Duties and Responsibilities Sun Devil Athletics is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Graduate Assistant in the Marketing and Game Presentation Department. The individual will provide support for the marketing and game presentation needs of Sun Devil Athletics and assigned sport programs. Graduate Assistants will report to the Managers of Marketing and Game Presentation within Sun Devil Athletics, with the goal of using marketing and promotion strategies extensively in an effort to generate revenue, maximize attendance and to create a preferred game environment. Specific duties include:
Develop and execute marketing and promotional plans for sports as assigned; including soccer, volleyball, beach volleyball, gymnastics, wrestling, lacrosse, and softball
Assisting in the execution of marketing and game presentation campaigns for Football, Sun Devil Men’s and Women’s Basketball and Baseball
Establish strategic initiatives across all sports to activate lead generation in the local community and engage the Sun Devil Athletics fan base
Work to increase media engagement through unique partnership opportunities with area corporations and advertisers
Other duties as assigned
SCHEDULE: TBD; requires working evenings, weekends, and possibly holidays.
Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree required, enrollment in ASU graduate courses (employment contingent upon proof of enrollment in graduate courses post hire offer) and one (1) year post-graduate experience in sports marketing or game presentation. Knowledge of MS Office, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.
Desired Qualifications Evidence of strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate clearly to convey thoughts, ideas and plans clearly to Sun Devil Athletics coaches, administrators and other staff members; the ability to develop and initiate unique ideas while working these plans into the marketing strategy of assigned sports programs; the ability to write creatively and produce scripting ideas for television, radio, email and print advertisements; and, the ability to perform multiple tasks and responsibilities in an efficient manner.
Compensation The position is a 12-month assistantship with a start date of July 1, 2018. Compensation includes full tuition and a monthly stipend of $500. The position is designed for candidates pursuing a master's degree in an evening program, and will be renewed for a second year of study based on performance.
Background Check Statement ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which include a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses and certifications.
Deadline 11:59PM (Arizona time) on Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Instructions to Apply Submit via email a cover letter, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three (3) professional references in a single MS Word or PDF document by the deadline to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation includes full tuition and a monthly stipend of $500
The mission of Sun Devil Athletics (SDA) is to provide opportunities for student-athletes to achieve at the highest levels of both academic and athletic excellence, thereby providing them with opportunities for personal growth, offering a unifying force to the campus community, and creating a source of pride among and support from the external constituencies of the universit...y.
SDA is fully committed to the principles of student-athlete welfare, institutional control, gender and ethnic diversity, and sportsmanship. This commitment includes creating an environment where student-athletes contribute to a winning tradition while enhancing the campus and local community and competing in a program having integrity and high ethical standards. SDA is committed to a leadership role within the university, community, the Pac-12 Conference, and the nation.
SDA is committed to recruit, retain and develop a diversified workforce.
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ASU offers a tuition discount for the employee, their spouse and dependents and a competitive benefits package including paid vacation and holidays, health insurance and more.
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