The Assistant Athletic Director of Marketing will play an integral role in driving revenue and attendance for the Department of Athletics, as well as serving as guardian of the Rice Athletics brand. Under the guidance of the Associate AD for Revenue Enhancement, this role is responsible for creating a Rice Athletics marketing strategy and plan and leading a team to execute against this plan.
This position has lead responsibility for marketing including game presentation, special events and promotions, digital marketing, advertising, and advertising implementation for football, in addition to leading other marketing team members who do the same for other sports. Along with the marketing, branding, ticket sales, sponsorship and communication staff, this individual will be responsible for increasing attendance and revenue, creating a positive and exciting game day atmosphere, increasing fan engagement and furthering the brand of Rice Athletics.
This position will work with video services team to develop new ways to entertain fans and promote brand consistency through video and other mediums.
This position will also act as liaison for the Athletic Department with the Marching Owls Band (MOB) and spirit squads.
Finally, this position will serve as an on-campus and community partner to ensure that Rice Athletics is a highly visible assets to our local community
A thorough knowledge of sales, marketing and promotions. - Strong written and verbal communication skills. The ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population and strong interpersonal skills. - Ability to think strategically and creatively, balance multiple priorities, adjust to changing circumstances, organize time efficiently and remain attentive to details. - Ability to lead, manage, and motivate marketing team. - Strong work-ethic and self-motivated. - Ability to learn quickly. - Comfortable with ambiguity. - Ability to work well in teams and collaborate with diverse constituents. - Passion for the scholar-athlete cause. - Ability to communicate with coaching staff effectively. - Graphic design ability with knowledge with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign or other graphics software programs
Video creation and editing capabilities.
Additional Salary Information: Salary Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications
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