Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Role Type: Athletics
University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh

McLendon Minority Leadership Initiative (MLI): The purpose of the McLendon Minority Leadership Initiative (MLI) is to provide minorities- known as MLI Future Leaders - a jump-start to their careers through practical experiences, opportunities to build their network, and instilling the values of John McLendon: Integrity, Education, Leadership, and Mentorship. Coaches participating in the initiative are Ambassadors of the program and will serve as mentors to the Future Leaders on their campuses. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree to apply.

This position is focused on enhancing the social media brand of Pitt Athletics through creative content (video, photography, and graphic design), for its 19 varsity sport programs.

Duration: August 2022 - May 2023

Duties and Responsibilities of the Position:

  • Assist in creative content production with the Director of Social Media, Assistant AD of Broadcast & Video Production, Director of Graphic Design and Digital Media and Men’s Basketball Director of Creative Content.
  • Support effective brand management for varsity teams, and groups across the athletic department in the digital world.
  • Produce a wide range of professional-quality video, photo and graphic artwork for print, web, and/or social media in timely manner.

Must adhere to all University of Pittsburgh, ACC & NCAA rules and regulations.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Effective and flexible communication skills
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud

Preferred Skills:

  • Understanding of web design & video development
  • A broad knowledge of various social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Tik-Tok, etc.)
  • Ability to use graphic templates for social media

Stipend: $30,000

MLI Job ID: 108

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.