Communications • Coordinate the storytelling, publicity and promotion for assigned Ivy League sports, including sport-specific content and initiatives within the construct of the league-wide communications plan to widely communicate the league’s message and content • Provide timely and accurate updates to all communications platforms (e.g., website, social media, media outreach) regarding updates for all assigned sports including scores, league standings, tiebreaker scenarios and postseason awards to maximize the potential reach • Oversee the league’s visual identity, including graphic design, branding and licensing with league partners • Serve as a media relations conduit for select sports to provide and pitch the league’s messaging points and potential interest stories to local, regional and national media • Showcase a passion for use of cutting-edge technology and communications trends, including industry standards in social media, public relations, graphic design, video editing and storytelling • Execute a first-class experience for participants at league postseason events, including advanced promotion, on-site communication, post-event coverage and other duties as needed • Maintain essential record-keeping archives to preserve historical data and figures in assigned sports • Share timely and detailed updates for assigned sports with NCAA Committees to ensure all relevant information is available to the decision-makers regarding NCAA Championships bids
Championships and Sport Administration • Provide creative ideas and feedback to continuously enhance Ivy League postseason events in an effort to ensure a positive student-athlete experience • Serve as a key contributor to the men’s and women’s basketball tournaments, including in-person attendance with various responsibilities at the event • Coordinate various aspects of Ivy League championship events with Championships and Sport Administration staff, including all pre-event preparations, on-site management of the event and post-event analysis • Serve and participate as a liaison to select coach groups, including developing the agenda and materials, coordinating the meetings, and providing consistent and clear informational updates and guidance to ensure each group is working in concert with each other and the league office • Other duties as assigned
3-5 years of professional experience preferably in communications, digital media or similar field. Bachelor’s degree required. Graphic design background is preferred and experience working with Adobe Creative Suite programs (e.g., Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects) is essential. Ability to work with limited direction and supervision. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, writing and communication skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and willing to work select nights and weekends.
The Ivy League, a Division I athletics conference office founded in 1954 and located in Princeton, N.J., seeks applications for the position of Assistant Executive Director Digital Content & Communications. The Ivy League utilizes Princeton University's Human Resources.