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Sports Information Director
Athletics
04/08/2021

The director of sports information is responsible for all aspects of promoting Meredith’s athletic teams and disseminating information to appropriate outlets including the NCAA, USA South Athletic Conference, media, and the College.

- File required game day statistics with the NCAA and USA South Athletic Conference.
- Develop and strengthen local and regional sports media contacts, including writing and distributing releases, answering athletic media requests, coordinating press conferences and submitting game results and statistics to area/student-athlete hometown media.
- Serve as the webmaster for goavengingangels.com, Meredith’s athletics website. Responsibilities include developing, posting, and regularly updating written, photographic, and other content.
- Maintain and expand the social media presence for athletics to increase the visibility of Meredith’s athletics teams in accordance with NCAA and college guidelines.
- Enhance video content for distribution on athletics website and through social media outlets to promote athletic teams.
- Serve as the primary liaison between athletics and Meredith’s marketing department.
- Work with the director of visual communications and the College’s licensing agency to expand the licensing of Meredith’s athletics marks in a manner that is consistent with the College’s brand image and reputation.
- Develop pregame publicity, game day programs, media guides, and produce athletics webcasts and podcasts.
- Coordinate game day event set-up/break down (including light physical work-i.e. movement of tables, chairs, etc.)  and student staff for all home events.
- Support special athletic events, including the athletics awards ceremony, Meredith Golf Classic, and alumnae-athlete events, as directed by the athletics director.

- Bachelor’s degree in sports marketing/management, communication, or related field is required and 3-5 years relevant experience preferred.
- The position requires superior organizational, written, and oral communication skills. Must be able to effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, with supervisor, coworkers, customers and others.
- Ability to use Statcrew software systems for each of Meredith’s intercollegiate sports, experience with content management system, and video editing.
- Some night and weekend work, as well as light travel. NC Driver License and clean driving history is required.
- Experience with video editing software a plus.

Cover Letter, Resume

Contact Information:

1st Floor Park Center
(919) 760-8898
Fax: (919) 760-8164
hr@meredith.edu