The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) invites applications/nominations for the position of Assistant Commissioner of Media Relations. This position reports to the Senior Associate Commissioner for Administration & Compliance and works closely with the media relations staffs of MEAC member institutions. Responsibilities include: Responsible for planning, organization and administration of the Media Relations Office; Responsible for all MEAC Office publications for each sport to include media guides, championship sports booklets and other publications; Plan, organize and manage all aspects of the Men’s & Women’s Basketball Tournament for Media Relations; Supervise interns in the Media Relations Office; Maintain and ensure information on the website is accurate and updated daily; Ensure that information that is submitted to the NCAA is accurate and meets their deadline; Keep accurate files for all MEAC athletic events (i.e. All Conference Teams, MVP Awards, Student-Athletes of the Week, etc.); Work with the MEAC Media Relations Directors to ensure the conference gets vital information from each institution; Plan, organize and execute the MEAC Media Relations Directors annual workshop in July; and Recommend and maintain updated technology for all aspects of the Media Relations Office. Maintain a positive and professional working relationship with our media partners (i.e. ESPN, FloSports and other media partners).
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field of study, innovative and creative capabilities, strong writing and verbal communication skills, previous experience in the field of athletic media and/or public relations. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, and references via email at MEACemployment@themeac.com only. No phone call please. A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
The MEAC is a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I conference, made up of 13 (thirteen) outstanding historically black institutions across the Atlantic Coastline: Bethune-Cookman University, Coppin State University, Delaware State University, Florida A & M University, Hampton University, Howard University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Morgan State University, Norfolk State University, North Carolina A & T State University, North Carolina Central University, Savannah State University and South Carolina State University.