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Media Communications Specialist/Sports Information Director

Position Deleted on 4/15/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Valley City, ND
Admin - Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
Full Time
$32,000 to $35,000 USD Per Year
Position Summary:
The Media Communications Specialist/Sports Information Director reports equally to the Director of Communications and Marketing and the Director of Athletics and is responsible for: assisting in the daily management and coordination of publicizing activities; coordinating publicity (press releases, media notes, programs, statistics and records) for intercollegiate athletics; writing feature stories for departmental and University publications; Updating and managing social media efforts (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.); and providing immediate informational updates. This position is responsible for archiving season information both digitally and in printed form and as assigned, to report results and event information to local media. Serves as campus photographer, videographer and has responsibility for VCSU's marketing internet promotions.

Minimum Qualifications:
Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Marketing, Sports Management, or other related field. Must have understanding of social media and knowledge of photography and videography.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred candidates will have experience with higher education athletic programs. Experience using social media for marketing and communication purposes, and knowledge of website analytics.

$32,000-35,000. Comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid full family coverage for health insurance, TIAA-CREF retirement, and tuition waiver benefits. More information available by clicking here.

Application Information:
Review of applications will begin Wednesday, February 27, 2013. New applications will be accepted until the position is removed from the VCSU website.
VCSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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