Coordinator of Athletic Social Media, Digital Media and Content Creation

University of Bridgeport
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 9, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Design & Graphic Arts, Communications, Digital Media, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Student Affairs, Athletics, Editing & Publications Management
Employment Type
Full Time

The mission of The University of Bridgeport is to promote academic excellence, personal responsibility, and commitment to service. Distinctive curricula in an international, culturally diverse supportive learning environment prepare graduates for life and leadership in an increasingly interconnected world.

Position Description Summary/Purpose :

Reporting to the Athletics Communication Director, the Coordinator of Athletic Social Media, Digital Media and Content Creation will assist the Athletic Communications office in all facets of the athletic communications operation. This person will oversee all aspects of the department’s graphic design, social media, and video content (both live and content creation).

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Oversee the development of all Bridgeport Athletics graphic design needs for social media, publications, banners, video board displays, and others as assigned.
  • Coordinate all of the athletic department's video content and production. Including the overseeing of live game production and video content creation.
  • Coordinate and schedule all live video and audio productions in conjunction with the CACC network
  • Coordinate and develop all of the athletic department's social media strategies.
  • Assist in the design and upkeep of the Athletics website,
  • Oversee all graphic and video content for
  • Oversee all social media and video content for all sports.
  • Assist in the creation of other content to be used on and various social media channels.
  • Write and edit press releases and game notes in primary sports.
  • Assist in the planning and design of virtual guides and record books.
  • Assist in updating records and statistics for all sports.
  • Support the athletics department at special events.
  • Assist with various assignments from the UB Athletics Department.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Two years of experience in athletic media relations.
  • Highly skilled in operating the Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Proven record of a progressive approach to social and digital media.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong graphic design experience.
  • Exceptional writing ability, including feature story writing.
  • Strong knowledge of video production, both live streaming and on-demand content.
Full-Time Employee Benefits:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • 401k employer match
  • Employee & dependent life insurance
  • Great tuition benefits for employee, spouse & dependents
  • PTO program
  • Flexible work schedules
NOTE: The above description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by the position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities of the position. You will devote your full time and best efforts to the performance of your various job duties and will observe any and all policies, rules and regulations that the University may now have or shall hereafter establish.

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