Assistant Athletic Director, Marketing and Fan Experience
Kennesaw State University Athletics
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Internal Number: Job Opening ID 246810
Responsible for the development and implementation of comprehensive strategic plans for the Athletics Marketing Department to enhance marketing, promotional, customer experience, and sales initiatives (ticketing, merchandising/licensing, sponsorship, and other strategic areas) while fostering innovative and collaborative efforts to engage the students, staff, alumni, supporters and prospective fans of Owl Nation worldwide.
Position will have administrative oversight of spirit programs, assist with management of outbound ticket sales strategies with primary focus on group sales, oversee the creative process for marketing and sales-oriented materials, and spearhead strategic plans focused on the continued enhancement of the fan experience at all events.
Educational Requirements Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education
Required Experience Five (5) years of experience in marketing, promotions, sales or tickets sales in collegiate, professional or minor league field
Kennesaw State University (KSU), the third-largest university in the University System of Georgia, is a comprehensive university with expanding undergraduate and graduate programs in Kennesaw, Georgia, one of metropolitan Atlanta's burgeoning northwest suburban communities.Founded in 1963, Kennesaw State is located in Cobb County on a beautifully landscaped and pedestrian-friendly campus of 240 acres within easy access of Interstate 75 and the northwest quadrant of Georgia. Nearly 40,000 commuter and residential students, including more than 1,700 from 136 countries, pursue their undergraduate and graduate studies at Kennesaw State. The student body is a mix of traditional and nontraditional students with an average age of 26. Approximately 20 percent of students are members of ethnic minorities.Kennesaw State students can choose majors from more than 60 bachelor's and master's degree programs, including undergraduate degrees in education, health, business, the humanities, the arts, science and math. Graduate degree programs are offered in professional concentrations including nursing, business, information systems, conflict management, education and professional writing. KSU has ...continued to expand its graduate programs by adding a new Doctorate of Education in Leadership for Learning in 2006 - the first doctorate in the university's history. The Kennesaw State Owls compete in the Atlantic Sun Conference in NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics, enjoying the first full season as a Division I member in 2005-06. KSU has won more than five team championships since joining the NCAA during the 1994-95 school year, with numerous appearances at national championships dating back to KSU's days as a member of the NAIA. KSU won NCAA titles in men's basketball (2004) and women's soccer (2003). The former was the first NCAA basketball crown ever won by a Georgia college or university.