Washington State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is accepting applications for the position of Director of Marketing and Promotions (Marketing/Promotions Coordinator Senior). This position, in conjunction with the Assistant Athletic Director of Marketing, oversees the development, implementation, and execution of a comprehensive strategic marketing and promotions plans for all home athletic events for all 17 sports targeting a variety of diverse audiences including alumni, faculty, staff, friends of WSU, administration, and current students. Specifically, this position will have delegated oversight of marketing and game production for the football program. This position will also directly oversee the marketing of the women’s basketball and rowing programs. In addition, this position also manages a variety of public relation activities on-campus and within the community. The Director of Marketing is responsible for the direct oversight of the Marketing Department’s Student Internship Program, including the recruitment and hiring of student interns for the department.
Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, communications or related field AND three (3) years of professional level experience in marketing, promotional or related work. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. Experience leading, directing and/or supervising the work of others. Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends on a regular basis.
Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree in marketing, public relations, communications or related field. Demonstrated successful marketing and promotion experience in athletics. Demonstrated experience in the development and management of budgets. Demonstrated work experience in sponsorship sales and contract fulfillments. Demonstrated successful experience in management and supervision of internship or student programs. Demonstrated ability to initiate and complete projects independently and with specific deadlines. Demonstrated experience working in positions that require strong communication skills. Possess strong time management and organizational skills. Strong computer background with working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe software. Ability to work with students, coaches, and administrators in a broad range of situations. Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license.
Applications are accepted through July 5, 2017. For more information and to apply, please visit wsujobs.com. For more information on WSU Athletics, please visit wsucougars.com. WSU is an EO/AA educator and employer.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Washington State University conducts transformational research and provides world-class education to more than 26,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Founded in 1890 in Pullman, it is Washington’s original land-grant university, with a mission of improving quality of life. It is located in the Palouse region of Southeastern Washington, eight miles from the University of Idaho in Moscow, ID and 80 miles south of Spokane, WA.