Media Manager Job Vacancies

by ITU Admin on 10 Nov, 2009 11:33

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is looking for independent and innovative candidates to fill the full time position of Media Manager. The candidates must have proven ability in the media field, and demonstrate the ability to work independently and creatively. We are looking for highly motivated people who can work as part of a small but very close team. The positions involve flexible working hours, and international travel. If you’re interested in working in the exciting field of international sports business, then apply now.

What you do

  • Actively solicit coverage of ITU, its athletes and events to international media
  • Develop new and maintain ongoing relationships with major international media outlets
  • Manage high level ITU corporate communications and crisis management
  • Develop and implement media and promotional strategy for ITU and its events
  • Lead in the creation and management of ITU official publications (ITU Press Kits, magazines, media guides, presentations, etc)
  • Organize logistics and administrative tasks for various media events - press conferences, announcements, photo shoots and interviews
  • Liaise with event organising committees and National Federations to ensure top level media services and operations at all ITU events
  • Assist in content generation for website
  • Assist in design and production of graphical elements
  • Assist in general planning and oversight of ITU Media Department
  • Answer general questions and inquiries from media

We’re looking for a candidate who has the following

  • Post-secondary education in Communications, Public Relations or Marketing
  • Minimum three (3) years full time experience in the media, communications and marketing field
  • Very strong writing and editing skills
  • Proven and demonstrable ability to generate creative and innovative ideas
  • Ability to travel internationally on short notice
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and weekends
  • Keen interest in sports and the Olympic movement
  • Knowledge of triathlon is desired
  • Able to work independently and be effective in a team environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, Dreamweaver, HTML
  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator and InDesign an asset
  • Fluency in English. Other language skills a strong asset

A little bit about us

The International Triathlon Union is the world governing body for the Olympic sport of Triathlon and all related MultiSport disciplines: Duathlon, Aquathlon and Winter Triathlon. ITU is proudly committed to supporting the development of the sport worldwide through strong relationships with continental and national federations, working with its partners to offer a balanced sport development programme from grassroots to a high-performance level. 

The ITU Media’s team primary goal is to create and develop an interesting, innovative and exciting media product that will help grow and develop the sport, through its commercial and media partnerships. ITU produce all media in-house ranging from international TV production to graphics and communications.

Summary

Position: Media Manager
Company: International Triathlon Union
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Start Date: January 4th 2010
Classification: Full-time
Salary: Negotiable

Applications including a cover letter must be submitted by November 30th via email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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