The Assistant Media Relations Director provides traditional, internet, social and digital media coverage and publicity for and chronicling of the university's intercollegiate athletics program. The position is responsible for communications, media relations, internet activities, and contributes to the social and digital media activities for assigned sports. The incumbent interacts and communicates effectively with the university's student-athletes, coaches, staff and athletics administrators; media members locally, regionally and nationally; university faculty, staff and administrators; San Jose State University alumni, fans, followers and supporters of the athletics program; school affiliates not limited to the Mountain West, the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, the Western Athletic Conference and the Golden Coast Conference personnel; and the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association).
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Interact with traditional, internet and social media representatives and their outlets, report results, produce engaging game recaps, prepare news items on sports teams and its student-athletes; create and maintain current and historical files on teams, coaches and student-athletes.
Use social and digital media skills to produce effective news items and features on sports teams, student-athletes, coaches, administrators and staff connected with the athletics program.
Prepare game-day handouts, manage media operations for home games and home contests, serve as an institutional representative and perform duties at assigned road games and contests.
Provide statistical reports, student-athlete nominations, when appropriate, and respond to requests from the university's conference affiliates – the Mountain West, the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, the Western Athletic Conference, the Golden Coast Conference and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
Prepare an annual publication (media guide, record book) for assigned sports.
SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.