Responsibilities: Under the general direction of the Deputy Director of Athletics, External Affairs and Resource Development, the Assistant Athletic Director, Marketing and Strategic Communications serves as the primary brand steward for UC Davis Athletics, driving strategy that illuminates the brand and key department initiatives. The position is responsible for establishing a strong affinity with external constituents, building and establishing a single unified voice for all messaging and enhancing customer service capabilities and performance. Additionally, the position is responsible for integrating the marketing and communications teams into one collaborative team that works closely together to enhance and promote the UC Davis Athletics brand, generate and increase revenue, enhance the fan experience, and successfully promote 23 varsity sport programs. This position currently serves as a member of the Athletic Director's Unit Manager group.
Appointment:Full-time Career Appointment with Intercollegiate Athletics
Compensation: $56,900 - $105,580/year
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in business, sports marketing or related field. Experience in sports marketing, communications, or a related field. Five years' experience in Division I intercollegiate athletics or professional sports. Skill to develop, design and implement creative promotional and advertising strategies. Excellent written and oral communication skill. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a large number of constituents: administrators, staff, students, donors, alumni and media professionals. Excellent judgment in the handling of confidential information. Strong organizational skills. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision. Advanced political acumen skills. Analytical and research skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree. Knowledge of Intercollegiate Athletics. Knowledge of UC Davis, including its achievements, mission, goals, vision, and objectives. Knowledge of campus, state and federal laws pertaining to marketing and advertising issues and concerns and other related policies or laws. Skill and experience to mentor less experienced staff.
Application Procedure: To submit an application for Requisition Number 03019483 visit:
The University of California, Davis is a research university, currently with more than 30,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. The University of California, Davis sponsors 23 sports for men and women and is an NCAA D-1 member with most sports competing in the Big West Conference. For more information about UC Davis Athletics please go to http://ucdavisaggies.cstv.com/.
The U...niversity is interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standard of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus that supports equality and diversity. The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.