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Davidson College, an NCAA Division I school and member of the Atlantic 10 Conference, Pioneer Football League and Southern Conference (wrestling) is now accepting applications for the position of Assistant Director of Athletic Communications.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to assisting the Athletic Communications staff with coverage of 21 sports; serving as the primary contact for football, wrestling, men’s & women’s tennis and cross country/track -- sport assignments subject to change based on candidate; producing online team record books/media guides, game notes, news releases, statistics compilation; generating feature content video/stories and other unique coverage for DavidsonWildcats.com; establishing and maintaining positive relations with media through strong interpersonal communication skills; staffing home and select away events; assist in facilitating social media in line with department goals; other duties as assigned. Individual will also assist with gameday responsibilities for the men’s basketball and women’s basketball programs.
Requirements Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, sport management or a related field. Minimum of two years experience in a college athletic communications office or similar field.
Preferences Excellent communication and organizational skills; must possess good writing and editing ability; knowledge of AP style; proficiency in Desktop Publishing, Photoshop, Word and StatCrew and NLS statistical software; strong knowledge of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc).
Work Samples Please submit writing, graphic design and desktop publishing (game notes or media guide) samples to Joey Beeler (Assistant A.D. for Athletic Communications) email@example.com.
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