Sports Information Director of Boys Lacrosse

Location: Philadelphia, PA
NXT Division:

Type: Full-Time
Experience: Entry Level

Role

NXTsports is a youth sports education and event management company that was founded in 2009 to meet the demands of lacrosse, the fastest growing sport in North America.  NXT continues to operate dynamic educational programming in the sports of boys and girls lacrosse and field hockey.  The mission of NXT is to create the most innovative sports education programs and execute industry-leading events at exceptional venues.  NXT delivers a superior participant experience across its entire portfolio of brands.  

NXT differentiates itself from competitors in the youth sports marketplace through the breadth of its business offerings, by offering educational programming at all age and skill levels, by providing year-round participation opportunities, by only running events at elite host facilities, through a talented professional leadership team and a dynamic supporting cast, and by offering unparalleled value.

 

Sports Information Director of Boys Lacrosse

The Sports Information Director (SID) of Boys Lacrosse will report directly to the COO.  The SID oversees all areas of sports information and marketing for the boys lacrosse education and event divisions at NXTsports.  Central to the success of this position is the ability to tell the stories of the players, coaches and programming that make NXT unique.  The SID works closely with peers on creating social media content, managing the website, maintenance of team pages and writing blog posts.

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for promoting, publicizing, and celebrating the accomplishments of NXT students and coaches for Boys Lacrosse
  • Advises boys lacrosse event and education divisions on communications strategy with the media
  • Writes press releases and profiles of student-athletes, coaches, and teams that participate in both NXT Showcase events and NXT club teams
  • Posts boys lacrosse event recaps, including scores, statistics and photos
  • Produces and/or edits appropriate audio and video content
  • Coordinates photography for player, team, staff, game and special event photographs
  • Promotes events, clinics and camps to the local community and other target audiences
  • Serves as webmaster for the boys lacrosse section of the website and collaborates with the marketing department on content, design and analytics
  • Serves as the social media manager for Boys Lacrosse accounts and collaborates with the sport heads for content strategy
  • Maintains sports information files and archives

 

Desired Qualifications

  • BA/BS, Sports Management/Marketing, Journalism, Communications, Marketing or similar field
  • Strong self-initiative and ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; attention to detail including the ability to detect grammatical and spelling errors
  • Aptitude for collaborating with others, establish and maintain positive working relationships with staff, coaches and players
  • Passion for boys lacrosse and demonstrated knowledge of the sport and the recruiting landscape
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends on a regular basis based on program schedules and travel as required 
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How to Apply

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