Radford University, a Division I member of the NCAA and Big South Conference, is currently seeking applications for the position of Athletics Communications Coordinator. This is a 12-month, full-time salary position with an excellent benefit package with an anticipated start date of mid August 2017.
Job Summary: The successful candidate will assist in all aspects of the Athletics Communications Office in promoting the department’s 16 varsity sports, while serving as the direct contact for several sports. Sport assignments will be based on experience and knowledge. Duties include but are not limited to: assist with the management of the athletic department’s website (RadfordAthletics.com), writing game recaps, cultivating positive relationships with media members, writing, editing and assisting in the design of media guides, assisting with day-to-day operations and other duties as assigned. Evening, weekend and holiday hours are required.
Review of applicants will begin on 7/24/17 and continue until the position is filled.
Experience in a sports information or media relations office. Working knowledge of computers and desktop publishing programs on Macintosh and/or PC platforms. Strong interpersonal, communication, and editing skills. Ability to work a flexible schedule to include evening, weekend and holiday hours.
Experience with InDesign and Photoshop. Experience with sport specific software programs, such as StatCrew, and content management programs.
Radford University is a comprehensive public university of nearly 10,000 students that has received national recognition for many of its undergraduate and graduate academic programs, as well as its sustainability initiatives. Well known for its strong faculty/student bonds, innovative use of technology in the learning environment and vibrant student life on a beautiful 204-acre American classical ...campus, Radford University offers students many opportunities to get involved and succeed in and out of the classroom.The university offers 67 degree programs in 38 disciplines and two certificates at the undergraduate level; 22 master's programs in 17 disciplines and three doctoral programs at the graduate level; 10 post-baccalaureate certificates and one post-master's certificate.A Division I member of the NCAA and Big South Athletic Conference, Radford University competes in 16 men’s and women’s varsity athletics. With over 250 clubs and organizations, RU offers many opportunities for student engagement, leadership development and community service.