Elon University is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Athletic Director of Media Relations and Strategic Communications. Responsible for the strategic communications, public relations and content generation for Elon University Athletics and the department’s 17 NCAA Division I varsity sport programs. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Assistant Athletic Director reports to the Deputy Athletics Director, will lead the Athletic Communications team and will be an integral member of the department’s revenue generation team. The Director must be an excellent team leader, content creator, social media manager and writer. The position will remain open until filled. Apply at https://elon.peopleadmin.com/postings/7518. Elon University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.
BS / BA required; Masters preferred with four to five years related experience. The successful candidate will have previous full-time or part-time experience working in communications position within college athletics, professional sports or a highly analogous field as well as experience with graphic design, Adobe Creative Suite software (Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere, Illustrator, After Effects), Bridge, Spark or Audience. Being highly organized with the ability to manage multiple collaborative projects in a fast-paced environment and having knowledge of NCAA and conference regulations are a must.
Internal Number: 20121838
About Elon University
Elon University is widely recognized as a leader in engaged learning with a student-centered mission, a commitment to excellent teaching and a spirit of innovation. The academic program is distinguished by a strong liberal arts and sciences foundation that develops graduates who have a deep sense of their roles as global citizens. Elon enrolls nearly 5,800 undergraduates and 700 graduate students from 49 states and 47 other countries. More than 400 full-time faculty members teach in six academic units: Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law, which is located in downtown Greensboro, N.C. U.S. News & World Report ranks Elon #1 among Southern master's-level universities and recognizes Elon more often than any university in the nation for programs that "Focus on Student Success." Elon is ranked the nation's #1 master's-level university for study abroad, is named one of the nation's "best value" private universities by Kiplinger's, and earns top rankings from Princeton Review, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes and the Fiske Gui...de to Colleges. Elon is a top-producer of Fulbright Student Scholars, Peace Corps volunteers and Teach for America educators. The university's 620-acre residential campus in the Town of Elon, N.C., is consistently recognized as one of the nation's most beautiful collegiate environments. Elon's NCAA Division I athletic program is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association.