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Student Assistant Positions

Student Assistant Positions

Clemson Athletic Communications is looking for talented Clemson students in these areas:

-Graphic Designers

-Videographers

-Digital Media Editors

-Stat Editors

-Photographers

Listed below are details and descriptions for student assistant positions available in Clemson Athletics for 2015-16 and beyond.

How to apply: Please e-mail your résumé with any relevant work samples, which position(s) you are interested in and why you’re the best candidate for the job, to Jonathan Gantt (jdgantt@clemson.edu) and Libby Kehn (elizabk@clemson.edu).

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Positions paid hourly (current minimum wage); opportunities for internship credits dependent on coordination with faculty
  • Positions capped at 25 hours/week
  • Average time per week is estimated to be between 8-20 hours
  • Time will be split between the office during business hours and on location at events, usually in the evenings and on weekends

POSITION DESCRIPTIONS

Assistant Writers

  • Focus on written content for ClemsonTigers.com and Athletics publications
  • Formats include: press releases, game previews, game recaps, short-form blogs, feature stories, Q&As, lists, letters and others
  • Requires knowledge and experience with different writing styles ranging from AP style to casual blog writing
  • Requires occasional nights and weekends; working on deadline

Assistant Graphic Designers

  • Focus on graphic content for ClemsonTigers.com, social media channels and Athletics publications
  • Implementations include: web/social, publication layout, facility and projects, presentations and powerpoints, infographics, videoboard and others
  • Requires working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud software (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.)
  • Requires occasional nights and weekends; working on deadline

Assistant Videographers

  • Focus on video content for ClemsonTigers.com and social media channels
  • Projects include: news features, hype/motivational videos, personality profiles, highlight packages, event promos and others
  • Requires working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud software (Premiere Pro, After Effects, Media Encoder, etc.)
  • Requires occasional nights and weekends; working on deadline

Assistant Digital Media Editors

  • Focus on maintenance and editing of ClemsonTigers.com and social media channels
  • Projects include: inputting on ClemsonTigers.com, curating social content, researching and capturing external content to re-purpose on Clemson web/social channels, monitoring social feedback, web/social analytics reporting and others
  • Requires occasional nights and weekends; working on deadline
  • Requires knowledge and experience working with basic web CMS, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Vine, Pinterest and other emerging social outlets

Assistant Photographers

  • Focus on action, candid and editorial shots for ClemsonTigers.com and social media channels
  • Projects include games, events and shoots
  • Different projects will feature different objectives (timeliness, workflow, quality, etc.)
  • Requires occasional nights and weekends; working on deadline

Assistant Stat Editors

  • Focus on providing statistics operational support for all Clemson Athletics events
  • During live events, will keep official statistics for Clemson athletic department
  • Opportunities to track trends, historical accomplishments and other various game notes
  • Requires working nights and weekends; working on deadline

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