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Assistant Director, Marketing and Fan Engagement

Company: University of Arizona
Location: Tucson
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Assistant Director, Marketing and Fan Engagement Posting Numberreq10901DepartmentAdministration and AthleticsDepartment Website LinkLocationMain CampusAddressTucson, AZ USAPosition HighlightsThe University of Arizona's Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is seeking an experienced sports marketing professional for the position of Assistant Director of Marketing and Fan Engagement. The successful candidate must be highly motivated, a self-starter and organized. This is a full-time position, reporting to the Assistant Athletics Director for Marketing. Candidates should expect to work evenings, weekends, and some holidays based on sport competition schedules. The University's strength in undergraduate education and scientific research is paralleled by its excellence on the playing fields, courts and other venues of its 21-sport Intercollegiate Athletic Program. The Arizona Wildcats compete in the tradition-rich Pac-12 Conference, "The Conference of Champions." For a more comprehensive view of what makes working in our department unique, please visit the websites at: www.arizonawildcats.com. Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.Duties & ResponsibilitiesDuties & Responsibilities:Serve as the marketing lead for Arizona Soccer and Arizona Women's Basketball - including but not limited to marketing, ticket sales promotions, and game presentationServe as point for Arizona football Fan Fiesta (Arizona Athletics sponsored tailgating) and on-field football liaisonProvide leadership with other sport leads to develop, implement, and recap comprehensive marketing plans for women's basketball, soccer Maintain production schedule of promotional materials including radio, tv, posters, pocket schedules, and print ads for women's basketball, soccerOversee and direct game presentation efforts including video board operations, in-game promotions, fan giveaways, presentations, sponsor fulfillment, cheerleaders and band performances, game atmosphere, and direction of interns and volunteers for women's basketball, soccerAssist with the development of digital strategies for women's basketball and soccer including social media assistance with Assistant Director of Digital Marketing, email communication, and website managementWork with ticket sales and analytics teams to develop revenue and attendance generation strategies for women's basketball, soccerCommunicate regularly with head coach of assigned sports (or an appointed staff member such as a Director of Operations)Serve as liaison between Arizona Athletics and student internsResponsible for communication pertinent marketing information internally to ICA staffManagement of marketing budget for assigned sportsAssist with the planning and implementation of special event marketing, such as pep rallies, meet the team events, and the Arizona Road TourOther duties as assignedKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Strong verbal and written communications skillsWorking knowledge of design programs and layout (i.e. Adobe Creative Suite)Knowledge of position related NCAA, Pac-12, and Arizona rules and regulationsAbility to problem solve and make decisionsAbility to multi-task with frequent interruptionsDedication and motivation to initiate, lead and support value-added projectsMeticulous attention to detail Self-motivated, results-oriented, and has a positive demeanorDemonstrated organizational skills, including the ability to plan, establish priorities and successfully manage multiple priority projects Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive interpersonal relationsDemonstrated ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all organizational levels, and project a positive, professional attitudeMinimum QualificationsBachelor's degreeThree years of experience working in college athletics or professional sports marketing/communicationsMust be available to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekendsPreferred Qualifications Master's Degree in Sports Administration or Business Administration/Marketing Four years of experience working in college athletics or professional sports marketing/ communications Experience with and personal computer proficiency in the following applications: ticketing solution software, Marketing Automation, Google Analytics, Photoshop, InDesign, and basic web design Bilingual in English and Spanish FLSAExemptFull Time/Part TimeFull TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week40 + nights and weekendsJob FTE1.00Work CalendarFiscalJob CategoryAthleticsBenefits EligibleYes - Full BenefitsRate of PayDOECompensation Typesalary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)Grade6Career Stream and LevelPC2Job FamilyAthletics AdminJob FunctionAthleticsType of criminal background check required:Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)Number of Vacancies1Target Hire Date7/25/2022Expected End DateContact Information for CandidatesChris Celona ccelona@arizona.eduOpen Date7/13/2022Open Until FilledYesDocuments Needed to ApplyResume, Cover Letter, and One Additional DocumentSpecial Instructions to ApplicantPlease submit Resume, Cover Letter, and the answers tothe following questions as the Additional Document. Thank You.1. Describe your knowledge of NCAA and Pac-12 Conferencerules and regulations relating to academics, satisfactory progress, andeligibility.2. Please list below any experience you have had since 2015with high school or college student-athletes. This includes working orvolunteering in any capacity with a high school, AAU, sports club, juniorcollege or 4-year institution student-athlete, athletics team or department.3. Applicants for this position are subject to the followingNCAA Bylaws 11.4.2,,, 11.4.3,,, 11.4.4,, and You may be asked about these Bylaws in an interview,and you may be asked to sign a future affirmation confirming the same prior toor upon your employment by The University of Arizona, if you are selected foremployment. Do you understand that by submitting your application foremployment you are affirming that you have read these Bylaws, and that suchBylaws would not preclude your employment by The University of Arizona?4. Are you the parent, coach, relative or guardian of aprospective student-athlete (i.e., student in 9-12 grade or 7-12 grade formen's basketball or junior college student) in the sport of men's basketball,women's basketball or football or have any other type of association with anyprospective student-athlete in the sports of men's basketball, women'sbasketball or football? If yes, please explain.5. Is your potential employment within the athleticdepartment conditioned upon the enrollment of any prospective student-athlete(i.e., student in 9-12 grade, 7-12 grade for men's basketball or juniorcollege) in the sport of men's basketball, women's basketball or football? Ifyes, please explain.6. Do you understand that failure to disclose anyinformation related to your affiliation with a prospective student-athlete(student in 9-12 grade, 7-12 grade for men's basketball or junior college) inthe sports of football, men's basketball or women's basketball might renderyour application ineligible for consideration?Diversity StatementAt the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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