The LSU Athletics Department is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Director of Marketing who is responsible for developing and implementing strategic initiatives to increase attendance and revenues at intercollegiate athletic events. It identifies creative and innovative programs that engage both existing and potential fans, resulting in an entertaining atmosphere and that encourages spectator loyalty and support.
As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, LSU Athletics acknowledges the impacts of implicit bias and structural inequity that can impede the creation of a vibrant and representative workforce. We recognize the benefits of diverse perspectives in leadership and of equity in the distribution of organizational resources and opportunities. Therefore, we are committed to eliminating barriers to create a better future for our employees, partners and community. To the fair consideration, employment, retention and advancement of qualified applicants, we welcome the unique contributions that individuals bring in terms of their education, race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, spirituality, socio-economic status, ability, family status, veteran’s status, experiences, opinions, and ideas. Forever LSU.
50% Develops and implements marketing initiatives to increase attendance and the fan experience for volleyball, gymnastics and softball; Oversees the Mike’s Kids Club program; Assists with the planning, coordination and implementation of all football game day activities and promotions.
30% Identifies creative and innovative programs that engage both existing and potential fans, resulting in an entertaining atmosphere and that encourages spectator loyalty and support; Enhances and cultivates on-campus relationships, resulting in student, faculty and staff support.
15% Provides direct oversight of Graduate Assistants and student interns. Responsible for the hiring process of the student intern program and scheduling of sport assignments.
5% Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree with two years of experience in intercollegiate or professional athletics or other related field.
Master’s degree in sports administration, education or other related field.
Special or Physical Qualifications:
Ability to work extended days, weekends and holidays. Position requires a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, Click Effects Blaze and Crossfire operating systems, Daktronics videoboard equipment, SHOFLO scripting software and Microsoft Office Suite. Must be able to communicate and interact effectively, respectfully and appropriately with diverse populations in the Department, the University and community.
A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire. Please provide three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address. Apply for this position on the LSU Career Site.
Additional Position Information:
Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!
LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management ([email protected]).
HCM Contact Information: Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed [email protected]