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Associate Director, Athletic Communications

Azusa Pacific University

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Published:
August 3, 2018
Job location:
Azusa, California

income:
Commensurate with practice
Type:
Full-time - practiced
Sector:
Professional Sports
Categories:
Operations, Operations - Marketing/Promotions
Required suitable education
4 Year Degree

 

Job Description
Be the primary contact for 10 of Azusa Pacific's 19 sports programs, with specific sport assignments to be determined.
Primary tasks/Essential Functions
• supervise student affinity programs for athletics and serve as the department's contact and advisor for the student club known as the ‚ÄúZu.‚ÄĚ
• Assist athletic development in student promotions and activities for athletic contests.
• supervise promotions and news updates through Cougar Athletics website and social media outlets
• supervise media operations for the home contests of assigned sports and assure the public address, statistical compilation and game clocks are properly equipped and staffed.
• Has the capability to fill any of the aforementioned positions upon need.
• Assist the sports information director with home contests of football and men's basketball.
• Work closely with sports information director in annual production of digital media guide content and write game programs for assigned sports.
• Produce written content including postgame recaps and feature stories for the athletics web page.
• Produce digital content including graphics, video features, and video promotions for Cougar Athletics social media outlets.
• Assist in live video streaming production of Azusa Pacific home athletic events.
• Promote feature stories in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Los Angeles Times and local hometown media.
• Maintain contact with the NCAA national office concerning media relation issues of assigned sports.
• Maintain accurate current cumulative statistics on assigned sports and distribute those stats in a timely manner to coaches, media and opposing schools.
• Research history of assigned sports and maintain accurate and complete records on those sports.
• Assist in producing content of the Azusa Pacific athletics web page and be the primary contact person for its timely updates and design.
• Write features for APU Life Magazine, assist with the Cougar Hall of Fame program, and work with the committee on the look and presentation of the Hall of Champions.
• Regular, punctual attendance as required by the manager located on department needs.
• Performs other tasks as required by the manager.
Application Instructions:
Please email a cover letter, resume, and work samples to Sports Information Director Joe Reinsch (jreinsch@apu.edu), or send by mail to the address listed below.
Work samples should include best examples from some or all of the following areas:
Writing (preview, game recap, press release, and/or feature story)
Poster, game program, or game notes
Digital media (video)
Digital media (graphic design)
Social Media content or campaign description
Mailing address:
Joe Reinsch
Athletics Department
Azusa Pacific University
901 E Alosta Avenue
Azusa, CA 91702

Required practice
   » Three - five years sports information practice.
   » expertise of rules and regulations governing NCAA Division II.
Required Education
   » Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and practice. Master’s degree preferred.
expertise
   » Demonstrated capability to lead, motivate and minister to adults and students.
   » Commitment to Christian lifestyle; spiritual maturity.
   » expertise of structure and philosophy of athletics organizations and programs.
   » Demonstrated writing and oral communication expertise.
   » Conversant with web publishing, graphic design and video storytelling strategies.
   » Computer and desktop publishing proficiency.
   » Media and community relations practice.
   » Photography expertise.
Technologies
   » Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (esp. Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere), Google Apps, Microsoft Office (esp. Word, Excel).
   » Proficient in StatCrew statistical software.
   » Proficient in website content management system (CMS) through Sidearm or comparable vendors.
   » Proficient in marketing engagement and news distribution using social media for institutional use.

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About Azusa Pacific University
Azusa Pacific University, an evangelical, Christian university located near Los Angeles in Southern California, offers 63 bachelor's degrees, 43 master's degrees, 18 certificates, 14 credentials, 8 doctoral programs, and 4 associate degrees to more than 10,700 students.

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Contact Email: jreinsch@apu.edu


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