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LaSalle looking for Director of Athletic Communications

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by accguy, Jul 9, 2009.

  1. accguy

    accguy Member

    Director of Athletic Communications
    Institution: La Salle University
    Location: Philadelphia, PA

    * Admin - Athletics/Coaching
    * Admin - Public Relations, Marketing and Communications

    Posted: 07/09/2009
    Application Due: Open Until Filled
    Type: Full Time
    La Salle University's Athletic Department invites applications for the position of Director of Athletic Communications. The Director will serve as contact for NCAA the 22 NCAA Divisions I intercollegiate sports programs sponsored by the La Salle University.

    The responsibilities of the Director include, but are not limited to:
    * The production of timely and complete media guides/recruiting publications for sports.
    * Develop editorial content for the official Athletics website, while also cultivating and mentoring individuals to provide written and visual content for the website.
    * Develop content for game programs.
    * Serve on external relations team for all matters related to internal and external communications.
    * Hire and train required game management personnel.
    * Provide timely and factually sound presentations of information on the official Athletics website.
    * Work to develop a system to keep the office archives up-to-date, as well as making sure to chronicle the events and information of the present seasons for future archiving.

    The candidate is required to have a bachelor's degree in journalism, communications or a related field with a minimum of two years of professional, post-undergraduate experience in collegiate or professional sports information/media relations. Also the candidate is required to have complete understanding of personal computers, printers and word processing, database management and spreadsheet software, including Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite applications, StatCrew/The Automated Scorebook statistical software and web and desktop publishing software.

    Candidates must have the ability to develop and organize, coordinate, supervise and mentor in all facets of a successful sports information/media relations department. Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate in written and verbal form are also required. A Master's degree; is preferred with a knowledge of digital photography, graphic design and publications design.

    Send letters of interest, resume with at least three references to the information provided.
    Application Information
    Postal Address: Kale Beers
    La Salle University
    1900 West Olney Avenue, Box 805
    Philadelphia, PA 19141
    Phone: 215-951-1000
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