Auburn University Athletics, a member of the Southeastern Conference, invites applications for one Marketing graduate assistant position to begin in July 2019.
Opportunities and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: developing and implementing marketing and sales plans for assigned sports with a focus on maximizing attendance and ticket sales revenue, preparing all aspects of game-day production and promotions, designing and editing promotional materials, planning and organizing special events, developing and implementing marketing plans for non-ticketed sports with a focus on increasing attendance and awareness, assist with database management and analytics and email marketing, and managing all day-to-day office responsibilities including communication with fans.
Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, advertising, sport management or related field. Candidate must possess excellent organizational and communication skills, and a willingness to work nights and weekend hours. Experience working in collegiate or professional sports and Adobe Creative Suite skills are preferred.
Acceptance into graduate school at Auburn University is required before candidate can officially be offered the position. Position requires a two-year commitment. Applicants selected for the position must then apply for and be accepted into the Auburn University graduate school. Position includes graduate school tuition waiver and monthly stipend. To be on assistantship, a graduate student must:
be in a degree-seeking program
be registered for at least one course during each academic term of the assistantship
satisfy the minimum load specifications of the individual departments and be making satisfactory progress toward the degree
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume and the names of at least three professional references via email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday, March 22, 2019. Review of applications will begin immediately and position will remain open until filled.
The position will remain open until filled. Auburn University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
About Auburn University
Auburn University has developed into one of the largest universities in the South, remaining in the educational forefront with its traditional blend of arts and applied science and changing with the needs of today while living with a respect for the traditions and spirit that are Auburn. The Athletics Department, in keeping with the mission of the University, and in a spirit of inclusion, encouraging diversity and equitable treatment for all, will seek to abide by the rules, to manage its fiscal affairs in a responsible manner, to educate its student-athletes, and to win championships, thereby bringing credit to Auburn and its people. The Auburn Tigers compete at the highest level of intercollegiate athletics as a charter member of the Southeastern Conference. Auburn fields 19 varsity teams with approximately 500 student-athletes supported by more than 225 full-time staff on the campus of Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama.