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Company: Coahoma Community College
Position:
CCC seeks Sports Information Director
Location:
Clarksdale, Mississippi
Job Status:  Full-time
Salary:  Negotiable
Website: http://www.coahomacc.edu

Description:

Position: Sports Information Director, Coahoma Community College

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, English or a related field. Demonstrated skill in organizing resources and setting priorities. Excellent communication skills, oral and written, and ability to interact and communicate effectively with the media, various constituencies and a diverse community. Demonstrated ability to coordinate and organize meetings and special events. Demonstrated skill in computers and software applications; demonstrated knowledge of athletic sports, facilities and equipment. Experience or ability to conduct play-by-play broadcasts and stream live broadcast over the Internet. Ability to maintain an athletic website, including keeping stats and updating daily with press releases, photos and video. A working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite is beneficial.

 

TYPICAL DUTIES:

•    Under general supervision of the Chief Communications Officer, organize and coordinate coverage of Coahoma Community College’s (CCC) athletic teams and the promotion of its athletes. Write and distribute press releases to media outlets; respond to requests for team histories, photos, statistics and related information. Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with local and state media, the local community, and other Mississippi Association of Community and Junior College (MACJC) conference teams.

•    Prepare press releases to promote student-athletes, coaches, and CCC staff accomplishments, history, statistics and highlights as well as upcoming CCC events; identify appropriate media and channel distribution, coordinating with support services and college/community partners.

•    Prepare and oversee the production and distribution of athletic promotional materials including TV/radio advertising, flyers, programs and press releases/kits. Gathers and compile statistical information and respond to media and public requests for athletic information; disseminates information via appropriate media and channels.

•    Maintain CCC athletic website to include online calendar of events, web gallery specific to athletics program, score boxes and scoring information for all sports programs, player profiles, press releases and media stories.

•    Develop and produce media guide and programs; write program articles, season outlook and season reviews for each sport; coordinate sport photo shoots. Coordinate with college staff and community partners on the development, production, and distribution of media guides/programs.

•    Travel with athletic teams; assist with set up of materials and equipment for game-day operations and events; write and prepare pre-, in-, and post-game documents for media, press box and operations personnel, student-athletes, cheer squad and appropriate parties; provide information to opponent sports information office regarding CCC team; respond to media requests.

•    Perform other duties as assigned.

•    Salary: DOE

 

*Applications will be reviewed immediately. Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. All applications will be considered, however, only selected will be contacted for interviews.

 

APPLICATIONS: Address applications or inquiries to Employee Services, Coahoma Community College, 3240 Friars Point Road, Clarksdale, MS 38614. Phone: (662) 621-4157 or mkillebrew@coahomacc.edu. PLEASE PUT: SID JOB OPENING in the subject line.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:The following materials are required for application. Please note that incomplete or illegible application materials will not be reviewed. 

1. Completed application (available on-line) at http://www.ccc.cc.ms.us/hr/ApplicationForEmployment.pdf

2. Current Resume

3. Cover Letter

4. Unofficial College/University transcripts initially (official transcripts needed for hiring)

5. Letters of recommendation (should be available upon request)

 

Coahoma Community College requires Criminal Background checks on all candidates who accept job offers.

 

Coahoma Community College is an equal opportunity institution in accordance with civil rights and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or other factors prohibited by law in any of its educational programs, activities and employment opportunities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Wanda G. Holmes, Director of Human Resources/Coordinator for 504/ADA, Title IX Compliance Officer, Office #A100, Vivian M. Presley Administration Building, 3240 Friars Point Road, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614, Phone: (662) 621-4853, Email: wholmes@coahomacc.edu.  


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