Job Title: Assistant Athletics Director for Marketing
Job Family: Professionals
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full time
Compensation Grade: 5S
Pay Type: Salary
Department: Athletic Director External Affairs
Under the direction of the Senior Associate Athletics Director for External Operations, the Assistant Athletics Director for Marketing has the responsibility for developing and executing promotional/marketing plans for all Varsity Athletic Teams.
Develop and maintain game scripts and PA books for assigned sports, serving as in-game director and event manager
Plan for promotional game day activities (including halftime entertainment and musical entertainment)
Coordinate annual events such as Furman Football Fan Fest and Midnight Madness
Coordinate with Van Wagner representatives and event sponsors on in-game promotions and announcements
Organize & execute Furman Athletics social media marketing & promotional plan including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat & TikTok
Responsible for hiring, scheduling, and paying independent contractors that work with Furman Athletics for Marketing (i.e., on court emcee and DJ) Manage Sports Marketing budget.
Supervise the Assistant Director of Sports Marketing
Oversee and assist in the creation of marketing graphics using Adobe Cloud programs; pro? vide direction on the vision of each promotion per sport.
Oversee Marketing’s Internship and Practicum Student Program. Including, but not limited to: hiring, training, scheduling and supervising student interns responsible for assisting in daily operation of marketing and fan engagement.
Responsible for screening music played during pregame for assigned sports.
Furman University is a selective private liberal arts and sciences college committed to helping students develop intellectually, personally, and interpersonally and providing the practical skills necessary to succeed in a rapidly-changing world. Furman professors are exceptional teacher-scholars who mentor undergraduate students within a campus community that values and encourages diverse ideas and perspectives. Our recently-launched strategic vision, The Furman Advantage, promises students an individualized four-year pathway facilitated by team of mentors and infused with a rich and varied set of high impact experiences outside the classroom that include undergraduate research, study away, internships, community-focused learning, and opportunities to engage across differences.
Furman is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University aspires to create a community of people representing a multiplicity of identities including gender, race, religion, spiritual belief, sexual orientation, geographic origin, socioeconomic background, ideology, world view, and varied abilities.
In keeping with our commitment to equity ...and inclusion, domestic partners of employees are eligible for comprehensive benefits and faculty/staff affinity groups exist to offer support for faculty/staff that identify as LGBTQIA+ and/or Black/African-American.