ALL CBU STUDENTS – Sports Information Officer; Cape Breton University Department of Athletics


Sports Information Officer 

The Department of Athletics at CBU invites applications from CBU students for Sports Information Officer.

Qualified candidates should send the following documents to Shaun Ranni, Coordinator of Varsity Athletics & Recreation, Department of Athletics:

  • a letter of application;
  • a resume; and
  • complete contact information of three references



Reporting to the Varsity Athletics & Recreation Coordinator, ideal candidates will have an interest in varsity sports at CBU and be flexible in their work hours to accommodate weekend and evening events. Strong writing skills and social media operational knowledge would be an asset. The Sports Information Officer performs a variety of communications tasks related to CAPERS Varsity Sports. This includes writing game previews, post-game stories, and athlete profiles.

  • Write game previews
  • Collect and use player Bio’s
  • Use statistics for analysis and opinion
  • Write post-game recaps
  • Gather player and coach post-game quotes
  • Provide in game social media posts
  • Other duties as assigned

Application Details

Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. September 6th, 2017.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Cape Breton University

Department of Athletics


P.O. Box 5300, 1250 Grand Lake Road

Sydney, NS,  B1P 6L2