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Job Openings in K-State Athletics

Below is a list of currently open positions for K-State Athletics, Inc. This page will be updated as new positions become available. All positions will be taken down within 30 days of close date. Please check back as new position announcements are added. Kansas State University is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Current Openings


K-State Athletics, home of the 2013 Big 12 men's basketball and baseball champions, the 2013 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl champions and 13-straight sold-out football games, and a proud member of the Big 12 Conference, invites applications for Fan Experience and Sales Graduate Assistant. Opportunities and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: developing and implementing marketing and sales plans for assigned sports with a focus on increasing attendance and revenue, preparing all aspects of game-day production and promotions, maintaining all sponsorship trade, designing and editing promotional materials, training and supervising an intern staff of up to 30 students, planning and organizing special events, managing the Jr. Wildcat Club and executing ideas to increase membership, developing and implementing marketing plans for all eleven non-ticketed sports with a focus on increasing attendance and awareness, leading a team of outbound sales staff, designing and editing promotional materials including a weekly email newsletter, and managing all day-to-day office responsibilities including communication with fans.

K-State Athletics graduate assistants play an integral role in the award-winning Fan Experience and Sales office, which strives to create 'The Best Fan Experience in the Big 12 Conference.' Selected candidates will receive unparalleled experience and gain valuable skills needed to apply for entry-level full-time position upon completion of the two-year position.

- Bachelor's degree in marketing, advertising, public relations or related field
- Minimum of one year of experience working in a collegiate athletic marketing office
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Experience with designing fliers and advertisements
- Commitment to two-year position

How To Apply:
Position closes Friday, April 11, at 12:00 p.m. CDT. Applications must be submitted only via email to HR@kstatesports.com attn. Joni Smoller, Senior Director of Fan Experience and Sales, and must include the following attachments to be considered for the position:
- Letter of application
- Resume
- Contact information for three professional references
- A minimum of three graphic design samples (not website links)

$15,600 annually paid biweekly (26 pay periods). Applicants selected for the position must then apply for and be accepted into the K-State graduate school. Assistants must be enrolled in a minimum of six graduate school hours in the fall and spring semesters. Tuition is not covered by the annual stipend, however, out-of-state applicants will receive in-state tuition rates.

K-State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity among its employees. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Background check required.



For More Information, Contact K-State Athletics

K-State Athletics, Inc.
Bramlage Coliseum
1800 College Ave
Manhattan, KS 66502

Phone: 785-532-6910