Assistant Athletics Director, Sales and Marketing

  University (CA)
  West Region
  Posted/Updated: 09/18/19

Job Summary


About the Position:

Searching for a Assistant Athletics Director, Sales and Marketing with a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

The Assistant Athletics Director is responsible for providing leadership for the tickets and marketing areas in the Athletics Department. Promote attendance and atmosphere for all ticketed athletics events. Manage production and implementation of overall marketing and promotional plans, policies, and procedures. Administer pre-game, intermission, and halftime promotional activities for all ticketed athletic events. Develop advertising and promotional materials. Manage brand identity within the department and externally. Participate with management team in the development, implementation and administration of department goals and objectives. Supervise Director of Marketing, Director of Ticketing, and all personnel within those area. Manage budgets for all areas of supervision. Planning and oversight of Athletic Ticket Office. Organize and maintain ticketing software (Neulion) ensuring accountability and customer service. Provide leadership in analyzing and evaluating current procedures and best practices for the Athletic Ticket Office. Schedule and supervise student workers in the Ticket Office and at events. Ensure compliance with all NCAA and Big West Conference rules in the distribution of tickets. Promote Student Attendance on Campus and youth attendance by overseeing Kid's Club. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, communications from an accredited university or related field required with at least four years of full-time professional experience working in strategic communications, media relations, marketing communications, digital/social media or related field and preferably in an athletics environment. Possess a strong ability to organize, plan, develop and execute in order to meet department goals and objectives. Proficiency with Mac Desktop Publishing, preferably In Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Dream Weaver. Knowledge/usage of multiple office machines. Excellent customer service, oral and written communications skills are a must. Must possess the ability to lead the work of others. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task, strong attention to detail, and meet specific goals and timelines. Ability to work in a diverse team environment that includes alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff, and community volunteers.

Preferred Qualifications:

Applicants should have several years of full-time, professional experience working in strategic communications, media relations, marketing communications, digital/social media or a related field preferably in an athletics environment.


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