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Responsible for directing, planning, coordinating and implementing all external relations aspects of intercollegiate Athletic Department – including, but not limited to marketing/ promotions, tickets, corporate relations, camps, fundraising and special events. Develop and oversee with External Management Staff the overall marketing, corporate relations, promotions, ticketing, fundraising/special events and communication/media plans and initiatives for the LMU Athletic Department. Work with administrative staff, coaches and University Departments (including Student Affairs and University Relations) in developing and implementing plans and initiatives. Plan and execute LMU’s Athletic Department event-based fundraisers, community engagement opportunities, and stewardship programs. This includes the marketing and promotion, as well as the solicitation of corporate sponsorships for these signature events. Collaborate with Student Affairs and University Relations as appropriate. Oversee all aspects of LMU Athletics’ marketing and promotions with a focus on increasing attendance and revenue at games and events. Create brand strategy and a community engagement plan for LMU Athletics with on campus and off campus constituencies with a focus on progressing fan and donor base through the pyramid of giving. Work with media and communication staff to write, edit and design all publications/content for the Athletic Department. Strategize and execute the Athletics Department’s global messaging toward its constituencies on projects and initiatives. Work collaboratively with media/communication staff in strategizing and executing the messaging. Communicate, contribute and work with facilities/game operations as necessary on all game day programming and special events. Coordinate with the Director of Athletics, Assistant Director of Leadership Giving, Lions Athletics Fund, Director of Development and Senior Associate Athletics Director for Business Affairs all fundraising and ticket revenue goals, and the management of the appropriate marketing/media initiatives to meet agreed to goals. Work with Student Affairs and specifically the Vice President for Student Life to encourage the active participation of the student body in attending athletic events as well as helping integrate athletes into the mainstream of campus life. Serve as a sport supervisor for assigned sport team(s). Assist the Director of Athletics in the preparation of all fundraising campaigns/special events, formulate the plans to achieve goals and orchestrate the implementation of those goals. Work with facilities to coordinate necessary operations to fulfill commitments to fans and groups of fans as well as business partners.
Typically a Bachelor’s Degree marketing, business, communications or related field or equivalent experience. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes.
Minimum five years’ experience in marketing /promotions and fundraising.
Demonstrated ability to develop a plan to increase involvement and participation of various constituencies in Athletics and implement that plan. Must be detailed oriented with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral) evidenced by background in preparing comprehensive reports incorporating complex, highly technical information.
Highly developed organizational and leadership skills evidenced by previous management experience.
Demonstrated competencies with desktop publishing – write, edit, and design media pieces.
About Loyola Marymount University Athletics Department
Loyola Marymount University
With the sweeping vistas of downtown Los Angeles and the Pacific Ocean, Loyola Marymount University inspires and prepares future leaders by educating the mind, heart and spirit to serve the world. Students choose Loyola Marymount because it offers challenging academics grounded in sound values and a safe and supportive environment in one of the world’s most dynamic c...ities.
LMU's Jesuit and Marymount Catholic educational traditions focus on developing the “whole person” – mind, heart and spirit – through the liberal arts and sciences. We develop students to be fulfilled in their own lives and careers, and to be compassionate and involved in their communities. Our student count on one-on-one time with dedicated faculty and the learning that occurs outside the classroom to complete their educational experience.
For the 6,000 undergraduates and 3,000 graduate students at LMU and Loyola Law School, Los Angeles is a laboratory for understanding the complexity of cultures, industries, images and opportunities that the Southland embraces. LMU has one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse student bodies of any private university. In this setting, our graduates build their lives and their careers on shared values of respect, social justice and ethics.
LMU is also home of the Lions, offering 20 varsity sports, 19 of which compete at the Division I level within the NCAA. The athletic history at LMU spans more than 90 years, bringing a new level of success each year. Recently, the Lions have sent 30 teams to the NCAA tournament while winning over 25 conference championships since 2000. In the same time, over 50 student-athletes have earned All-America honors. In 2005-2006, the Lions won the West Coast Conference Commissioner’s Cup as the best all-around athletics program. Over 100 years ago the Lions began Building Champions. The work continues in 2017.
The LMU benefits program allows each faculty/staff member to select his/her own personalized package by choosing from a variety of benefits. The University pays a portion of the cost of the faculty/staff member's health care, employee life, accidental death and dismemberment and long term disability plans.
Loyola Marymount University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, age of 40 or over, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, military leave, veteran status, or any other status protected by law, in matters pertaining to employment.
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