POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: The University Athletic Association at the University of Florida is searching for a Senior Associate Athletics Director of Marketing, Fan Engagement and Branding who will provide leadership, vision and strategic planning for all, as well as maintain the day-to-day responsibilities of marketing and brand management for all Florida Gators Athletic programs. The position will oversee all external activities related to marketing, fan experience, graphic design, in venue scoreboard production, creative video, social media, photography, branding and outbound ticket sales for the Florida Gators while also serving as a key senior level contact for the SEC Network. The position will also create and manage the operating budget for each area, as well as working with each individual staff to provide the best marketing, branding, video, and creative and digital strategies possible for the Florida Gators athletics programs. This position serves as a member of the Director of Athletics senior staff and reports directly to the Athletics Director. Opportunity to serve as a sport administrator.
BENEFITS: Comprehensive benefits package including but not limited to health, dental, life, LTD, AD&D, pension plan (upon eligibility), athletic event tickets, employee events and recognition programs as well as relocation assistance. Competitive compensation package commensurate with candidate’s previous experience and qualifications. You can view our full benefits guide on the official job posting by clicking here.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Prior to entering UF’s campus, a COVID-19 screening must be taken through UF Health in order to be ‘cleared for campus’. Interviews may be conducted prior to the closing date, but no offer of employment will be extended until after the position closes. Once an official offer is extended and accepted, the candidate will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 and will be contingent on satisfactory background screening results. The candidate will also be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove identity and authorization to work in the United States. The University Athletic Association, Inc. is an at-will employer, a separate company from the University of Florida and not a state employer.
TO APPLY: Qualified applicants please go to www.FloridaGators.com/employment to apply. For individuals without computer access, stop by the University Athletic Association, Inc. Human Resources offices located on the 4th floor of the west side of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
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MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Five years of progressively increasing responsibility in athletics marketing, fan engagement and brand management
Three years of leadership experience
Excellent demonstrated knowledge of marketing and brand strategies, processes and resources
Knowledge of data analytics to drive fan engagement and effective brand strategy
Knowledge and awareness of NCAA and SEC compliance requirements, rules and regulations
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies
Ability to foster a cooperative environment while working collaboratively with other departments
Capacity to make administrative/procedural decisions and sound judgements in a fast paced ever changing environment
Ability to successfully prioritize and navigate multiple responsibilities concurrently while working in a high stress, high pressure, deadline driven environment
Ability to engage effectively with others of diverse cultures or backgrounds and effectively interact with high energy, intense personalities
Ability to work a non-standard work week which will include evenings, weekends, holidays and overnight travel
Experience with sponsorship development and fulfillment
Budget creation and management
Experience in Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and knowledge of design programs
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: SRASOCAD
About The University Athletic Association at the University of Florida
The University Athletic Association, Inc. is the athletic department for the University of Florida. We are searching for talented candidates to assist us in the pursuit of our goal of being one of the finest intercollegiate athletic programs in the nation. Join UF's 150-year plus tradition of academic excellence, leading-edge research, medical care, flourishing arts, and world-class athletics. As part of The Gator Nation, you will enjoy outstanding benefits and play an integral role in contributing to the atmosphere, diverse culture, and traditions that make the University Athletic Association a great place to work.