The Creighton University Athletic Department is now accepting applications for the position of a Marketing & Creative Services Graduate Assistant within its Marketing Department. Creighton is located in Omaha, Nebraska and compete of NCAA Division I members of the BIG EAST Conference.
Responsible for assisting the Creighton Athletic Marketing staff in the development, coordination and implementation of marketing, promotional and fan experience efforts for all 14 sports, and any specific sport or event to which assigned. Provide leadership and graphic design/video/social media assistance in overseeing interns and their assigned responsibilities. Assist with managing public address announcers, coordinating music, video board elements, pep band, and other marketing needs to direct the flow of games, events and promotions as needed. Fulfill sponsored elements such as logo exposure, PA announcements, promotions, and events. Improve the atmosphere at each event through the use of games, giveaways, contests, trivia and music, etc. Assist with external events including staffing and operations. Complies with all applicable National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and BIG EAST Conference regulations in the performance of job duties.
In addition to regular home athletics events, the applicant will also be expected to maintain office hours and work a number of special events hosted by the department. Evening and weekend hours with some travel are expected with this position.
This role will have many responsibilities which include, but are not limited to, the following:
Capable with the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere)
Capable with cameras and audio/video techniques
Ability to interact effectively with coaches, administrators, student athletes and vendors
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in sport management, business, marketing, sales, public relations, advertising or related field.
Admission to the School of Graduate Studies and a Master’s Program at Creighton University
Maintenance of a 3.0 GPA in their selected area of graduate studies
Additionally, the candidate will must possess strong written and verbal communication skills, have the ability to initiate and maintain personal relationships as well as maintain a positive, upbeat attitude under pressure.
Additional Salary Information: Additional Salary Information: The stipend is $12,000 ($1,000 monthly) plus tuition waiver.
Candidates who are interested in the position, can apply by sending your cover letter, resume and references to Chris Newhouse at ChrisNewhouse@creighton.edu. The deadline to apply for the position is May 21, 2021.
About Creighton University
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Creighton University is an equal opportunity employer.