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Assistant Director for Marketing and Fan Engagement
Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for a Marketing Associate – Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Fan Engagement for the Athletic Department. This position is responsible for providing all marketing and promotions for the men’s and women’s basketball programs along with other designated programs. This position will focus on increasing attendance and ticket sales while continually improving the overall fan experience, within the guidelines, rules and regulations of Eastern Illinois University, the Ohio Valley Conference, and the NCAA. Duties of this position will include:
Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business administration, communications, public relations, or a related field and two year’s (24 months) of professional experience in the field of Athletics working in the advertising, promotions, public relations, communications, journalism or related field.
Preferred candidates must be organized and have ability to prioritize time-sensitive tasks. They must have extraordinary focus on customer service. Able to work a highly variable schedule, including nights and weekends. They must be service and solution-oriented, placing program needs ahead of individual needs. Preferred candidates will have knowledge of NCAA rules.
The Civil Service examination for this classification is a credentials assessment. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from qualified applicants. Upon successful selection of candidate, all scores will be voided from this register.
EIU offers an excellent benefits package, including competitive employee insurance premiums and flexible medical coverage options. Vision insurance is included at no cost and dental insurance is available. Eligible employees participate in the State University Retirement System, which offers medical insurance upon retirement. Tuition waivers are offered for continued educational goals, and a generous paid time off package includes at least 11 paid holidays, earned vacation, and sick time. AA/EEOE
To apply, please submit application, resume, transcripts, and the names and contact information for three (3) business references online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php. Application should be submitted by December 16, 2022 to ensure consideration.