The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Director of Athletics Communications. The Director of Athletic Communications is responsible for assisting in promoting a positive image, both internally and externally, of the University's 13-sport NCAA intercollegiate athletics program through press releases, publications, web pages and various media outlets. This position requires extreme accuracy, excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task, and the ability to pay special attention to detail. Incumbent is frequently away from assigned work desk/phone due to official UNG work responsibilities or travel and requires real time communication with others.
Responsibilities Serves as the primary media contact for all external facing communication and coverage of the department's 13 intercollegiate sports.
Produces statistical reports, nominations, historical achieves and other report requirements for the NCAA, PBC, intercollegiate opponents, various periodicals, journals and magazines, major television networks, national wire services.
Primary content generator for UNGAthletics.com
Executive producer of the Nighthawk Sports Network: a comprehensive location for live video, live statistics and live audio platform. Provide oversight of technical events taff comprised of students, interns and the UNG Communication, Media, Journalism class program.
Assists Associate AD, External Operations with brand strategy with all media properties: UNGAthletics.com, Digital Marketing Strategy, Nighthawk Sports Network, social media and outside vendors.
Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.