Marketing Manager

Marketing Manager

  • 528241
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • On Campus
  • Staff Full-time
  • Grade 79
  • UAA VCAS Business Services

The Marketing Manager is responsible for the promotion of concerts, sporting events, conventions and shows within the facility, while developing creative marketing campaigns that promote public/community awareness. He/she is responsible for maintaining relationships with media partners, and ensuring fulfillment of contracts while overseeing the media buying and billing process. This individual will manage, supervise and coordinate all the activities of the Marketing department to reach budget goals and generate revenue for the facility. The Marketing Manager will implement marketing plans, manage event advertising budgets and promotions and ensure successful sales for events.

The successful candidate will encompass the following skills and abilities: 

Knowledge of marketing and advertising/sponsorship program development
Knowledge of Public Relations
Knowledge of Website maintenance
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation, graphic design, PowerPoint and Internet software
Familiarity with publishing software such as Microsoft Publisher, Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop
Familiarity with media buying and promotions
Experience and demonstrated aptitude in social media development and analytics
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language
Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments efficiently and effectively under strict deadlines
Ability to work nights, weekends and select holidays as required, in addition to traditional business hours
Previous sales/marketing experience with an arena, convention center, hotel or other similar public assembly facility preferred

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in marketing, public relations, business administration, communications, or other related field.

Minimum of 3 years of increasingly responsible experience in sales and/or marketing, with a sports facility, convention center, performing arts facility or other multi-purpose public assembly facility preferred.

FERPA certification or certification completion within 30 days of the job start date.
Title IX certification or certification completion within 30 days of the job start date.
Behavior Based Safety (BBS) certification or certification completion within 30 days of the job start date.
Workplace Harassment Prevention certification or certification completion within 30 days of the job start date.

Position Details:

This position is located on the University of Alaska campus of Anchorage. This is a Term-Funded full-time, 12-month, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. New hires will be placed on the UA staff salary schedule, Grade 79, based on education and experience.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. Review of application materials will begin immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified.

Please attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three professional references. References must include a current or recent supervisor.

This position is a Term-Funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Tricia Kofoid, Campus Services HR Coordinator, at tkkofoid@alaska.edu or 907-751-7210.


*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing uas.clery@alaska.edu.

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