Assistant Director, Athletics Media Relations (Sports Marketing/Events/Promotions)

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Towson University Department of Athletics is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Director of Athletics Media Relations. This position will be the managing editor of the Towson University Athletics website, and serve as the primary media relations contact for selected sports assigned by the Director of Athletics Media Relations while overseeing department publications and social media. The position will also assist in directing administrative operations for Athletics Media Relations.
Serve as the managing editor of the Towson University Athletics website, , supervising all content that is placed on the site while creating pages for special events; serve as the primary contact for selected sports assigned by the Director; oversee the design and production of department publications and graphic design, including posters, schedule cards, promotional items, and game programs; handle media credential requests for assigned sports; and assist with the development of a comprehensive strategic communications plan for the department using various communication tools.
Bachelor's degree and one year of full-time experience in athletics media relations or a related field. The successful candidate must have excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and web site maintenance; experience in graphic design and layout, preferably using Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Acrobat; excellent professional verbal and written communication skills; the ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality; and the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations. Proficiency in StatCrew software preferred. A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
Competitive, with full University benefits that include excellent health, life insurance, and retirement plans; tuition remission; and annual leave, holidays, personal and sick days. The position is contingent on funds being available at time of hire.
To Apply:
Fully complete the online application and submit a cover letter and resume. This position is open until filled.
Towson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity.
Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Towson University is a smoke-free campus.

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