Creighton University Athletics is actively seeking a Graduate Assistant to work as part of the marketing and corporate sales teams. We are looking for a well-organized, responsible and outgoing individual to provide the necessary support to the Director of Sales who oversees the corporate sponsorship rights of the Athletic Department. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment and have a passion for sports, we want to meet you! This position will provide excellent on site marketing and sales training within the sports and entertainment industry.
This role will have many responsibilities which include, but are not limited to, the following:
•Fulfilling advertising/sponsorship packages
•Coordinating with corporate partners to ensure all contract fulfillment is executed.
•All aspects of customer service and client relationship building, including: Cultivating relationships with current and prospective sponsors. Entertaining existing and new sponsors during hospitality and athletic events
•Assist with game day and event operations, including set up of select in-venue signage, hospitality events/suites, and game day displays.
•Office and administrative support
•Assist with external events including staffing and operations •Other duties as assigned
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in sport management, marketing, sales, public relations, advertising or related field.
Admission to the School of Graduate Studies and a Master’s Program at Creighton University.
High level of initiative, coupled with the ability to work independently
Highly organized; able to prioritize and execute tasks
Ability to work flexible hours, including occasional nights and weekends.
Additionally, the candidate must possess strong written and verbal communication skills, have the ability to initiate and maintain personal relationships as well as maintain a positive, upbeat attitude under pressure. Capable with the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) preferred but not required.
Additional Salary Information: Additional Salary Information: The stipend is $12,000 ($1,000 monthly) plus tuition waiver.
Candidates who are interested in the position, can apply by sending your cover letter, resume and references to Tim Callahan at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to apply for the position is May 1st, 2021 with a July 2021 start date.
About Creighton University
Creighton University, located in Omaha, Neb., offers a top-ranked education in the Jesuit tradition for people who want to contribute something meaningful to the world. At Creighton, you are part of something big. Your skills and passions unite with thousands of faculty, staff and students inspired to change the world. Here, we offer meaningful work driven by a 475-year-old Jesuit tradition committed to social justice and serving others. Through this tradition, we push the boundaries on innovation. We pursue new knowledge for the betterment of society. We seek to improve our world through Catholic and Jesuit values. And it all starts with you.
Creighton University is an equal opportunity employer.