Sports Marketing Internship

March 27, 2009

The University of Iowa, a NCAA Division I-A institution and member of the Big Ten Conference is currently seeking a self-motivated individual dedicated to assist in the marketing of all men’s and women’s athletic programs.

Terms of Employment
Full-time, 10-month internship begins July 2009.

$1,600 per month

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting in the marketing of all sports to increase awareness and ticket sales with specific responsibilities for volleyball, men’s and women’s gymnastics, women’s basketball and softball; coordinate and assist with game day promotions; work closely with coaches to develop and implement marketing plans; assist with special events and servicing of corporate sponsors; program and run the state-of-the-art Daktronic LED boards and on-court signage units; assist with day-to-day office operations and other duties as assigned. Forty office hours per week plus event hours. Some evening, weekend, and holiday hours are required.

Bachelor’s degree in athletic administration, marketing, or related field; strong computer, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills; ability to assume a variety of responsibilities; basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and/or After Effects preferred. Minimum one (1) year marketing and promotions experience required in collegiate, professional athletics or minor league sector.

Application Procedure
Submit a letter of application, resume and a list of three to five professional references to: University of Iowa Sports Marketing, 205 Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City, IA, 52242-1020. Fax: 319/335-9860 or e-mail, with a subject line “Internship Assistant Application.” Screening will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Candidates receiving interviews will be contacted. Deadline for applications is Monday, April 20, 2009.

The University of Iowa is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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