Sports Information Director

Dakota Wesleyan University is seeking to fill the position of Sports Information Director (SID).

DWU is looking for a creative sports enthusiast whose passion will lead to furthering the Tiger athletic brand. Duties include distribution of sports information via press releases and social media, coordination of media coverage, design of print materials and digital graphics, preservation of stats and historical records, public announcements at home and road contests, coverage of special athletic events, and management of the DWU athletic website and app. As a brand ambassador, the SID will create engaging social media content, including graphics and videos, to increase brand awareness and visibility. This position will work closely with the DWU athletic administration, coaches and the marketing and communications department.

Qualifications include a bachelor's degree and two-to-three years of experience in a sports information or public relations role. Must have experience with statistical reporting and management of social media accounts to build community awareness, including X, Facebook and Instagram. Knowledge of studio photography; Associated Press Style writing and editing; Adobe software, including Photoshop and InDesign; statistical, video production, and CMS software is preferred. Experience with Presto Sports, StatCrew, Hudl and Box Out Sports is a plus.

Successful candidates will have strong written and oral skills, experience with sports information and handling media relations, ability to manage and prioritize projects, ability to work independently and to make tight deadlines, strong attention to detail with historical stats and record keeping, and a demonstrated commitment to the mission and values of DWU. This position will require evening and weekend hours throughout the academic year. Some travel is required.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and the three references to:

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Human Resources
Dakota Wesleyan University
1200 W University Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301

Dakota Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer and provider.