Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations
What Does An Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations Do?
An athletic director for media relations at a university has the job of promoting the athletic program in the community.
How Do I Become An Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations?
A four-year bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, journalism or a related field is necessary to obtain this position. A higher degree (master’s or doctorate) in a related field, which may take an additional two-five years to earn, would be more valuable.
What is the Average Salary For An Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations?
High – 76,000
Median – 51,000
Low – 35,000
What Courses Should I Take To Become An Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations?
- English – As much as possible!
- Public Relations
What Is The Work Environment For An Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations?
A media or public relations position can work in any organization that needs to distribute information to the public or improve their image in the community (and that are big enough to financially justify this position). Brian happens to work for the athletic department at a university.
What Is The Future Outlook For An Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations?
Because of the limited number of these positions, there will likely be a lot of competition for these jobs.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada