University of Wyoming Athletics welcomes applications for a Graduate Assistant- Marketing & Branding position to begin in August of 2017.
Title: Marketing & Branding Graduate Assistant
Location: University of Wyoming Athletics, Laramie, WY
Duration: Position runs for the academic year (mid-August to early May) with the potential for annual renewal. Expected start date is August 23rd, 2017.
Compensation: The GA will receive a waiver of tuition and fees for up to 9 credit hours in a graduate program. The position includes a stipend of $12,708 a year offered September to May in monthly payments. Student health insurance is also available through the university.
Responsibilities: The GA will serve the following functions and report to the Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing & Branding. This GA position is intended to provide a broad scope of experiences within collegiate athletics marketing & branding. - Assist the Director of Graphic Design with design projects including event templates, milestone & promotional graphics, videoboard graphics and advertising templates. - Oversee the in-game experience for 3-4 sports under the direction of the Director of Fan Experience - Assist “The Corral” on gamedays as needed. The Corral is UW Athletics’ social media team assigned with promoting and telling the story of our 17 Division 1 programs - Other duties as assigned by the Assistant AD for Marketing & Branding
Important Information: The GA position demands a self-motivated individual who is able to work in stressful situations both individually and as a member of a team.
Qualifications: To be considered, the applicant must meet the following qualifications:
- Admitted into a UW Graduate program - Significant Graphic Design experience - Must be available on weekends and some holidays - Highly motivated and a self-starter - Ability to take direction and make quick decisions
The following qualifications are preferred but not required.
- Experience working in NCAA Division 1 Athletics - Experience developing graphics as a communicative media in sports - Experience with Adobe Creative Suite CC or similar software suite - Experience managing the gameday experience at collegiate events and/or social media storytelling at events
Application Process: Apply to a UW Graduate Program of your choosing. Concurrently apply to this GA position by:
- Submitting a cover letter, resume, graphic design examples and three reference contacts to: David Primus Assistant AD, Marketing & Branding University of Wyoming Athletics 1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071 email@example.com
Additional Salary Information: The position includes a stipend of $12,708 a year offered September to May in monthly payments
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