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Assistant Director of Marketing

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Director of Marketing
Department Athletics
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time
Requisition Number S18091
Open Date 08/23/2017
Close Date
Salary Information

Salary Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications

Work Schedule

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Nights and weekends required as event schedules dictate.

Benefits Eligible Yes
Eligible for Overtime No
Position Summary

The Assistant Director of Marketing will play an integral role in driving revenue and attendance for the Department of Athletics. Along with the marketing, sales and communications staff, this individual will assist in increasing attendance, creating a positive and exciting game day atmosphere, increasing fan engagement and furthering the brand of Rice Athletics.

Education Required Bachelor's Degree
Concentration / Degree Type
Substitution for Education Requirement

Experience may not be substituted for the education requirement.

Education Preferred

Master’s degree preferred in marketing, communications, public relations, sports administration or related field.

Experience Required 2 years
Type of Experience

Experience in the sports marketing field with experience developing marketing plans to drive attendance

Substitution for Experience Requirement

Education may not be substituted for the experience requirements.

Experience Preferred
License/Certification Required
License/Certification Preferred
Skills Required

- Knowledge of sales, marketing and promotions.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills. The ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population and strong interpersonal skills.
- Ability to think strategically and creatively, balance multiple priorities, adjust to changing circumstances, organize time efficiently and remain attentive to details.
- Strong work-ethic and self-motivated.
- Ability to learn quickly.
- Comfortable with ambiguity.
- Ability to work well in teams and collaborate with diverse constituents.
- Passion for the scholar-athlete cause.

Skills Preferred

- Graphic design ability with knowledge in Photoshop, InDesign or additional graphic software.

Internal / External Contacts

- Fans and Ticket Holders
- University Staff and Coaches
- Students
- Student-Athletes
- Sponsors
- Community Groups

Physical Demands

Ability to lift 25 pounds

Working Conditions

Monday through Friday with many nights/weekends for athletic events. Must be able to work athletic events after work hours. Some travel may be required.

Security Sensitive Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quick Link for Posting

Job Duties

Job Duty Name Marketing and Promotions
Description of Job Duty

- Develop and execute marketing plans, including advertising and promotion, which are designed to meet the department’s goals for revenue and attendance.
- Develop and execute student promotional plans, including advertising and promotion, which are designed to meet the department’s goals for student attendance and participation.
- Generate new revenue through the sale of tickets as the liaison for specific athletic events tied to home games (i.e. Youth Clinics, Educational groups, additional pre/post game events, etc). This may include direct solicitation of contacts for these specific groups via phone, meetings and electronic messaging.
- Develop and design select marketing sales/promotional materials including marketing fliers, email campaigns and select social media aspects.

Percentage of Time 70
Job Duty Name Game Day Marketing Operations and Fan Development
Description of Job Duty

- Assist in game day operations and promotions at Rice sports, enhancing game day atmosphere and fan experience by executing game day scripts while organizing presentations, groups and in-game elements.
- Organize and execute game day contests by developing contests and executing all items on game day.

Percentage of Time 25
Job Duty Name Other
Description of Job Duty

- Comply with all Rice University, Rice Athletics, Conference USA, and NCAA rules and regulations.
- Be willing to work evenings and weekends and to travel occasionally for athletic events.
- Other duties as assigned.

Percentage of Time 5

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have two years of experience in the sports marketing field with experience developing marketing plans to drive attendance?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please provide the salary or range that you would require or consider for this position.

    (Open Ended Question)