Assistant Director, Assistant Athletic Director for Annual Fund and Ticketing

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Job Description
Assistant Director, Assistant Athletic Director for Annual Fund and Ticketing (7763) (Job ID7763)
Assistant Athletic Director for Annual Fund and Ticketing
Admin/Prof Staff FT Term/Dur
105492 - Intercollegiate Athletics

The Assistant Athletic Director for Annual Fund and Ticketing works with the Deputy Director of Athletics in ongoing fundraising efforts for Intercollegiate Athletics at SIUE, providing an integrated outreach through all mediums (licensing, branding, marketing, sales, and solicitation.) The Assistant Athletic Director will oversee special fundraising projects assigned by the Deputy Director and Athletic Director such as the Pink Zone, the Annual Fund, and the Red and Black Gala. He or she will develop and implement fundraising initiatives and events, and will work to strengthen and cultivate relationships with university personnel, students, alumni, and the local community. The incumbent will also oversee all ticket operations including databases, renewal process, and serve as customer service agent to all ticket holders.

Additional duties for the Assistant Athletic Director will include:
-Act as liaison for the department with various university units and constituents outside the university.
-Assist in development and implementation of programs, policies and objectives related to marketing, ticketing, fundraising, and other department objectives.
-Provide sport oversight as needed.

The Assistant Athletic Director for Annual Fund and Ticketing must comply with University, Conference and NCAA rules and regulations. Further duties and responsibilities may be assigned based on the needs and goals of the department.

This position is a current Administrative / Professional vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. The position posting will close to applicants at close of business, 4:30 pm CST, on the posting end date.

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-Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing or a related field.
-Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in sports marketing, fundraising, and/or ticket operations (specifically experience in collegiate athletics).
-Must also be proficient in Adobe Creative suite a primary tool for fundraising via direct mail campaigns, and product messaging.
-Must demonstrate ability to analyze operations, provide information and suggest improvements/changes. 
-Outstanding time management and multi-tasking skills as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential for this position.
-Possess managerial/supervisory skills needed to make decisions, set deadlines, plan and schedule work flow, provide customer service and foresee for future.
-Familiarity with and ability to adhere to University and NCAA policies and procedures.

-Master's degree in a related field and a minimum of 2 years of experience in Athletics operations related to fundraising.
-Experience with ticket management/sales software.

Commensurate with experience
SIU Edwardsville Main Campus

SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment. 

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