Athletic Marketing & Promotion Director of Experiential Marketing Ball State University
Ball State’s Athletic Marketing and Promotion department welcomes applications for a Director of Experiential Marketing.
At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.
Position Function: The Director of Experiential Marketing will be responsible for bringing the Ball State brand to life through the intentional creation of unique and memorable experiences. Reporting directly to the Deputy Athletic Director, responsibilities include, but are not limited to, overseeing the development and execution of a comprehensive marketing plan for assigned sports, overseeing all student marketing initiatives, and collaborating to increase student engagement and attendance at athletic events. This position will also assist in the management of student staff, coordinate the mascot program, and perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned. Adheres to all NCAA, Conference, and institutional rules and regulations.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in communications, marketing, public relations, technical writing, digital media, sport administration or related field. One year of departmental experience in a related field.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited institution in communications, marketing, public relations, technical writing, digital media, sport administration or related field. Two years relevant experience in intercollegiate athletics, sports business industry or related agency work. Graphic Design experience.
Include the following documents with your application: resume, and cover letter addressed to Alex Perry.
The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through May 21, 2023.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit: https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/Faculty
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.
Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders--committed to improving the quality of life for all.