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Athletic Media Relations Director

Company: Lincoln Memorial University
Location: Cumberland Gap
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title
Athletic Media Relations Director


Position Category
Staff Full Time

Job Description
The Director of Sports Communications is responsible for all media relations for the Department of Athletics to include website maintenance, publications, statistical information, and department media releases.

Required Qualifications
Bachelors degree; *Experience in media relations; *Background in athletics.

Preferred Qualifications
Excellent organizational skills; *Strong oral and written communication skills; *Flexible schedule; *Exceptional computer knowledge; *Well-rounded knowledge of a wide variety of sports; *Experience with design software.

Physical Demands


Job Duty

Job Duty
*Promote the mission of Lincoln Memorial University to all faculty, staff, students and to the community at large;

Job Duty
Serve as the primary media contact for all 19 varsity intercollegiate programs;

Job Duty
Coordinate all interview and information requests;

Job Duty
Coordinate the release of all athletics news releases;

Job Duty
Provide full coverage for programs as assigned by the Athletic Director;

Job Duty
Provide written content to include pre- and post-game releases, features, and special interest stories;

Job Duty
Oversee the maintenance of the athletics website;

Job Duty
Ensure on-site coverage and staff representation at all home athletic events;

Job Duty
Schedule all student-athlete, coach, and administrator interviews with outside media;

Job Duty
Coordinate broadcasts of athletic events with Sigmon Communications;

Job Duty
Coordinate all coach and student-athlete interviews requested by Sigmon Communications;

Job Duty
Maintain all season statistics;

Job Duty
Create game day guides for home athletic events;

Job Duty
Work statistics, public address, music, scoreboard, or any other game operations task at home events;

Job Duty
Coordinate podcast network and schedule all coach and student-athlete interviews as needed;

Job Duty
Assist with the planning and production of the Lincoln Awards;

Job Duty
Other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.

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Open Until Filled

Special Instructions Summary
Harrogate, Tennessee

Harrogate, Tennessee

About the Institution
Lincoln Memorial University is a values-based learning community dedicated to providing educational experiences in the liberal arts and professional studies. The main campus is located in Harrogate, Tennessee. For more information about employment opportunities, contact the Office of Human Resources at 423-869-7112 or .

AA/EEO Statement
Lincoln Memorial University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action education institution. Lincoln Memorial University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in all University programs and activities.

Background Check Statement
The University will conduct criminal background checks on all employees. Background checks may include but are not limited to confirmation of the individuals identity, credit information, motor vehicle driving record, review of an individuals criminal conviction record (if any), verification of any license, and certificate or degree required for the position.

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Keywords: Lincoln Memorial University, Knoxville , Athletic Media Relations Director, Advertising , Cumberland Gap, Tennessee

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