The University of Pittsburgh requests applications for the position of Assistant Director of Media Relations. The individual filling this position will be a member of the department’s media relations staff and report to the Assistant Athletic Director of Media Relations.
Requirements include: experience in a collegiate or professional media relations environment; outstanding oral and written communications skills; demonstrated organizational skills; and working knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Microsoft Word and The Automated Scorebook.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: serving as the primary media contact for women’s soccer, baseball and possibly an additional Olympic sport program; producing media guides, game notes, news releases and feature stories; generating feature content, video and other unique coverage for PittsburghPanthers.com, the official website of Pitt Athletics; responding to media requests; staffing home and selected away events; supervising statistical crews and other event support personnel; facilitating Pitt’s social media outlets; compiling statistics, researching historical records for Pitt department of athletics publications; and assisting the media relations staff with additional duties.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled
Bachelor's degree and 1-2 years of experience required.