Create, develop and execute marketing and promotional plans to increase attendance for assigned sports. Assist with game experience campaigns for sports as assigned. Establish strategic initiatives across all sports in the local community and engage in the LSU Athletics fan base. Adhere to NCAA, Southeastern Conference and Louisiana State University compliance rules. All other duties assigned.
Fan Experience Graduate Assistant (1 position available):
Promoting and implementing a positive fan experience for assigned sports. Creation and execution of gameday scripts. Organize the development of in-game videos, graphics, and music. Coordination of in-game activities including, on-field or on-court presentations, half-time and time-out contestants/performers and pre/post game activities. Assist with the conceptualization and execution of promotional plans and marketing campaigns that will drive ticket sales for assigned sports. Oversee and manage members of the LSU street team, the Bengal Brigade. Adhere to NCAA, Southeastern Conference and Louisiana State University compliance rules. Other duties as assigned.
Previous experience in sports marketing and promotions
Office hours and event coverage are required and includes work on select night and weekends
Strong desire to pursue a career in intercollegiate or professional athletics marketing
Convey ideas and plans to LSU Athletics Coaches, Administrators and other staff members
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Sports Management, Recreation Management or Communications with an accumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or better
Admission into a Louisiana State University Graduate School Program
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign) as well as a basic knowledge and understanding of graphic design
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Must be able to lift at least 25 lbs
Prepared to begin work no later than July 10, 2017
Additional Salary Information: Graduate assistantship is a 2 year appointment and the position also includes a tuition waiver and a stipend each semester. To apply, submit cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references in a single PDF document to Assistant Director of Marketing, Lauren Lenox, via email at email@example.com. Please indicate which position you are applying for in the subject of email.
The Louisiana State University Department of Athletics seeks to inspire academic and athletic excellence in student-athletes by challenging them to achieve the highest level of intellectual and personal development. LSU seeks to create an environment conducive to the development of student-athletes with strong core values and personal integrity that will contribute to success throughout their live...s and to provide the resources necessary to pursue championships, to graduate and to become productive citizens. LSU will show exemplary leadership in compliance with governing rules, policies and procedures, commits to strong fiscal responsibility and pledges to be steadfast in the encouragement of cultural, ethnic and gender diversity. LSU seeks to honor the history and traditions of the athletics program in order to perpetuate excellence in athletics and academics and to engage external constituencies in the world beyond the campus through innovation and creativity.