Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Marketing and/or Communications. Master’s degree is preferred.
A minimum of five years’ of professional work experience in marketing, advertising and/or communications is required.
Prior experience managing a professional staff is also required. Prior experience working with a NCAA Division I athletic program or professional sports team is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Candidate must demonstrate strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills, as well as the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Must also demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in writing. A strong customer service orientation is essential.
Candidate must possess strong time management, organizational and planning skills with the ability to meet timelines with minimal supervision. Must also possess the ability to use independent judgment to organize and prioritize work and manage resources to achieve goals.
Candidate must possess strong problem solving skills with the ability to identify business problems, needs, opportunities and creatively solve them. A strong focus on attention to detail is essential.
Candidate must have a strong understanding of branding, marketing and advertising principles. The ability to develop, plan and implement marketing strategies is essential.
Candidate must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required. Understanding of NCAA rules and regulations is desirable.
- Bend, squat, stand
- Reach above shoulders
- Handle objects (dexterity)
- Carry/lift 25 lbs
Deadline to Apply:
The position is open until filled.
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