Director of Sports Information

Posted on Nov 15, 2018 by King's College

Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Job Description
JOB FUNCTION:Coordinate a comprehensive program of publicity for the 27 varsity sports in the Kings' College intercollegiate athletic program via local, regional, and national print, and electronic media.

ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS:

1.Develops relationships with members of the media. 2.Provides game-day and pre- and postgame information and results to media representatives covering live games. Includes media representatives for visiting colleges. 3.Pitches story ideas; coordinates and schedules interviews of coaches and student- athletes with media. 4.Implements comprehensive hometown news release programs for student-athletes. 5.Serves as a liaison between the King's College, the MAC, and the NCAA. 6.Serves as spokesperson for the King's Athletic Department where appropriate. 7.Compiles statistics for varsity athletic teams and distributes them to NCAA, MAC, and other organizations where appropriate. 8.In-game working knowledge of StatCrew statistical software, with specific experience in football, basketball, volleyball, and ice hockey preferred. 9.Produces and distributes statistics and results of regional championship events hosted by the college. 10.Is responsible for the development and maintenance of the athletics pages on the King's College website; knowledge of Sidearm-designed websites is desirable . 11.Solicit bids, designs and produces athletic media guides, brochures, game programs, and related printed materials 12.Sells advertising, where necessary, for sporting events and/or program guides. 13.Coordinates photography needs for athletic events and teams. 14.Prepares nominations and vote for various all-star, All-American, and other academic and special awards. 15.Directs all activities in press box for home football and basketball games; serves as official statistician for all home football and basketball games; monitors and addresses professional conduct of all press-box personnel. 16.Travels with King's College football team on all road games when home schedule permits or as required by the Director of Athletics. 17.Recruits student statisticians for athletic events. 18.Provides player and statistician information to opponents for program and publicity purposes. 19.Manage sports information budget. 20.Supervises the Assistant Director of Sports Information, as well as prospective interns and student workers.

NON-ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS:

1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

1. College degree.
2. Experience in sports writing or having worked in a college sports information setting.
3. Knowledge of NCAA statistics and policies for reporting.
4. Knowledge of computer statistics programs.

Reference: 561333679

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