uburn University at Montgomery (AUM) is seeking a Fan Experience/Special Events Coordinator to assist in the planning and execution of events within AUM’s public-facing event calendar, from large scale events to smaller, fan development efforts.
The new Coordinator will report to the Athletics Director and will assist in all aspects of the program, including (but not limited to) all athletics department special events such as Student-Athlete Orientation, Hall of Fame Banquet, Homecoming, Warhawks Choice Awards, etc. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, hyper-organized, innovative events coordinator who has experience producing compelling fan experiences that drive engagement and align with key business goals.?
Coordinate all pre-game, in-game and post-game promotions for home contests, enhancing AUM’s student-engagement and managing student Rewards Program through the #WeAreAUM SuperFanU App.
Maintain a close working relationship with the Office of Student Affairs, Student Involvement, University Marketing, University Communications, the AUM Bookstore and Conference Services, as well as other university units to conceptualize and develop fan-centric experiences & events that build the AUM brand, expand reach to new fans and increase engagement with existing fan base.
Assist with a variety of live entertainment, hospitality, event activations inclusive of; sourcing and contracting vendors, building entertainment sources and drafting run of shows.
Coordinate with sports information to develop and distribute promotional content.
Assist with the management of all elements of experiential and entertainment events; including concept development, floor plan oversight, internal coordination, vendor acquisition and management, event execution and reconciliation.
Prepare and manage vendor contracts, payments and staffing plans.
Support on-site execution and operations on event day and gameday to include game day event set-up for all sports, oversight of game day operations and supervision of student- workers, interns, etc.
Examples of special events to be coordinated around game day include, but are not limited to:? Faculty & Staff Appreciation, Military Appreciation, Sponsor Appreciation, AUM Student Giveaway Days, Residence Rumble, SA Meet & Greets, Fall, Winter and Spring Sport “Hype Days”, Hoops Madness, etc.
Assist with coordination, implementation and tracking of community outreach initiatives.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
Strong attention to detail and process – strong project management skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proven relationship and people management skills, strong worth ethic, team-oriented, collaborative attitude, enthusiastic about contributing to the success of AUM
Organized and driven professional, able to self-motivate and innovate
Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and work under tight deadlines
Willingness to work nights and weekends as needed
Eager and ready to jump in and help, and constantly keep learning
Must be able to stand for long periods of time
Ability to work event nights, weekends and holidays as required
Willingness to work outdoors in varying weather conditions
Must be able to communicate clear and concise directions
Capable of working under pressure and adjusting at the last moment
Team player willing to work with all departments and staff
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Sports Management or related field with a combination of 1-2 years event project management, experiential marketing and brand activation.
Internal Number: S-00597
About Auburn University at Montgomery
Auburn University at Montgomery is an active member of NCAA Division II and the Gulf South Conference and home to 5,000 students. The institution sponsors eleven intercollegiate athletic teams.
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