The Air Force Academy Athletics Corporation located in Colorado Springs, Colorado is looking for an Assistant Director of Marketing to perform the following duties:
Manages, develops, and implements the marketing and fan experience strategy for the Air Force Men’s Ice Hockey, and Women’s Basketball programs. Assists with the marketing and fan experience for the Football program.
Provides digital marketing support for the Air Force Wrestling program.
Responsible for the development and implementation of marketing plans with the goals of generating revenue, increasing attendance, retaining season ticket base, and generating new ticket sales.
Works closely with external units within the athletic department to create, test, and send marketing emails.
Oversees and manages the fan experience on game day for assigned sports. Responsibilities will include scripts, timelines, entertainment, presentations, music, etc.
Conceptualizes the look and supervises the development of intro videos, in-game videos, sponsored content, and printed materials such as posters, schedule cards, season tickets, etc.
Responsible for social media oversight to include scheduling and content creation for assigned sports.
Works collaboratively to manage sponsor fulfillment including: print, gameday promotions, social media, on field/court promotions, and messaging of sponsorships.
Works closely with the Director of Business Development and Community Outreach to execute community events that grow the Air Force brand.
Assists with creation of digital graphics for use across multiple digital media platforms.
Supports other sports programs as needed.
Assists with the management, recruitment and training of the intern program.
Oversees the sales, growth, and stewardship of the Kid Force program.
Reports directly to the Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing & Fan Experience and may be required to perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in sport marketing, administration, management or a related field is required. Master’s degree is preferred.
Minimum 1-2 years of related work experience in a Division I collegiate athletics marketing office or other related field is preferred.
Candidate must have strong organizational, verbal, writing, and interpersonal skills.
Candidate must have the ability to work independently as well as collaborate with other business units, and exercise discretion and independent judgement with respect to matters of significance.
Scope of job may require evening and weekend hours.
High computer literacy with strong skills and knowledge of social media usage is required. Creative design experience with Photoshop experience is desirable.
Must be authorized to work in the US and successfully pass a background check.
Air Force Academy Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
The AFAAC is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization that supports and manages all of the Air Force Academy's athletics fundraising programs while also providing assistance with coaching, recruiting, ticketing, logistics and sports conference objectives. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.