This position will learn how to develop and execute marketing and promotional plans for sports as assigned as well as assist in the execution of marketing and game experience campaigns for sports as assigned. The Graduate Assistant will establish strategic initiatives across all sports to activate lead generation in the local community and engage the LSU Athletics fan base Duties include but are not limited to creating, planning and facilitating game ticket promotion plans to increase attendance at home events. The position will work closely and foster interdepartmental relationships within LSU Athletics. LSU Athletics requires all employees to adhere to NCAA, Southeastern Conference and Louisiana State University compliance rules
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Sports Management, Recreation Management or Communications with accumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or better
Admission into a Louisiana State University Graduate School program
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign) as well as basic graphic design capabilities and understanding
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Prepared to work at least 40 hours a week including work on select nights and weekends
Prepared to begin work no later than July 9, 2018
To apply submit cover letter, resume and at least three (3) professional references in a single PDF document to Assistant Director of Marketing, Lauren Lenox, via email at email@example.com.
Additional Salary Information: Graduate assistantship is a 2 year appointment and this position also includes a tuition waiver and a stipend each semester.
About LSU Athletics Marketing & Promotions
The Louisiana State University Department of Athletics seeks to inspire academic and athletic excellence in student-athletes by challenging them to achieve the highest level of intellectual and personal development. LSU seeks to create an environment conducive to the development of student-athletes with strong core values and personal integrity that will contribute to success throughout their lives and to provide the resources necessary to pursue championships, to graduate and to become productive citizens. LSU will show exemplary leadership in compliance with governing rules, policies and procedures, commits to strong fiscal responsibility and pledges to be steadfast in the encouragement of cultural, ethnic and gender diversity. LSU seeks to honor the history and traditions of the athletics program in order to perpetuate excellence in athletics and academics and to engage external constituencies in the world beyond the campus through innovation and creativity.