Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics is seeking a dynamic and creative professional for the Director of Football Social Media position, which will work as part of a multi-functional creative team to support the strategic mission of Penn State Athletics as well as the core values of Penn State's Top 10 football team. Primary responsibilities include community management and digital content creation for the Penn State Football program's social and digital channels. Responsibilities also include: collaborating with members of the Football Administration, Athletics Strategic Communications and Athletics Marketing departments on content and scheduling of messaging; conducting research to support content strategies; tracking metrics for social media profiles on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.; posting content to aforementioned social spaces; helping facilitate in-game social initiatives; and other duties as assigned. Excellent communication and organizational skills as well as a proficiency in graphic design and recording and editing video are a plus. Self-starters who are active in social media and other digital spaces themselves are encouraged to apply. This position reports to the Assistant Athletic Director for Creative Services and Brand Management. This job will be filled as a level 2, or level 3, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 2. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. Familiarity with NCAA, B1G, and Penn State rules and regulations preferred. Weekend and night work will be required. Ability to work and collaborate in a team environment is required. This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as part of your job responsibilities. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to three publicly available background checks. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.
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