Belmont University’s Department of Athletics is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant position in Athletic Marketing for the 2020-21 and 2021-22 academic years (two-year commitment). Under the supervision of the Director of Athletic Marketing, the successful candidate will oversee marketing and promotions planning and implementation for assigned sports. Additional duties include but are not limited to: assisting with marketing game-day setup and teardown for home athletic events; scheduling youth groups and teams to participate in Belmont Youth Experience for home athletic events; coordinating National Anthem singers and Invocation prayers for all home athletic events; managing the Belmont Athletics Marketing (BAM) team’s undergraduate interns and volunteers; attending and contributing to the discussions at weekly marketing staff meetings and special event planning meetings.
Compensation: The Graduate Assistant position is a two-year commitment beginning with the 2020-21 academic year and includes a tuition waiver of 6 graduate credit hours plus student fees per term (summer terms excluded), up to 24 total credit hours. The position does not include a stipend. Graduate assistants must maintain at least 6 hours of graduate-level credit per semester to be eligible.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and acceptance into Belmont University’s Sport Administration graduate program. Strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills. Prior experience in marketing is highly recommended. Enthusiasm for the marketing process and attentiveness to detail on project goals is highly valued. Must be able to work evening and weekend events. Additionally, applicants must submit to a criminal background check, subject to review and approval by Belmont University.
How to apply: For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume, contact information for three professional references, and unofficial copies of college transcripts to:
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Consideration for the position is contingent upon successful admission to Belmont University’s Master of Sport Administration (MSA) program. Interested candidates are encouraged to begin the admissions application to the MSA program immediately. The admissions process for the MSA program is completely separate from the application for this position and has a deadline of March 1, 2020. For information about the MSA program, please visit: http://www.belmont.edu/sa/index.html. Belmont University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
About Belmont University
Consistently recognized as a “Most Innovative” university, Belmont University draws more than 8,300 students who represent every state and more than 36 countries. The campus sits on 84 picturesque acres that are located just two miles from downtown Nashville, Tennessee, a dynamic and vibrant hub for government, healthcare, music, tourism and more. A private, four-year university, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. The University’s athletic program sponsors 17 sports that compete at the NCAA Division 1 level. The University’s purpose is to help students explore their passions and develop their talents to meet the world’s needs.