The Director of Marketing and Promotions – Athletics develops and implements plans to increase ticket sales, promotes athletics, coordinates media, implements in-game promotions, and manages community relations efforts. The Director of Marketing and Promotions – Athletics assists with events that relate to the marketing and promotion of athletics. The Director of Marketing and Promotions – Athletics coordinates the billing and collection of all advertising and marketing related agreements.
Description of Primary Duties:
Ensures that activities and events scheduled during home games run smoothly and promote a positive image of the University and its intercollegiate athletics program by leading in-game entertainment, including on field promotions and contests, script writing, and music.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
Education: A Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, or a related area.
Experience: At least one year of experience in a responsible position in marketing, promotions, public relations, communications, or a related field is required. Experience in any of these fields at the college/university level is preferred.
Skills: Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills and organizational skills are required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required. Computer literacy, particularly in word processing and using databases, is preferred.
Effort: Occasionally required to lift and carry boxes of promotional material and/or media equipment weighing twenty pounds or more.
Other: The scope of the job frequently requires travel and working at evening and/or weekend activities and attendance at meetings, events, seminars, and workshops.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Official transcripts will be required at time of hire.
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