The assistant director of marketing will play an integral role in driving revenue and attendance for the Department of Athletics. Along with the marketing, sales, and communications staff, this individual will assist in increasing attendance, creating a positive and exciting game day atmosphere, increasing fan engagement, and furthering the brand of Rice Athletics.
Develops the communication and brand strategy for individual program(s)
Writes, designs, and coordinates the production of communication and marketing materials
Recommends integrated marketing plans / programs and strategies to meet business objectives
Guides event planning and execution as needed to support marketing objectives
Assists in vendor management on specific projects
Conducts market research and analysis used to inform decisions regarding strategic marketing
direction, product segmentation and customer targeting
Assesses market opportunities and track market trends
Recommends marketing improvements based on findings
Performs all other duties as assigned
Education, Experience, and Licenses/Certifications Requirements
One year of related experience in the sports marketing field with experience developing marketing plans to drive attendance
No substitutions for education or experience allowed
Strong communication skills both oral and written
Organization and creativity skills
Analytical problem solving skills
Master's degree in marketing, communications, public relations, sports administration, or related field
Graphic design ability with knowledge in Photoshop, InDesign, or other graphic software
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