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Sun Belt Conference
Assistant Commissioner/Media Relations

Description:
The Sun Belt Conference is accepting applications for a qualified Assistant Commissioner/Media Relations. The Sun Belt Conference offices are located in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Responsibilities:
The position will focus on the areas of media relations and communications. The position must work with national, regional and local media to promote the Sun Belt Conference story. The hired candidate will assist in the management of all members of the communications staff and assign day-to-day tasks while also implementing proactive media relations strategies and guidelines for the league and its schools. The position will call for individual sport responsibility for several conference sports – primarily men’s basketball, but other Olympic sports as assigned.

Qualifications:
Four years of experience in athletic communications and a bachelor’s degree are required. 

The applicant should be self-motivated, show initiative and meet established goals and deadlines. 

Applicants must have strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills as well as computer proficiency. 

Experience with various social media platforms, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop are required.  Previous experience with StatCrew software is required.

Travel along with evening and weekend hours are required.

Application information:
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three references to:

John McElwain, Senior Associate Commissioner
Email – mcelwain@sunbeltsports.org

All application materials must be submitted electronically.

Additional information:
Salary will be determined based on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

The Sun Belt Conference is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.