Harvard University Assistant Director of Marketing - Athletics in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Auto req ID 42597BR

Business Title Assistant Director of Marketing - Athletics

School/Unit Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Sub-Unit ------------

Location USA - MA - Boston

Job Function Athletics

Time Status Full-time

Schedule Evening and weekend work, as well as travel, isrequired.

Department Athletics

Salary Grade 056

Union 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

Duties & Responsibilities Under the leadership of the Associate Director of Athletics for Marketing and Sales, this position:

  • Develops and manages a comprehensive marketing strategy to promote 42 Varsity sports, including 6 ticketed sports;

  • Creates and directs all promotional and advertising plans to generate ticket revenue, increase attendance, and enhance awareness of Harvard Athletics programs;

  • Secures corporate sponsorships and manages all fulfillment and client relations;

  • Responsible for strategic messaging to a diverse audience through social media and email marketing campaigns;

  • Identifies effective ways to deliver consistent branding and messaging through all marketing materials and digital channels;

  • Oversees game day management including scripts, promotions, customer service, band and special initiatives;

  • Collaborates on creative initiatives with internal and external groups to build community and pride in Harvard;

  • Supervises and manages Marketing interns.

    Basic Qualifications Bachelor's degree required. At least 3 years of work experience in marketing and sales.

    Additional Qualifications Ideal candidates must also have and demonstrate:

  • Experience with marketing and social media analytics to measure effectiveness of marketing initiatives, as well as experience with faciliitating customer surveys;

  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Mac OS, Microsoft applications, HTML, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop;

  • Experience with email marketing and social media tools such as Constant Contact, Facebook, SnapChat, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Google Analytics, video editing and mobile applications. Knowledge of emerging technologies;

  • Strong interest in and passion for sports and college athletics;

  • Ability to develop relationships with a wide variety of internal and external constituents;

  • Results-driven, pro-active approach;

  • Creative and innovative thinker;

  • Experience working with consultants and/or external agencies;

  • Ability to work evenings/ weekends and travel to select events;

  • Strong written and communication skills;

  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects and supervise staff;

  • Proven ability to work independently and multi-task; and

  • Detail-oriented and well-organized.

    Additional Information NOTE: ALL DOCUMENTS that are part of your application should be combined in a SINGLE DOCUMENTand uploaded where the on-line application tells you to"Upload my resume/ CV from my computer." YOUR RESUME MUST BE THE FIRST DOCUMENT. Then include your cover letter, references and any other attachments. Then skip the cover letter section and click"Continue."

The Athletics Department offers a fun, team-oriented work environment. We are committed to providing competitive and recreational athletics to all students as an integral part of their educational process and experience. Harvard offers first-class benefits and provides access to a wide range of educational offerings, including world-class museums, tuition assistance, and professional development opportunities.

All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources. We regret that, due to the number of responses we typically receive, we are unable to respond to phone calls or contact personally those applicants not selected for an interview.

We strive to reflect the diversity of the community we serve.

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EEO Statement We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.