The Athletic Communications Assistant will be the primary contact for several of Colgate's 25 Division I athletic teams including, but not limited to, the nationally-ranked women's ice hockey team.
Serve as the official scorer for selected sports and primary contact for game day press box and press conference operations.
Develop online materials to promote Colgate Athletics and selected teams
Interview coaches and student-athletes for online, written and social media content.
Coordinate with television, newspaper and other media outlets to promote student-athletes and coaches.
Collaborate with the multimedia and marketing departments to create best possible coverage of events.
Ensure effective updating and usage of social media and other related platforms for assigned sports.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Experience using Microsoft Office products and the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, etc.)
Highly motivated, goal- and team-orientated individual who is passionate about athletics.
Ability to manage various projects and meet hard deadlines.
Comfortable following directions and translating constructive feedback in their work.
Ability to lead, train, and supervise game-day student staff.
Can problem-solve and work independently.
Preferred experience with StatCrew systems.
Preferred previous experience within a collegiate Athletics Communications office.
Anticipated start date is August 1, 2021, with position running no later than through May 31, 2022.
The job requires frequent work during evenings and weekends throughout the year.
Work conditions may include extreme weather (rain, snow, etc.).
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
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