Johnson University is seeking a dynamic and skilled Sports Information Director to join our team. The Sports Information Director will play a crucial role in promoting and enhancing the visibility of our athletic programs while ensuring accurate and timely dissemination of sports-related information to internal and external stakeholders. In addition, the Sports Information Director will oversee and help develop the game day production.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Media Relations: Develop and maintain positive relationships with local and national media outlets. Coordinate media coverage for athletic events and programs.
- Content Creation: Create engaging and compelling content, including press releases, feature stories, and social media posts, to highlight achievements, events, and news related to Johnson University athletics.
- Website Management: Oversee the sports section of the university website, ensuring that it is up-to-date with relevant information, scores, schedules, and player profiles.
- Social Media Management: Manage and update social media accounts to promote sports events, engage with the community, and showcase the accomplishments of our student-athletes.
- Statistical Analysis: Maintain accurate and detailed statistics for all athletic programs. Provide statistical information to coaches, media, and conference officials as needed.
- Game-day Operations: Coordinate game-day operations, including the game day setup, press releases, and post-game interviews. Ensure a smooth and professional experience during events.
- Bachelor’s degree in communications, Sports Management, Journalism, or a related field.
- Previous experience in sports information, media relations, or a related role is preferred.