CU Athletic Department-Marketing and Promotions Associate (Post-Graduate) Internship
The University of Colorado Athletic Department is looking for two Marketing Associates for a nine-month, full time position. CU is looking for qualified candidates who are interested in pursuing a career in college athletics. The purpose of these positions are to assist with the marketing and promotions of CU Athletics including, but not limited to: Football, Men’s Basketball, Women’s Basketball, Volleyball, Women’s Soccer, Women’s Tennis and Women’s Lacrosse. This position is structured to expose the individual to all aspects of marketing, including the promotion, ticket sales, and enhancement of the fan experience for all sports mentioned above.
The positions will be responsible for: assisting in the writing and execution of marketing plans; planning and implementing promotional efforts during home CU games; working and communicating directly with coaches, sports information, ticketing, and Buffalo Sports Properties; managing gameday interns to coordinate and implement successful in-game promotions, halftime activities and ticket sales efforts for CU Athletic events; creating and executing marketing plans that target CU Students; aiding the Community Outreach Manager with projects such as Chip’s Kids Club, Ralphie’s Kids Roundup, and the Read With The Buffs program; and assisting staff with special events and other duties as assigned by the Marketing and Promotions staff and Community Outreach manager. This position will serve as the primary contact for marketing and promotions interns. Scheduling, maintaining communication, and assist with the training of marketing interns.
Requirements: Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. Prior experience in the area of sports marketing is preferred but not essential. Be engaging and outgoing with both large groups and individuals. Have excellent written and oral communication skills. Able to multi-task, meet deadlines, and be organized. Exceptional interpersonal skills, judgment, initiative and attention to detail. Good representatives and ambassadors for CU Athletics.
Other Important Information
Preferred date of employment will begin August 1, 2018 and end nine months later.
Compensation for position is $13 per hour. These positions are not eligible for paid moving expenses, leave, or benefits. Associate position will not last longer than nine months. Associates will work a combined 40 hours a week of regular office hours and gameday hours, and they must be available to work after 5pm and on weekends. Hours are non-traditional which will require some weeknights, weekends and potential holidays.
Each Associate will be assigned sports and responsibilities from the above description. They are required to be at every home competition for their assigned sports and will be overseeing interns to help execute game day responsibilities.
To apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and list two references to: Krista Huffman Email: Krista.Huffman@colorado.edu
All interested applicants must submit application to Krista Huffman by April 11, 2018.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. Prior experience in the area of sports marketing is preferred but not essential. Be engaging and outgoing with both large groups and individuals. Have excellent written and oral communication skills. Able to multi-task, meet deadlines, and be organized. Exceptional interpersonal skills, judgment, initiative and attention to detail. Good representatives and ambassadors for CU Athletics.
About University of Colorado
This position is responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics program. This shall include adhering to the principles of the Department of Athletics Mission Statement, Diversity and Inclusion Mission Statement, Core Values, Policies and Procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the University, the Pac 12 Conference and the NCAA.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history. The University of Colorado is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability,... age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the Boulder Campus Title IX Coordinator by calling 303-492-2127.