This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.
Serve as the primary point person behind the department’s in-game production efforts. Oversee event presentation development and execution for all MU athletics teams with a primary focus on directing the game presentation for football, basketball and ice hockey.
Produce consistent game presentation elements in assigned sports: production to include writing and updating run-of-show documents (timeliness) and PA scripts; managing and operating video board (where applicable); assisting with the creation and production of video board content for in-game use (where applicable); developing sponsor-related in-game promotions; coordinating sprite elements on game days including music/sound effects; Pep Band, Cheer and Swoop (mascot), uphold University mission through work performed; and other duties as assigned.
Supervise a select team of interns to oversee game day productions.
Work collaboratively with Communications, Broadcasting, and various sports to coordinate the planning and implementation of in-game activities and promotions that identify creative and innovative programs that engage both existing and potential fans, resulting in an entertaining atmosphere and the encourages spectator loyalty and support.
Liaison between Sports Marketing, Development and other external units on campus. Handle special projects assigned from Sports Marketing to assist with revenue generation.
Assist with sponsorship fulfillment responsibilities related to IMG Sorts Properties.
Manage music playlists of all sports including outside contractors.
Assist in the organization and implementation of athletic and special events for the athletic department.
Facilitate communication between internal and external units regarding game day management.
Assist in the continual communications of event information to staff and other constituents.
Assist in trouble shooting and problem solving during events.
Must demonstrate the majority of the following: a strong work ethic; good time management skills; ability to self-motivate; want to excel and establish a career in athletics; ability to work effectively with internal and external constituents; particularly senior staff, coaching staffs and other appropriate University staff; should be able to work in a fast-paced environment and quickly adapt to change; organized; highly responsible; have a positive attitude; able to accept direction and constructive feedback; ability to work both independently and as a member of a team; able to work on multiple projects; and the ability to prioritize events and/or circumstances is essential
Other duties as assigned.
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Bachelor’s degree in sports administration/management or related field
Strong computer literacy in Windows, Excel, Word and Publisher as well as internet functions
In-game event management experience within the NCAA or a professional sporting organization
Internal Number: 495519
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