St. Joseph's College, a 4-year College located in Patchogue, New York invites applications for the position of Assistant Manager of Athletic Communications. St. Joseph’s College-Long Island houses 20 varsity sport programs (10 Women's & 10 Men's) at the NCAA Division III level and is a full member of the Skyline Conference.
Position Summary: The Assistant Manager of Athletic Communications is responsible for assisting the Manager of Athletic Communications in promoting the institutions 20 athletics programs and providing up-to-date and relevant athletics information to conference and national offices, opponents, the public, and news outlets.
Skills, Characteristics Required for Position:
Ability to administer components of sports information work (i.e., statistics, news media, web site, publications) with good knowledge of computer systems;
Ability to train student workers to aid in meeting athletic communication needs and to mentor student workers and interns;
Ability to speak and write appropriately and develop marketing strategies to reach regional and national media and supporters;
Demonstrate a commitment to continued learning/professional development (i.e., presentations, publications, serving on regional and/or national committees).
Special Working Conditions: Required to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Respond to media requests from the conference, NCAA, opponents, and local/national news outlets.
Design, create and assist with coordinating production of publications, including seasonal schedules, game programs, and NCAA programs.
Developing and coordinating marketing and promotional opportunities.
Place newsworthy events with campus, hometown, local, and national media; Prepare special interest stories and press releases.
Assist the Manager of Athletic Communication with managing the department web site and other Social Media Outlets (i.e. Instagram, Twitter, Facebook).
Assist the Manager of Athletic Communication in overseeing the work of student assistants, interns and game day personnel.
Supervise statistics at contests and keep season statistics updated.
Oversee the reporting of scores and other results to appropriate media after contests; Provide post game wrap-ups.
Submit candidates for sport-specific and academic awards.
Maintain up to date sport team rosters.
Maintain consistent and reliable attendance.
Maintain sports information files.
Other duties as assigned by Manager of Athletic Communications or Director of Athletics.
Experience Required: Minimum of two years’ experience working in an athletic communications office, or experience in the writing and/or sports marketing fields.
To Apply: Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, and the contact information for three (3) professional references to Danielle Wilson, Assistant to the Director of Athletics at firstname.lastname@example.org. Start date will be January 2, 2018.
The mission of St. Joseph's College is to provide a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, rooted in a liberal arts tradition that supports provision for career preparation and enhancement.
Intercollegiate athletics is a key component to the success of St. Joseph's College and provides unique opportunities for student-athletes. Our mission is to ...build strong, competitive athletic programs while remaining dedicated to developing diverse, educated and well-rounded individuals. It is our goal to have the college represented by men and women whose behavior reflects personal character, discipline, competiveness and leadership while striving for the college's academic requirements for graduation. We will always seek to be at the forefront of our athletic peers remaining faithful to our Foundations of Athletic Excellence with belief that the success of the overall department is greater than that of any individual or team.