University of Washington Fan Experience & Game Presentation Assistant (Hourly/Temporary) in Seattle, Washington
Req #: 190101
Department: Washington Athletics
Appointing Department Web Address: https://gohuskies.com/
Posting Date: 05/04/2021
Closing Info: Closes On 05/24/2021
Salary: $19.15 - $25.53/Hour
Shift: First Shift
The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. At the University of Washington, diversity is integral to excellence. We value and honor diverse experiences and perspectives, strive to create welcoming and respectful learning environments, and promote access, opportunity and justice for all. Washington Athletics has an outstanding opportunity for a Temporary Fan Experience & Game Presentation Assistant (Classification: Information Specialist 1). Position Description – The Fan Experience & Game Presentation Assistant reports to the Assistant Director of Marketing, Fan Experience and Game Presentation. They are responsible for assisting in the overall game day promotions and experience for 22 Husky Athletics Teams. This position will be assigned as the Game Presentation Lead for select Olympic sports, while assisting for football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball. Responsibilities – Develop programing and season overview to include videoboard content, on-field/court recognitions, halftime shows, sponsor activations, in-game promotions, fan contests, and other entertainment elements. Plan and execute game scripts for assigned sports which includes communicating game information with Stage Managers, Interns, Band, Cheer, Mascots, UWTV, PA Announcer, DJ, and Audio Team Collaborate with Huskies Sports Properties, Ticketing, Marketing Outreach, and Creative and Digital to plan IMC creative content for each sport Collaborate with social, digital media, and video production teams to create content that effectively presents all Huskies Sports Properties and departmental elements during games Assist with the training and mentoring of all student interns Assign student intern tasks during office hours and game days Maintain and manage marketing budgets for assigned sports Compliance with the rules and regulations of the University, the NCAA, the Pac-12 Conference, the State of Washington and any other governing body is of paramount importance to the University. The overall responsibility of this position is for the successful operation of the program in full compliance with all such rules and regulations. As a condition of employment, the Employee shall be required to participate in rules education programs offered by the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Requirements – Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications, English, Journalism, or related field. Additional full-time writing/editing experience may substitute year-for-year for educational requirement. Additional Requirements – Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and Photoshop. Desired Qualifications – Minimum of one year of professional experience in marketing, promotions, or events is ideal. Highly motivated, creative, self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills. A strong leader and mentor, especially to students. Work Schedule – The Fan Experience & Game Presentation Assistant will be asked to work approximately 15-20 hours per week over a 12-month period. The hours for this position are flexible and can be balanced with additional part-time employment. Select evenings and weekends are required. A second 12-month term may be offered upon completion of the first. Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter, and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
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