Assistant Athletic Director/ Marketing and Fan Engagement
Division/College: Intercollegiate Athletics
Employee Category: Exempt
Pay Range: $50,019 per year or higher depending on education and experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: The Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Fan Engagement will assume responsibility of leading and managing the marketing and promotional efforts of University of Idaho Athletics. The position will seek to maximize positive exposure, revenue generation and game day experience opportunities. They must understand and apply complex marketing & promotional campaigns, be able to increase attendance at athletic events, optimize the use of social media for marketing and promotional purposes, create and execute specific campaigns to increase exposure and attendance for Idaho's athletic programs as well as other department entities and units, as well as lead in the development of promotional materials and advertisements. The Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Fan Engagement will report to the Associate Athletic Director for Communications, Marketing and Tickets. They will work closely with the University Alumni Office, as well as University Communications and Marketing. This position also coordinates with the department's multimedia rights holder to identify and allocate advertising spend, as well as other trade inventory, in the most effective and efficient manner. The two units will also collaborate to ensure fulfillment of sponsorship agreements. The Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Fan Engagement will supervise additional marketing staff, assigning them to specific sports for advertising, in-game promotions and marketing material distribution as well as efforts to get Vandal Athletics information into the community and across campus.
• Bachelor’s degree. • Three (3) years marketing or public relations experience. • Experience with developing advertising plans and budgets, as well as placing advertising inventory. • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite. • Experience taking marketing plans from concept to successful implementation.
• Master’s degree. • Experience in collegiate athletics. • Experience leading a marketing staff. • Excellent organizational and communication skills. • Ability to prioritize and handle many tasks at once • Knowledge of the University of Idaho and Vandal Athletics. • Demonstrated ability in coordinating special events. • Experience producing run of show at large events. • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact comfortably and effectively with both internal and external clients at all levels of the organization. • Ability to work well in a team environment and to have leadership skills.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: Position requires working evenings and weekends.
Posting Number: SP002205P
Posting Date: 05/22/2019
Closing Date: 6/14/2019
Open Until Filled: No
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.