UNC Greensboro invites applications for the position of Assistant Director for Strategic Communications.
Responsibilities: The Assistant Director of Strategic Communications is responsible for assisting with day-to-day media relations department activities that include: press releases, general features, photography, statistics, graphic design, press box/game day operations, publications, social media and video.
The Assistant Director has specific team responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Strategic Communications. The Assistant Director is expected to assist in navigating the rapidly changing world of communications and will aggressively position the department to take advantage of opportunities through online resources, social media and other emerging mediums. The Assistant Director will be motivated to push UNCG Athletics Athletic Communications to be among the most innovative in intercollegiate athletics. This position will assist the Director to operate the department as UNCG’s own outbound media outlet, create compelling content, interact with local, regional and national media, write and edit articles for various publications, and maintain appropriate records.
Qualifications: BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN A DISCIPLINE RELATED TO THE AREA OF ASSIGNMENT; OR EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE. ALL DEGREES MUST BE RECEIVED FROM APPROPRIATELY ACCREDITED INSTITUTIONS.
Preferred Qualifications: •Familiarity with media and standards of media relations, must be proficient with in-game operations of Automated Scorebook and StatCrew. •Knowledge of basic web (HTML). •Statistical experience with baseball, women’s basketball and volleyball preferred.
Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application: • Resume • Cover Letter • List of References
Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes: • Name • Company Name • Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor. • Email Address • Contact Phone Number Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.
To Apply: Visit https://spartantalent.uncg.edu and use our online application. Applications will be accepted beginning immediately. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The start date for this position is as soon as possible after hire.
Internal Number: 007503
About UNC Greensboro Athletics
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 50 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC system institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with nearly 20,000 students and over 2,700 faculty and staff members representing more than 90 nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 100 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.