Position Summary: Duke University is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as the Associate Director of Sports Marketing with a concentration in Women’s Basketball. This position will oversee the development, coordination and implementation of the Women’s Basketball marketing plan for Duke University. The successful candidate will be a key team player in building revenue generation, game day atmosphere, branding and community outreach.
Qualifications: BA/BS recommended with a minimum of three (3) years related experience at the collegiate or professional level suggested.
Knowledge, Skills, Ability: •Excellent communication skills both oral and written. •Excellent interpersonal skills. •Demonstrated experience in marketing or sales. •Knowledge of ACC and NCAA rules and regulations as pertains to duties of position. •Proficiency in computer skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe PhotoShop or InDesign or a similar program, the Internet and other relevant software. •Proficiency with social media including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter & Instagram among others. •Ability to work under minimal supervision while achieving established goals. •Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends. •Valid driver license.
Essential Functions: •Manages, develops and implements the marketing and promotional strategy for Duke Women’s Basketball including student and community outreach, game day atmosphere and coordination of hospitality with Resource Acquisition. •Responsible for the development and implementation of single game promotions to increase revenues and attendance. •Cultivates the development and implementation of season tickets, packages and single game promotions to increase revenue. •Coordinates community outreach efforts to involve various groups throughout the area. •Supports and assists outbound ticket sales team in the development and growth of group sales campaigns. •Assists in the execution of corporate sponsorship contracts with third party rights holder. •Oversees the placement of multimedia advertising for Duke Women’s Basketball. •Conceptualizes the look each year and supervises the development of printed materials (i.e. posters, schedule cards, season ticket brochures, etc.). •Produces on-court/field, pre-game, half-time and post-game entertainment, presentations and music. •Assists in the promotion of events and ticket packages via social media. •Assists training and managing student and volunteer staff. •Performs other duties as assigned.
How to Apply: Interested Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to DUAAemail@example.com with "Associate Director of Sports Marketing” in the subject line AND submit your documents online at careers.duke.edu for Requisition Number 10740. For more information on Duke University Athletics please go to: goduke.com.
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. Duke Athletics has a strong commitment to Affirmative Action and is actively seeking to increase the racial and ethnic diversity of our staff.
About Duke University Athletics
Duke University is a private research university located in Durham, North Carolina. Duke is a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference and sponsors 27 varsity sports, Recreation and Physical Education and the Duke University Golf Club.