The successful candidate must have a combination of a bachelor’s degree and five to seven years of experience creating and managing digital content, preferably working in sports. The individual will oversee the assistant director of digital communications and broadcast services/reporter and work closely with the director of creative design and services and the director of social media and digital communications. The individual will lead the strategic vision for the American Digital Network (ADN) and direct the production of digital content for social media accounts, in-venue video boards and television commercials. The candidate will serve as a liaison with ESPN and support the implementation and integration of ESPN+ shoulder programming for the Conference.
Experience / Skills
The candidate should have practical experience and demonstrated skills in videography and post-production. Experience working within an athletic department or conference office at the collegiate level is preferred. On-camera experience is desired. The individual must have the ability to work well with a variety of constituents, including conference staff, and administrators and staff at member institutions.
About American Athletic Conference
The American Athletic Conference (The American), a member of the NCAA, was reconstituted in 2013. The American is comprised of the following institutions: UCF, Cincinnati, UConn, ECU, Houston, Memphis, Navy (in football only), USF, SMU, Temple, Tulane and Tulsa. Wichita State (basketball and Olympic sports) joined the Conference on July 1, 2017. Under the leadership of Commissioner Mike Aresco, The American sponsors 22 championships – 10 for men and 12 for women; is a member of the College Football Playoff; has television partnerships with ESPN and CBS Sports; in the spring of 2019, signed a landmark television agreement with ESPN that commences in 2020-21; and has a marketing partnership with Learfield. For more information, please visit www.TheAmerican.org.