The Social Media and Design-Football will work as a member of the Intercollegiate Athletics staff and be under the direct supervision of the Video Coordinator. This position will be responsible for bringing the vision of the Maryland football program to life through innovative graphics utilized in recruiting and social media distribution. This individual will be responsible for delivering recruiting-specific graphics and work directly with the Maryland football coaching staff and recruiting department. This individual, along with the recruiting department, would create and execute a weekly, monthly, and yearly graphic/social media plan of distribution to support the head coach’s vision of the Maryland football program. This plan would be used to engage University of Maryland football prospects through all NCAA compliant forms of digital and social media. While creating the graphic designs that are distributed; this individual would also assist in managing all coaches’ (Head Coach/Assistants) social media accounts. This individual would work in conjunction with ICA digital marketing and creative services to ensure that graphics that are produced, that are not related to recruiting, adhere to current departmental branding standards and other duties as assigned.
To Apply: Submit applications electronically at https://ejobs.umd.edu.
Search for position number 112910. For best consideration applications should include (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names an contact information of at least three references.
For best consideration: Apply by: December 27, 2017
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions
Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, marketing, advertising or equivalent years experience and/or education. One (1) year of social media and digital asset management experience including thorough understanding and attention to detail with digital content development and managing social media sites-including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube. Proficiency with all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) required with Adobe creative suite (particularly Illustrator, InDesign. Must be able to work flexible hours, including frequent evenings and weekends. Photoshop and Acrobat) and video editing (After Effects, Premiere Pro) skills preferred. Ability to team effectively with staff, recruits, alumni and donors. Displays a understanding of identifying and resolving complex work related problems in a timely manner. The ability to take initiative and respond to the needs of the coaching staff and recruiting department.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
The University of Maryland is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is located on a beautiful campus located eight miles north of the nation's capital in College Park, which was recently rated "Best place to Raise Kids in Maryland" by Bloomberg.com. The campus is also near Columbia, Maryland, which was listed as the #2 “Best Place to Live” by Money Magazine. The Ath...letic Program has won 20 national championships over the last 15 years and is a charter member of the Big Ten Conference. Currently, 78 of the University's academic programs are ranked in their respective Top 25 nationally.