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Job listing closed on 17 Apr 2024
4 Apr 2024

Communications Coordinator

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Cincinnati, OH, USA
Full Time
2+ years exp.

The Cincinnati Bengals are seeking an energetic communications coordinator with strong attention to detail and an ability to get things done in a fast-paced environment. This position will serve as a main point of contact for all credential needs, working alongside the Director of Media Relations, Director of Security and Director of Operations to oversee the gameday credentialing process. Prior credential experience is required to be considered for this position.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Director of Media Relations, Director of Security and Director of Operations to implement a new credential system.
  • Help manage gameday credentialing operations for the entire stadium, including application and approval process, production and distribution of credentials.
  • Serve as a main point of contact for groups that require credentials, including team, stadium, media, broadcast partners and league staff.
  • Assist with distribution of parking passes.
  • Develop strong understanding of credentialing technology partners, including Accredit Solutions, Wicket, Alvarado, Zebra and Cube Passes.
  • Arrive at the stadium up to eight hours before kickoff to help manage credential issues that arise on gameday.
  • Help manage credentialing process for concerts and other events at Paycor Stadium.
  • Contribute to written materials produced by the communications department, including the weekly release, media guide and season review.
  • Serve as a contact for community engagement communications efforts.
  • Support player and community award campaigns, including drafting award submissions, creating promotional plans and assisting with the grant process when applicable.
  • Contribute to daily media monitoring during the offseason.
  • Assist with special projects as assigned.


  • 2+ years of experience working in a professional sports setting, high profile collegiate level sport or related field.
  • Prior credential experience is required. Previous experience working with Accredit Solutions is preferred.
  • Energetic personality with excellent communication and people skills.
  • Problem-solving skills, attention to detail and ability to succeed in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment.
  • Forward-looking thinker who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.
  • Strong writing ability and knowledge of AP Style.
  • Ability to work flexible/long hours for work assignments and games.