The University of Pittsburgh requests applications for the position of Assistant Director of Media Relations.
The individual filling this position will be a member of the department’s media relations staff and report to the Assistant Athletic Director of Media Relations. 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 and The Automated Scorebook.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: serving as the media contact for various sports within the Athletic department; producing media guides, game notes, news releases and feature stories; generating feature content, video and other unique coverage for PittsburghPanthers.com, the official website of Pitt Athletics; responding to media requests; staffing home and selected away events; supervising statistical crews and other event support personnel; facilitating Pitt’s social media outlets; compiling statistics, researching historical records for Pitt department of athletics publications and assisting the media relations staff with additional duties.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled
<p style="">Bachelor's Degree and 1-2 years of experience required.</font></p>