The University of Maryland is seeking qualified applications for the position of Marketing Assistant. The position will work as a member of the ICA Marketing Strategy & Fan Experience staff, assisting with developing creative marketing programs and activities which cultivate interest and support from University groups, the community, and local businesses for the University’s athletic department. This individual will oversee marketing initiatives, ticket sales and game production for various Olympic Sports as assigned with a key focus on maximizing ticket revenue, increasing fan attendance, elevating game day atmosphere, and enhancing the Maryland brand.
Additionally, this individual will assist with marketing operations and group sales efforts for Football, Men’s Basketball and Women’s Basketball; Oversee charitable donation requests; Assist with the supervision of student workers; And assist with various other duties as assigned by the marketing staff.
This is a 12-month position that begins June 1, 2019, paid at an hourly rate of $10.10 which equates to an estimated annual rate of $21,000 with potential for overtime. This position does not include benefits.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Submit letter of application, resume, and contact information for three references to:
Kendall Farrell, Associate Director of Marketing,
2704 XFINITY Center, Terrapin Trail,
College Park, MD 20742
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Bachelor’s degree required in sports administration, marketing, advertising or another related field. Must have at least 1 year of marketing experience, preferably in a collegiate athletics environment. Must have strong written and oral communication skills and be able to formulate and implement marketing and promotional strategies to effectively sell athletic programs. Must be able to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.
About University of Maryland-College Park
The University of Maryland is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is located on a beautiful campus located eight miles north of the nation's capital in College Park, which was recently rated "Best place to Raise Kids in Maryland" by Bloomberg.com. The campus is also near Columbia, Maryland, which was listed as the #2 “Best Place to Live” by Money Magazine. The Athletic Program has won 20 national championships over the last 15 years and is a charter member of the Big Ten Conference. Currently, 78 of the University's academic programs are ranked in their respective Top 25 nationally.