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Director of Marketing and Fan Experience

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Nov 1, 2023

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Director of Marketing and Fan Experience

Job no: 532756

Work type: Officer of Administration

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: Athletics, Business Administration/Management, Communications/Public Relations/Marketing, Journalism/Communication

Department: Intercollegiate Athletics
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Compensation Band: OS-OA06-Fiscal Year 2023-2024
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins

October 16, 2023; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please provide a current resume that clearly demonstrates experiences and dates of required qualifications.

Department Summary

The University of Oregon Intercollegiate Athletic Department's primary purpose is to provide a unique opportunity for student-athletes to be developed, tested, and encouraged to reach their maximum potential in every aspect of their lives. It is the steadfast goal of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics to provide the most outstanding student-athlete experience by helping them to achieve excellence, both in the classroom and in their chosen sport. The department has approximately 250 administrative & classified employees, hosts over 600,000 spectators annually, and represents the University of Oregon in athletic competition with other universities & colleges.

Position Summary

The Director of Marketing and Fan Experience is responsible for the development and implementation of comprehensive strategic plans for the Oregon Athletics Department. Enhance marketing, promotional, fan experience, and sales efforts while fostering innovative and collaborative efforts to engage the students, staff, alumni, supporters, and prospective fans. This position will report directly to the Assistant Athletics Director for Marketing, Sales & Fan Experience and oversee two Assistant Directors of Marketing, the Assistant Director of Marketing - Community & Student Engagement, and over 20 student interns. Responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the Oregon Athletics Department, including adherence to all department policies and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the University, Pac-12 conference and the NCAA.

In addition to regular office hours, this position requires evening and weekend work based on games and athletic events scheduled.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Management, Communications, Public Relations, or Sports Management
  • Three years of experience within an intercollegiate athletics department or professional sports organization
  • One year of supervisory experience of full-time employees

    Professional Competencies

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office and other related software.
  • Administrative skills and the ability to motivate staff and volunteers to achieve department goals.
  • Ability to strategize, prioritize, and multi-task to meet goals and deadlines.
  • Strong organizational skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills, including proofreading, editing, and content creation skills.
  • High motivation with a capacity for hard work within the context of an intensely goal-oriented environment.
  • Ability to manage a set budget.
  • Capacity to interact comfortably with those individuals and constituency groups (student-athletes, alumni, coaches, parents, etc.) crucial to the advancement of the University of Oregon Department Of Athletics.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in marketing or related field.
  • Four years of experience in athletic marketing and promotions environment at the Division I level.
  • Experience serving the needs of diverse populations.

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

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