East Tennessee State University seeks to fill the position of Assistant Director for Media Relations and Sports Information. Responsible to the Senior Associate Athletic Director for External Operations for assistance with public relations and publicity for the university’s athletics program including serving as the primary contact for ETSU Football, other sports to be assigned, general office productions such as game day media coverage, community public relations, event management, preparing news releases, creation of cutting edge creative material to engage constituents, and assisting with management of graduate assistants, interns, and other student help; and performing other related duties as assigned.
Minimum of two years’ experience in Sports Information coverage of football at the NCAA Division I or professional sports level.
Knowledge of sports sponsored by the university. Knowledge of computerized statistical packages and desktop publishing equipment.
Knowledge of statistics, rules and regulations for the sports to be covered. Knowledge of radio/television editing systems and print media applications. Knowledge of media practices and procedures. Ability to coordinate media activities at press conferences and athletic events. Expertise in all social media applications/platforms. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to exercise sound judgment. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Knowledge of and compliance with NCAA and conference rules and regulations.
Video and photography creation/editing experience.
Graphic design Experience.
Box Out Sports, Adobe Creative Suite software (Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere, Illustrator, After Effects), Bridge, Spark and Audience experience.
Daktronics Show Control and Content Studio, Xpressions Graphics System and Pro Audio experience.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.