Since 1962, Franklin Pierce University has empowered thousands of undergraduate and graduate students to achieve academic excellence and lead meaningful, successful lives. Drawing from our strong foundation in liberal education, we offer majors and programs that develop essential, professional skills; promote close connections between students, faculty members, and staff; and position our students to realize their potential through highly personalized, financially accessible academic offerings.
Franklin Pierce encompasses a far-reaching geographic and virtual network educating a diverse population of residential undergraduates, online learners, and full-time graduate students through our main campus in Rindge, NH, and online and graduate centers in Manchester, and Lebanon, (NH), and Goodyear, AZ. We continue to explore new models and programs that build on our legacy of excellence and help students expand their knowledge, direct their passions, and graduate as qualified, engaged leaders.
As a proud member of the Northeast-10 Conference and NCAA Division II, Franklin Pierce University invites applications for a full-time, 12-month position as the Assistant Director of Communications. In this role, you will be working and assisting the Assistant Athletic Director/Communications Director with all aspects of publicity, statistical operations and external operations for the Department of Athletics and its 24 intercollegiate sports.
Serving as the primary contact for your assigned multiple sports, you will be responsible for writing press releases, managing social media and website content, and supervising gameday press box operations.
Other things that you will be do:
Work closely with the other key Athletics personnel on planning and executing department-wide social media strategy.
Collaborate and participate in special events planning and execution.
Assist with supervision of the Athletic Communication student staff.
Serve on departmental and other University committees.
Due to the nature of this exempt position, you will be required to work nights, weekends and during the holidays, as dictated by team schedules.
Confidential screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Skills and Qualifications: In this role, the skills and qualifications that you possess will include:
A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, with a master’s degree preferred.
Two years (2) of experience in intercollegiate athletic communication, or a similar field.
A knowledge of both NCAA and Northeast-10 Conference rules and regulations.
Proficiency in web content management systems, Adobe Creative Suite and sport statistical software.
valid driver’s license.
An ability to travel for the University both locally and nationally, when required.
Ability to successfully complete a background check.
Franklin Pierce University is a small, private regionally accredited university grounded in the liberal arts, with a focus on personal attention and high-quality instruction. The University consists of the College at Rindge and the College of Graduate and Professional Studies. Degrees are offered through the doctoral level. The institutional mission focuses on preparing citizens and leaders of conscience for a new century who make significant contributions to their professions and communities, whether their aspirations are local or global.