Job Description As a member of the Notre Dame Athletics Media staff, you will be a resource for a selection of our 750 student-athletes as they claim their individual voices in a sea of collegiate sports narratives. By forging strong relationships and embedding yourself within assigned programs (To be named later with the opportunity to work with football communication staff), you will discern the personalities and stories that set the Notre Dame student-athlete apart from the rest of the athletics landscape.
This role will combine traditional athletic communications functions with a skill set that requires you to build relationships with student-athletes in order to amplify their personal brand, the program's brand and the Notre Dame Athletics brand. You will manage your team's social media accounts, creating engaging, in-moment content to connect fans with the student-athletes, coaches, and teams. As Notre Dame's Assistant Director of Athletics Communications, you will be a resource to your student-athletes, educating them on the media landscape, social media and traditional media perception.
Present at each of their events, you will be the primary contact between your assigned programs and Fighting Irish Media. You will manage the press box, media requests and interview opportunities for your student-athletes and coaches. As an expert in content creation and consumption behaviors, you will know how best to connect the stories your student-athletes are excited to help tell with the audience that craves their authentic voice.
Minimum Qualifications A bachelor's degree is required as well as 3-4 years experience working in the sports media industry. The individual should be an outstanding communicator and writer, have experience with social media, familiarity with shooting video or a willingness to be trained and a proficiency in desktop publishing (InDesign) and StatCrew software. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations required.
Special Instructions to Applicants Along with a cover letter and resume, please attach a writing sample. Department Hiring Pay Range $31,739 - $45,000 Job Type Full-time Schedule: Hours/Week 40+, includes many nights and weekends Schedule: # of months 12
Posting Detail Information The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and others that will enhance our community. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
Job Posting Date (Campus) 07/24/2018 Job Posting Date (Public) 07/24/2018 Job Closing Date 08/05/2018 Posting Type Open To All Applicants Posting Number S18620