K-State Athletics is seeking qualified applicants for a CREATIVE WRITING AND CONTENT SPECIALIST, which is a full-time, salaried, benefits-eligible position.
An example of job responsibilities includes but is not limited to the following: •Serve as KSA's creative writing expert and will focus his/her energy on telling the story of K-State in written form. Stories will include game recaps, team features, human interest pieces on student-athletes, coaches and staff, and community relation features. The position will also work to implement new ways to improve and expand how our stories are told, which includes assisting the social media team and exploration of other storytelling medium. •Work closely with our web, digital and social media teams to ensure our creative content is being utilized in the best and most efficient manner and on message with KSA's goals. Other duties as required.
WHY JOIN US: K-State Athletics is seeking qualified candidates who want to join our Wildcat Family and be part of our fast-paced, exciting world of collegiate athletic communications.
Our mission is to foster a culture in which our student-athletes have every opportunity to reach their maximum potential academically, athletically, mentally and socially while operating an organization that is anchored by a genuine commitment to K-State, our supporters and each other. For more information on K-State Athletics, please visit http://www.kstatesports.com
For more information on Manhattan, KS and the University, please visit http://www.k-state.edu/hcs/jobs/
WE SUPPORT DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University’s dedication to the Principles of Community.
BENEFITS SUMMARY: •Medical, dental and vision health plans •Retirement plan •Earned leave plan – vacation and sick •Term life insurance •Accidental death and dismemberment insurance •Long term disability insurance •Paid KSU designated holidays
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.
Bachelor’ Degree at time of application
Three to five years of professional writing experience in college athletics field
Knowledge of NCAA compliance
Knowledge of K-State Athletics history, current teams, Big 12 Conference history
Capable experience with other forms of storytelling outside of the written word
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
This position holds expectations of compliance with all NCAA, Big 12 Conference, Kansas State University and K-State Athletics, Inc. rules and regulations.
How to Apply: To be considered for this position, applicants must complete the online application AND submit/upload the following documents:
Cover letter indicating your qualifications for the position;
Resume that includes three professional references and their contact information (name, title, phone number, email address); and
Two to three writing examples
Screening of Applications Begins: Immediately and continues until the position is filled.
Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. If the position is in the development, business or ticket office, the background screen will include a credit check.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience
About KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY / K-STATE ATHLETICS, INC.
Our mission is to foster a culture in which our student-athletes have every opportunity to reach their maximum potential academically, athletically, mentally and socially while operating an organization that is anchored by a genuine commitment to K-State, our supporters and each other.
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