25 days old

Athletics Marketing Assistant

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Athletics Marketing Assistant
Requisition Number DU06528
Department Name 12E00:UKAA - External Operations
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range The applicant will be able to choose between an hourly position or a tuition waiver plus stipend position.
Type of Position Other
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

Bachelors Degree from an accredited institution in Sports Management or related field.

Required Related Experience

One year experience (volunteer or paid) within Division 1 Athletic Marketing office or equivalent.

Required License/Registration/Certification

None

Physical Requirements

To be able to lift, push, pull objects up to 50 lbs.

Shift

Days, Evenings, Weekends.

Job Summary

The Marketing Assistant will be responsible for assisting with day-to-day activities of the office which include creating and implementing marketing plans for assigned sports and others as needed. Those efforts include working with coaching staff, writing and executing marketing plans, developing and implementing marketing strategies; creating strategies for fan engagement and attendance; coordinating event scripts; and supervising student workers assigned to game day and other activities. This position is an appointment for 2020-2021 academic year with the opportunity for a second term.

If the tuition waiver option is chosen this is not a formal Graduate Assistantship through the UK Graduate School. However, this position will include a combination of tuition waiver and monthly stipend not to exceed a pre-determined allocation. Additional compensation over the summer months will be determined at the discretion/need of the athletics department.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Passionate, dedicated, hard-working and organized with excellent written/verbal communication skills and a strong desire to pursue a career in marketing athletics field. Prior experience in marketing and hosting of athletic events at the Division 1 level preferred. Familiar with NCAA procedures and protocols.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelors Degree from an accredited institution in Sports Management or related field. Must be willing to work long hours including nights, weekends and holidays in addition to weekly office hours. The successful candidates must be willing to work all home football games and home games of the sport to which you are assigned.

Deadline to Apply 03/27/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Categories

Posted: 2020-03-09 Expires: 2020-04-08

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