The University Athletic Association at the University of Florida is searching for an Associate Athletics Director that will oversee the success of our retention and ticket system operations for the Ticket Office. This includes annual ticket sales for all athletic events; evaluating the effectiveness of the retention and system operations staff; and responsibility for the annual budget for the Ticket Office. This position will represent the UAA in communications with boosters, alumni, faculty/staff, students, the general public and the SEC conference for ticket related issues. The incumbent will work in conjunction with Marketing & Promotions in the creative concepts for season ticket sales and production of informational brochures, applications and related materials for athletic event ticket sales as well as the Data and Analytics team to determine the best strategies for ticket sales and retention. Position is open until filled.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field
5 years of ticket sales experience, inclusive of 2 years of management experience is required
Requires a creative thinker with the ability to offer innovated concepts for generating ticket sales
Proven successful managerial skills, administrative and interpersonal communication skills and progressive planning abilities are mandatory
Ability to engage effectively with others of diverse cultures or backgrounds
The ability to work a non-standard work schedule which will include evenings, weekends, holidays and extensive overnight travel
A Master’s Degree is preferred
Previous experience in an intercollegiate or professional athletics environment and knowledge of NCAA and SEC rules regarding ticket sales is preferred
Experience with Ticket Master and IO Media is a plus
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About University Athletic Association, Inc.
The University Athletic Association, Inc. is the athletic department for the University of Florida. We are searching for talented candidates to assist us in the pursuit of our goal of being one of the finest intercollegiate athletic programs in the nation. Join UF's 150-year plus tradition of academic excellence, leading-edge research, medical care, flourishing arts, and world-class athletics. As part of The Gator Nation, you will enjoy outstanding benefits and play an integral role in contributing to the atmosphere, diverse culture, and traditions that make the University Athletic Association a great place to work.