The Athletics Department is accepting applications for an Assistant Director of Marketing. This position is responsible for generating revenue through the creation and administration of marketing and promotional plans specific to ticket sales for assigned sports (currently volleyball and wrestling). Will develop and implement marketing plans; consult with coaches; promote attendance and sales; implement game-day marketing operations, special events, and video board production. The position also manages and is responsible for growing the Jr. Cyclone Club (JCC) kid’s club program. Will plan and direct marketing and promotional activities for the JCC including membership, clinics, movie night, football game day activities and Cyclone Experience. This position will assist with Trade Agreements/Gifts-in-Kind, Trademark Licensing processing and approvals. The Assistant Marketing Director is also responsible for oversight of the student workers and promo crew including recruitment, hiring and scheduling. All positions are responsible for adhering to the rules and regulations of the department, University, Big 12 Conference, and NCAA.
The successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and the ability to provide high standards of customer service in a busy setting. Also requires solid creativity and marketing skills; proficient in use of emerging technologies and social media; ability to multi task and work with regular interruptions; and ability to manage multiple projects with minimal supervision. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse clientele. Must be available to work at assigned evening and/or weekend events.
Required: Bachelor’s degree and 1 year of related experience; OR a combination of education and/or related experience totaling 5 years. *Experience must include sports marketing for intercollegiate, professional, minor league or related.
Preferred: Experience independently managing the marketing for a sports team(s). Sports marketing experience in a NCAA DI athletics program. Experience working with kids club programming for a sport team. Experience supervising and/or delegating work tasks to others. Degree in a related field (such as marketing, sports management, or business).
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 80180P
About Iowa State University
Iowa State University is a public, land-grant institution, where students get a great academic start in learning communities and stay active in 800-plus student organizations, internships, research and study abroad opportunities. Located in Ames, Iowa (35 miles north of the state capital in Des Moines), more than 36,000 students are enrolled at ISU and served by more than 6,200 faculty and staff.The Cyclones are a NCAA Division I athletics program and an original member of the Big 12 Conference. Iowa State began competing in intercollegiate athletics in 1892 and currently sponsors 18 intercollegiate sportsIowa State University Athletics strives to help unite the university community and be a source of pride for all constituents by consistently demonstrating high levels of performance academically and athletically along with professional conduct by its staff and student-athletes.