POSITION SUMMARY Primary marketing and promotions coordinator for Volleyball, Women’s Basketball, Softball and assist with Men’s Basketball and Football. This position will be in charge of developing/updating scripts, in-game promotions, marketing plans, and serve as public address announcer for non-revenue sports. The coordinator will serve as the athletic department liaison to other game management and university personnel.
RESPONSIBILITIES 1.Assist in Game-day event set-up and breakdown for all sports and assist with athletic special events as needed
2.Assist with development of game day count-down schedules and game scripts for use by the game officials, public address announcer, teams, and other official personnel. Maintain a file for all game management materials.
3.Assist in the development and implementation of a comprehensive marketing plan (Soccer/ Women’s Basketball & Baseball) at Murray State University to reach internal (on-campus) and external (off-campus) constituents through the use of radio, television, electronic billboard and print advertising as well as the distribution of schedule cards, posters, internet and game day announcements.
4.Grow and develop social media platforms as well as the enhancement of new social media trends and opportunities for the department of Athletics. Responsible for creating and implementing social media graphics through Photoshop and InDesign.
5.Oversee the set-up and staging of pre-game activities, specifically football tailgate and associated activities.
6.Develop and implement comprehensive plan for group ticket sales, targeting groups within a 50-mile radius of the University with emphasis on men’s basketball group sales.
7.Oversee all aspects of Junior Racers Kids Club and other selected children events. Assist with student cheering section.
8.Must be available to work evenings, weekends and university breaks.
9.Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director for External Affairs.
Bachelor’s degree; experience in related field (marketing, sales, public relations); demonstrate ability to coordinate and manage multiple groups for game management activities; experience with Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop and InDesign.
Additional Salary Information: $7,500 stipend PLUS Housing in fully furnished, co-ed apartment, gated complex complete with pool, exercise room, private laundry and much more.
About Murray State Athletics
Murray State University is a four-year public university located in Murray, Kentucky. With about 10,500 students, it has been recognized by U.S News & World Report's "Best Colleges" as one of the top regional universities in the U.S. for 26 straight years and it has consistently been among the top ranked public regional universities in Kentucky.