Job Summary: The Assistant Athletic Director will be responsible for the overall management and daily operations of assigned areas, which includes the supervision and delegation of work assignments.
Additional Department Summary: The Assistant Athletics Director is responsible for the development and implementation of comprehensive strategic plans for the Athletics Marketing Department in order to enhance marketing, promotional, customer experience, and sales efforts while fostering innovative and collaborative efforts to engage the students, staff, alumni, supporters and prospective fans of the Crimson Tide worldwide. This position will report directly to the Associate Athletics Director for Strategic Marketing and oversee the Associate Director of Marketing and Fan Experience, Assistant Director of Marketing and Fan Experience, and Strategic Marketing Coordinator. Position will also assist the Associate AD with administrative oversight of spirit programs and management of outbound ticket sales efforts.
Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Management, Communications, Public Relations, or Sports Management and five (5) years of experience within an intercollegiate athletics department or professional sports organization; OR Master's in Business, Marketing, Management, Communications, Public Relations, or Sports Management and three (3) years of experience within an intercollegiate athletics department or professional sports organization.
Skills and Knowledge: Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office and other related software.
Preferred Qualifications: Seven (7) years of experience working within an intercollegiate athletics department or professional sports team.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
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