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Assistant Director for Sales





Reports To

Chief Athletics Officer

Position Description

Establish, manage and grow relationships with businesses, community leaders and JU internal groups with the goal of increasing revenues.​


Essential Job Duties:

  • Evaluate current and identify new revenue-generating opportunities to sell to businesses
  • Renew current sponsorship relationships and attempt to increase the cash and trade commitments
  • Identify and solicit prospects to establish relationships and obtain cash and trade commitments
  • Create clear and concise sales and marketing pieces
  • Ensure advertising and sponsorship packages are fulfilled
  • Recommend ideas to promote a positive game day experience and increase fan attendance
  • Implement customer-focused ticket sales programs
  • Work with JU coaches to improve camp marketing and sales
  • Cultivate interest and support from the local community through networking
  • Develop partnerships with University groups to achieve the JU Athletics vision
  • Work with area sports associations to promote participation in JU Athletics
  • Identify and develop relationships with area sports professionals
  • Ensure business and community leaders have a positive impression of JU Athletics

Special Skills:

  • Exceptional corporate selling and relationship management skills
  • Ability to engage and excite people
  • Ability to manage resources efficiently

Work Conditions:

  • Work is primarily indoors, but job does require work in the outdoor environment for sport operations
  • Attendance at evening and weekend events is required
  • Off campus, local, state and regional travel is required

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.



Prerequisites Required for Position:

1. Minimum Work Experience

  • 10 years of related experience

2. Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

To Apply

​Send JU Administrative/Staff employment application, professional resume and letter of interest, via electronic email or surface mail, to:

Robert Bogardus
Associate Athletics Director, External Affairs
Jacksonville University - Athletics
2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211






Created at 3/5/2014 12:34 PM by Green, E'Lisa
Last modified at 3/27/2014 9:49 AM by Green, E'Lisa