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Senior Coordinator - Communications

Job Information

Description

·         Academy Sports + Outdoors is seeking a Senior Coordinator to join it's corporate communications team to partner with Communications Managers and Regional Marketing Specialists to ensure public relations programs and initiatives obtain maximum exposure via media and social media, where necessary.

·         Track public relations efforts, media coverage and lists, social media, communication and community-focused activities and events to promote a positive company image

·         Draft, write and post press releases, media alerts, social media and other content.

·         Update local Facebook pages in partnership with local Store Directors to enhance brand messaging and events in their respective markets

·         Serve as company spokesperson in multiple forms of media, i.e. TV, radio, social media

·         Responsible for all PR and localized social media efforts for assigned markets

·         Project management for new store opening

·         Assist with execution of strategic communications plans for seasonal campaigns, media relations, social medial and special events

·         Support the Communications Manager

 

·         Required to learn company policies, procedures and safety rules.

 

Duties may change and team members may be required to perform other duties as assigned.

·     Partner with Communications Managers and Regional Marketing Specialists to ensure programs and initiatives obtain maximum exposure via media and social media where necessary

·     Track public relations efforts, media coverage and lists, social media, communication and community-focused activities and events to promote a positive company image

·     Draft, write and post press releases, media alerts, social media and other content.

·     Update local Facebook pages in partnership with local Store Directors to enhance brand messaging and events in their respective markets

·     Serve as company spokesperson in multiple forms of media, i.e. TV, radio, social media

·     Responsible for all PR and localized social media efforts for assigned markets

·     Project management for new store opening

·     Assist with execution of strategic communications plans for seasonal campaigns, media relations, social medial and special events

·     Support the Communications Manager

·     Required to learn company policies, procedures and safety rules.

Location
Katy, Texas
Starts On
Sept. 19, 2016, 4:16 p.m.

Job Requirements

Experience

•3+ years of related work experience in related field or role such as PR agency, corporate communications, media relations

Skills

•Ability to Manage projects effectively and work with cross-functional team member
•Working knowledge or prior experience working with social media content capture, creation, posting and advertising
•Effective listening, writing and oral communication skills
•Team player at all levels
•Detail oriented, proven organizational skills
•Excellent customer service skills
•Work independently and contribute to team projects
•Ability to prioritize, solve problems independently and work effectively under pressure when necessary
•Acceptable level of hearing and vision to perform job duties

Computer Skills

•Proficient in MS Office products (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and LotusNotes or similar e-mail system

Education Required

•Associate’s degree in relevant field of study or equivalent years of related work experience such as public relations, corporate communications, or journalism
•Bachelor’s degree in English, communications, marketing, journalism or other related field preferred

Company Information

Academy Sports + Outdoors
1800 N Mason Road
Katy TX 77449
United States

Contact Information

Sarah Crowe
Phone: 2819446529
Fax: 2819446529
Contact Method

Please apply on Academy's career website