Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) is seeking applicants for a graduate assistant position in Marketing.
MARKETING GRADUATE ASSISTANT
JOB DESCRIPTION: The graduate assistant will serve as the event manager for select sports, overseeing the event management, marketing, fan experience, etc. for those select sports under the direction of the Associate AD for Internal Operations and Fan Engagement. The individual will develop strategic initiatives to increase attendance for select sports and enhance in-game promotions to maximize the fan experience. This position will be responsible for sponsorship fulfillment at those athletic events. The Graduate Assistant will work with coaches on promotional concepts and interface with the Athletic Communications Office and Ticket Office to coordinate and implement successful in-game promotions, halftime activities and ticket sales efforts. This position will also be responsible for marketing events to SIUE students by utilizing social media and other outlets to promote events and games to generate awareness and increase attendance from the student body. In addition, the graduate assistant will assist with special events/projects and other duties as assigned by the Associate AD for Internal Operations and Fan Engagement.
The graduate assistant in this position will develop skills in human relations, supervision skills, public presentations, and communication and documentation skills. Candidate must be available for evening and weekend events and comply with University, Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations. Additional duties consistent with the Department’s goals and mission will also be assigned.
Acceptance into SIUE Graduate School; must maintain a 6-12 hour course load per semester
Evidence of sound organizational skills
Ability to interact effectively with student-athletes, colleagues, and the public
Previous involvement in marketing, promotions, student activities or leadership development experience
PERIOD OF APPOINTMENT: 10-month appointment beginning August 1, 2021 through May 31, 2022. If successful, the position will be extended for a second appointment.
SALARY: $913 per month stipend. Includes tuition waiver. GA is responsible for student fees.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Open until the position is filled.
TO APPLY, PLEASE SUBMIT: Cover Letter, Resumé, Unofficial Transcript, and References via email to Jameson Adams, Associate AD for Internal Operations and Fan Engagement, at email@example.com.
SIUE is a Division I NCAA institution and is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference and the Mid-American Conference (men's soccer and wrestling).
The mission of the SIUE Intercollegiate Athletics program is to provide students with opportunities to enhance their education, to represent the University, and to participate in competitive sports while developing skills and understanding.