The Athletics Marketing Graduate Assistant is responsible for day-to-day activities in the marketing department, to include the following:
Assist in creating and implementing marketing plans for assigned sports Communicate with coaching staffs to develop and implement marketing and promotional plans; create strategies for fan engagement and attendance; and act as game producer for assigned sports Assist in training interns in necessary duties within the marketing department – including gameday execution, creating timing sheets, scriptwriting on-campus promotion, and event setup Assist with creation and implementation of digital, email, and social strategy for assigned sports Assist with post-season events as it relates to assigned sports Act as marketing liaison to assigned special marketing initiatives Assist with community relations initiatives including the Junior Razorbacks program Assist with additional sports as needed Other duties as assigned by the marketing team
Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
Earned Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education in Marketing, Sports Administration, Communications, or a related field
Enrollment and/or acceptance in a University of Arkansas graduate program for Fall term 2020
At least one year of relevant athletic experience (volunteer/hourly will be considered)
Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills, including both verbal and written
Ability to work nights and weekends
Knowledge of NCAA and SEC rules and regulations
Additional Salary Information: Includes tuition, books, and fees
About University of Arkansas
Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,600 students with 200+ academic programs. U of A students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent all 50 states and 120 countries.
The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation’s strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life. Arkansas is a natural wonder of forests, mountains and lakes framed by picturesque riv...ers and streams. Some of the best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are a short drive from campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.