Assistant Coordinator, Recruiting & Creative Content for Women’s Basketball – University of California, Berkeley

School: University of California, Berkeley
Position: Assistant Coordinator, Recruiting & Creative Content for Women’s Basketball
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: PAC-12

Departmental Overview: 

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics consists of more than 275 staff members and  coaches and sponsors 30 varsity sports programs. These 30 programs include more than  850 student-athletes who participate in the various sports programs annually within the

National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). We are currently seeking an Assistant  Coordinator for Recruiting and Creative Content who will work within the department’s  Women’s Basketball unit.

Description of Position:  

The Assistant Coordinator of Recruiting and Creative Content is a hybrid role that will assist  the coaching staff with the recruitment of prospective student-athletes and develop creative  content (video and graphics) to be used for the recruitment of prospective student-athletes  and for use on Cal Women’s Basketball social media. This includes creating and maintaining  recruiting databases, recruiting efforts utilizing social media, creation of graphics for  recruiting purposes, and assisting with campus visits. This position will work with the  Director of Video to coordinate the video shoots, and will be directly responsible for the  creative strategy, storyboarding, and editing. This position will require creativity and a  strong foundation in video editing, photography, production and understanding of the  college athletics landscape. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining  the visual brand of Cal Women’s Basketball through photography, videography, and  working closely with department video producers, graphic designers, and social media  managers to ensure the execution of this brand.


  • Oversee the daily student-athlete recruiting operational and logistical processes for Women’s Basketball.
  • Maintain recruitment database, create and update recruiting lists at the direction of  the coaching staff. Ensuring all activities are compliant with NCAA rules and  regulations in conjunction with our Intercollegiate Athletics Compliance  Recruitment & Eligibility Coordinator.
  • Plan and creates intercollegiate athletics specific visual solutions to communications  problems in support of the operational and strategic aspects of the Women’s  Basketball program.
  • Find the most effective way to get intercollegiate athletics’ messages across in print  and electronic media using color, type, illustration, photography, animation, and  various print and layout techniques.
  • Take photos of the team during photo shoots, practices, and games. • In conjunction with Marketing department, develop and coordinate social media  efforts for Women’s Basketball team. Deliver compelling programs that maximize  reach, engagement, and impact for the Women’s Basketball brand on a local and  global scale.
  • Coordinate content and the maintenance of Women’s Basketball social media  accounts (i.e. community management, promotional sweepstakes, analytics) with  the goal of growing and engaging our social media community.
  • Ensures all materials adhere to brand identity and guidelines of Cal Athletics.  Maintain consistent style, themes, and marketing strategies for all Women’s  Basketball creative content.
  • Assist coaching staff with the planning and coordination of official and unofficial  visits to campus including the arranging and follow through of all logistics (i.e.  itineraries, travel, hotel, hosts, meals, compliance paperwork, complimentary  tickets, etc.) and the completion and submission of required paperwork and expense  reports related to events and activities.

Required Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Division 1 College Basketball
  • Problem-solving skills; multi-task, work with frequent interruptions, and effective  listener.
  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills in the English language.  • Must be proficient in the use of basic computer applications.
  • Self-motivated. Ability to adapt to new challenges and finds ways to solve them. • Working knowledge of applicable creative software applications including the  Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere, Final Cut Pro. • Knowledge of current social media platforms (i.e. Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc)  and how to create, implement, and execute a social media strategy and calendar • Working knowledge to maintain files and image storage.
  • Skills to effectively produce videos that meet and satisfy the needs of the client. • Ability to capture live sporting events with single-camera coverage and a  documentary “all-access” style
  • Ability to edit footage to use for a variety of formats including television and  Internet.
  • Ability to manage projects from concept to creation.
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple parties to best meet goals and objectives of  clients.
  • Knowledge of current NCAA Compliance rules and regulations regarding  recruitment of prospective student-athletes

Preferred Qualifications: 

• Previous experience in a Division 1, Power 5 Basketball program

Applicant Information:

To apply for this position, please go to and apply for job #17038. Please include a cover letter, resume,  and three references submitted as a single attachment with your application.

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