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Associate Manager of Marketing & Graphic Design with Spurs Sports & Entertainment in Austin, TX

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Marketing: Consumer Marketing/Brand Management
This position is responsible for executing the marketing functions for Austin Spurs G-League professional basketball team, in addition to collaborating on various marketing projects and processes throughout the organization.  This position will proactively interact with a variety of cross-functional areas, such as ticketing, creative services, public relations, community engagement and game operations to achieve organizational goals and objectives.  The successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy grass-roots and promotional marketing across media platforms to include social media.
In every position, each employee is expected to: demonstrate alignment with SS&E’s Core Values and Mission, collaborate with internal/external family members and demonstrate ongoing development.

  1. Develop annual strategic marketing & communication plan for Austin Spurs in partnership with the Austin Spurs leadership team. This includes but is not limited to facilitation and executive of the marketing plan collaboration with internal and external stake holders.
  2. Create innovative digital-first marketing strategies which help achieve business goals and engage fans. Implement, forecast and recap marketing & communication campaigns.
  3. Maintain working knowledge of target audiences, new products and services, results of marketing and promotional tactics, and new marketing-related technologies.
  4. Develop and oversee marketing budgets, including monitoring expenses on a monthly basis for accuracy and appropriateness, completing timely reports to leadership and taking prompt and corrective action when required.
  5. Develop and maintain professional, collaborative relationships with internal departments and external stakeholders to achieve strategic marketing goals and objectives.
  6. Develop, evaluate and utilize digital analytics to guide marketing strategy.
  7. Design and create graphics to support digital marking efforts throughout the year.
  8. Other duties as assigned. 

  • Four-year degree, preferably in Marketing, Communications or a related field.
  • 3+ years of experience in Marketing
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Power Point and other computer skills required
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS, Responsive Development, CMS’s such as Drupal and/or WordPress, and The Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator primarily).
  • Extensive knowledge in social media platforms and emerging tech in social media.
  • Understanding of content and web development processes.
  • Video editing experience preferred.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, proactively problem solve and be highly organized
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays to accommodate work associated with a sports team schedule.
  • Strong teamwork aptitude required.
  • Ability to work independently. 
  • Ability to lift/push/pull 20 lbs. on a regular basis
Nothing contained in this job description is intended to be a contract of employment, nor does any information contained herein represent a guarantee of employment for a specific duration.  Your employment with SS&E is “at will”, which means that either you or SS&E may terminate the relationship at any time. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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