The Assistant Director of Marketing and Fan Experience position exists to provide support for the strategic marketing initiatives of the Athletics Department and assigned sport programs. The Department of Athletics uses marketing and fan engagement strategies to generate revenue, maximize attendance and to create a first-class game environment. The Assistant Director of Marketing and Fan Experience will perform assigned duties and projects in various areas of Marketing and Fan Experience including, but not limited to, the execution of all marketing and fan experience elements related to Volleyball, Women’s Basketball and Softball. This position is also responsible for all student engagement activities, including selling the KU Football and Men’s Basketball combo pass.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university;
Minimum of 2 years work experience related to sports marketing, sales promotions, or related field;
Demonstrated ability to write scripts as part of game production and execution, and the ability to describe ideas, and/or plans clearly and effectively in written format;
General knowledge of all Big 12 and NCAA guidelines related to marketing, fan experience and game management;
Ability to communicate clearly and to convey thoughts, ideas and plans clearly to coaches, administrators and other athletics staff members;
Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail;
Demonstrated ability to work effectively under multiple, strict deadlines in a fast-paced office environment with the capacity to adapt quickly to major and minor changes in projects and outcomes;
Proven strong work ethic and ability to work in a team environment;
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.);
Demonstrated problem-solving skills and solutions focused approach to challenges and improvements;
Ability and willingness to work home sporting events, and occasional evenings, weekends, or holidays as needed during peak sport seasons;
Must be able to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, unless a medical or religious accommodation has been approved. Contact Human Resources with questions.
Experience working in collegiate or professional sports game production settings;
Working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite;
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent relevant experience
Kansas Athletics, Inc. is a not for profit corporation which was organized in 1925 to foster development of intercollegiate athletics in conjunction with the educational activities of the University of Kansas. Kansas Athletics operates the varsity intercollegiate athletic programs (18 men's and women's intercollegiate teams) of the University of Kansas in facilities owned by the State of Kansas. A major comprehensive research and teaching university with an enrollment of approximately 27,000, the University provides outstanding excellence in education and research.
Kansas Athletics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.