Assistant Director, Athletics Marketing - Bentley University in Waltham Massachusetts

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Bentley University

Waltham, Massachusetts 02452

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Posting Number: FY13131431

Division: SA - Student Affairs

Position Department: Athletics

Position Classification: EF - Exempt/Full Time

Position Band: 28E-Exempt/Salaried

Title of Person to which Position Reports: Assistant Director, Athletics

Description of Duties:
The Division of Student Affairs in conjunction with the Athletics Department is seeking a highly qualified candidate who can work in a cross functional team environment to effectively market and promote all aspects of the athletics department.

This person will act as the liaison between the athletics department and various campus groups, faculty, staff, student athletes and alumni.

The person in this position will implement a comprehensive marketing and promotional plan to increase attendance at athletic events and enhance campus and community awareness of, but not limited to, our high profile teams including our NCAA Division I ice hockey program, men's and women's basketball and football. As a marketing specialist within the Division of Student Affairs, the person will assist with and provide consulting advice for key divisional initiatives.

The person will collaborate with multiple departments including the division of marketing and communications to enhance and promote the Bentley brand through Athletics both internally and externally and be a divisional leader in promoting engagement and spirit within the Bentley community including student governing organizations, Fraternity/Sorority Life and other student organizations.

This person will work closely with our coaches and student athletes to create and implement new and exciting community service initiatives that become a viable component of our marketing initiatives.

Additional Description of Duties: The person will plan and implement comprehensive advertising and promotional campaigns for multiple sports programs utilizing all forms of appropriate media with an emphasis on social media.
The successful candidate will be responsible for in-game and special event promotions including design, planning, implementation and execution of strategy to generate innovative crowd awareness and involvement while enhancing brand awareness, promoting core Bentley values, and building support and pride.

Position Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Sports Marketing/ Sports Management or comparable field; Master's preferred.

Minimum 3 years of directly related experience, preferably in a collegiate or professional sports marketing position/internship.

Demonstrated knowledge of marketing techniques and strategies and previous experience creating marketing or special event plans.

Must be an energetic, positive, articulate self-starter. Knowledge of editorial and publications processes, systems and procedures.

Must have excellent presentation, public speaking/verbal, and written communication skills. Ability to cultivate and maintain positive working relationships with coaches, administrators, students, media, and other broader Bentley community members.

Successful candidate will have a proven record of producing creative work, while being attentive to the details associated with strict timelines, budgets, vendor and project management. Experience working successfully in a team environment.

License(s) Required for the Position: Must hold and maintain a valid unrestricted US driver's license, with an insurable driving history as determined by Bentley's insurance carrier.

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidate should be able and willing to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.

Review of candidates will begin on April 1, 2013.

Position Type: Staff

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Keyword Phrases

  • Assistant Director
  • Athletics Marketing
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: At least 3 years
Level of Job: Other
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter