Lipscomb University, an NCAA Division I institution and a member of the ASUN Conference is accepting applications for one communications assistant. The full-time, ten-month position has a starting date of August 2021.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities: • Serve as the primary media contact for assigned sports. • Implement publicity campaigns to increase fan engagement across all sports. • Assist with the maintenance of the department’s website, archival information, records, photos, statistics, etc., including the creation of web/social media graphics packages. • Assist with the production of gameday programs for all home sporting events. • Other duties as assigned, including various research projects and game operations.
Qualifications: • Minimum of one (1) year experience in an intercollegiate sports information office at the NCAA Division I or II level. • Strong verbal and written communication skills required. Must be excellent at editing copy. • Excellent organization and interpersonal skills. • Familiarity with web site maintenance (SIDEARM), and Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop required). • Familiarity with Stat Crew (softball, tennis) and Genius Sports programs (basketball, volleyball, soccer) and website content management systems (SIDEARM) is preferred. • Must be self-motivated with attention to detail and accuracy • A bachelor’s degree is required with a major in journalism, communications, public relations or related field. • Evening and weekend hours required along with some travel. Lipscomb will begin reviewing applications immediately and will accept applications until the position is hired.
To Apply: Please submit letter of application, resume, writing samples, and the names and telephone numbers of three references to: Kirk Downs Assistant AD for Communications & Digital Media 1 University Park Drive Nashville, TN 37204 662-322-3275 firstname.lastname@example.org