Basic Function: This position is responsible for the marketing, ticket sales and ticket operations of assigned championships, at the direction of the associate director and director of championships and alliances, marketing and ticketing. Duties and Responsibilities:1. Manage the marketing, ticketing sales and operations efforts to increase awareness and attendance for assigned championships, at the direction of the associate director of championships and alliances, marketing and ticketing.• Create a meaningful and enhanced student-athlete, fan and stakeholder experience by increasing attendance and awareness of the championship.• Collaborate with internal and external partners to develop strategies to increase awareness and attendance.• Facilitate productive relationships with hosts and stakeholders (e.g., sports commissions, national governing bodies and coach’s associations) to leverage opportunities and maximize resources.• Manage and coordinate comprehensive and cohesive efforts of NCAA, host institutions, local organizing committees and stakeholders to increase awareness and attendance for these championships.• Create and approve marketing plans, which includes providing strategy for media placement and grassroots marketing locally, regionally and nationally.• Collaborate with various external partners such as broadcast partners, corporate partners and equipment providers on efforts to increase awareness and ticket sales at championships.• Develop marketing collateral to support marketing plan execution.• Collaborate with ticketing staff where applicable to develop effective ticket marketing and pricing strategy.• Collaborate with various internal departments relative to communication platforms and overarching messages (e.g., digital platforms, social media, public relations) to deliver to fans and communities.• Attend site visits and the championship to develop a comprehensive marketing and ticketing approach and communication plan as appropriate.2. Conduct business necessary for overall marketing, ticket sales and operations of NCAA Championships.• Collaborate with corporate relations staff to provide opportunities to NCAA Corporate Champions and Partners and maximize resources they have available.• Coordinate championships marketing, fan engagement and graphic design partner in development of annual equity championships marketing campaign theme.• Provide direction and feedback regarding NCAA championships and alliances research initiatives for selected championships.• Develop and maintain effective stakeholder relationships including regular communications with broadcast partners, corporate champions and partners, hosts, LOCs, sports commissions, national governing bodies and coaches associations.• Develop and maintain work plan timelines.• Provide regular updates and a comprehensive recap of marketing, ticket sales and operations efforts and results.• Manage assigned budgets based on priorities and areas of emphasis.3. Seek professional development through roles and responsibilities.• Seek opportunities that allow personal development and growth for self and colleagues.• Collaborate with internal and external partners to enhance Championships Marketing and Ticketing team and NCAA performance.• Communicate expectations for development to colleagues.4. Other overarching marketing, ticketing and operations responsibilities as assigned.5. Provide support and assistance to all areas of championships as needed.Preferred Qualifications and Minimum Requirements:
1. Bachelor’s degree required 2. Two-three years (professional/full-time) experience, with at least one year in sports/event promotion and/or marketing required. 3. Strong organizational and communication skills required. 4. Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously required. 5. Program/project management experience required. 6. Excellent written and oral presentation skills required. 7. Experience negotiating and managing contract fulfillment preferred. 8. Experience working with consultants and/or external agencies preferred. 9. Knowledge and understanding of the Association’s governmental structure and functions. 10. Willingness to conduct medium to heavy travel, sometimes with short notice required.