ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS, Athletics, Marketing & Communications | Boston University

  • Full Time

Boston University

BOSTON, Massachusetts, The Assistant Director for Strategic Communications serves as the primary contact for multiple varsity athletic teams at Boston University, an NCAA Division I institution and a member of the Patriot League and Hockey East. This position handles the publicity and public relations of the assigned teams and their coaches and student-athletes primarily through and social media platforms. A main component of the position is contributing to the creative unit within MarCom to enhance outreach and engagement with fans, alumni, parents, media and both current and potential student-athletes. Other primary responsibilities include management and distribution of statistics, photos/videos and written work (bios, recaps, previews, etc.) to best tell the stories of the department and its student-athletes and staff. The MarCom unit includes communications, marketing and video (broadcasts & social media), and ideal candidates should be prepared to contribute to and be highly involved with all three components. B.A./B.S. Three to five years in athletic communications experience Knowledge of and adherence to NCAA, conference and University rules and regulations Graphic design experience a plus Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption ( instructions ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site . We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.