Communications & Creative Content Assistant is responsible for assisting in all aspects of communications, electronic media production and sports information relating to the College of Charleston’s 19 intercollegiate sports while serving as the primary contact for men's soccer, women's soccer, women's basketball, men's tennis and women's tennis.
Bachelor’s Degree required. Minimum of one year post-college experience or equivalent experience as undergraduate student assistant serving in an athletics communications position involving social media strategy & content creation, media relations, printed materials development and production, athletics event reporting, project management and statistical information development. Candidates with an equivalent combination of experience and/or education are encouraged to apply.
Ability to speak, read and write clearly and concisely.
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Past experience working in InDesign & Photoshop and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, image-editing and web-editing software
Detail oriented for accuracy of data and information
Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects and deadlines
Strong initiative to solve problems
Able to work well with interdepartmental teams and initiatives
Ability and willingness to build rapport with diverse group of student athletes, coaches, administrators, media, and other key constituents
Demonstrated ability to think creatively and engage a variety of stakeholders, particularly students and other on campus groups
Proficient in copy writing, editing using AP style guidelines, proofreading and composition
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that includes night and weekend hours
Ability to gain and maintain working knowledge of University, CAA, and NCAA rules and regulations
Ability to gain and maintain working knowledge of NCAA rules and compliance issues as they pertain to publicity and promotional efforts
Knowledge and proficiency in scorekeeping, inputting and compiling statistics for all sports using a variety of different programs such as CBS StatCrew, Golfstat and NCAA Live Stats, etc.
Digital photography experience
Experience with SideArm platform
Experience working with coaching staff and administrators daily
Working knowledge of university, CAA, and NCAA rules and regulations
Located in the heart of historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina, the College of Charleston is a nationally recognized, public, liberal arts and sciences university. Our beautiful and historic campus, student-focused programs, and contemporary facilities attract approximately 11,000 students from across the region, U.S., and internationally. Our students are immersed in a collaborative and supportive environment that enables them to form great relationships with our faculty and staff. Colleagues from various backgrounds – private sector, armed forces, and other higher education institutions – form our diverse team, which includes over 500 distinguished teacher-scholars. If you share our core values and our goal to create an inclusive campus that inspires excellence and innovation, consider a career at the College of Charleston