•Serve as a member of the external staff, planning, implementing, and executing activities to improve revenue, game atmosphere, brand awareness and attendance at all Mercyhurst athletic events. •Coordinate and supervise all in-game, halftime, and special event promotion to include planning, design, and execution of strategies to improve student support, crowd awareness and game day environment. •Lead in the development and design of all marketing materials. •Work with Head Coaches to organize community outreach and engagement activities for student-athletes. •Directly manage and oversee all ticket sales for Division I men’s and women’s hockey, Division II football, basketball, and other programs as needed. •Create and implement ticket programs for season tickets, individual game day sales, and group packages. •Coordinate the design for advertisements, posters, schedule cards, schedule magnets, flyers, newsletters, brochures and other publications as needed •Manage game day experience, including anthem singers, in-game entertainment and more. •Manage student workers on game days to staff ticket office, ushers and in-game staff as needed within budget. •Compliance with all NCAA, Atlantic Hockey, PSAC and University rules and regulations •Other duties as assigned.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send cover letter, resume and 3 work-related references to:
HUMAN RESOURCES MERCYHURST UNIVERSITY 501 EAST 38th STREET ERIE, PA 16546 HRINFO@MERCYHURST.EDU
Mercyhurst University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages members of diverse groups to apply.
1-2 years’ experience working in collegiate athletics with experience in ticketing and marketing preferred.
New Media experience (Twitter, Facebook, etc.) preferred.
Graphic design skills preferred.
Excellent communication and organizational skills required.
Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed around game schedule.
Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision and excellent time management skills is required.
Ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment required.
About Mercyhurst University
•Mercyhurst is a four-year, Catholic, liberal arts university, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1926. Mercyhurst was granted university status in 2012. More than 50 undergraduate majors, with 67 concentrations, as well as unique adult programs and eight graduate degrees are available at the university. Mercyhurst University offers 24 varsity level sports, with the Lakers fielding teams in 12 women’s sports and 12 men’s sports. Two of the programs compete at the NCAA Division I level (men’s and women’s ice hockey), while 21 teams participate on the Division II stage. Mercyhurst's main 75-acre campus is set in Erie, Pennsylvania., the state's only port city; the campus is approximately 100 miles from Cleveland, Ohio, and Buffalo, New York, and 130 miles north of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Accreditation: The Pennsylvania Department of Education; The Council on Social Work Education; The Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration; National Association of Schools of Dance; The National Athletic Trainers Association; The American Physical Therapy Association; The National Association of Schools of Music; and International Assembly of Collegiate Business Educat...ors.Full-time Graduate Students: 300Average class size: 20; All courses are taught by faculty, not graduate or teaching assistants.