Job Summary: Serves as the primary in house graphic designer for Southern Miss Athletics, assists with fostering and managing the athletics brand, oversees the athletic department’s website, southermiss.com, provides photographic services for the athletic department, and assists with digital marketing, digital media, and social media interviews.
Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:
1.Oversees the athletics department website, southernmiss.com, including managing the overall look, layout, feel, and navigation.
2.Develops new ways to promote the 16 athletic teams and the department’s mission statement while taking advantage of emerging technology.
3.Assists with overarching sports marketing, communication, public relation campaigns, and sales campaigns.
4.Assists with the creation and marketing, communication, and creative content to engage with fans.
5.Primary graphic designer for marketing and communication department. Creates all schedule cards, schedule posters, ticket order forms, fan guides, flyers, social media graphics, infographics, advertising graphics, sales pieces, website design/layout, etc.
6.Provides photographic services for the athletic department.
7.Assists with fostering and managing the overall athletics brand and performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and one-year related experience; training in graphic design, photography, digital marketing, social media, sports marketing, and website design.
About The University of Southern Mississippi
Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-driven university with a proud history and an eye on the future. A dual-campus university, Southern Miss serves students on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, in addition to five teaching and research sites in Mississippi and through Online at Southern Miss. Since 2006, Southern Miss students have collected seven Goldwater Scholarships, three Truman Scholarships and 14 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. Our Center for Undergraduate Research affords our students meaningful research opportunities, and as a proven leader in innovation, we conduct transformative research that translates into real-world solutions. As one of only 36 institutions in the nation accredited in art, dance, music and theatre, we are a haven for creativity and artistic expression. In the classroom or lab, on the playing field, or in the performance hall, we strive to have a positive impact not only on our students, but also the world around us. Further information is found at www.usm.edu.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act i...nstitution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.