Assistant Director of Marketing (Publicity/Marketing Coordinator), UCP 4

Location
Storrs, CT
Posted
Jul 18, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Assistant Director of Marketing (Publicity/Marketing Coordinator), UCP 4
Job ID: 2018010
Location: Storrs Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Posting

The University of Connecticut is seeking applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Director of Marketing. This individual will assist in planning and implementing strategies to maximize marketing/promotional efforts in order to build attendance and generate ticket sales for UConn Athletic events. Responsibilities include: oversees day-to-day marketing and game day marketing efforts for men's ice hockey and other selected sports, to include production of timelines and public address scripts, coordination of video board content, in-venue music, sponsorship activation activities, and time-out promotions with band, cheerleaders and dance team; assists in planning cost-effective marketing strategies and promotional campaigns designed to engage various stakeholder groups and audiences; develops and/or contributes to preparation of marketing plans for selected sports; designs, produces and schedules sales and promotional collateral specific to target audience segments; works closely with other departmental units, such as Video, Communications, Tickets and Operations, to effectively execute promotions and other game day activities; recruits, trains and supervises student workers as necessary to carry out promotional activities or other needs within the Marketing unit; assists with digital media marketing efforts including social media content creation and distribution; performs other duties as assigned by the Associate Athletic Director for Strategic Marketing and Fan Engagement.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree in marketing or related field preferred, or Associates degree and two-to-four years' experience in marketing, or equivalent combination of education and experience; creative graphics and writing ability necessary to produce promotional materials; demonstrated knowledge of applicable NCAA regulations; outstanding organizational skills including ability to handle multiple projects; ability to work independently, think strategically and creatively with minimal supervision, adjust to changing circumstances, organize time efficiently and remain attentive to details; and willingness to work flexible and irregular hours.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree in marketing or related field; Master's degree in sport management; minimum one-to-two years of marketing experience in an NCAA Division 1 collegiate athletic department; direct marketing oversight of multiple NCAA Division 1 sports including men's ice hockey; proficiency in the use of Adobe Creative Suite; and demonstrated experience in developing digital content for use both in-venue and on social media platforms.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

Anticipated salary is low forties.

TO APPLY

Candidates must submit letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: http://www.jobs.uconn.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2018010)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on July 31, 2017.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

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