Business Title: Job Posting Title Marketing/Promotions Coordinator
Employee Type: Admin. Professional
Job Family: Administrative Professional - OT Eligible
As a member of the Washington State University Athletic Department team, you have the opportunity to serve over 450 student-athletes and 17 athletic programs. Washington State University (WSU) is Washington's land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, and Vancouver. As one of the nation's top public research institutions, WSU conducts research that improves the lives of people in the state of Washington, the United States, and across the globe.
WSU is located in the college town of Pullman, situated in the picturesque Palouse. The region offers countless activities to explore the beauty of our state and the inland Northwest.
The mission of Washington State Athletics is to unleash excellence. We provide a transformational student-athlete experience, while elevating Washington State University through competitive excellence, campus collaboration, and community engagement.
Our core values represent passion, resiliency, integrity, diversity & inclusion, and excellence. WSU Athletics is committed to serving our student-athletes and representing our university on a national platform by competing in the Pac-12 Conference.
Benefits at WSU include comprehensive and competitive packages and the department provides a support structure for professional growth and development.
Together, we will achieve what was once defined as impossible. Go Cougs!
Summary of Duties:
This position, in conjunction with the Associate Athletic Director of Marketing & Fan Experience, oversees the development, implementation, and execution of a comprehensive strategic marketing and promotions plan for all home athletic events for all 17 sports targeting a variety of diverse audiences including alumni, faculty, staff, friends of WSU, administration, and current students. This position directly oversees the Marketing of any combination of the following sports: Volleyball, women's basketball, baseball, cross country, track and field, golf, rowing, tennis and swimming programs. This position also manages a variety of public relation activities on-campus and within the community, including direct oversight of the departments local print and radio advertising. This position also assists the Director of Marketing and Fan Experience with oversight of ZZU CRU, WSU's student fan group. This position is also responsible for oversight of the Marketing Department's student practicum program, including the recruitment, hiring and tracking hours for all Sports Management practicum students. In addition, the Assistant Director of Marketing & Promotions will work in conjunction with our multimedia rights holder Learfield to creatively expand the reach of the Junior Cougar program.
A Bachelor's degree in marketing, public relations, communications or related field and three (3) years of professional level experience in marketing, promotional or related work. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends on a regular basis.
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver's license.
Advanced degree in marketing, public relations, communications, sports management or other related field. Demonstrated successful marketing and promotion experience in athletics. Demonstrated experience in the development and management of budgets. Demonstrated work experience in sponsorship sales and contract fulfillments. Demonstrated successful experience in management and supervision of internship or student programs. Demonstrated ability to initiate and complete projects independently and with specific deadlines. Demonstrated experience working in positions that require strong communication skills. Demonstrated experience running video boards. Possess strong time management and organizational skills. Strong computer background with working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe software. Ability to work with students, coaches, and administrators in a broad range of situations.
Applicants must submit their completed application by August 23, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.
Resume and Cover Letter
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.