Job Description: Under the direction of the Director of Athletic Communications, this position assists in the positive promotion of Goucher College Intercollegiate Athletics. The successful candidate will serve as the technical director for the Goucher Sports Network and of all athletic web stream productions, as well disseminate daily and frequent social media communication on as many platforms as possible. This person also assists with Athletic Communication duties including updating the website, game programs and keeping in-game statistics along with the supervision of the department's work-study students. The candidate will also have the opportunity to serve as primary contact for sports assigned by the Director of Athletic Communication, including writing press releases for the website.
Required: Bachelor's Degree
Required: Undergraduate experience in communications in production and or hands-on video editing
Responsible for developing content and production for the Goucher Sports Network (GSN). This will involve arranging to video webstream all sporting events where we have the technological capacity to stream. Identify and train student video stream crew on annual basis. This also involves arranging for the student workers, setting up the equipment, interfacing with the content provider, working with broadcast talent for select events, and creating the graphics to execute this function.
Responsible for creating new video content for Goucher website and social media. This includes conducting and posting pregame and/or postgame interviews with coaches and players. Also looking for creative videos to get to know the student-athletes and coaches to tell human interest stories through video and social media.
Responsible for assisting the Director of Athletic Communications develop and implement social media communication strategy on daily and weekly basis through multiple platforms (current, and the ones that develop).
Serve as the primary contact for several varsity athletic teams as assigned by the Director of Athletic Communications, including the writing of press releases and game recaps, roster and schedule maintenance on the athletics website, digital programs, updating student-athlete and coach bios, media relations and production of statistics at home events if applicable.
Assist with other content for the athletics website including written features, development and enhancement of records and archives and general website maintenance.
Produce presentations (includes video and other technology) for Special Events (ie. Hall of Fame ceremony and the Annual Awards Ceremony.
Goucher College is always on the lookout for top talent, resourceful, innovative, and dedicated individuals who will keep the College at the forefront of extraordinary education. As one of the nation's most progressive, innovative institutions of higher learning, we offer outstanding professional advantages, generous benefits, excellent perks, and a great work location
Consideration of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Please submit the following application materials:
Apply online to http://goucher.interviewexchange.com
All Goucher employees must show proof of COVID vaccinations and booster or request a medical or religious exemption.
Goucher College is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the USA. No Visa sponsorship is offered for this position.
Goucher College is committed to increasing the diversity of our community and seeks applicants dedicated to applying principles of equity and inclusion in all areas of the campus community.
Named one of the top 10 most innovative colleges in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and recognized as one of the forty Colleges that Changes Lives, Goucher College, located in Baltimore, Maryland, is a private, coed, liberal arts college dedicated to teaching students to be complex problem solvers prepared for the jobs of the future. A Goucher education focuses on creating lifelong learners through an interdisciplinary, experiential approach.