Illinois State University, a member of the Missouri Valley Conference and Missouri Valley Football Conference, is seeking a qualified candidate for the full-time position of Assistant Director of Marketing/Fan Experience. The Assistant Director of Marketing, in collaboration with the Director of Marketing/Fan Experience, will work under broad policy guidance and exercise sound judgment when making critical decisions under varying degrees of pressure. This position will serve the Athletic Department and the community on a day to day basis in addition to serving all marketing related needs of his/her assigned sports. This individual will need to work cohesively with coaches and other internal staff groups regularly to achieve objectives. This position will also be the point of contact behind all community related events from beginning to end. This position will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the exclusive Reggie's Kids Club program and will serve as the liaison for the mascot and community partnership events. This individual will also serve as a functioning member of the creative unit.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Sports Management, Recreation Management, Communications, or related field(*); two (2) years’ of full-time experience in a liaison role in an Athletics department, which may include a Graduate Assistant position; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with coaches, media and athletics staff; availability to work nights, weekends, and holidays; working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign). *Master’s Degree in a related field may be substituted for one (1) year (12 months) of work experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree; experience with forms of new media including, but not limited to: website, social media, video and mobile; ability to work in a fast paced environment requiring critical thinking, multitasking, organizational skills and the ability to meet short deadlines.
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Illinois State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer encouraging application from individuals with disabilities, minorities, females, and veterans.
Contact: Brandy O’Grady, Employment Consultant; Human Resources; Email: email@example.com
Application Procedure: Applicants must apply online at www.IllinoisState.edu/jobs
Apply-by Date: Sept. 22, 2019
Expected Starting Date: October 2019
Employer Information: Illinois State University // Athletic Department // Campus Box 2660 // Normal, IL 61790-2660
Internal Number: 0712483
About Illinois State University
Illinois State University:
Founded in 1857, Illinois State is a coeducational, residential university that emphasizes undergraduate study. Its 34 academic departments in 6 colleges offer 63 undergraduate programs in more than 160 fields of study. The Graduate School coordinates 38 masters, 2 specialist, and 7 doctoral programs. Illinois State ranks 74th among the top 100 public universities in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report rankings of “Best National Universities” released in fall 2014.
Illinois State University is located in the twin-city community of Bloomington-Normal, with a population of approximately 125,000 and is located within easy driving distance of the financial and business centers in Chicago and St. Louis. Expansion Management Magazine rated Bloomington-Normal as one of two metro areas with a five-star quality of life, giving the community high rankings in such areas as standard of living, quality of schools, and traffic and commute. In their most current rankings, Forbes ranked Bloomington-Normal as 20th in its list of the Smartest Cities in America.
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Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.