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Student Worker (Ole Miss Marketing & Fan Experience Gameday Assistant)

Location: 

University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Athletic Marketing (10000842)
Employee Designation:  Student

Job Information

OLE MISS ATHLETICS MARKETING AND FAN EXPERIENCE GAMEDAY ASSISTANT POSITION - STUDENT OVERVIEW

The Ole Miss Athletics Marketing and Fan Experience Department strives to innovatively boost the overall brand of Ole Miss Athletics, as well as enhance the in-game experience at competitions for its fans, student-athletes, community, and corporate partners. This unpaid internship will give Ole Miss students hands-on experience in the intercollegiate athletics industry.

 

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT

• Work closely with full-time staff, graduate assistants, to develop and execute initiatives to further heighten the excitement centering around Ole Miss Athletics.
• Executing game day set-up and game day responsibilities at the direction of their marketing department supervisor, with a potential of weekly office hours.
• Office tasks can include, but are not limited to: Promotional item development and execution, attendance at administrative meetings, video production coordination, etc.
• Distribute marketing collateral (posters, schedule cards, etc.) to assigned locations seasonally.
• Work special events including but not limited to: Meet the Rebels, Square Jam, Grove Bowl, etc.
• Fulfill sponsored elements throughout game day from on-court contests, giveaways, or other exposure.
• Assist with Rebel Rewards fulfillment to fans, including prize distribution and answering of fan questions.

 

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

• Interest in pursuing a career in sports administration, advertising, public relations, event management, operations, or marketing
• Full-time student at the University of Mississippi
• Strong customer service, organizational, and written/verbal communication skills
• Awareness of the urgency of certain projects and deadlines
• Comfortable and able to communicate effectively with the public and follow through with minimal direction
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
• Basic familiarity of social media (Twitter, Facebook, & Instagram)
• Comfortable in front of large crowds and interacting with fans
• Marketing, Business, IMC, Sports & Recreation, or related major preferred
• Knowledge of Adobe Creative Studio preferred

 

PERKS

• Direct experience working in collegiate athletics marketing, particularly the SEC
• Class credit available on a case by case basis

 

HOW TO APPLY

• Applications are being accepted now. Interested candidates should submit an online application.
• Please provide a cover letter, resume and complete the required questionnaire.

 

QUESTIONS?

Ole Miss Athletics Marketing & Fan Experience Department
sportsmarketing@olemiss.edu

 

INTERVIEW PROCESS

• Once the application deadline has passed, applications and resumes will be reviewed, and interviews will be conducted with selected applicants.
• Selected applicants will be notified via email if they have been selected for the position.

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.


Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi