Athletics Media Relations Graduate Assistant Coker College is accepting applications in the Department of Athletics for the position of Athletics Media Relations graduate assistant. Coker College, an NCAA Division II institution located in Hartsville, S.C., is a member of South Atlantic conference and the Eastern College Athletic Conference and maintains 22 men’s and women’s intercollegiate sports. This is a 10-month position. Responsibilities: The successful candidate will report to the Director of Athletics Media Relations and will be responsible for assisting in all aspects of promoting Coker’s 22 NCAA Division II Athletic teams. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:•Serve as the primary contact for selected sports •Write post-game press releases•Game day statistics •Create game programs and publications•Assist in updating athletic website•Assist in submitting nominations for athletic awards•Assist in game management duties •Assist in the management of Coker Athletics social media accounts •Assist in video production•Other responsibilities as assigned
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree is required with major in journalism, communications, public relations, sports management or related field preferred. Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent computer skills are required. Knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, and Stat Crew programs is required. At least one year of experience in an athletics media relation’s office is preferred. Candidates that are familiar with broadcasting, website content management systems, and video editing are preferred. Some travel and extended hours are required.
Application Process: Must be admissible to Coker College’s Masters of Science in College Athletic Administration Program. Compensation includes a stipend and tuition waiver. Student is responsible for any fees. Position begins August 1, 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until position is filled.
Please email cover letter addressing the above responsibilities, resume, samples of work, and references to Gus Mohlhenrich, Director of Athletics Media Relations email@example.com.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation includes a stipend and tuition waiver.
Coker College is a student-focused, private liberal arts college located in Hartsville, South Carolina. Coker combines round table, discussion-based learning with hands-on experiences to encourage active participation in and out of the classroom. A supportive, close-knit community prepares Coker students with the confidence and practical life skills they need to reach their personal best, in colle...ge and beyond.Founded in 1908, Coker is a bachelor’s and master’s degree-granting institution and competes in 21 NCAA Division II sports. Coker is ranked among the "Best Colleges" in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review, and by Washington Monthly as No. 5 for value among colleges in the Southeast region.