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 has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered university that values experiential learning and strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon’s 7,000 students prepare to become the ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe. Elon is known for academic excellence across the curriculum, and for engaged learning programs in study abroad, internships, undergraduate research, leadership and community service. Elon is ranked the nation’s #1 master’s-level university for study abroad and is a top-producer of Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. Elon leads the nation in the annual U.S. News & World Report recognition for academic programs that “Focus on Student Success.” More than 435 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. Elon’s four-year graduation rate of 79 percent ranks in the top 10 percent of U.S. private uni...versities. The student-faculty ratio is 12-1, and the average class size is 20. The university’s 656-acre residential campus in the Town of Elon, N.C., is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s finest environments for learning. The Elon Phoenix NCAA Division I athletic program is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association.