Job Summary/Basic Function: Job Summary: The position of Social Media Manager will help to manage the day to day social media for Lamar University Athletics.
Duties and responsibilities: 1. Responsible for the creation, design and update of graphics, videos and other content for all social media accounts, in conjunction with the marketing staff.
2. Assist with game-day photography and videography.
3. Assist with creating an overall strategy and brand for our social media accounts.
4. Assist with video board graphic creations and print material design.
5. Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Qualifications: -Bachelors degree required. -Minimum one (1) year experience working with social media required. -Ability to manage multiple tasks and work in a collaborative setting with different constituencies required. -Strong organizational skills with ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities and manage several projects at one time required. -Excellent communication skills, including written and verbal, and have the ability to present ideas clearly and concisely required. -Strong organizational skills with ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities and manage several projects at one time required. -Team player with the ability to work well in a team setting and across diverse groups, organizations and departments required. -Experience in Collegiate Athletics preferred. -Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro). -Must be detail-oriented, proactive, energetic, curious, creative thinker, trouble shooter and problem solver. -Ability to work flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and occasional holidays.
Strict adherence to established NCAA, Southland Conference, Lamar University and Texas State University System rules and regulations. A violation of these rules and regulations can lead to disciplinary action including termination.
Reports Directly to: Assistant Athletics Director for External Affairs
Security Sensitive Statement: This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Lamar University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lamar University not to discriminate on the basis of non-relevant criteria including, but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices.
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Home to more than 14,000 students, Lamar University is one of the fastest growing universities in Texas and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The 270-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana