Marketing Assistant (Part-time)

Updated: about 6 hours ago
Location: Harrisonburg, VIRGINIA
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: ;

Position Details

Working Title Marketing Assistant (Part-time)
Position Number 2789
Posting Number S2199
State Role Title Public Relations and Marketing Specialist I
Position Type Wage
Position Status Part Time
FLSA Status Non-Exempt: Eligible for Overtime
College/Division Intercollegiate Athletics
Department 300024 - Marketing/Promotions
Pay Band 2
Pay Rate Hourly
Specify Range or Amount $12.00 per hour
Is this a JMU Only position? No
Is this a grant-funded position? No

General Information

James Madison University, a Division I Member of the NCAA and Colonial Athletic Association, is accepting applications for a Marketing Assistant for the Athletics Marketing Department.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Athletics Marketing Assistant will report directly to the Director of Game Day and Fan Engagement and will serve an integral role in the operations of the marketing department, working directly with several sports. This position will develop and execute marketing plans for assigned sports, to include creating attendance programs and initiatives while overseeing game day atmosphere, fan engagement and marketing operations.

Other duties will include assisting the Marketing Department with promotions and game day operations for men’s and women’s basketball and football, and supporting other department initiatives and special projects as assigned. This position will be required to work in an office as well as at numerous athletic events and other promotional events.


Required Qualifications include:
- Previous experience in Athletics Marketing, preferably in a campus setting
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
- Professional, results-oriented self-starter who takes initiative to solve problems
- Ability to work independently and in group settings with a positive demeanor
- Excellent writing and editing skills, attention to detail is essential
- Outgoing personality and ability to work with people in multiple settings and varied backgrounds
- Creative and determined worker that is proactive in sales and promotion
- Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize multiple responsibilities
- Strong organizational and communication skills

Preferred qualifications include:
- Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, inDesign or similar)
- Experience in brand marketing or athletics marketing
- Knowledge of and interest in collegiate athletics
- Bachelor’s or master’s degree in marketing, sport management or another related field

Condition(s) of Employment

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

Posting Date 06/21/2021
Beginning Review Date 06/29/2021
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Starting Date
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We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

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