Southern Utah University, Utah's designated public liberal arts and sciences university, is a comprehensive, regional graduate and undergraduate degree-granting university. Located in Cedar City, Utah, it is an accredited, state-supported institution with an enrollment of nearly 8,000 students. Home to the Utah Shakespeare Festival and surrounded by national parks, monuments, forests and wilderness areas that draw millions of visitors annually from around the world, it is only 40 minutes from great snow skiing and year-round golfing. It is located 2 ½ hours from Las Vegas and 3 ½ hours from Salt Lake City.
Southern Utah University invites applications for Basketball Marketing Intern. This is an hourly, part-time position to start 7/1/2017. Salary is $11.00 per hour; this position does not qualify for benefits.
The Basketball Marketing Intern will assist in the marketing operations of the SUU Athletic Department, with a focus on Men’s and Women’s Basketball. Direct duties will include marketing operational support, enhancing the basketball game day atmosphere, and increasing basketball attendance.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Lead the marketing initiatives for men’s and women’s basketball, including: a. Preparing the promotions schedule for home events b. Scheduling national anthem performers and in-game entertainment c. Collaborating with coaches to identify and implement grassroots marketing activities d. Designing promotional graphics for use in email marketing, digital and social media platforms e. Directing game entertainment by producing game scripts, assembling music playlists and managing marketing displays 2. Cultivate relationships with campus and community organizations to increase local support of all SUU athletic programs 3. Utilize official social media outlets to engage fans by delivering entertaining and informative content 4. Assist with the management of the student internship program 5. Coordinate the fulfillment of sponsorship, development, ticketing and merchandise needs to help maximize all revenue sources 6. Support the other marketing employees in their efforts to increase ticket sales and improve fan entertainment strategies for the Southern Utah football, gymnastics, men’s basketball and women’s basketball programs 7. Assist with the management of key marketing platforms such as rewards programs and student fan clubs 8. Other duties as assigned
Applicants need to apply online at http://jobs.suu.edu or use the direct link at http://jobs.suu.edu/postings/1327 and click on "Apply for this posting". Individuals are asked to attach, electronically, the following required documents: a cover letter and resume/CV. The position will close 6/10/2017. If you have questions or problems with the application process, please contact the Human Resources Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 435-586-7754. Southern Utah University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Required Qualifications: 1. Bachelor’s degree required 2. Experience with graphic design 3. Experience with creating and managing game scripts 4. Experience with the planning and execution of marketing events. 5. Experience with InDesign and Photoshop software 6. Good human relation and organizational skills; desire to be creative and grow with a rapidly changing and developing athletic program. 7. Ability to work well with public, administration and students. 8. Knowledge of and commitment to NCAA rules. 9. Demonstrated knowledge and use of computer based applications.
Preferred Qualifications: 1. Customer service and/or marketing experience preferred.
Founded in 1897, Southern Utah University has evolved from a teacher training institution into a comprehensive, regional university offering specialized training, associate, baccalaureate and graduate degree programs. The spectacular 133-acre campus is a beautiful setting for the personalized attention that has become the hallmark of SUU’s education. Faculty and staff alike take pride in making ...sure this tradition continues today.The SUU community has something for everyone. The University is home to cultural, social and athletic activities as the host of the Tony Award-winning Utah Shakespearean Festival, the Utah Summer Games, the only Hispanic Center for Academic Excellence in Utah and 17 NCAA division l athletic teams. Beyond campus, Cedar City is surrounded by many national parks, monuments, forests and wilderness areas that draw millions of visitors annually from around the world. It’s only 40 minutes from great snow skiing and year-round golfing as well as just over two hours away from the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas.The university is a fully accredited member of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, and many of SUU’s academic programs have special accreditation or endorsements from the nation’s top organizations. SUU has been recognized as one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News and World Report, a Top 10 Best Value school by Consumers Digest, and as a Best Value College and Best in the West by Princeton Review. With around 8,000 students and 260 faculty, SUU delivers the type of education found on private school campuses at a very affordable public institution price. Additional information can be found at www.suu.edu.