Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Bachelor's degree (foreign equivalent or higher). Two (2) years of experience working in a collegiate or professional Athletic Communications, Sports Information, Media Relations, Sports Journalism and/or Marketing & Promotions environment. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite. Experience with social media content creation and execution.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree (foreign equivalent or higher). Experience with multimedia platforms. Experience in a Division I Athletics program. Experience in athletic game operations as it relates to PR/Communications/Media/etc. Experience with graphic design principles, typography, and/or color theory. Experience with the production process for print and digital media.
Brief Description of Duties: The Assistant Director of Creative Services will lead in the management of the Stony Brook University Athletics brand and serve as a main collaborator for the department's digital, video and graphic content. This position is responsible to provide oversight of the department's visual identity and reinforce a consistent brand for the University. The Assistant Director will work closely with external staff to establish the design and content for electronic communications, athletic marketing and ticket sales initiatives, and development campaigns. Other duties as assigned by the Deputy Director of Athletics and Director of Athletics.
Digital and Multimedia Content
Create graphic brand identity for Athletics that's in alignment with University brand guidelines
Develop and design the department graphic templates that can be used by communications staff throughout the year in support of our team's revenue, recruiting and recognition efforts
Work closely with Office of Strategic Communications for graphic design, video creation and documentation during the year
Convert all the video and graphic creatives onto the new University Digital Asset Management software system.
Work in concert with external leadership team and Deputy Director of Athletics to develop and execute brand identity for Stony Brook Athletics
Implement the graphic "look" for Stony Brook Athletics for all intercollegiate sports for use in recruiting, revenue generation and recognition efforts. Create and implement in the development of graphic templates that communications staff can use in daily activity.
Execute the department's video initiatives
Manage the hiring and education of student interns for game day and daily workflow within the Athletic Communication department.
Serve as the key member of the staff who will execute all gameday graphic, video and digital strategy in support of our 18 intercollegiate sports.
Manage the training and mentoring of the Athletic student assistants/interns and volunteers.
Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.
Special Notes: This is a full-time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
Evening and weekend work may be required at times.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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