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Assistant Director of Content Creation - Communications

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH

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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

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Position Title:

Assistant Director of Content Creation - Communications

Department this Position Reports to:

Associate Athletics Director for Media Strategy and Brand Advancement

Hiring Range Minimum:

Please inquire.

Hiring Range Maximum:

Please inquire.

Union Type:

Not a Union Position

SEIU Level:

Not an SEIU Position

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Employment Category:

Regular Full Time

Scheduled Months per Year:


Scheduled Hours per Week:


Location of Position:

Hanover, NH
Alumni Gym

Remote Work Eligibility?:

Onsite only

Is this a term position?:


If yes, length of term in months.:


Is this a grant funded position?:


Position Purpose:

This position will work within Athletics’ team of strategic communication content creators and in collaboration with the entire External Strategy team. They will serve as the primary contact for specific sports, working closely with the coaches and student-athletes on storytelling aligned with the DCARD strategic priorities. They must be highly organized and driven with exceptional multi-tasking and communication skills. The position requires strong knowledge of social media platforms as well as outstanding writing and public relations skills. Travel will be required as well as working evenings and weekends.

Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp:

Bachelors plus 1-2 year(s) of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Strong verbal communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated aptitude in social media and proactive, strategic communication are essential. Confidence and familiarity working with web technologies, including basic HTML and CMS tools (such as SIDEARM).
  • Advanced and demonstrated knowledge of statistical programs (such as NCAA Live Stats and StatCrew).
  • Proficient in StatCrew, NCAA Genius and other statistical software.
  • Writing experience with emphasis on Associated Press style.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule including late night and weekend hours.
  • Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population.
  • Previous experience working in a college sports information office.
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as lead projects.
  • Familiarity with managing social accounts.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and three years’ relevant work experience with high autonomy, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledgeable about the varsity sports offered at Dartmouth and their rules of competition.
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat).
  • Video editing and graphic design experience.

Department Contact for Recruitment Inquiries:

Chris Celona

Department Contact Phone Number:

Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title:

Chris Celona, Sr. Associate Athletics Director for External Strategy

Department Contact's Phone Number:

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check:

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, conduct review, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Dartmouth vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Dartmouth College has a Tobacco-Free Policy. Smoking and the use of tobacco-based products (including smokeless tobacco) are prohibited in all facilities, grounds, vehicles or other areas owned, operated or occupied by Dartmouth College with no exceptions. For details, please see our policy.

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Content Creation

  • Curate content, according to department vision and sport vision, for assigned sport programs by managing social media accounts, crafting content calendars and collaborating with other units to create and design artwork, graphics, and content for a variety of multimedia platforms.
  • Incorporate key messaging points into daily content through a proactive approach and digital-forward growth mindset.
  • Serve as the lead liaison between assigned sport programs and the External Strategy department.
  • Solicit feedback from sport programs and External Strategy colleagues on objectives, goals, and strategies, in addition to creation and distribution of content.
  • Facilitate multimedia student-athlete features in coordination with other departments.
  • Responsible for the public relations functions for assigned sports.
  • Promote student-athletes and coaches for national and conference awards.
  • Facilitate interviews and initiate media coverage by preparing logistics, materials and talking points to announcers.
  • Maintain an ongoing understanding of industry trends, innovative platforms, and emerging media in a rapidly changing profession.
  • Develop rapport with coaching staff, student-athletes, and media members through communication, attendance at practices, and traveling for competitions.

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Website and Social Media Management

  • Directly responsible for all publicity efforts including writing, editing and distributing all press releases; social media management for multiple accounts across a variety of platforms; editing videos (season previews, game highlights, etc.); and designing of game day programs, flyers and similar materials.
  • Design, write, edit and fact-check various communications materials, such as student-athlete bios, press releases, and feature stories for the department’s website conveying the voice of the coach, student-athletes and the program.
  • Work closely with the other key Athletics personnel on planning and executing department-wide social media strategy.

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  • Using Genius and Stat Crew software, compiles accurate statistics for assigned sports, including game, season and career statistics.
  • Manage current and historical team information (rosters, statistics, record, photos, videos) of assigned sports.

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Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Performs other duties as assigned.


Dartmouth welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds, with varied experiences, and a range of talents, who are motivated to learn, develop, and achieve success. 

Inspired by its unique New England setting, Dartmouth is dedicated to effecting positive change within a community where everyone collaborates to generate knowledge, engage with the global community, and enhance their personal growth and purpose.

Join a welcoming environment that fosters exploration and promotes teamwork. Here, you'll discover inclusive spaces, open opportunities, and a culture that values diverse identities and perspectives.

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