Two Graduate Assistantships are available within the Tulane Athletics Marketing Department. The responsibilities listed below will be divided between the two positions once they have been filled and areas of expertise have been identified.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 1. Assist the Tulane Athletic Marketing staff in the development, coordination and implementation of marketing, promotional and fan experience efforts for all 17 sports, and any specific sport or event assigned. 2. Develop full-scale marketing plans and fan experience menus for assigned sports. 3. Provide leadership and assist in overseeing Marketing student workers and interns and their assigned responsibilities. 4. Assist with managing PA announcers, coordinating music, video board elements, cheer squad, pep band, and other marketing needs to direct the flow of games, events and promotions as needed. 5. Oversee select special events, such as Fan Days, STH Events, and On-Campus Student Initiatives. 6. Fulfill sponsored elements such as logo exposure, PA announcements, promotions, and events by working with IMG. 7. Improve the atmosphere at each event through the use of games, giveaways, contests, trivia and music, etc. 8. Promote athletic events and communicate promotions within the residence halls, Greek system, student body, etc. 9. Oversee daily operation of Riptide’s Kids Club to drive membership and meet revenue generation goals. This includes coordinating and overseeing set up at all sporting events, as well as planning and executing RKC days at each sport. 10. Assist in managing community outreach efforts to promote marketing programs to the NOLA community. 11. Provide assistance in creating content, managing daily operation, and scheduling of social media platforms
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES TYPICALLY NEEDED TO PERFORM THIS JOB SUCCESSFULLY:
Desire to work in Athletics
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to interact effectively with coaches, administrators, student athletes and vendors
Strong organizational, management and leadership skills
Proven ability to multi-task effectively
Ability to prioritize assignments and meet deadlines
Proficient computer skills including word processing and spreadsheets
Availability to work flexible work schedule including nights and weekends
Travel with sport teams for away contests as needed
Thorough knowledge of NCAA and American conference rules and regulations
Admission to a Tulane University graduate program (must be accepted as a graduate student to accept GA position)
Candidates who are interested in the position, can apply by sending one .PDF file that includes your cover letter (which outlines the degree program you wish to pursue), resume and list of three (2 professional/1 personal) references to Aron Rudy at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to apply for the position is Friday, May 4, 2018.
Sports Management, Marketing, public relations, or advertising major (or related field)
Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
Working knowledge of Daktronics Video Board Systems
About Tulane University
Founded in 1834, Tulane is one of the most highly regarded and selective independent research universities in the United States. A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, we take pride in being a part of this select group of 62 universities with “pre-eminent programs of graduate and professional education and scholarly research.” Our schools and colleges offer undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in the liberal arts, science and engineering, architecture, business, law, social work, medicine and public health and tropical medicine. With a seventeen-sport program that competes in the American Athletic Conference, Tulane Athletics is on the rise, boasting one of the oldest and most storied athletics programs in the Southeast, and indeed the nation.