| NOTICE OF POSITION VACANCY University of Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics |
Position: Assistant Director Marketing Twelve month, 100% Academic Professional Appointment
Primary Position Function: Generate revenue and attendance for Illinois Athletics while building and protecting the Illinois Athletics brand. Primary focus will be developing and implementing marketing plans for varsity athletics, with heavy concentration on women’s sports. This position will also be responsible for student outreach initiatives on campus.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
• Create and execute marketing plans for the following sports- Women’s Soccer, Women’s and Men’s Gymnastics, Women’s Tennis, and Women’s and Men’s Track & Field/XC • Assist in the implementation of plan to increase women’s basketball revenue and attendance with primary focus on group initiatives; Work may include support in game and at postseason and holiday events • Assist with advising Illini Pride student support group • Work with Greek organizations to build programming and ticket sales initiatives • Work with international student organizations and campus departments to coordinate events to engage international students • Work athletic and community events as assigned, including but not limited to Fan Appreciation Day, Family Fun Fest, Stuff Huff, and other events • Maintain knowledge of and compliance with specific NCAA, Big Ten Conference and institution rules.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications. Starting Date: As soon as possible after closing date.
Application: To receive full consideration, application materials must be received on or before September 22, 2016. Please complete your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of application, resume, names of three references, and proof of academic credentials. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For further information regarding application procedures, contact Brad Wurthman, email@example.com
Interviews may take place prior to closing date but no selection will be made until after closing date.
Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).
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