CoSIDA Career Center

Pacific West Conference
Sports Communications Director

The Pacific West Conference is seeking a college graduate candidate for the position of Sports Communications Director. The new position will oversee the sports information and media relations efforts of the Division II conference, and report to the Director of Strategic Positioning.

Responsibilities
  • Oversee public relations/communications of all PacWest sports.
  • Compile statistics and daily scores, write weekly reports, press releases and feature stories, and disseminate information in a timely manner.
  • Utilize traditional and social media channels to disseminate PacWest information. Maintain working knowledge of developing social and digital media trends.
  • Oversee the design and production of print materials, including championship programs, record books and promotional items.
  • Oversee the PacWest awards program, including weekly, annual, regional and national awards. Coordinate the nomination, voting and publication in a timely fashion.
  • Oversee the design, layout, production and maintenance of the PacWest website, with direct oversight of press releases, schedules and statistics.
  • Coordinate statistical and media operations at PacWest Championship events. Attend select event as needed.
  • Manage all aspects of the PacWest bylaws, operations code, sport regulations and strategic plan related to athletic communications/sports information.
  • Work with the athletic communications directors at the conference institutions to ensure an efficient flow of information between the institutions and communicate with the Commissioner.
  • Work with the Conference SID/Communications and Strategic Positioning Committees.
  • Collaborate with the NCAA information services and other personnel in regional conferences.
  • Promote PacWest membership participation within CoSIDA and other NCAA information service organizations.
  • Establish and uphold standards in keeping with PacWest and NCAA sports information policies.
  • Attend administrative meetings of the Conference, as designated by the Commissioner.
  • Oversee and assist with special projects, as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, marketing or related field.
  • 1-3 years of professional experience (internship/graduate assistantship included).
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, Stat Crew Software, website management.
  • Knowledge of video editing software and equipment; social media platforms.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills.
Salary and Benefits
  • Salary: $45,000/annual
  • Eligible for full-time insurance (medical, dental, vision) and retirement benefits.
To Apply
Submit via email a cover letter, resume and three professional references to Jimmy Knodel (jimmyknodel@thepacwest.com) by Thursday, June 9. Email subject line should read - Sports Communications Director: Last Name