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Coordinator of Athletics Marketing and Promotions

Athletic Development

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Varies and will include nights and weekends.

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Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University embraces inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.

Purpose of Position

The Coordinator of Athletics Marketing and Promotions will serve as marketing and promotional activities lead for assigned sports, while also assisting the Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Promotions in all marketing and promotional activities for the remaining sports sponsored by NKU .

Compliance with NCAA rules is of the utmost importance at Northern Kentucky University. As a member of the athletics department staff, it is expected that the Coordinator of Athletics Marketing and Promotions have a full understanding of the NCAA rules that pertain to the position.

It is also expected that the Coordinator of Athletics Marketing and Promotions comply with all NCAA rules and if he/she becomes aware, or have reasonable cause to believe, that a violation of a rule has occurred he/she will immediately report it to the Director of Athletics or his/her designee.

Primary Responsibilities

Responsibilities :
1. Coordinate the execution of women’s basketball marketing and ticket sales campaigns; including attendance/ticket sales and game presentation.
2. Coordinate and oversee a student team in promoting awareness, attendance, and a positive fan experience for assigned sports.
3. Manage an undergraduate internship program for marketing and promotional needs.
4. Assist with game presentation for men’s basketball.
5. Manage assigned projects in support of Division of Athletics goals; collaborating with departments across the organization, including, but not limited to, corporate partnerships, ticket sales, gameday entertainment, and content creation.
6. Direct and coordinate community outreach activities involving public appearances by NKU Athletic administrators, coaches, student-athletes, spirit squads, and the mascot to promote a positive public relations and information service regarding NKU Athletics.
7. Produce, plan, edit, and create content for the athletics website, and all complementary social media sites (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.).


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • One year equivalent of part-time experience in the area of Intercollegiate or professional athletics (teams, professional organizations, sports media companies, firms related to athletics)
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and some holidays
  • Valid driver’s license with low risk driving record
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master degree
  • Successful experience in a NCAA Division I Athletic Department working in Marketing, Game Presentation, or Corporate Sponsorship
  • Experience in graphic design working within templates
Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education
Master's Degree

Minimum Experience
1 year


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  1. Resume
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  2. References


NKU is a growing metropolitan university of more than 16,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus near Cincinnati.

Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Kentucky—just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati—we have become a leader in Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky by providing a private school education for a fraction of the cost. While we are one of the fastest-growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names.


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