Assistant Athletic Director- Athletic Marketing and Promotions
University of South Dakota
June 22, 2018
Vermillion, South Dakota
Full-time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
The University of South Dakota department of Athletics is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Athletic Director- Athletic Marketing and Promotions.
The University of South Dakota Assistant Athletic Director of Athletic Marketing and Promotions is responsible for all aspects of marketing and promoting USD Athletics, including developing and implementing a comprehensive marketing plan that drives attendance, ticket sales, and revenue.
Responsibilities: Plans, creates and executes all promotion elements of athletic events, including but not limited to in-game promotions, script writing, event producing, supervising multi-media content for marketing purposes including video and graphics for use on athletic video boards, website, social media, and/or television; creates and develops a comprehensive marketing plan to maximize ticket revenue and spectator attendance; communicate with Coyote Sports Properties (Learfield) to ensure execution and fulfillment of partner contracts; work with campus groups and student body to drive attendance and enhance game-day atmosphere. Determines appropriate budget expenditures and allocations relative to the implementation of marketing plans as well as the fulfillment of sponsorship obligations, works with campus and student groups to promote events and involvements, supervises video production, ticket office, and game day staff.
The University of South Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of the faculty, staff and administration.
Bachelor’s degree required, masters preferred. Applicants must have a minimum of one year of successful game day production, marketing, sales, solicitation or related experience with intercollegiate athletics. Knowledge and experience with photo editing software skills required. Candidates must have excellent oral and written skills. Candidate must have the ability to work responsibly with minimal supervision, with an irregular work schedule including weekends and evenings if necessary. Working knowledge of NCAA rules and interpretations in relation to the athletic marketing and sales area is preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
About University of South Dakota
USD is a NCAA Division I institution and is a member of the Summit League and the Missouri Valley Football Conference. For further information regarding USD, the Athletic Department, and our sports, please refer to our website at www.goyotes.com .
The University of South Dakota, designed as the flagship university of the State of South Dakota, was founded in 1862 and is the first public university in the Dakota Territory. USD is designated as the only public liberal arts university in the state and is home to a comprehensive College of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, School of Health Sciences, the state's only School of Law, School of Medicine, the accredited Beacom School of Business and the College of Fine Arts offering more than 150 majors, minors, specializations and emphases. It has an enrollment of more than 10,100 students taught by 400 faculty members. More information is available at www.usd.edu/press/news.
The University of South Dakota is located on a 216-acre campus in Vermillion, South Dakota; a community of just over 10,000 that lies atop a bluff of the beautiful, natural and pristine Missouri River. Vermillion is located in the southeast corner of... the state, just 8 miles west of Interstate 29. The city has an excellent K-12 school system, is accessible to major medical facilities, and has a vast variety of recreational, cultural, social and professional activities and organizations. It is approximately 55 miles from Sioux Falls, the largest city in South Dakota.