Executive, Executive - Associate Athletics Director
4 Year Degree
The Citadel Military College of South Carolina seeks applications for an Associate Athletic Director for External Operations. This position reports to the Athletic Director and is a member of the Athletic Department Executive team. The Associate AD for External Operations administers the Athletic Department’s External Operations to include supervision and evaluation of Athletic Ticket Operations, Marketing and Promotions, Athletic Communications (including Video Production), Branding and Licensing, and Corporate Sales and Partnerships.
The Associate Athletic Director for External Relations is responsible for implementing a comprehensive external relations plan incorporating marketing, corporate sponsorships, tickets and athletic communications. Goals include increasing ticket sales and attendance at home events, creation and organization of advertising campaigns, coordination and management of game day/event operations, and an increase in community engagement.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a strategic vision for the day-to-day external operations of a high paced athletic department looking to grow in an exciting Charleston market. Must possess demonstrated success in cultivation of relationships and corporate sponsorships, have knowledge of marketing and athletic communications/digital media; understand ticket operations and the impact of revenue generation through tickets and have managerial experience in External operations. Initiative, exceptional verbal and written communication skills and superior interpersonal skills are essential. The successful candidate must also be self-motivated and well organized.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a job-related field and five(5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in external operations in a university athletic department with two(2) of the five years in a managerial role.
About The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina
The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, is located in Charleston, South Carolina. A NCAA Division I, FCS member and member of the Southern Conference offering 16 sports. The Citadel’s mission is to educate and develop our students to become principled leaders in all walks of life by instilling the core values of The Citadel in a disciplined and intellectually challenging environment.