Duke University requests applications for the position of Assistant Director of Communications. The individual filling this full-time position will be a member of the Athletics Department's communications staff and report to the Executive Director of Communications.
Minimum Requirements include bachelor’s degree; one year experience in advertising, marketing, media, promotions, public relations or a related field to acquire skills necessary to implement a variety of sports information activities.
OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Preferred Requirements include experience in a collegiate or professional media relations environment; outstanding oral and written communications skills; demonstrated organizational skills; and working knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Microsoft Word, The Automated Scorebook and NCAA Live Stats.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: managing the daily communications responsibilities for assigned sports programs; producing media guides, game notes, news releases and feature stories; generating feature content, video and other unique coverage for GoDuke.com, the official website of Duke Athletics; responding to media requests; staffing home and selected away events; supervising statistical crews and other event support personnel; participation in the assigned sports’ creative working group; compiling statistics, researching historical records for Duke department of athletics publications and assisting the communications staff with additional duties.
Salary for this position is commensurate with experience.
How to Apply:
Interested Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references online at https://hr.duke.edu/careers/apply for Requisition Number 197510.
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. Duke Athletics has a strong commitment to Affirmative Action and is actively seeking to increase the racial and ethnic diversity of our staff.
Duke University is a private research university located in Durham, North Carolina. Duke is a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference and sponsors 27 varsity sports, Recreation and Physical Education and the Duke University Golf Club.