The Department of Athletics, utilizing the services of over 150 employees, is responsible for the intercollegiate athletics program at San Diego State University. Currently, there are 18 sport programs, approximately 500 student-athletes, and 17 offices in the department. The offices include the following: The Aztec Club, Administration, Athletic Medicine, Business Office, Compliance, Corporate Sales, Development, Equipment, Event Management/Facilities and Operations, Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing, Media Relations, Strength and Conditioning, Student-Athlete Academic Support Services, Ticket Office, and Video.
Athletics is hiring two Marketing Specialists to manage, under the direction of the Senior Associate Athletics Director of Marketing & New Media, marketing efforts for multiple sports and special projects.
Marketing Specialist A– Women’s soccer, softball, men’s and women’s tennis, and women’s basketball: The Marketing Specialist will oversee the marketing efforts for SDSU women’s soccer, softball, men’s and women’s tennis, and women’s basketball, including but not limited to marketing and advertising plans, promotional schedules, budget management, script writing, and game production including the use of video boards. The position will also oversee all email marketing, including but not limited to targeted sales emails, communication to ticket holders, students, and Aztec Club members, and presale emails. Incumbent will assist with football and men’s basketball promotions, including running promotions on game days. The position will act as the Marketing liaison to the Business Office, preparing and coordinating all necessary paperwork, including but not limited to purchase orders and trade agreements.
Marketing Specialist B– Volleyball, swimming & diving, lacrosse, and water polo: The Marketing Specialist will oversee the marketing efforts for SDSU volleyball, swimming & diving, lacrosse, and water polo, including but not limited to marketing and advertising plans, promotional schedules, budget management, script writing, and game production including the use of video boards. The position will also oversee all aspects of the Aztec Kids Club and serve on campus committees. Incumbent will assist with football and men’s basketball promotions, including running promotions on game days. The position will work hand in hand with the SDSU Band and Spirit Squads, including but not limited to ensuring their game day involvement, working with them on special event appearances, helping order their uniforms, and coordinating their travel.
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Full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary positions anticipated to end on June 30, 2024 with the possibility of reappointment. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.
The individual hired into this role will work on campus at SDSU in San Diego.
Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $3,761 per month.
Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department’s fiscal resources. San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,761 - $6,803 per month.
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on January 4, 2023. To receive full consideration, apply by January 3, 2023. The position will remain open until filled.
All management and executive employees shall be required to provide a written statement to the appropriate administrator of any and all outside employment. Employees shall also provide a written statement of outside employment if a written request by an administrator is made.
The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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