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  • Assistant Director of News, Data and Information

    Miami University
    Job Description

    Assistant Director of News, Data and Information

    Job no: 496796
    Department: Intercollegiate Athletics
    Location: Oxford, OH
    Work type: Salary Staff
    Categories: Administration, Athletics, Recreation, PR, Media, Graphics, Communications
    Status: Full Time
    Temporary: No
    Website: https://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/496796

    Job Title: Assistant Director of News, Data and Information
    Salary/Grade:

     Salaried

    Hours Per Week:

    40

    Job Summary:

     

    The Assistant Director of News, Data and Information is charged with creating and managing Miami Athletics’ web strategy for MiamiRedHawks.com, ensuring that the content is fresh, relevant, accurate and consistent with the messages that are portrayed in other digital spaces for Miami Athletics. This position will work collaboratively with the Athletic Communications and Marketing team to create web content that directly align with the Graduating Champions mission, as well as the priority of generating revenue around ticketed sports. The assistant director will also be responsible for ensuring that accurate and timely previews and postgame reports are posted digitally for fans, recruits, etc. to stay up-to-date on Miami athletic programs during their seasons through the assistance of the Athletic Communications and Marketing full-time staff and student intern team.

    This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.

     

    Duties/Physical Demands:

    • Responsible for developing a web strategy that primarily focuses on the ticketed sports and generating revenue for the department. This will consist of creating captivating content that is interesting for all types of fans, as well as focusing on telling the story of our department, programs and the people within both areas through feature and human-interest stories and then delegating out responsibilities to execute the web strategy. This strategy will drive the digital media strategy to ensure consistency in messaging.
    • Work with the Athletic Communications and Marketing full time team and student intern team to create pregame and postgame pieces for web and/or social media to keep fans up-to-date on the success of Miami Athletics’ programs.
    • Serve as the daily liaison with Miami Athletics’ multi-media rights partner to ensure that all corporate sponsor obligations are being thoroughly planned for and executed to the highest ability and sponsor’s expectation. This will include but not be limited to website space, gameday reads and slides, gameday activations, special events, etc. and reported back to the Athletic Communications and Marketing team.
    • Responsible for creating the content to highlight when student-athletes, coaches, programs, etc. win various awards available through their sport or conference.
    • Work closely with the Athletic Communications and Marketing staff to ensure that the web strategy supports the overall marketing strategy, goals and mission of the department.

     

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Excellent written and verbal skills
    • Strong proofreading skills

     

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Minimum one-three years’ experience at an NCAA Division I institution or conference or in professional sports.
    • Prior experience working with student interns

     

    EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
    Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.
     
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    Benefits Eligible:

    Yes

     

     

    A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

    For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact ADAFacultyStaff@Miamioh.edu or (513) 529-3560.

    Advertised: 07 Jul 2020 Eastern Daylight Time

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