POSITION: Reporting to the Senior Associate Athletics Director, the Assistant Athletics Director, Marketing and Communication is responsible for providing leadership for the marketing and communications areas in the Athletics Department. Develops and implements an aggressive marketing, advertising, and promotion plan for all areas of supervision with a focus on increasing revenue. Increases awareness through print and electronic media, advertising, web content, community partners, and social media platforms. Devises and executes plans geared towards increasing visibility and brand, both internally and externally, for the Athletics Department and the university as a whole. Develops departmental policies and procedures, establishes goals and objectives, and manages budgets for all areas of supervision. Responsible for administration of NCAA Championship events (i.e., NCAA Baseball, Softball, Soccer, Big West Championships, etc.). Charged with supervising various levels of personnel within the areas of Ticket Sales, Fan Experience, Digital Media, Athletics Communications, and with the added potential of oversight and supervision of at least one sport. Performs other related duties as assigned.
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, communications from an accredited university or related field required with at least four years of full-time professional experience working in strategic communications, media relations, marketing communications, digital/social media or related field and preferably in an athletics environment. Possess a strong ability to organize, plan, develop and execute in order to meet department goals and objectives. Proficiency with Mac Desktop Publishing, preferably In Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Dream Weaver. Knowledge/usage of multiple office machines. Excellent customer service, oral and written communications skills are a must. Must possess the ability to lead the work of others. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task, strong attention to detail, and meet specific goals and timelines. Ability to work in a diverse team environment that includes alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff, and community volunteers.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should have several years of full-time, professional experience working in strategic communications, media relations, marketing communications, digital/social media or a related field preferably in an athletics environment.
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California State University, Fullerton is a comprehensive, regional university serving a diverse student population of over 40,000, including international students representing 78 nations. Located on a 241-acre campus in Orange County, it is a technologically robust and culturally vibrant area. Many of our employees enjoy the close proximity to the beaches and mountains for surfing, hiking, and m...ountain biking. The University offers 55 undergraduate and 56 graduate degree programs, including a doctorate in education and a doctorate in nursing practice, in a rich diverse environment. Diverse Issues in Higher Education (August 2016) ranks the campus as 6th in the nation in terms of baccalaureate degrees awarded to minority students, and Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education (August 2016) ranks CSU Fullerton number one in California and fourth in the nation among top colleges and universities awarding degrees to Hispanics. The University is proud to be designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution.