Under the leadership of the Associate Director of Athletics for Marketing and Sales, this position:
Develops and manages a comprehensive marketing strategy to promote 42 Varsity sports, including 6 ticketed sports;
Creates and directs all promotional and advertising plans to generate ticket revenue, increase attendance, and enhance awareness of Harvard Athletics programs;
Secures corporate sponsorships and manages all fulfillment and client relations;
Responsible for strategic messaging to a diverse audience through social media and email marketing campaigns;
Identifies effective ways to deliver consistent branding and messaging through all marketing materials and digital channels;
Oversees game day management including scripts, promotions, customer service, band and special initiatives;
Collaborates on creative initiatives with internal and external groups to build community and pride in Harvard;
Supervises and manages Marketing interns.
NOTE:ALL DOCUMENTS that are part of your application should be combined in a SINGLE DOCUMENTand uploaded where the on-line application tells you to"Upload my resume/ CV from my computer."YOUR RESUME MUST BE THE FIRST DOCUMENT. Then include your cover letter, references and any other attachments. Then skip the cover letter section and click"Continue."
The Athletics Department offers a fun, team-oriented work environment. We are committed to providing competitive and recreational athletics to all students as an integral part of their educational process and experience. Harvard offers first-class benefits and provides access to a wide range of educational offerings, including world-class museums, tuition assistance, and professional development opportunities.
All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources. We regret that, due to the number of responses we typically receive, we are unable to respond to phone calls or contact personally those applicants not selected for an interview.
We strive to reflect the diversity of the community we serve.
Salary Grade: 056
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Bachelor's degree required. At least 3 years of work experience in marketing and sales.
Ideal candidates must also have and demonstrate:
Experience with marketing and social media analytics to measure effectiveness of marketing initiatives, as well as experience with faciliitating customer surveys;
Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Mac OS, Microsoft applications, HTML, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop;
Experience with email marketing and social media tools such as Constant Contact, Facebook, SnapChat, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Google Analytics, video editing and mobile applications. Knowledge of emerging technologies;
Strong interest in and passion for sports and college athletics;
Ability to develop relationships with a wide variety of internal and external constituents;
Results-driven, pro-active approach;
Creative and innovative thinker;
Experience working with consultants and/or external agencies;
Ability to work evenings/ weekends and travel to select events;
Strong written and communication skills;
Demonstrated ability to manage projects and supervise staff;
Proven ability to work independently and multi-task; and
Detail-oriented and well-organized.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
About Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. T...he University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.