George Fox University - Staff and Administrator
  • 30-Nov-2018 to 29-Jan-2019 (PST)
  • Athletic Recruiting and Marketing
  • Newberg, OR, USA
  • $38,500-$48,500
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Administrator Position

 

Job Purpose

Looking for a position where you can pursue your love of sports while flexing your creative muscles via social media, feature writing, game day materials and more?

George Fox University is seeking a results-oriented individual who will help elevate the Bruin athletics brand. Our ideal candidate is eager to create an emotional connection between the university and prospective athletes and fans in our 21 varsity NCAA Div. III sports.

Job Summary

In collaboration with the university's sports information, marketing, athletics and admissions departments, this position is charged with directing content creation and contributing to game environment to improve athletic branding, raise awareness and generate response.

The mission of Bruin athletics is to provide a competitive experience that breeds athletic excellence, academic success and Christ-like character. If you are a creative leader with a drive to help George Fox athletics achieve its mission, we want to hear from you.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Website, Social Media, and Multimedia
    • Leverage athletics website to achieve branding goals.
    • Manage content on the athletics website, ensuring it is accurate and consistent with brand guidelines.
      • Coordinate effectively with design and web teams as needed.
      • Communicate with coaches to ensure sports-specific recruiting pages are meeting their needs.
    • Expand brand awareness by managing our athletics presence on social media.
    • Assist athletics department through promotion of season ticket sales.
    • Assist athletics department in their campaigns to grow the fan base and home contest attendance.
    • Facilitate photography and video features for use across multiple channels.
  • Game-day experience
    • Contribute strategies and materials to provide a top-tier game day experience.
    • Oversee video content to maximize fan experience.
    • Serve as point person for coordinating auxiliary student groups, including cheer, pep band and dance team.
  • Sales, Promotions & Gear
    • Collaborate with Athletics Department on brand identity on team uniforms and fan gear.
  • Management
    • Oversee printing, promotional and personnel budgets
    • Hire, supervise and motivate a team of student employees
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree strongly preferred.
  • Two years or more of applicable work experience required (communications, marketing, or media relations experience preferred).
  • High-level knowledge of social media and other emerging marketing trends required.
  • Understanding of sports and sports culture preferred.
  • Ability to implement marketing and branding strategy consistent with NCAA rules and Federal Title IX regulations.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with staff, coaches, colleagues, partners, and fans required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and writing skills required.
  • Candidates with graphic design, video editing or photography skills preferred.
  • High level of initiative, motivation, and commitment to goals.
  • Commitment to issues of ethnic and gender diversity.
  • An evangelical Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the institution's goals, including signed agreement with George Fox Statement of Faith and Statement of Community Responsibilities.
  • Candidates should value an environment that reflects the diversity of God's kingdom, engages in global concerns, and connects culturally. 
  • Ability to lift and move material up to 40 pounds.

As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from women and candidates from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented on our faculty.

For Your Personal Well-Being We Offer:

  • A beautiful and peaceful campus environment with areas to walk and coffee shops and restaurants close by
  • A strong Christian vision and mission-led organization with opportunities for your growth and contributions
  • Wonderful Christian peers and a vibrant student population
  • Free Fitness Center membership
  • Free parking
  • Rich employee benefits

We invite you to Be Known at Oregon's Nationally Recognized Christian University!

George Fox has been transforming student lives for over 125 years.

Each day we look to broaden our future for generations to come.

We have alumni from 52 countries and all 50 states.

We invite you to become a steward of our dreams using your God-given gifts.

Our Purpose: To educate and inspire students to pursue God's calling.

 **This position is subject to close at any time, regardless of the date on the posting.

 

 

 

 

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