Position Title: Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs
Posting Number: P220196
Salary Range: $60,000 - $70,000
The Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs will oversee the day-to-day operations of marketing, promotions and ticket office, and all associated staff, and serve as member of athletic department senior staff.
Duties and Responsibilities: Develop and implement marketing strategies to increase revenue/ticket sales for football and men's and women's basketball, and work collaboratively with the athletic development personnel to promote the Game Day Benefits Program;
Acts as the primary administrative contact for the marching band as well as the cheerleaders, dance team and mascots.
Develop messaging and execute email and social media marketing and automation in conjunction with the ticket office to maximize all revenue opportunities;
Work closely with the ticket sales team to meet all sales, attendance and ticket revenue goals;
Supervises all gameday experience elements including in-game production/game operations, activation of tickets sales initiatives and execution of fan experience for football, basketball and other competitions as assigned;
Manages marketing gameday personnel to ensure on-field/on-court sponsorship elements are appropriately executed;
Collaborates with the facilities and event management departments to provide the best fan experience possible;
Develop and execute a comprehensive public relations and branding program targeting the greater Buffalo community;
Provide oversight and management for all marketing/media ad buys for advertising and branding purposes;
Establishes and stewards critical on campus relationships with UB Alumni Association, Campus Dining, Trademark and Licensing and others;
Work closely with creative services to ideate and execute marketing and advertising content;
Oversee and track the budget for marketing and promotions.
Outstanding Benefits Package
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Bachelor's degree required.
Five years directly related marketing experience is required.
Excellent communication and organizational skills required.
Master's degree, and knowledge of athletics and fiscal management preferred.
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