Specialist I/II, Athletics Marketing (Assistant Director, Athletics Marketing )

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Athletic Marketing

Division Name

Director Intercollegiate Athletics

Position Title

Specialist I/II, Athletics Marketing (Assistant Director, Athletics Marketing )

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Auburn Athletics is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Director, Marketing. Reporting to the Assistant Athletics Director, Marketing, the successful candidate will develop and executes creative, innovative marketing plans that maximize revenue, brand profile, attendance, and fan experience for Auburn University Athletics.

Essential Functions

Job duties and essential functions include, but are not limited to:

1. The successful candidate must be team oriented, highly motivated, positive, digital savvy, a self-starter and organized.

2. Collaborate with external engagement teams made up of sport leads to plan, organize, and execute effective marketing plans designed to enhance the national and local profile of Auburn University Athletics with the goal of maximizing revenue and / or attendance using non-traditional digital and traditional advertising mediums.

3. Evaluate digital analytics, data collection, surveys and briefs to improve integrated marketing strategies and fan experience.

4. Build relationships with external and internal stakeholders to execute integrated marketing plans.

5. Plan, lead and execute game day presentation for select sports that assist in creating a home field/court advantage that supports Auburn University Athletics’ purpose of supporting and enhancing the student-athlete experience.

6. Assist in the planning and game day execution of Auburn Football in support of maintaining the best fan experience in the SEC .

7. Complies with all applicable National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA ) and Southeastern Conference ( SEC ) regulations in the performance of job duties.

Education Level

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study

Marketing, Business, or other relevant
field of study

Years of Experience

Level I requires no experience

Area of Experience

Marketing, preferably related to a
sports program

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level II requires 2 years of experience in marketing, preferably related to a
sports program

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Experience with collegiate athletics

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$31,300 - $58,400

Job Category

Communications/Public Relations/Marketing

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

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Posting Date


Closing Date

EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required.

Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have a bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution in Marketing, Business, or other relevant field of study?
    • Yes
    • No

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