University Athletic Association, Inc. at the University of Florida
Location: Gainesville, Florida
Operations - Marketing/Promotions
4 Year Degree
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
The University Athletic Association at the University of Florida is searching for an Associate Director of Marketing who will serve as the primary marketing contact for the Florida Men’s Basketball and Cross Country & Track programs. The role will be responsible for creating comprehensive marketing plans including revenue generation via ticket sales, attendance driving initiatives, fan experience enhancement strategies, and brand awareness campaigns. The Assistant Director will also serve as the UAA liaison to the Rowdy Reptiles student group, have a role on football gamedays, and fulfill other duties as assigned. This posting will remain open until a qualified candidate is chosen.
MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management, Marketing, or a related field
Three years of experience working in an intercollegiate or professional athletic environment
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Photoshop
Ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
Ability to engage effectively with others of diverse cultures or backgrounds
Ability to work a non-standard work week which will include evenings, weekends, holidays and potential overnight travel
One year of sports marketing experience in an intercollegiate or professional athletic environment
Effective communication (written, verbal, interpersonal), problem-solving, and customer service skills
Experience with project management and social media
Knowledge of SEC and NCAA rules and regulations
Comprehensive benefits package including but not limited to health, dental, life, LTD, AD&D, pension plan (upon eligibility), athletic event tickets, employee events and recognition programs as well as relocation assistance. Competitive compensation package commensurate with candidate’s previous experience and qualifications. You can view our full benefits guide on the official job posting by visiting www.FloridaGators.com/employment.
Interviews may be conducted prior to the closing date, but no offer of employment will be extended until after the position closes. Once an official offer is extended and accepted, the candidate will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 and will be contingent on satisfactory background screening results. The candidate will also be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove identity and authorization to work in the United States without the need for employment-based visa sponsorship now or in the future. The University Athletic Association, Inc. is an at-will employer, a separate company from the University of Florida and not a state employer.
HOW TO APPLY:
Qualified applicants please go to www.FloridaGators.com/employment to apply. For individuals without computer access, stop by the University Athletic Association, Inc. Human Resources offices located on the 2nd floor of the west side of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
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About University Athletic Association, Inc. at the University of Florida
The University Athletic Association, Inc. is the athletic department for the University of Florida. We are searching for talented candidates to assist us in the pursuit of our goal of being one of the finest intercollegiate athletic programs in the nation. Join UF's 150-year plus tradition of academic excellence, leading-edge research, medical care, flourishing arts, and world-class athletics. As part of The Gator Nation, you will enjoy outstanding benefits and play an integral role in contributing to the atmosphere, diverse culture, and traditions that make the University Athletic Association a great place to work.