The Ohio State University Department of Athletics is seeking an Assistant Director, Digital Media who serves as a member of the external relations team and is committed to excellence and advancement of the Department of Athletics through its strategic plan. Responsible for the daily maintenance and updating of OhioStateBuckeyes.com, the official website for the Department of Athletics. Coordinates and manages informational and promotional content for 36 varsity sports. Updates general department data, leads various digital initiatives and event coverage both for the website and for social media outlets. Creates dedicated landing pages and information centers for significant events and department areas. Acts as liaison with web hosting company, coordinating and analyzing data to achieve top performance. Serves as a direct digital/social media advisor to numerous athletics teams. Position also manages official athletics mobile app, serving as the lead contact with host provider and head content distributor. This position works in a creative and collaborative team environment where change is embraced and innovation is encouraged.
A Bachelor’s degree is or equivalent education/experience is required.
Experience in website application, maintenance and posting required. Proficiency and experience with HTML, Word Press (or similar CMS) and Web applications as well as general office software required. Email marketing experience preferred. Experience with desktop publishing and design preferred. Familiarity with Google Analytics as well as adept in Adobe Creative Suite. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience managing social media platforms. Experience in intercollegiate athletics preferred. Ability to manage a large flow of information and multiple projects. Creativity, self-motivation, exceptional organizational skills and the ability to work effectively with a diverse population necessary. This position requires an irregular schedule including night and weekend hours.
Applications will be accepted from September 21 - October 6, 2019. All interested candidates must complete an on-line application at jobs.osu.edu to job requisition #453562. The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 453562
About The Ohio State University
The Ohio State University Department of Athletics sponsors 36 fully funded varsity teams - 17 for women, 16 for men and three co-educational. The department is committed to providing its more than 1,000 student-athletes with the finest in academic and athletics support in order to ensure a quality and life-enhancing experience. U.S. News and World Report ranks Ohio State as one of the Top 20 public universities and has been recognized for the second year in a row as one of the Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For."