East Texas Baptist University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Athletic Communications Graduate Assistant (broadcast/social/select sports contact) beginning in July 2021. This position is a 12 to 24-month position depending on the degree program. The selected applicant will receive a monthly stipend and 50% tuition waiver for the ETBU graduate program.
GRADUATE ASSISTANT RESPONSIBILITIES (Broadcast/Social/Video) The selected candidate will help with day-to-day office duties, will be one of two broadcasters for the ETBU SportsNet, help set up and tear down live video equipment, plan and create strategies for the social media team accounts, and create graphics and video stories. This person will also have duties as the contact person for select sports. Other duties including helping on game days, writing recaps and previews, and in-game statistics maybe added. The selected candidate should also know how to work with CMS website maintenance along with knowing how to work in the Adobe Suite including PhotoShop, InDesign, Premiere, and Audition.
A bachelor’s degree is required and should have a background in journalism, public relations, communications, or related field. You must have strong written and oral communication skills, an understanding of social media, and strong writing skills.
Additional Salary Information: The selected applicant will receive a monthly stipend and 50% tuition waiver for the ETBU graduate program.
About East Texas Baptist University
ETBU is a private, Christian university in Marshall, Texas, with just over 1,300 undergraduate students. They are located in Marshall, Texas, which is 30 minutes west of Shreveport, La., and an hour east of Tyler, Texas. The ETBU athletics department also has one of the largest social media networks in NCAA Division III. They are amongst one of the top programs in the American Southwest Conference having won championships in volleyball, football, men’s and women’s basketball, women’s tennis, and softball.