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Assistant Sports Information Director
Title:Assistant Sports Information Director
Department:Communications and Marketing

Job Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Sports Information, the Assistant Director assists with publication and promotion of LaGrange College Athletics.

Job Duties (but not limited to):

  • Serve as a contact for several sports in the NCAA Division Ill USA South Athletic Conference.
  • Assist the SID in all duties pertaining to sports information, including publicity for the athletic department and its 18 varsity sports programs.
  • Assist the SID in writing game stories, feature stories and news releases. Help manage the athletics website.
  • Enhance the college's athletic image through social media outlets.
  • Provide photography for athletic functions.
  • Keep statistical information at game events.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably with a concentration in communications, journalism, or a related field.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to write clearly and effectively, following Associated Press style and other dictated styles; ability to write creatively and persuasively
  • Ability to recognize correct grammar, punctuation, and style. Ability to shape his/her own and others' work to fit the desired style
  • Ability to gather and organize relevant information through interviews, electronic, and paper sources and other resources
  • Ability to capture quality images, employing knowledge of proper composition and technical aspects of photography
  • Ability to manage several tasks at once; ability to prioritize tasks to ensure goals are achieved and deadlines are met
  • Ability to relate well to other people in person over the telephone and through written correspondence; ability to work well with a team
  • Excellent computer skills and ability to utilize web content and social media software, knowledge of Microsoft Office and InDesign programs
  • Well-rounded knowledge of individual sports and college athletics in general
  • Ability to travel and work a flexible schedule
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