The position is responsible for implementing marketing initiatives for the University of North Florida Athletic Department. The position will promote a positive image for the Athletic Department; create and execute game day promotions; and prepare and follow through with game day scripts for assigned sports. The position will be involved in the promoting of all 19 Division I athletic programs. The position is also responsible for developing marketing and promotional strategies for Athletics' events and assisting in the supervision of the cheerleaders, band, mascot, and student assistants/interns. The position will assist with the day-to-day operation and management of corporate partnership relations, including working with partner hotels to secure department needs; invoicing of all current partners; and assisting in locating and securing new partners. Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Marketing.
Bachelor’s Degree is required, as well as, a minimum of two years’ experience in sports marketing or other related NCAA collegiate experience. The successful candidate will also demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong computer background with working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe software; ability to work with coaches, athletes, students and university administration to complete a wide variety of tasks; ability and willingness to work long hours and weekends when the job requires; must demonstrate a working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations as it pertains to athletic department personnel.
The University of North Florida serves as one of 11 public universities in Florida. UNF opened in 1972 and began admitting freshmen in 1984. The UNF Department of Athletics believes in total commitment to improving the lives of its student-athletes. All decisions are based on the idea that our athletes, who are the leaders of tomorrow, are students first. The commitment is providing student-athlet...es with the assistance necessary to balance athletic and academic participation. The University enrolls approximately 17,000 students and is located in Jacksonville, a major metropolitan center of Northeast Florida. The University of North Florida competes in the Atlantic Sun Conference and sponsors 19 Division I intercollegiate athletic sports which include baseball, basketball (m&w), cross country (m&w), golf (m&w), sand volleyball (w), soccer (m&w), softball, swimming and diving (w), tennis (m&w), indoor track (m&w) and outdoor track (m&w) and women's volleyball.