Job Summary: The selected applicant will be involved in all aspects of the communications department under the daily direction of the Communications Director. Responsibilities will include desktop publishing, data entry, media relations, updating MSHSAA website and maintaining record-setting performance information.
Work Schedule: 35 hours per week; some overtime will be required. Assistance at various weekend events will be required.
Examples of Work Performed: •Publications – design program covers; layout interior elements; review documents; organize production •Media Relations – work with local, state and national media outlets on credentialing for championship events; answer questions concerning various media policies •Championship Events – assist with set-up and coordination of championship events; work with staff on-site during events •Website – post results from championship events; assist with maintaining results and record sections •Social Media – using various social media platforms to provide information on Association events. •Other opportunities may be available based upon applicant skill set.
To apply: complete application packet available at: http://www.mshsaa.org/resources/pdf/CommAsst2018.pdf
Bachelor’s Degree required in communications, journalism, sports management, or another program with verified work experience.
This position requires daily computer operations in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, InDesign, PhotoShop and Illustrator. The position will also require daily interaction with member schools, officials, and media.
This position requires a sincere team attitude, strong verbal and written communications skills, broad knowledge of proper grammatical usage, strong keyboard and editing skills, and strong interpersonal abilities.
This position requires strong organizational and time management skills, as well as the ability to work on several projects concurrently and the ability to cope with unforeseen situations.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits Include:
•Paid health insurance
•annual paid vacation and sick leave
•401k retirement plan
•Group Life Insurance
MSHSAA is a voluntary, non-profit, private educational association of Missouri's public, private and parochial junior and senior high schools. The Association administers state tournaments and festivals in 24 different sports and activities, oversees and interprets the governing by-laws that the approximately 800 member schools have put in place, works with a variety of advisory committees on aspects of the Association's activities, provides schools with literature and rulebooks concerning interscholastic sports and activities, and promotes the value of participation, sportsmanship, team play, and personal excellence to students in the state of Missouri.