The Southland Conference, located in suburban north Dallas, is seeking applications for the position of Marketing and Championships Assistant, a 10-month internship. The selected candidate shall be responsible for assisting in the development and coordination of the Conference’s year-round marketing and promotional programs, including implementing approved strategies and activities for the promotion of the Conference’s championship events, including the men’s and women’s basketball tournament. Also, selected candidate will assist in the development and execution of game day plans to improve fan and student-athlete experience at Conference events and assist in the Southland’s efforts as the host conference for the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game. The selected candidate will manage merchandise planning for championships, including on-site sales efforts when necessary, and will assist with and developing “run of show” scripts for Conference events, including arrangements for entertainment, contests, fan events, kids’ activities, sponsor activations and other special presentations. Traveling to and staffing select Conference championship events and other special events when necessary is required. The selected candidate will also perform other administrative duties as determined by the Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner and Sr. Associate Commissioner for External Operations.
Bachelor’s degree required. A minimum of two years of student work experience in promotions, marketing, sports information, or event management at a Division I institution is preferred. Knowledge of and experience with current and emerging technologies related to marketing and promotions, and sports event management is necessary, and excellent written and oral communication skills are required. Applicant should be proficient in Microsoft Office and other necessary office technology.
Additional Salary Information: The position, beginning Aug. 1, 2021 and concluding May 31, 2021, provides a monthly stipend of $1,800, plus participation in the Conference’s medical, dental and vision insurance plans. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. No phone calls please.
Submit cover letter, resume and names of three references to:
Marketing and Championships Assistant Search
2801 Network Blvd., Suite 502, Frisco, TX 75034
FAX: (972) 422-9225 -- E-mail: email@example.com
The Southland Conference is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Southland Conference
The Southland Conference is located in Frisco, Texas, one of America’s fastest-growing cities and recently named by Money Magazine as the No. 1 Place to Live in the nation. Sports organizations affiliated with the National Football League, Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League, Major League Soccer and the PGA of America are also headquartered in Frisco. Each January, the Southland annually serves as the host conference for the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game.