Corporate Communications Manager

USA Swimming Colorado Springs, CO

About the Job

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Promote the activities of USA Swimming business units and departments including: Commercial, Sport Development, Safe Sport, Diversity & Inclusion and the USA Swimming Foundation Promote organization’s thought-leadership including media placements and speaking engagements Develop and oversee a process for enhancing communications with Local Swimming Committees (LSCs) and teams and making communication more consistent and targeted Promote member-targeted programs and services Generate sports business trade publicity (ex. leaders, marketing, sponsorship, licensing) Provide support at key USA Swimming national events Promote key members, volunteers, staff and programs within respective industries and submit for respective industry awards Manage publicity of USA Swimming multicultural partnerships, such as Sigma Gamma Rho and Swim 1922 Develop strategy to message diversity initiatives Qualifications: Knowledge, skill, ability, educational/training, experience, working environment, physical activities: Self-starter with high level of initiative and creativity as well as willingness to “take the ball” Experience working in Public Relations in an agency or sports organization setting for a minimum of 4-6 years 4-year bachelor’s degree in Public Relations or Communications Exceptional writing skills and ability to adhere to AP style and USA Swimming style manuals Solid background and knowledge of social media trends Ability to travel up to 25% of time Ability to work independently to produce high quality work and meet deadlines Ability to work productively in fast-paced environment Team player with a consistently professional demeanor Swimming/sports experience preferred Interested candidates may submit their resume and cover letter via email to no later than December 21, 2018.