Location: Milwaukee, WI
Role Type: Media
Marquette University
Marquette University

McLendon Minority Leadership Initiative (MLI): The purpose of the McLendon Minority Leadership Initiative (MLI) is to provide minorities – known as McLendon Fellows – a jump-start to their careers through practical experiences, opportunities to build their network, and instilling the values of John McLendon: Integrity, Education, Leadership, and Mentorship.  Coaches participating in the initiative are Ambassadors of the program and will serve as mentors to the McLendon Fellows on their campuses. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree to apply

Duration: July 2024 – June 2025

Duties and Responsibilities of the Position:

This position in Marquette Athletics will have a primary focus in the area of Athletics Communications, assisting with publicity efforts and generation of content for social media use. This individual will also provide assistance to the Vice President & Director of Athletics, as well as the executive team members as needed. Additionally, this position will have regular, on-going interaction and communication with the Marketing & Fan Engagement team, the Ticket Sales & Service team, as well as members of the various coaching staffs. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and looking for entry level experience in athletics communications.

  • Assist in the Athletics Department’s social media efforts. Includes content development, graphics and posting. Photography and video editing experience preferred.
  • Assist with development of content for the Athletics Department’s website, GoMarquette.com.
  • Assist with communications tasks related to the men’s basketball program.
  • Assist with media-related activity for Marquette’s 16 varsity sports as needed, including potential sport responsibilities.
  • Assist with coordination of live broadcasts on GoMarquette.com.
  • Assist with the development and submission of nominations for institutional, conference and national awards.
  • Assist with the preparation and dissemination of news releases and statistical information.
  • Assist with generation and posting of social media game day content/highlights.
  • Serve as a member of the department’s DEI committee.  Assist chair with special projects as needed.
  • Assist Vice President & Director of Athletics, and executive team members, with special projects as requested.


  • Bachelors degree
  • Effective and flexible communication skills
  • Video content and editing experience

Stipend: $35,000/year

MLI Job ID: 175

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. For more information, please review our policy and resources HERE.