Rider University, an NCAA Division I institution and member of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) invites applications for an Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing & Fan Engagement. Reporting to the Senior Associate Athletic Director, External Operations & Senior Women's Administrator, this individual will play an integral role in all facets of athletics marketing. The successful candidate will be responsible for implementing comprehensive marketing and social networking plans and promoting the Rider Athletics brand in an effort to increase attendance and awareness at home athletic contests, maximizing the game-day fan experience, and supplementing corporate sponsorship fulfillment efforts. The Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing & Fan Engagement will assist with broadcasts of events via BroncVision, ESPN3 and ESPN+ and coordinate usage of the video board and LED digital scorer's tables as well as coordinate all graphic design elements for the department.
One to two years' athletics marketing experience at a college or university or other athletics entity
Basic working knowledge and willingness to comply with NCAA rules
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Experience with Adobe creative suite and graphic design skills
Time management skills
Knowledge of technological trends in athletics marketing
Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience:
About Rider University:
The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.
Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.
Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.
Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.
Rider University has been included as one of the nation's best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its
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About Rider University
"As a learner-centered University dedicated to the education of the whole student, Rider provides students the intellectual resources and breadth of student life opportunities of a comprehensive university with the personal attention and close student-faculty interactions of a liberal arts college.Through a commitment to high quality teaching, scholarship and experiential opportunities, faculty on both campuses provide undergraduate and graduate students rigorous and relevant programs of study to expand their intellectual, cultural and personal horizons and develop their leadership skills. Our highly regarded programs in the arts, social sciences, sciences, music, business and education challenge students to become active learners who can acquire, interpret, communicate and apply knowledge within and across disciplines to foster the integrative thinking required in a complex and rapidly changing world."