The Assistant Director of News, Data and Information is charged with creating and managing Miami Athletics’ web strategy for MiamiRedHawks.com, ensuring that the content is fresh, relevant, accurate and consistent with the messages that are portrayed in other digital spaces for Miami Athletics. This position will work collaboratively with the Athletic Communications and Marketing team to create web content that directly align with the Graduating Champions mission, as well as the priority of generating revenue around ticketed sports. The assistant director will also be responsible for ensuring that accurate and timely previews and postgame reports are posted digitally for fans, recruits, etc. to stay up-to-date on Miami athletic programs during their seasons through the assistance of the Athletic Communications and Marketing full-time staff and student intern team.
This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.
• Responsible for developing a web strategy that primarily focuses on the ticketed sports and generating revenue for the department. This will consist of creating captivating content that is interesting for all types of fans, as well as focusing on telling the story of our department, programs and the people within both areas through feature and human-interest stories and then delegating out responsibilities to execute the web strategy. This strategy will drive the digital media strategy to ensure consistency in messaging. • Work with the Athletic Communications and Marketing full time team and student intern team to create pregame and postgame pieces for web and/or social media to keep fans up-to-date on the success of Miami Athletics’ programs. • Serve as the daily liaison with Miami Athletics’ multi-media rights partner to ensure that all corporate sponsor obligations are being thoroughly planned for and executed to the highest ability and sponsor’s expectation. This will include but not be limited to website space, gameday reads and slides, gameday activations, special events, etc. and reported back to the Athletic Communications and Marketing team. • Responsible for creating the content to highlight when student-athletes, coaches, programs, etc. win various awards available through their sport or conference. • Work closely with the Athletic Communications and Marketing staff to ensure that the web strategy supports the overall marketing strategy, goals and mission of the department.
• Bachelor's Degree • Excellent written and verbal skills • Strong proofreading skills
• Minimum one-three years’ experience at an NCAA Division I institution or conference or in professional sports. • Prior experience working with student interns
About Miami University
Affiliation: Public university of OhioPhilosophy: Miami is a residential university with a focus on teaching undergraduates. A liberal education core complements the more specialized studies of the majors.Established: 1809; named for the Miami Indian Tribe that inhabited the area now known as the Miami Valley Region of OhioLocations: Main campus in Oxford, Ohio (35 miles north of Cincinnati); regional locations in Hamilton, Middletown, and West Chester, Ohio; European Center in LuxembourgEnrollment: 14,872 undergraduates and 2,395 graduate students on the Oxford campus; 3,680 undergraduates on the Hamilton campus; 2,271 undergraduates on the Middletown campus; 205 graduate students at the Voice of America Learning Center (based on Fall 2010 enrollment)
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