Duke University requests applications for the position of Communications Assistantship. The individual filling this position will be a member of the Athletics Department's communications staff and report to the Executive Director of Communications.
Requirements include an undergraduate degree; 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, The Automated Scorebook and NCAA Live Stats.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: serving as the primary and/or secondary media contact for multiple programs; producing media guides, game notes, news releases and feature stories; generating feature content, video and other unique coverage for GoDuke.com, the official website of Duke Athletics; responding to media requests; staffing home and selected away events; supervising statistical crews and other event support personnel; participation in the assigned sports’ creative working group; compiling statistics, researching historical records for Duke department of athletics publications and assisting the communications staff with additional duties.
Anticipated Start Date is February 1, 2021.
Salary for this position is $23,400 including Duke University benefits package.
How to Apply: Interested Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references online at https://hr.duke.edu/careers/apply for Requisition Number 90030.
For more information on Duke University Athletics please visit GoDuke.com.
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. Duke Athletics has a strong commitment to Affirmative Action and is actively seeking to increase the racial and ethnic diversity of our staff.
About Duke University Athletics
Duke University is a private research university located in Durham, North Carolina. Duke is a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference and sponsors 27 varsity sports, Recreation and Physical Education and the Duke University Golf Club.