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Assistant Director of Marketing, Athletics

Company: University Of Montana
Location: Missoula
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Assistant Director of Marketing, Athletics Tracking Code 3567-254 Job Description Athletics invites applications for an Assistant Director of Marketing to join their team. This position has four major job functions: 1) director of marketing for the sports of women's basketball, volleyball and softball and assistant marketing director for football and men's basketball 2) serve as Griz Marketing intern team coordinator 3) Serve as the Donations & Griz Vision Announcements coordinator; working with compliance to ensure all donation requests are allowable and working with requestors to fulfill donation requests and managing the marketing of Griz Vision announcements and overseeing the invoicing and creation of the video board feature for all home football games and 4) This position is the main point of contact responsible for managing and scheduling email communication and radio advertising. In the role as marketing director for women's basketball, volleyball and softball, this position works independently and has the authority to make decisions on the direction for those programs. The person in this position sets timelines- short-term and long-term goals- for those areas. In the development of those goals, the primary focus is to creatively increase the public's exposure to assigned sports That in turn raises awareness of Grizzly Athletics in general, and the broader University campus. This position will be responsible for cleverly and resourcefully marketing and promoting the teams and games/events associated with the team in addition to managing the game day experience for assigned sports, including but not limited to music, promotions and video board oversight. As the assistant marketing director in the sports of football and men's basketball, this position assists the Director with game day operations in those sports. The person in this position works collaboratively with the Director to create the best game day experience for our fans and student-athletes. As described below in the major job functions, there are certain marketing/game day functions in these sports assigned specifically to this position. Secondary functions: Email Newsletters: This position will assist the Director as needed with content and graphic design for eblasts. Web Content: This position will assist with gogriz.com updates as needed. Athletic Department employees and those University employees outside the Athletic Department with NCAA rules compliance responsibilities are subject at all times to NCAA Bylaws 10.1 and 11.1 regarding ethical conduct and the responsibility to positively contribute to a campus culture of NCAA rules compliance. Failure to conduct oneself as such will result in disciplinary or corrective action up to and including immediate discharge. As the Griz Marketing intern team coordinator, this position is responsible for recruitment and hiring of all student interns and assigns and supervises marketing interns for all events and delegates tasks to student event staff workers. This position is responsible for managing and assigning projects for interns to complete during office hours. The University of Montana is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating its five priorities for action : Place student success at the center of all we do; drive excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and research; embody the principle of "mission first, people always"; partner with place; and proudly tell the UM story. Position Details

  • Position is full-time, 1.0 FTE, Letter of Appointment and includes a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including Insurance package, mandatory retirement plan, partial tuition waiver, and wellness program
  • Starting salary for this position is commensurate with qualifications Minimum Requirements
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Ability to set goals that coincide with departmental strategic philosophies
    • Proven ability to be innovative and creative with ideas
    • Belief in "we" over "me" and ability to work on a team and independently
    • Proven sales-oriented skills
    • Word processing skills
    • Proven customer service skills
    • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of individuals
    • Ability to work a fast-paced environment with many distractions
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Knowledge of basic supervisory practices
    • Ability to provide constructive feedback Preferred Qualifications
      • At least three (3) years working in a D1 intercollegiate athletic or professional sports organization
      • Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator experience About the Athletics department and UM The University of Montana is a member of the Big Sky Conference and affiliated with Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Our purpose is to provide a sound, competitive intercollegiate athletics program that represents the University in an impeccable manner, and provides student-athletes the opportunity to develop physically, mentally, ethically, and socially. In doing so, the athletic program will provide: (1) coaching of the finest quality, (2) facilities that provide excellent venues for safe and high-caliber competition, (3) academic assistance to enhance academic success, (4) customer service that is consistently excellent, and (5) incentives and initiatives to retain quality coaches, employees and student-athletes. Our main objective is to assist young men and women in their educational pursuits to the fullest through support, guidance and motivational programs. This assistance is intended to provide maximum opportunity for student-athletes to reach their full potential. To learn more about the University of Montana, Missoula, and the State of Montana, please visit the links below.
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          • University Highlights Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to the Offer of Employment In accordance with University regulations, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans' or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. References: References not listed on the application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant. Testing: Individual hiring departments at UM may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions. Employment Eligibility: All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9). How to Apply Application Deadline: Thursday, September 8, 2022 by 11:59 PM (Mountain Time) Candidates are required to submit the following materials online via "New Resume/CV" button below. A complete application Includes:
          • Letter of Interest - addressing your qualifications and experience related to the stated required skills for the position. A general letter salutation such as "Dear Search Committee" or "Dear Hiring Manager" is acceptable
          • Detailed Resume - listing education and describing work experience
          • Professional References - names and contact information for three -(3) professional references Need additional help? Check out our UM Jobs FAQ website. Job Location Missoula, Montana, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular Copyright 2022 University of Montana All rights reserved.

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