Manager, Communications

Location: Atlanta, GA 30309
Department: Licensing

LEARFIELD is the leading media and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics. The company unlocks the value of college sports for brands and fans through an omnichannel platform with innovative content and commerce solutions for fan engagement. The LEARFIELD suite of services includes licensing and multimedia sponsorship management; publishing, audio, digital and social media; data analytics; ticketing, ticket sales and professional concessions expertise; branding; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue technology systems.

Headquartered in Plano, Texas, the company has long had the privilege of being an advocate for intercollegiate athletics and the student-athlete experience. Since 2008, it has served as title sponsor for the acclaimed LEARFIELD Directors’ Cup, supporting athletic departments across all divisions.

Our people-friendly culture is a hallmark of our style and approach to business and is rooted in values demonstrating intentional and active care for other people. The company and its employees strive each day to live by the company's value statement: “build the team, grow the company, have fun, love and serve others.” 

 


CLC is the nation’s leading collegiate trademark licensing company with a mission to elevate college brands through insight and innovation. The company is uniquely positioned to deliver consumer connections and brand visibility for institutions through data-based, customized brand protection, brand management, and brand marketing solutions that include impactful licensed merchandise systems and strategies and innovative marketing platforms to navigate the ever-evolving consumer and retail marketplace.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, CLC’s people-friendly culture is a hallmark of the company’s style and approach to business and is rooted in values demonstrating intentional and active care for other people. The company and its employees strive each day to live by the company's values to Serve Others, Build Trust, Lead Well, Innovate Often, Be Passionate.  Founded in 1981, CLC is a part of LEARFIELD, the leading media and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics.


Responsibilities:

  • Develop content, ensure timely/consistent delivery, proof editorial, and assist in the production of communications vehicles such an informational emails to partners and industry news updates, as needed for CLC, an affiliate of LEARFIELD. Coordinate with other divisions in CLC, licensees, retailers, and partner institutions as needed to gather information and produce materials.
  • Assist in the creation of templates to aid in the production of partner annual reports and industry snapshots, as well as other department resources, as needed.
  • Create CLC RFP responses for new business and client retention and work to consistently evolve look and messaging.
  • Work with CLC’s executive team, department heads, and account management teams to manage the process and create presentations for new business, business retention, and client business reviews.
  • Manage, organize, and continuously update a presentation PowerPoint slide menu for use by staff members.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in a communications or PR role, preferably in higher education, sports, or licensing industries
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptional time management skills and project management skills to ensure multiple concurrent projects are properly prioritized and completed within expected timeframes
  • Solid working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign) and PowerPoint software, proficient with Mac OS platform
  • Solid understanding of communications strategies necessary, including emerging technologies and social/non-traditional media
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • 4-year degree in public relations, communications, journalism, or similar field preferred

 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. LEARFIELD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.

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