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Athletic Media Relations Director

Company: Lincoln Memorial University
Location: Cumberland Gap
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

\n Position Details\n \n \n \n Position Information\n \n \n \n \n Position Title\n Athletic Media Relations Director\n \n \n Department\n SPORTS INFORMATION\n \n \n Position Category\n Staff Full Time\n \n \n Job Description\n 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.\n \n \n Required Qualifications\n Bachelors degree; *Experience in media relations; *Background in athletics.\n \n \n Preferred Qualifications\n 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.\n \n \n Physical Demands\n \n \n \n Campus\n Harrogate\n \n \n \n \n \n Job Duty\n \n \n \n \n Job Duty\n *Promote the mission of Lincoln Memorial University to all faculty, staff, students and to the community at large;\n \n \n \n \n Job Duty\n Serve as the primary media contact for all 19 varsity intercollegiate programs;\n \n \n \n \n Job Duty\n Coordinate all interview and information requests;\n \n \n \n \n Job Duty\n Coordinate the release of all athletics news releases;\n \n \n \n \n Job Duty\n Provide full coverage for programs as assigned by the Athletic Director;\n \n \n \n \n Job Duty\n Provide written content to include pre- and post-game releases, features, and special interest stories;\n \n \n \n \n Job Duty\n Oversee the maintenance of the athletics website;\n \n \n \n \n Job Duty\n Ensure on-site coverage and staff representation at all home athletic events;\n \n \n \n \n Job Duty\n Schedule all student-athlete, coach, and administrator interviews with outside media;\n \n \n \n \n Job Duty\n Coordinate broadcasts of athletic events with Sigmon Communications;\n \n \n \n \n Job Duty\n Coordinate all coach and student-athlete interviews requested by Sigmon Communications;\n \n \n \n \n Job Duty\n Maintain all season statistics;\n \n \n \n \n Job Duty\n Create game day guides for home athletic events;\n \n \n \n \n Job Duty\n Work statistics, public address, music, scoreboard, or any other game operations task at home events;\n \n \n \n \n Job Duty\n Coordinate podcast network and schedule all coach and student-athlete interviews as needed;\n \n \n \n \n Job Duty\n Assist with the planning and production of the Lincoln Awards;\n \n \n \n \n Job Duty\n Other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.\n \n \n \n \n \n Posting Detail Information\n \n \n \n \n Posting Number\n S01882P\n \n \n Job Open Date\n 05/02/2022\n \n \n Job Close Date\n 07/31/2022\n \n \n Open Until Filled\n No\n \n \n Special Instructions Summary\n #MONHarrogate, Tennessee#RPMHarrogate, Tennessee\n \n \n About the Institution\n 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\n \n \n AA/EEO Statement\n 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.\n \n \n Background Check Statement\n 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.\n \n\n \n \n \n recblid lz2qtamclg7ohzd6su9d2t3yzpfl81

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

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