Assistant Media Relations Director
July 25, 2006
DEPARTMENT: MEDIA RELATIONS
POSITION TITLE: Assistant Media Relations Director
STARTING DATE: As soon as possible after application deadline
SALARY: $26,000.00 – $28,000.00
DUTIES: Develop professional journalistic work within the Media Relations office involving the preparation and dissemination of information in support of KUAC’s programs and services. Serve as the primary media contact for the Kansas soccer and baseball teams. Assist in all phases of publicity for football, men’s and women’s basketball. Serve as editor of the KU assigned game day program and assist in the overall publicity efforts for Kansas’ 18 sports.
REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree. Must have previous work experience in a media relations office and/or related field. Must have proven written and oral communications skills. Ability to write, edit and produce press releases and press guides. Knowledge and experience with QuarkXpress and PhotoShop software helpful.
PREFERREDQUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s in Journalism, Communications or a related field. Experience and knowledge with Automated Scorebook software.
PROCESS: All applicants must apply on-line at: https://jobs.ku.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77759 Send three work samples to Media Relations Search 1651 Naismith Drive, Lawrence KS 66045
APPLICATIONDEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed starting August 4, 2006 and will be accepted until job is filled.
THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY /AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. THE UNIVERSITY ENCOURAGES APPLICATIONS FROM UNDERREPRESENTED GROUP MEMBERS. FEDERAL AND STATE LEGISLATION PROHIBITS DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ANCESTRY, SEX, AGE, DISABILITY, AND VETERAN STATUS. IN ADDITION, THE UNIVERSITY POLICIES PROHIBIT DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION, MARITAL STATUS, AND PARENTAL STATUS.