist in facilitating social media in line with department goals; other duties as assigned. Individual will also assist with gameday responsibilities for the men’s and women’s basketball programs.   

Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, sport management or a related field. Minimum of two years experience in a college athletic communications office or similar field.

Preferences
Excellent communication and organizational skills; must possess good writing and editing ability; knowledge of AP style; proficiency in Desktop Publishing, Photoshop, Word and StatCrew (Genius also preferred) statistical software; strong knowledge of various social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc).

Work Samples
Please submit writing, graphic design and desktop publishing (game notes or media guide) samples to Joey Beeler (Assistant A.D. for Athletic Communications) jobeeler@davidson.edu.

Applications for the position will be accepted online at https://employment.davidson.edu.  Please include a cover letter and resume with the online application.

 

At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community.  In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.

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