Maintains, develops and enhances media relationships, writes news releases; researches and prepares background and briefing materials for interactions that university representatives have with the media. Works with the Director to identify news that support key university sports initiatives and messages and enhances and builds the image of the university sports through strategic media placements. May assist the director in management of specific functions of the unit. Performs other duties as assigned.
Mens basketball experienceGraphic design and video editing experience are strongly recommended.Work experience in an NCAA Division I media relations/sports information officeExperience creating and posting social media contentKnowledge of photography, camera equipment and editing software to provide real time coverage of live eventsCreating and updating website contentDemonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple projects and ongoing deadlinesExperience with statistical software packages for a variety of sportsExperience in writing, editing, and designing press releases and media guidesManaging press operations at home athletic events and Experience arranging interviews between media, coaches and student-athletes