The candidate will assist with sales, marketing, promotions and event management of all UT Martin Athletics events. The individual will develop strategic initiatives to increase attendance at intercollegiate athletic events held at UTM and enhance in-game promotions to maximize the fan experience. This position is responsible for sponsorship fulfillment at athletic events. The Graduate Assistant will work with coaches on promotional concepts and interface with Sports Information Office and Ticket Office to coordinate and implement successful in-game promotions, halftime activities and ticket sales efforts. The graduate assistant will also be responsible for marketing events to UTM students by utilizing social media and other outlets to promote events and games to generate awareness and increase attendance. The graduate assistant will also serve as the event manager for select Olympic sports overseeing the game set-up, staff, marketing, etc. This position will also be responsible for sales calls for game day program ad sales for both football and basketball. The graduate assistant in this position will develop skills in human relations, supervision skills, public presentations, sales, communication and documentation skills. Candidate must be available for evening and weekend events and comply with University, Conference and NCAA rules and regulations. In addition, the graduate assistant will assist with special events and other duties as assigned by the Assistant Athletics Director for Corporate Sponsorship and Marketing.
Please send resumes and cover letters to Lora McDonald at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bachelor’s Degree required
Acceptance into UTM Graduate School
Evidence of sound organizational skills
Ability to interact effectively with student-athletes, colleagues and the public
Previous involvement in marketing, promotions, student activities, leadership development experience, and demonstrated communication and computer skill are preferred
Graphic design and /or Photoshop and InDesign knowledge
Additional Salary Information: Graduate School tuition wavier. 12 month appointment with renewal.