We are in search of a Director of Digital Media who is responsible for the athletic department’s digital, social media, and photography efforts. As a member of the external affairs leadership team, the position also serves as the chief creative officer for the department, specifically regarding graphic design elements.
• Oversight of the athletic department’s digital and social media efforts. Create and execute the digital and social media plan for the athletics department while working closely with the sport teams and monitoring their accounts on all social media platforms
Responsible for creating an innovative graphic identity for all sports while maintaining the brand and image of the department.
• Coordinates the digital marketing and creative service needs of the athletics department including the production of print materials and video projects. • Responsible for the design, layout and preparation of distinctive graphics incorporating branded elements while maintaining the graphic integrity of the established brand; develops illustrations for logos, presentations, multimedia projects, video and ribbon boards, billboards and presentations among other projects and department needs. • Oversees the development, design and production of schedule cards, posters and other promotional and marketing collateral as needed. • Create and execute the digital and social media plan for the athletics department. • Coordinate and execute sponsorship fulfillment as needed. • Manage project timelines maintaining on-time and on-budget delivery of finished products.
Other Duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree A minimum of 2 years Professional job related experience in Marketing, Communications and/or Public Relations. A minimum of 2 years in the creation and coordination of Digital Media including Graphic Design, Video Production and/or Social Media Management.
About Austin Peay State University
Austin Peay State University is a comprehensive university committed to raising the educational attainment of the citizenry, developing programs and services that address regional needs, and providing collaborative opportunities that connect university expertise with private and public resources. Collectively, these endeavors contribute significantly to the intellectual, economic, social, physical, and cultural development of the region. APSU prepares students to be engaged and productive citizens, while recognizing that society and the marketplace require global awareness and continuous learning.
APSU’s vision is to create a collaborative, integrative learning community, instilling in students habits of critical inquiry as they gain knowledge, skills and values for life and work in a global society. Austin Peay’s five core values, which set the tone for how the University works, are quality, innovation, collaboration, community and globalization.
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