Digital Communications Manager

Employer U.S. Figure Skating
Location Colorado Springs, CO
Type Full time
Apply by Deadline not specified—Apply ASAP!
Posted on November 3, 2021

Description

U.S. Figure Skating, the National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport of figure skating, located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is accepting applications for the position of Manager, Digital Communications. U.S. Figure Skating is a member of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) and the International Skating Union (ISU).

U.S. Figure Skating is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by law or regulation. We are committed to building and sustaining a diverse team by maintaining hiring and recruiting processes that are free from bias.

Responsibilities Include: The Manager, Digital Communication, a member of the U.S. Figure Skating Marketing and Communications Department, is responsible for the completion of the tasks listed herein. Emphasis will be placed on ability to work in a team environment, balance multiple projects and deadlines, accuracy, creativity, timeliness, flexibility and professionalism. This position will play an important role in contributing and enhancing U.S. Figure Skating’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.

Qualifications: Applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations or related field, master’s degree is a plus. 2-3 years of experience with growing responsibility in journalism and/or digital media required. Passion for writing and digital media necessary. Strong background in digital brand building and content creation expected. General knowledge of figure skating a plus and an interest in the Olympic movement and/or Olympic sports is required. Exceptional written and verbal communication, organization and planning skills and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines is a must. An attentive and detail-oriented self-starter with a growth mindset who has the ability to take initiative and ownership of projects will be successful in this position.
Proficiency in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign), content management systems, HTML, social media applications (Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, etc.), AP style. Ability to work evening and weekend hours and travel as needed. Position will be based in Colorado Springs.

Classification: Exempt – Salaried position

Reporting Requirement: Reports to Director, Communications

Pay: Commensurate with experience; Range: $42,000-$52,000

Application: Send letter of application, a minimum of two writing samples and resume to: Michael Terry, Director, Communications at mterry@usfigureskating.org. Please include references, or have them available upon request. No calls will be accepted. Review of resumes and applications will begin immediately and applicants will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Deadline not specified—Apply ASAP!