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Director of Communications - Missouri Mavericks (Kansas City, MO)

Director of Communications

Objective: To enhance the Missouri Mavericks brand through communication utilizing online, print, and broadcast outlets.


Job Description & Essential Functions:


·       Produce graphic content to be utilized on social media and web outlets.

o   The majority of content is designed to meet ticket sales goals.

·       Assist Director of Digital Content & Social Media to schedule and distribute content on Mavericks’ social media channels to ensure wide audience reach and high levels of interaction.

·       Develop and maintain relationships with Kansas City-area media outlets with the ultimate goal of increasing team-specific coverage.

o   Provide story pitches to media outlets.

o   Coordinate media access to Hockey Operations Department and players for the purpose of conducting interviews for stories.

o   Maintain and distribute game notes packet that provides relevant sports information that media may use while covering Mavericks games.

o   Monitor and track media coverage of the Mavericks.

·       Maintain current and accurent content on team webpage.

·       Develop new and relevent content for team webpage for the sole purpose of increasing web traffic that will translate into increased ticket sales including pre-game and post-game e-mail blasts.

·       Manage schedule and distribution of content on Mavericks mobile app to ensure users are active and engaged.

·       Track website analytics to ensure web traffic is being delivered to the ticketing section of website.

·       Act as liason between Hockey Operations and Front Office.

o   Assist in scheduling video shoots to fulfill sponsor obligations and in-house content production.

o   Assist in scheduling promotional appearances to fulfill sponsor obligations and community initiatives.

·       Provide PR and media relations coverage for all home and away Mavericks games, as well as, hosting attending media during home games.

·       Manage off-ice officials during the season. 

This position is not a broadcasting position and thus candidates seeking a radio or TV broadcasting position need not apply.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Proficient in Microsoft software
  • At least 2 years of writing for a professional sports franchise
  • Bachelors degree in Journalism/Communications preferred

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite?
2. Do you have at least 2 years of PR/Communications experience in sports?
3. Are you new to Hockey?
4. Do you want to be a broadcaster?

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