Director of Creative Content, Men's Basketball

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Director of Creative Content, Men's Basketball
Athletics Administration - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (24002317)
The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Director of Creative Content reporting directly to the Head Men's Basketball Coach. This position is responsible for assisting with the development, management, and promotion of Pitt Men’s Basketball through social media accounts; working closely with Associate AD of Strategic Communications on developing and implementing the social media plan for the program; coordinating with Pitt Studios on in-game video production; assisting with the marketing of the Men’s Basketball program; and developing and coordinating a plan, including presentations, for the Men’s Basketball recruiting initiatives; recruit, lead, and develop a student intern program to assist with creative content. The individual also will assist with all campus recruiting activities for Men’s Basketball and perform other duties as assigned by the Men’s Basketball Coaching Staff.

Job Summary

Assists with developing, implementing, and management of an overall social media plan for recruitment and promotion of Department of Athletics. Develops, collaborates on, and coordinates video productions, creative content, and social media graphics. Assists with all on-campus recruiting efforts.

Essential Functions 

Work closely with the coaching staff as well as Strategic Communications on developing and implementing a social media plan for Men’s Basketball including a plan to utilize various social media outlets advantageously to the recruiting efforts of the program. This includes overall program brand on social media platforms (Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok). Responsible for designing and developing creative content for the Pitt Men’s Basketball program in conjunction with the recruiting and coaching staff. Coordinating with Pitt Studios on in-game video production efforts to promote the Pitt Men’s Basketball program and the Pitt brand. The content produced will also be used in advertising campaigns (commercials, website, social media, etc.). Must generate new and creative ideas while staying consistent with the Pitt Men’s Basketball brand. Create graphics to enhance the program’s recruiting efforts and overall brand development on all platforms. Develop visual and creative materials and content for all recruiting activities, including home recruiting presentations. Other duties as assigned by the Head Men’s Basketball Coach or Assistant Coaches.

Physical Effort 

Must be able to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time. May need to lift equipment, mail, or supplies up to 50 pounds.


The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

Assignment Category Full-time regular
Job Classification Staff.Athletics Creative Content Manager
Job Family Athletics
Job Sub-Family Athletics Administration
Campus Pittsburgh
Minimum Education Level Required Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Years of Experience Required 3
Will this position accept substitution in lieu of education or experience?  Combination of education and relevant experience will be considered in lieu of education and/ or experience requirement.
Additional details about Required Licensure/Certification Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite; Photography; Videography; all social media platforms; and NCAA and ACC rules and regulations. An equivalent combination of work experience and high level playing experience may be substituted at the discretion of the University.
Work Schedule Varies
Work Arrangement On-Campus: Teams that work on campus, in an office, or in a lab.
Hiring Range TBD Based Upon Qualifications
Relocation Offered Yes
Visa Sponsorship Provided No
Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents Resume, Cover Letter
Optional Documents Not Applicable

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