The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) invites applications/nominations for the position of Assistant Commissioner of Media Relations. This position reports to the Chief of Staff/Chief Operating Officer and works closely with the media relations staffs of MEAC member institutions.
Responsibilities include: Responsible for planning, organization and administration of the Media Relations Office; Responsible for all MEAC Office publications for each sport to include media guides, championship sports booklets and other publications; Plan, organize and manage all aspects of the Men’s & Women’s Basketball Tournament for Media Relations; Supervise interns in the Media Relations Office; Maintain and ensure information on the website is accurate and updated daily; Ensure that information that is submitted to the NCAA is accurate and meets their deadline; Keep accurate files for all MEAC athletic events (i.e. All Conference Teams, MVP Awards, Student-Athletes of the Week, etc.); Work with the MEAC Media Relations Directors to ensure the conference gets vital information from each institution; Plan, organize and execute the MEAC Media Relations Directors annual workshop in July; and Recommend and maintain updated technology for all aspects of the Media Relations Office. Maintain a positive and professional working relationship with our media partners (i.e. ESPN, FloSports and other media partners).
Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field of study, innovative and creative capabilities, strong writing and verbal communication skills, previous experience in the field of athletic media and/or public relations.
About Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
The MEAC is a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I conference, made up of 11 (eleven) outstanding historically black institutions across the Atlantic Coastline: Bethune-Cookman University, Coppin State University, Delaware State University, Florida A & M University, Howard University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Morgan State University, Norfolk State University, North Carolina A & T State University, North Carolina Central University, and South Carolina State University.