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11 Jul 2024

Communications Assistant

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Las Vegas, NV, USA
Full Time
1+ year exp.

Position Overview:

Built upon our storied legacy, we win on and off the field by intentionally uniting our players, alumni, teammates, and guests. We strive to create meaningful relationships and deliver a world class experience in all interactions. It is our shared responsibility to ensure that the greatness of the Raiders is in its future.

The Communications Assistant will assist the department in driving a strategic message and supporting programs that positively impact the Las Vegas Raiders. The Communications Assistant will report to the Communications Manager and should excel in a fast-paced and collaborative environment.

Essential Job Functions

  • Manage the daily clips media monitoring program, compiling relevant news items from around the NFL and sports business for distribution to club executives and personnel.
  • Compile and manage a database of completed media appearances for Raiders players, coaches, executives, and staff throughout the calendar year.
  • Gather audio and transcribe quotes from press conferences and media sessions for distribution to the media and historical archives.
  • Monitor practice to ensure media and spectators remain in appropriate areas.
  • Support football communications staff with media credentialing at practice.
  • Assist with media set up and logistics daily for practices.
  • Assist in the press box on gamedays.
  • Support football communications staff with photographer/media check-in on gamedays.
  • Assist with stat distribution to various stadium locations on gamedays.
  • Setup media viewing areas at practice and in the press-box on gamedays.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelorโ€™s degree or equivalent business experience.
  • 1-2 years of relevant communications experience, preferentially within the sports industry.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite programs.
  • Proficiency in social media applications.
  • Strong understanding of the media relations/public relations industry.
  • Ability to develop positive relationships with football personnel as well as media at large.
  • Strong organizational skills, including effective time management and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and competently to a variety of different audiences on a diverse range of topics.
  • Ability to create innovative and effective solutions to multi-layered tasks and problems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe InDesign as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office products and the Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Strong understanding of football-related statistics, analytics tools, and the social media landscape.
  • Ability to interact positively with individuals throughout the organization.
  • Ability to work extended hours and flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.

Physical Aspects of Position (includes but are not limited to):

  • Sitting for long periods of time throughout shift.
  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 25lbs.
  • Occasional walking, standing, bending, kneeling, pushing, and pulling.

The Las Vegas Raiders provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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