The Director of Athletics Development oversees the day-to-day operations of The Bears Fund and assists in the development and implementation of plans to increase the revenues generated by the intercollegiate athletics program through fundraising, donations, ticket sales, and underwriting of specific events and/or sports seasons. The Director of Athletics Development assists with events related to the promotion of athletics and the development and implementation of fundraising activities for intercollegiate athletics.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, Communications or a related area.
Experience: At least one year of experience in a responsible position in sales, promotions, public relations, communications or a related field is required. Experience in any of these fields at the college/university level is preferred.
Skills: Demonstrated verbal and written communications skills and organizational skills are required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required. Computer literacy, particularly in word processing and using databases, is preferred.
Effort: This position involved in assisting with events and marketing and occasionally moves and/or transports media equipment and boxes of promotional materials or event equipment.
Other: The scope of the job frequently requires travel and evening and/or weekend activities, meetings, events, seminars and workshops.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
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