The Content Manager will: - Assist with the development and creative process for, editing of, and production of all Athletics collateral printed promotional materials and publications (i.e. schedule posters, schedule cards, magnets, postcards) associated with the promotional (sales) strategies targeting external audiences established in support of East Carolina's 20 varsity athletic teams. - Coordinate with vendors for printing/publication services as appropriate per project based on efficiency and cost effectiveness while maintaining established standards of quality. - Develop and manage production schedule including careful attention to specifications and set deadlines. - Work with colleagues within department to understand their needs and to develop concept and specifications for projects in support of colleague's assigned sports. - Create graphically designed images in support of department's digital (e.g. website, electronic marquee and campus LCD screens) and social media efforts. - Modify designs quickly to accommodate edits. - Work within established ECU Athletics visual identity and graphic design standards for all projects – Creation of intro videos for specific sports - Work closely with assigned programs - Assigned sports may vary/change. - Assist the Pirate Club with social media creation/distribution. - Assist with the management of annual print & digital advertising contracts and schedules established with various media partners across a variety of mediums. - Manage advertising inventory to create effective strategies that maximize exposure for Athletics and its sports program. - Provide advertising content for internal publications and campus outlets
- Assist with the creation and distribution of advertisements to media partners across all platforms including print, outdoor and digital based on schedules established by this position. - Edit design and/or copy for style, consistency, and grammar to fit various platforms and layouts. - Create templates for electronic correspondence sent from athletics to various constituents - Communicate and work collaboratively with PlayFly, athletic media relations, licensing, facilities, and video services personnel regarding initiatives that require graphic design needs. - Build quality relationships and work collaboratively and professionally with athletics staff, Pirate Club employees, and University staff and students, and all constituents and stakeholders. - Serve as a brand manager and resource to ensure consistency and standards in graphic identity. - Interact professionally and effectively with co-workers, vendors and advertising partners on all levels, including face-to-face, phone and electronic communications. - Abide by all written policies and procedures of ECU, the Department of Athletics, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and all applicable conferences or associations. - Think independently, interpret, and communicate guidelines, policies, etc. for the appropriate application to various questions and situations - Perform other duties as assigned - Oversee and manage part-time student staff, specifically in the areas for graphic design and social media
Special Instructions To Application:
Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write 'see resume' on your application when completing the job duties section.
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Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Bachelor's degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 986306
Organizational Unit Overview:
The athletics department mission is to represent East Carolina University with distinction and create a challenging and supportive environment for student-athletes to excel in the classroom, in competition, and in life. We are committed to the highest standards of character, honesty, effort, and sportsmanship; respecting all people, their personal identities, differences and beliefs; and to provide a safe and equitable environment for student-athletes' academic, athletic and personal development. The highly visible athletics program is committed to NCAA compliance, comprehensive excellence and to be trustworthy stewards of the aspirations of our student-athletes, the resources we manage, the reputation of our University, and our mission of service.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.