The University Athletic Association at the University of Florida is seeking a dynamic innovative candidate to join our marketing team with the ability to thrive in a highly competitive results driven environment. This position serves as the primary marketing contact for assigned intercollegiate sports and as a secondary contact for additional sports; creates marketing strategies, advertising campaigns, social media and promotional plans for designated sports. The ideal candidate will have experience in designing successful event experiences. Works collaboratively with GatorVision, Communications, Creative Media and other departments to develop storytelling and marketing materials with a brand presence. Participates in creating brand awareness through advertising and social media. Assists in the development of overall athletic advertising campaigns and Media buys, as well as implementing social media strategies, campaigns and presence in social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter and various other social applications.
Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or a related field is required. Experience in marketing, public relations, or communications, social media and creative experience is preferred. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in an intercollegiate or professional athletics environment. Requires the ability to excel in a fast paced deadline oriented environment while producing positive accurate outcomes. Must have the capacity to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as working successfully as part of a cohesive team. The ability to engage effectively with others of diverse cultures or backgrounds is essential. The ability to work a non-standard work schedule including evenings, weekends, holidays and occasional overnight travel is mandatory.
Comprehensive benefits package including but not limited to health, dental, life, LTD, AD&D, tuition reimbursement, pension plan, athletic event tickets, employee events and recognition programs. 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.
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.
About 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.