Troy Athletics is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as the Associate/Assistant Athletics Director of Marketing and Promotions. The responsibilities listed below provide a guideline of expected responsibilities. Detailed responsibilities will be assigned based on candidate’s background.
Position Summary: The Associate/Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Promotions will assume responsibility of leading and managing the marketing and promotional efforts of Troy University Athletics. The position will seek to maximize positive exposure, revenue generation and game day experience opportunities. They must understand and apply complex marketing and promotional campaigns, be able to increase attendance at athletic events, optimize the use of social media for marketing and promotional purposes, create and execute specific campaigns to increase exposure and attendance for Troy’s athletic programs as well as other department entities and units, as well as lead in the development of promotional materials and advertisements. The Associate/Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Promotions will report to the Executive Associate Athletic Director of External Operations. They will work closely with the University Alumni Office, as well as University Communications and Marketing. This position also coordinates with the department's multimedia rights holder to identify and allocate advertising spend, as well as other trade inventory, in the most effective and efficient manner. The two units will also collaborate to ensure fulfillment of sponsorship agreements. The Associate/Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Promotions will supervise additional marketing student staff, assigning them to specific sports for advertising, in-game promotions and marketing material distribution as well as efforts to get Troy Athletics information into the community and across campus.
Experience in collegiate athletics.
Experience in sports marketing and promotions.
Experience in managing and running social media accounts.
Experience with developing advertising plans and budgets, as well as placing advertising inventory.
Proficient in Microsoft Office.
Experience taking marketing plans from concept to successful implementation.
Experience leading a marketing staff.
Excellent organizational and communication skills.
Ability to prioritize and handle many tasks at once
Experience producing run of show at large events.
Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact comfortably and effectively with both internal and external clients at all levels of the organization.
Ability to work well in a team environment and to have leadership skills.
About Troy University
Troy University is located in the southern part of Alabama. The Department of Athletics sponsors 16 varsity sports. TROY is an FBS institution and a member of the Sun Belt Conference. Troy University: “Alabama’s International University”.
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