External Relations Graduate Assistant - Diverse Candidates Encouraged
Company: University of Wisconsin - Parkside
Posted on: July 30, 2022
Code: 18198 Posted: 03/30/2022
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a dynamic learning
community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student
success, diversity, inclusion and community engagement. One of 13
four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System,
Parkside provides an educational value to our students that's
unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an
investment in one's future, and we believe the cost of an education
should not prevent any student from achieving his or her
educational and professional goals.
UW-Parkside is a great place to start or enhance your career. The
campus is nestled in 700 acres of woodland and prairie and two
miles west of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, WI. At Parkside we offer
competitive pay and benefits, as well an engaging and supportive
work environment. Parkside is a community that's easy to call home.
Find out why.
Position Title: External Relations Graduate Assistant
Employment Type: Part-time, Academic Staff, Exempt
Reports To: Assistant AD/Advancement & Partnerships, and Athletics
Ticketing and Marketing Coordinator.
The successful candidates will work a 10-month appointment for the
2022-23 academic year with the opportunity for renewal of a second
year. Each graduate assistant will receive a full tuition waiver
and an annual stipend of $7,500, paid monthly. These positions will
remain open until filled. Anticipated start date for the positions
will be August 1, with the potential for a mutually-agreed upon
earlier start date and summer employment.
The coaching graduate assistants will also serve as an instructor
for one activity class for the Health, Kinesiology, and Sport
Management department (HKSM). To be eligible, students must be
admitted to the in-person Master of Sport Management Program (MSSM)
at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Appointments are
contingent upon maintenance of minimum credit requirements and good
standing in the MSSM program.
Parkside Athletics and HKSM have collaborated on the graduate
assistant program for four years, fostering success for the
athletics department, sport management program, and, most
importantly, the graduate students. Alumni of the program have gone
onto successful careers in college athletics and in club/youth and
professional sports, including North Dakota State, Indiana State,
Colorado College, Stephen F. Austin, UW-Parkside, University of
Illinois-Chicago, and Quincy.
Essential Job Functions
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the
position of External Relations Graduate Assistant. To be eligible,
prospective candidates must be accepted into one of the Master's
Degree programs at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. The
External Relations Graduate Assistant will report directly to the
Assistant AD/Advancement and Partnerships and the Athletics
Ticketing and Marketing Coordinator, and will gain experience
assisting with all aspects of a NCAA Division II athletic
Key Job Responsibilities
The external relations graduate assistants will work in conjunction
with the Assistant AD/Advancement and Partnerships and the
Athletics Ticketing and Marketing Coordinator, with duties
including but not limited to assisting with:
Parkside Athletics Partners Program
+Solicit new business and community partners to become members of
the corporate partners program.
+Assist with the renewal of existing partners.
+Create and track existing and new inventory.
+Create and deliver contracts and invoices to potential and current
+Ensure fulfillment of all contracts, in collaboration with
strategic communications and marketing.
+Provide consistent communication to corporate partners.
+Ranger Impact Fund
+Ranger Impact Open and other fundraising events
Marketing and Promotions
+Marketing plans and promotional calendars
+In-game promotions, game script, music, etc.
+Ranger Cub Club
+Create and execute ticket plans and promotions for applicable
sports, including individual games, season tickets, and group
+Provide sales, execution, and customer service for group
+Assist with the selling and operations of premium seating.
- Bachelor's degree
- Candidates must possess excellent written and verbal
- The ability to exhibit professionalism and maintain
- Candidate must possess strong customer service, and problem
- Experience working in a fast paced environment
- Competency with Microsoft Office Suite
- Experience with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign is preferred
University of Wisconsin - Parkside
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