Operations, Operations - Marketing/Promotions, Operations - Sports Information
4 Year Degree
East Texas Baptist University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of athletic communications assistant beginning in July 2017. This position is a 12-month position without benefits and may be renewable after a year at the discretion of the Sports Information Director. ETBU has 14-sports that compete at NCAA Division III in the American Southwest Conference (ASC) that ranges from West Texas to Mississippi and also has one of the largest social media networks in NCAA Division III which is currently ranked 4th overall. ETBU also offers club sports of bass fishing and hockey. The selected applicant will receive $1,000 per month and inexpensive housing options are available, depending on availability at ETBU. ETBU is one of the premier schools in the American Southwest Conference and in the past three years has hosted a NCAA softball regional and super regional, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, and the ASC baseball and men’s basketball tournaments. ETBU is a private, Christian university in Marshall, Texas, with just over 1,100 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.
Responsibilities The selected candidate will help with day-to-day office duties and overlook student workers; work with assigned sports and be responsible for those sports including game notes, game programs, podcasting, game day management, recaps, game previews, organizing pictures, social media, bios, updating history records, weekly video interview with the coach and helping with the coaches show, and other duties as assigned. The selected candidate should also know how to work with Stat Crew software and CMS website maintenance along with knowing how to work in the Adobe Suite including PhotoShop, InDesign, Premiere, and Audition. Some broadcasting and traveling may come with the position as well as athletic marketing and helping raise corporate sponsorships.
Qualifications 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.
To Apply Applicants should submit a cover letter, statement of faith, resume, references, a work samples, and the ETBU Application form for employment (link is below) to Adam Ledyard at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ETBU Application for Employment (http://www.etbu.edu/files/4113/8263/0095/ApplicationForEmploymentcopy_no_lighthouse.pdf ).
ETBU is a private, Christian university in Marshall, Texas, with just over 1,100 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.