VCU Athletics seeks an Assistant Director for Marketing & Promotions to assist with all facets of game-day event planning and implementation. Reporting to the Assistant AD for Marketing & Promotions, the Assistant Director’s efforts will support VCU’s Division I intercollegiate athletic programs, including Women’s Basketball and Baseball, as well as the overall VCU Athletics brand.
Additional job responsibilities include pre-event planning and advertising, ticket sales, event preparations, marketing set up and tear down, game day script writing, production, and management.
Minimum hiring standards include:
Undergraduate degree, preferably in marketing, mass communications or related field or an equivalent combination of education and related experience;
Project management and organizational skills;
Working knowledge of the creative process, graphic and web design, and production capabilities;
Strong ability to provide effective direction in managing the flow of work;
Ability to handle multiple projects and prioritize deadlines in a fast-paced environment;
Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
Knowledge of marketing principles;
A professional demeanor;
Resourceful and solution oriented;
Ability to use MS Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Basecamp or similar project management software;
Strong verbal and written communications skills; and
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU.
Preferred hiring standards include:
Experience working in a marketing office of a professional or intercollegiate sports program/ franchise;
Demonstrated experience in a marketing agency or in-house shop, with traffic coordination preferred; and
Experience managing social media.
Internal Number: 577420
About Virginia Commonwealth University
VCU Athletics’ mission is to win conference and national championships, provide a first-class student-athlete experience, serve as a source of pride for the University and community and cultivate graduates who excel as leaders.
Virginia Commonwealth University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.