UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply
New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint a Sports Communications Specialist reporting to the Associate Director of Athletics.
The Sports Communications Specialist will help tell the NYUAD Athletics’ story by developing, creating, implementing, and overseeing Athletics communications internally and externally. The role will also lead the department’s relationship and collaboration with the NYUAD External Relations department. This position will coordinate the development of a content strategy through working with departmental stakeholders to ensure regular, consistent and ongoing positive messaging to the community that is aligned with internal expectations and aims to increase overall engagement and participation. The position will be responsible for implementing a comprehensive NYUAD Athletics communications plan for electronic and digital media (websites and social media), printed materials, statistical reports, monthly campaigns, editorial features, game day reports and other multi-media output (photo and video). The Sports Communication Specialist will also be responsible for writing program proposals, managing the communications of NYUAD Athletics branded events (invitation letters, press releases, media inquiries) along with the creation and implementation of department branding initiatives. The incumbent will supervise a team of student assistants in delivering the aforementioned goals and content outputs.
On occasion the specialist will be required to support the functions of the broader Student Affairs division also. The position will require evening and weekends commitments during the academic year.
The duties of this role may at times involve being exposed to data that may be sensitive in nature and require confidentiality.
NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.