Kansas Athletics is seeking a Social Media Manager to join our team! The Social Media Manager is responsible for content creation and the day-to-day management of all Kansas Athletics social media accounts to attract, communication, and engage with all audience members. Reporting directly to the Associate Athletic Director of Creative and Branding, this position works directly with administrators, coaches and student-athletes to promote all 18 sports here at Kansas.
Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, Communications, Digital Marketing, Journalism, or a related major from an accredited college or university;
2+ years of experience in social media management in collegiate athletics setting;
Deep knowledge and proven results of crafting and implementing innovative social media growth strategies;
Demonstrated working experience with the Adobe Creative Suite;
Strong planning and organizational skills;
Excellent verbal, written, computer, and personal relations skills;
Ability to deliver quality work in a fast-paced, high volume environment;
Ability to work an irregular schedule including, evenings, weekends, and holidays;
Ability and willingness to travel for various athletic games and events as needed.
Photography and graphic design experience;
Demonstrated measurable success in social media engagement growth at the collegiate level;
Demonstrated advanced knowledge of social media analytics;
Demonstrated passion and knowledge for the sports of Football and Basketball.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Kansas Athletics Inc.
Kansas Athletics, Inc. is a not for profit corporation which was organized in 1925 to foster development of intercollegiate athletics in conjunction with the educational activities of the University of Kansas. Kansas Athletics operates the varsity intercollegiate athletic programs (18 men's and women's intercollegiate teams) of the University of Kansas in facilities owned by the State of Kansas. A major comprehensive research and teaching university with an enrollment of approximately 27,000, the University provides outstanding excellence in education and research.
Kansas Athletics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.