Job added in hotlist
Applied job
Contract job
90-day-old-job
part-time-job
Recruiter job
Employer job
Expanded search
Apply online not available
Similar Jobs
Assistant Director of Athletic Communications
Merrimack College
North Andover, MA
Apply Now >
External Communications Manager
Cabot Corporation
Boston, MA
Apply Now >
Associate Strategist
Jack Morton Worldwide Inc.
Boston, MA
Apply Now >
Senior Manager, Global Public Relations
Raytheon Company
Waltham, MA
Apply Now >
Assoc Director, International Student Support & Partnerships
Merrimack College
North Andover, MA
Apply Now >
View more jobs in North Andover, MA
View more jobs in Massachusetts

Job Details

Assistant Director of Athletic Communications

Company name
Merrimack College

Location
North Andover, MA

Apply for this job






11 hit(s)  

Profile

class=lw_widget_syntax lw_hidden>

10000

Mendel Center and the Moseley Wrought Iron Arch Bridge.

Aerial shot of the Academic Quad.

The resident dining hall, Sparky’s Place, offers a variety of nutritious meals for students and faculty.

Students are often seen studying in the McQuade Library, a favorite spot on campus.

The Gladys Sakowich Campus Center, the heart of campus activities.

Whether it’s winter, spring, or anything in between, Merrimack’s beautiful campus is enjoyed by all.

The Collegiate Church of Christ the Teacher is the spiritual center of the Merrimack College community.

class=lw_widget_syntax lw_hidden data-widget-id=2>

Assistant Director of Athletic Communications

Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Assistant Director of Athletic Communications

Position Overview:

The Merrimack College Athletic Department seeks a qualified candidate to fill a professional appointment as Assistant Athletic Communications Director. This part-time, nine-month position will report to the Assistant Athletic Director/Communications and the Associate Director of Athletic Communications to promote the 24 NCAA sports sponsored by Merrimack through both new and traditional media forums.

Responsibilities:

The Assistant Director of Athletic Communications will play a key role in publicizing Merrimack’s 24-sport athletics program, which competes mainly in the Division II Northeast-10 Conference, as well as well as men’s and women’s ice hockey competing in Division I Hockey East. The successful candidate will be able to deliver content to a broad base of constituents in a variety of formats. Extensive evening, weekend and holiday work is required. Key responsibilities include:

Contributing to the Athletics department website ( www.MerrimackAthletics.comOpens a New Window.

) and all social media platforms, with content type ranging from written, graphic design and multimedia/video;

Being directly responsible for ALL publicity efforts in select sports (to be assigned), including writing, editing and distributing all press releases; social media management for multiple accounts across a variety of platforms; editing videos (season previews, game highlights, etc.); and designing of game day programs, flyers and similar materials;

Management of student employees and game-day event staff for all home games for assigned sports, as well as home games for other sports as requested (i.e., football & men’s ice hockey);

Assigning and supervising student staff to assist with in-game responsibilities (scoreboard, public address, statistics, etc.), in-game updating of social media platforms and score reporting;

Communicating with and soliciting media for event coverage and feature stories on Merrimack College student-athletes, teams, and other department milestones and accomplishments;

Planning and implementing historical archiving, as well as maintenance of photography database;

Completing conference, regional and national award applications to recognize coaches and student-athletes from assigned teams and programs

Compiling, disseminating, and maintaining sports statistics for assigned teams, including serving as official scorekeeper for all home games;

Assisting with the setup, live production and breakdown of webcast equipment;

Travel with teams as necessary, primarily for postseason contests (other travel may be required);

Other duties as assigned and necessary;

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Communications, Media/Public Relations, Journalism, or similar;

Experience working in an athletic communications office at an NCAA college or university;

Must have excellent oral, written/editorial and interpersonal communication skills;

Must possess a demonstrated mastery of AP style writing and editing skills;

Familiarity with social media platforms and current trends in the industry;

Working knowledge of Windows and Macintosh computers and operating systems;

Strong background with Adobe Creative Suite software (InDesign, Photoshop, etc.);

Knowledge of basic layout and design principles;

Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, with an emphasis on multi-tasking and working within a team environment while filling a variety of roles, especially on game day;

Ability and willingness to travel and work nights and weekends as necessary are required;

Strong working knowledge of StatCrew/The Automated Scorebook statistical software;

Webcast production and basic video editing skills

Stipend:

Salary Information: $2,000/month for nine months beginning on or around August 15, 2018. Position does not include benefits or housing/meal stipend. Opportunity for one-year renewal is at the discretion of the Assistant Athletic Director for Communications.

To Apply:

Please apply online with cover letter and resume.

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Company info

Merrimack College
Website : http://www.merrimack.edu

Company Profile
Merrimack College is a private Augustinian Catholic college located just north of Boston, MA, and is home to a close-knit community of 3,250 undergraduate students and 450 graduate students. The College offers undergraduate degrees in the liberal arts, business, science and engineering, and education; it also offers graduate programs and a range of bachelor’s degree completion programs.

Similar Jobs:
Marketing & Communications Manager
Location : Boston, MA
The Division of Information Technology Services is currently seeking a talented individual to fill the role of IT Marketing & Communications Manager. This position will have responsibility for IT strategic communications and outre...
Marketing Programs Manager
Location : Lexington, MA
Description Join one of the Boston Globe\u2019s 2017 Best Places to Work! Take a walk around our offices and you\u2019ll see a dedicated group of professionals who care about improving health care. Our team thrives on collab...
See more jobs like this Yesway is seeking a Web Content Administrator/Technical Writer to join its team. Yesway plans to assemble a portfolio of 400 to 600 convenience stores in selected regions of the United States. We are a grow...
By using Employment Crossing, I was able to find a job that I was qualified for and a place that I wanted to work at.
Madison Currin - Greenville, NC
  • All we do is research jobs.
  • Our team of researchers, programmers, and analysts find you jobs from over 1,000 career pages and other sources
  • Our members get more interviews and jobs than people who use "public job boards"
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it, you will land among the stars.
PRCrossing - #1 Job Aggregation and Private Job-Opening Research Service — The Most Quality Jobs Anywhere
PRCrossing is the first job consolidation service in the employment industry to seek to include every job that exists in the world.
Copyright © 2018 PRCrossing - All rights reserved. 169