July 19, 2012
Rice Athletics Marketing is seeking aggressive, self-motivated, detail-oriented, creative students to serve as part-time marketing and sales interns for the 2013 school year.
The Rice University Athletics Marketing Department advertises, markets and promotes all 16 intercollegiate sports programs to raise awareness, increase attendance and ticket sales to each athletic event. The marketing office coordinates the in-game production for each event and prepares promotional scripts for the game day staff. In addition, they are concerned with the fan experience and game atmosphere and develop ways to improve each. The marketing department also works in conjunction with the ticket office and ticket sales team to sell tickets and ticket packages to athletic events. Finally, the department oversees the licensing program for the University's trademarks, logos, advertising and promotional materials.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
- Assisting with the marketing and promotion of assigned varsity sports to increase awareness, attendance and ticket sales
- Leading and assisting with promotional activities, script writing and game production
- Developing and implementing marketing and promotional plans for assigned sports
- Assisting with various grassroots marketing efforts
- Assisting ticket sales staff with generating ticket sales leads
Candidates must possess strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills and have an interest in marketing, event management, athletic administration or a related field. Must be team-oriented and able to work under tight deadlines. Candidates will work 4 office hours a week and must be available on nights and weekends to work assigned athletics events.
As a member of the Athletics Marketing staff, one will establish a foundation for a career in Sports Marketing, increase his/her knowledge of game promotions and management of different collegiate sports, and gain hands on experience in the sports marketing industry. Students will also gain valuable advertising, public relations, customer service and event marketing/management experience and how it relates to the sports industry. Opportunities are also available to attain college credit. To apply please call Greg Brungardt, Director of Marketing at 713-348-6930 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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