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Athletics Strategic Communications Assistant

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Athletics Strategic Communications Assistant
Requisition Number DU09279
Department Name 12E00:UKAA - External Operations
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range Paid hourly
Type of Position Other
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in sports management or
related field.
Required Related Experience
One year experience (volunteer or paid) within Division I Athletic Communication or Marketing
office or equivalent.

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
To be able to lift, push, pull objects up to 50 lbs.
Days, Evenings, Weekends.
Job Summary
The Strategic Communications Assistant will be an important part of the UK Athletics social media and digital marketing team, with responsibilities including creating and implementing social media content plans for assigned accounts. Those efforts include working with coaching staffs, developing and implementing communication plans, social media, account administration, creating strategies for fan engagement and attendance and assisting the strategic communications staff’s analytics initiatives. This position is an appointment for 2022-2023 season with the opportunity for a second term.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Passionate, dedicated, hard-working and organized with excellentwritten/verbal communication skills and a strong desire to pursue a career inathletic communications and marketing fi elds. Prior experience incommunications or marketing at the Division 1 level preferred. Familiar with
NCAA procedures and protocols.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in Communications, Marketing, Sports Management or related field. Must be willing to work nights, weekends and holidays when they fall on certain game days.
Deadline to Apply 06/01/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 

 As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 

 Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-06-10

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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