University Athletic Association, Inc. at the University of Florida
Location: Gainesville, Florida
Operations - Marketing/Promotions
4 Year Degree
The University Athletic Association at the University of Florida is searching for a candidate to fill a time limited internship with the Marketing & Promotions department. This position will provide support in all aspects of marketing to promote revenue generation and increased attendance while engaging the Gators’ fanbase. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: developing and executing marking plans for Women’s Soccer, Women’s Basketball, and Women’s Lacrosse; collaborating with other departments to enhance the fan experience at Florida athletic events; and managing various game functions for assigned sports (serving as a game producer, writing public address scripts, coordinating anthem singers and halftime performances, developing interactive promotions, and in-game music/audio). This position is expected to actively engage in all Florida Football home gamedays as well as other scheduled athletic events as needed. This is a time-limited position with an option for a second year if essential criteria is met. This posting will remain open until a qualified candidate is chosen.
MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Sports Management, Communications, or a related field
One year of experience working in an intercollegiate or professional sports marketing environment
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop, Shoflo, and Click Effects
Strong customer service, problem-solving, and communication (verbal and written) skills
Organized, proactive, self-motivated, detail-oriented team player with a positive attitude
Ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
The ability to engage effectively with others of diverse cultures or backgrounds
Working a non-standard work week which will include nights, weekends, holidays and possible overnight travel
Master’s degree in Marketing, Sports Management, Communications, or a related field
Two or more years of experience working in an intercollegiate or professional sports marketing environment
Working knowledge of NCAA and SEC rules and regulations
*Please note: Additional on the job training will be provided to candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Please note this is a non-coaching position.
Comprehensive benefits package including but not limited to health, dental, life, LTD, AD&D, tuition reimbursement for the University of Florida or Santa Fe College only and is based on in-state or online program rates, pension (upon eligibility), recognition programs and paid time off. This position is compensated at the current minimum wage for the duration of the internship. You can view our benefits on the official job posting by clicking here.
Interviews may be conducted prior to the closing date, but no offer of employment will be extended until after the position closes. Once an official offer is extended and accepted, the candidate will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 and will be contingent on satisfactory background screening results. The candidate will also be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove identity and authorization to work in the United States without the need for employment-based visa sponsorship now or in the future. The University Athletic Association, Inc. is an at-will employer, a separate company from the University of Florida and not a state employer.
HOW TO APPLY:
Qualified applicants please go to www.FloridaGators.com/employment to apply. For individuals without computer access, stop by the University Athletic Association, Inc. Human Resources offices located on the 2nd floor of the west side of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
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About University Athletic Association, Inc. at the University of Florida
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.