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  • Marketing Assistant (Part-Time) - Ryan Center & Boss Arena

    Location US-RI-Kingston
    Job ID
    Spectra - Venue Management
    Location Name
    Spectra VM - Ryan Center and Boss Ice Arena (U of Rhode Island)
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    The Ryan Center is seeking a qualified Marketing Assistant to begin on October 14, 2019. The Marketing Assistant is an 8-month position (40 hours/week) that will conclude on June 12, 2020. The Marketing Assistant will be an essential member of the department’s external operations staff with an emphasis on maximizing fan engagement, ticket sales, and branding efforts.


    Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come join us!  You can learn more about Spectra at


    • Lead the marketing initiatives for select sports, including:
      • Preparing the promotions schedule for home events.
      • Scheduling national anthem performers and in-game entertainment.
      • Collaborating with coaches to identify and implement grassroots marketing activities.
      • Designing promotional graphics for use in email marketing, digital and social media platforms.
      • Directing game entertainment by producing game scripts, assembling music playlists and managing marketing displays for assigned Olympic Sports and women’s basketball.
    • Support the marketing, ticket sales and fan entertainment strategies for the Rhode Island football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball programs.
    • Assist with the management of key marketing groups including Rhody Ruckus and Junior Ruckus.
    • Utilize official social media outlets to engage fans by delivering entertaining and informative content.
    • Assist with the management of the student internship program.
    • Coordinate the fulfillment of sponsorship, development, ticketing, and merchandise needs to help maximize all revenue sources.
    • Cultivate relationships with campus and community organizations to increase local support of all URI athletic programs.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required, which occurs often.





    The intellectual/social, physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



    While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is continuously asked to multi-task under time limits. Position requires constant attention to precise details and accuracy of specified standards including: following simple to complex (more than 3 steps) instructions, and concentration which frequently extends beyond 30 minutes at a time.

    Employees in this role will constantly be in leadership role; requiring directing others either verbally or in writing to complete tasks in prescribed time frame. This position also requires constant use of interpersonal skills including: ability to direct/motivate/inform staff and foster collaboration, being able to recognize and resolve conflicts, being able to openly communicate in writing and verbally with clients.



    While performing the essential functions of the job, the employee constantly operates a computer and other office devices such telephones, copy machines, fax machines, etc; occasionally moves about inside the office to access storage areas, cabinets and office machinery; constantly moves about the arena and event sites before, during and after events to service clients and supervise staff; constantly communicates via telephone, email and in-person with others to exchange accurate information.



    The duties of this position are performed indoors and occasionally outdoors in the weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environments is usually moderate to loud during events and minimal during non-even times.












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