Provide support to the Collegiate Partnerships department by assisting with the upcoming 2019-2020 Olympians Made Here campaign. Position will be responsible for facilitating campaign participation among school and conference athletics communications and marketing teams. Duties also include aiding in toolkit development, liaising with NGBs to gather collegiate assets and information, approving and monitoring campaign activation plans and assisting with the campaign website.
Duties & Responsibilities
Campaign Development (30%)
1. Collaborate with national governing bodies to secure logos, schedules, performance information, athlete quotes, and other details to incorporate into the campaign digital toolkit.
3. Develop campaign-related materials, including written web stories, marketing materials, physical toolkits, etc. and assist with requests for alternative uses of the campaign theme.
4. Assist with facilitating campaign-related support for collegiate stakeholders (NCAA,conferences, schools and coaches’ associations) and facilitate communications-related questions from sports information directors and conference liaisons.
5. Schedule and participate in collegiate communications meetings, including setting agendas,preparing presentation decks and writing recaps.
Campaign Execution (70%)
6. Aid in project managing six stages of the 2019-20 Olympians Made Here campaign (launch, historical celebration, hopefuls celebration, trials, Games coverage and post-games recognition); proactively reach out to schools and assist with project planning.
7. Track collegiate participation throughout the campaign, including digital engagement, in-venue recognition events, etc.
8. Serve as information conduit to schools and conferences regarding national team student-athlete performances in the leadup to Tokyo.
9. Work with collegiate partnerships specialist and digital media team to coordinate content for TeamUSA.org.
10. Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications Required
· Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
· Minimum of two to three years of experience in communications, preferably with campaign development and execution
· Knowledge of the Olympic Movement and collegiate athletics system
· Interpersonal skills to collaborate with various stakeholders
· Exceptional writing and editing skills
· Ability to think creatively and innovatively
· Highly developed sense of ownership and responsibility
· Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously with an acute attention to detail
Tools, Equipment, & Conditions
· Standard office equipment
· Office environment on multi-building site
· Non-traditional work hours and schedule as required
· Prolonged sitting and use of hands/wrists
· Some travel
· Some extended hours
· Regular attendance at work is an essential job function
Colorado Springs Downtown Headquarters
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: This position is a year long temporary position
Internal Number: P2500
About United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee
At the USOPC, everyone can make a difference – in the life of an athlete and in the world. We bring the Olympic and Paralympic values to life by working collectively to empower athletes to achieve excellence, on and off the field of play.
The Olympic and Paralympic movements transcend geographic and cultural boundaries to unify and inspire the world through sports. Working in sports is more than competitive athletics; it is a platform for good. As an instrument of the Olympic and Paralympic experience, team members value the responsibility of connecting Americans to a movement larger than us all.
The USOPC values its team members and the work they do to bring our mission to life every day. We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, but we also offer something just as substantial: the chance to make a difference through sport.