Close Date: 23-May-2023 Salary Range: Depends on Experience
Job Description Sun Devil Athletics seeks a Social Media Coordinator who, under general direction will provide oversight of department social media and assist with photography, design and motion graphics for Sun Devil Athletics. The Social Media Coordinator is responsible for aiding in oversite, managing and occasionally producing content for teams' official social media platforms. This position reports to the Assistant AD of Digital Media. Adheres to NCAA and Pac-12 rules and regulations, as well as policies and procedures of the department, the university, and the Arizona Board of Regents.
Department Name SDA Digital Media & Comms
Utilize digital platforms to create a deeper connection with the fan base through storytelling and visualizations.
Assist in management of sport specific social platforms.
Understand and analyze key metrics to inform content decisions and make changes when necessary.
Work closely with Media Relations, Marketing, Sponsorship, Game Entertainment, and ticketing staffs departments to constantly develop new ideas for organic, non-promotional social media content
Monitors and maintains the official ASU Athletics social media accounts which include: Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Track the success of new initiatives by gathering input from various sources; applying statistics; implementing improvements; providing clear and concise quarterly reports to supervisors.
Work closely with Sponsorship team to ensure sponsored content is planned, created and released in a timely manner.
Provide analytics to all parties as requested and to supervisors on a regular basis.
Ability to work independently as well as on a team to achieve their goals.
Develop and produce predetermined & approved Sun Devil Athletic sponsor related content
Proactively produce content for all mediums independently as well as collaboratively
Optimize content for native social media consumption.
Help to conceptualize and produce content for all 26 varsity sports and Sun Devil Club for official department websites and social channels.
Conduct themselves and represents the department in a professional manner at all times.
Required Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Communications, IT, Finance, Marketing or related field and two years of related experience OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Experience in using Adobe Creative Suite.
Experience in meeting short deadlines and work in team-oriented, fast-paced environments.
Experience in being creative with a propensity to push the envelope to new and upcoming trends.
Experience in producing content from start to finish under tight deadlines.
Demonstrated knowledge of video codes and formats a plus.
Experience working flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
Experience in using organizational and time management skills.
Experience working with high profile coaches/athletes is an asset.
The aptitude to keep confidential and sensitive information close.
Evidence of a demonstrated winning, team-oriented, passionate attitude with a strong sense of urgency.
Evidence of a natural storyteller, with the ability to create engaging and thoughtful content via different mediums.
Demonstrated knowledge of Sun Devil Athletics is a plus.
Experience in producing motion graphics is a plus.
Experience in working as a team of both the digital staff and other units in the department.
Demonstrated knowledge of photography and video equipment a plus.
Ability to troubleshoot and recommend improvements in operations.
Regular activities require the ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.
Ability to have flexible work schedule; may be required to work nights and weekends.
Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions.
May be required to travel on occasion.
Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse.
Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work.
Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 25 pounds.
Regular use of standard office equipment including, but not limited to: computer workstation/laptop (keyboard, monitor, mouse), printer, fax, calculator, copier, telephone and associated computer/technology peripherals.
Department Statement: The Sun Devil Athletics (SDA) programs are elite, high profile Division I programs. By definition, Division I programs are the "best of the best" and the ladder by which athletes ascend to the world of professional sports and international competitions, such as the Olympics and World Cup. Moreover, Arizona State University and SDA compete in the PAC-12 conference. This conference is known for having won more NCAA national championships in team sports than any other conference in history.The vision of SDA is to be a comprehensive perennial top ten NCAA Division I athletics program that empowers Sun Devils to maximize human potential and make a positive impact on our university, community and the world.The mission of SDA is to provide opportunities for student-athletes to achieve at the highest levels of both academic and athletic excellence, thereby providing them with opportunities for personal growth, offering a unifying force to the campus community, and creating a source of pride among and support from the external constituencies of the university. SDA promotes identity, inclusion and expression to build a strong Sun Devil Community reflective of ASU’s charter.SDA affirms ASU’s commitment to equal employment and is fully committed to the principles of student-athlete welfare, institutional control, gender equity and inclusion, ethnic diversity, and sportsmanship. This commitment includes creating an environment where student-athletes contribute to a winning tradition while enhancing the campus and local community and competing in a program having integrity and high ethical standards. SDA is committed to a leadership role within the university, community, the Pac-12 Conference, and the nation. SDA is committed to recruit, retain and develop a gender equitable, inclusive and diversified workforce.ASU offers up to 24 hours of professional development opportunities per year and a competitive benefits package, which includes paid vacation and holidays, health insurance, free mental health resources, employee discounts and more. In particular, ASU offers a generous tuition discount for employees, their spouses, dependents and retirees. Working in SDA also provides unique access to sporting events and athletic-related discounts.For more information on ASU benefits, please visit http://cfo.asu.edu/hr-benefitsenrollment.
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