Athletic Communications Department
Operating proactively and collaboratively as part of Lafayette College’s Communications Division, the Athletic Communications Department serves to publicize and promote Lafayette through the College’s 23 NCAA Division I sports. Utilizing strategic public relations, marketing, and communications efforts, Lafayette’s outstanding student-athletes are showcased for their incredible balance of athletic endeavors and academic pursuits.
Responsibilities include serving as the primary contact for several sports to be determined by strengths of applicant pool and department needs. Assistant will handle publicity for assigned sports, including but not limited to writing and posting game previews and recaps on GoLeopards.com, maintaining social media accounts, and potentially, game-staffing duties which may include compiling official statistics during events.
Strong writing and computer skills are required. Background or experience in public relations, sports information, or communications is preferrable along with a passion for and knowledge of college athletics. The applicant must have the ability to work one full sports season. Experience with statistical software (The Automated Scorebook, Genius, etc.) preferred.
Hourly wage commensurate with experience and skills. Hours will vary by week and sports season.
Please submit cover letter, resume, contact information for two references and writing samples to: http://apply.interfolio.com/125436.
Lafayette is deeply committed to creating a diverse community, one that is responsive, inclusive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share in the responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. All Lafayette operations reflect the College’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion (DEAI) initiatives, and Lafayette welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds.