The Media Relations Coordinator will work primarily with the Islanders’ soccer, women’s basketball, baseball, cross country and track & field programs. Other sport duties may also be included as assigned. This position will serve as the official scorer for home contests and help coordinate media efforts to cover the event. Write press releases (pre and postgame) and help coordinate social media marketing efforts for the teams and department. Travel with assigned teams to produce in-house media (graphics/video) throughout the year is required. Produce weekly game notes for assigned teams and maintain historical data. Nominate student-athletes for performance and academic conference and national awards. Adhere to University, conference and NCAA rules and regulations. Experience with social media campaigns while tracking retention and engagement. This position will have oversight on student workers and interns during office hours and on gamedays.
Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Required Work Experience Minimum of two years practical experience in the athletics media relations field, either as a student assistant or graduate assistant.
Preferred Qualifications - Knowledge of Statcrew Automated Scorebook (specifically soccer, basketball and baseball) - Familiarity with Sidearm’s content management system - Work experience as a graduate assistant or student assistant in a collegiate Media Relations department - Experience with Adobe inDesign and Photoshop
About Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral Research Institution that proudly provides a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty and highly-rated degree programs since 1947. The University has a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement as part of the distinguished Texas A&M System. With palm tree-lined pathways throughout the campus, nearby natural wetlands, a scenic hike-and-bike trail and a university beach, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is the only university in the nation located on its own island, at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast.
Texas A&M Corpus Christi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.