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.
Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has an outstanding job opportunity for two (2) Temporary Part Time Information Specialist 1(Fan Experience & Game Presentation Assistant)
Washington Athletics aims to inspire champions in competition and in the classroom. We exist to enrich the lives of students to positively impact our community and world for generations to come. Operating with the four core values of growth mindset, committed service, humility and grit, the Huskies choose to lead by example. With over 650 student-athletes competing throughout UW's 22 sports programs, the department of Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to a leading-edge student-athlete experience, and offering student-athletes the ability to compete for NCAA, IRA, and Pac-12 championships while working toward a degree from one of the world's leading public research universities.
The Fan Experience & Game Presentation Assistant reports to the Assistant Director of Marketing, Fan Experience & Game Presentation. The Fan Experience & Game Presentation Assistant is 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.
Develop programming and season overview to include videoboard content, on-field/court recognitions, halftime shows, sponsor activities, 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.
Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications, English, Journalism, or related field. Additional full-time writing/editing experience may substitute for educational requirement.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and Photoshop.
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.
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.
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.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.