Job of the Week 6/24/16

The week we are highlighting a Communications Manager I (posting #3557) with Intercollegiate Athletics, which is looking for an Assistant Director of Athletic Communications. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: Manage all communications and media relations for assigned sports; assist with the supervision of the department’s media relations efforts for all 25 intercollegiate programs and help the publicity efforts to enhance the overall image of Michigan State University; assist in the daily operational activities of the Athletic Communications Office, which include: generating and cultivating local, regional, and national media contacts to promote varsity athletic programs; serving as the on-site game contact for all media outlets; write, edit, design, and distribute various publications (press releases, game notes, postgame recaps, etc); assist in managing the content on the athletic department’s website, which includes written content in addition to photo galleries, video, and new media; Manage social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.); coordinate and monitor media interviews, press conferences, and photo sessions; plan and make arrangements for all press facilities for athletic events; meet with technical staffs for events that are televised and broadcast via radio; Maintain and update statistics for teams utilizing computerized statistical programs; travel with various athletic teams in support of competition; nominate deserving student-athletes, coaches, and administrators for academic and athletic awards and working to create positive publicity for the academic achievements and community service initiatives of the athletic department.

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