This part-time opportunity works under the direction of the Assistant Athletics Director, External Affairs to oversee all ticket operations for the varsity programs, specifically football, men’s and women’s basketball, conference championships and other special events. Assist in all marketing and promotion of season, group, individual and other ticket sales. Marketing of tickets through printed materials, targeted electronic communication, social media presence and other creative means. Other duties as assigned by supervisor and administrative staff..
Serve as primary point of contact for all varsity athletic ticket sales. Assist with the marketing and communications efforts with a focus towards ticket sales. Create and implement innovative sales strategies, ideas and programs as a means of producing new business opportunities. Provide a superior level of customer service to all season ticket holders, plan holders, single-game buyers, new business prospects, group leaders and fans. Maintain an updated electronic database of ticket purchaser and group leaders and prospects. Ensure that all ticket activities are conducted within the polices of the College, conference and NCAA. Assist with the annual NCAA Agreed Upon Procedures ticket audit.
College Athletics at Marist College
A conference leader in athletic and academic success, the Marist College Department of Athletics sponsors 23 Division I sports that compete in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) and the Pioneer Football League (PFL – Football Championship Subdivision). In its history, Marist is the MAAC all-time leader in conference championships and overall Commissioner’s Cups, an award that celebrates overall excellence and athletic achievement. The Red Foxes have led the conference in MAAC Academic Honor Roll for 17 straight seasons.
The Athletics is engaged in an athletic/academic partnership to produce varsity athletics competitions on ESPN platforms using students to facilitate these broadcasts. This partnership has yielded expanded coverage for numerous teams, and provided students the tools needed to position themselves for a career in media production upon graduation.
Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or related field. Previous experience in collegiate athletics preferred.
Marist College is located on the banks of the historic Hudson River midway between New York City and Albany and at its Florence, Italy campus. A comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts, its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 384 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (8th Best Regional University/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Marist educates approximately 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees.
Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.