Graduate Assistant – Athletics Communications

Auburn University

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Requisition Number Stu02984P
Home Org Name Athletic Media Relations
Division Name Director Intercollegiate Athletics
Position Title Graduate Assistant – Athletics Communications
Working Title (if different from Position Title)
Job Summary The Graduate Assistant for Athletics Communications is directly responsible to the Associate Director of Athletic Communications and serves as the primary contact for multiple sports and serves as a secondary contact for other programs.
Essential Functions Serve as a communications contact for multiple sports, with tasks including, but not limited to:

  • Writing press releases, game notes and feature stories
  • Updating and maintaining the official athletics website
  • Compiling statistics at athletic events
  • Coordinating interviews and other requests with coaches and student-athletes
  • Pitching story ideas to local and national media outlets
  • Traveling with teams as appropriate

The successful candidate must have a commitment to adhering to all rules and regulations of Auburn University, the Southeastern Conference, and the NCAA. In addition, the candidates must understand and actively support the mission of the Auburn Athletics Department and Auburn University.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Entry into the candidate pool requires a bachelors degree and acceptance into a masters degree program at Auburn University.
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends as needed.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in communication or related area.
  • Experience in collegiate athletic communications, Adobe Creative Suite, Stats Crew, NCAA Genius Live Stats, graphic/publication design, understanding of social media strategy/implementation.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
Pay Rate $1257.00/monthly
Work Hours 20
City position is located in: Auburn
State position is located: Alabama

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 12/01/2023
Closing Date
EEO Statement AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.
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