The Athletics Assistant – Marketing serves as primary marketing contact for men’s & women’s soccer, women’s basketball and baseball- This includes assisting with the creation and execution of the 2021-22 marketing plan as well as coordination of additional attendance efforts and game day presentation.
Serve as secondary marketing contact for men’s basketball- This includes serving on the game day marketing staff for home events and assisting with execution of marketing plan.
Operate as catering coordinator- This includes ordering postgame meals for home games for men’s and women’s basketball, media and staff pre-game meals as well as working with campus caterer on game day private hospitality events.
Serve as a contributing member of the external operations team- Assistant will work with the Associate AD for External, Director of Athletic Marketing, and the ticket office staff to generate revenue via season, single game and group ticket sales for our six ticketed sports. This includes attending weekly sales meetings.
Social Media Management- This includes management of @ButlerUGear on Instagram and Butler Bulldogs on Pinterest as part of the Trademark & Licensing Program. Would also assist with management of @ButlerAthletics accounts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Coordinate Logo Usage Special Requests for Bakeries and Personal Projects- This includes collecting and cataloguing request forms as well as writing and distributing permission letters.
Manage Pepsi Allotment- Place orders and communicate with coaches on free product requests from Gatorade and Pepsi.
BS and 1-2 years relevant experience
Strong communication skills
Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Organizational skills; ability to multi-task/manage several projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
Demonstrated flexibility, creativity, strategic-thinking skills; willingness to take initiative and learn.
Positive attitude with strong interpersonal skills along with strong customer service skills
Proven ability to work autonomously, collaboratively and within a team structure.
Proficiency in office software systems such as: MS Word, Office, Teams, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook
Maintain confidentiality and attention to detail
Butler University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.
Butler University, founded in 1855 by attorney and abolitionist Ovid Butler, is home to about 4,000 undergraduate and 700 graduate students in six colleges and more than 60 academic majors. Located in Indianapolis, a thriving metropolitan area of approximately 1.5 million people in the 27th largest media market, Butler occupies 290 acres in a vibrant and diverse neighborhood near the White River on the northwest side of Indianapolis. The University emphasizes a liberal arts-based education with the goal of teaching clear and effective communication, appreciation of beauty, and a commitment to lifelong learning, community service, and global awareness.