Graduate Assistant - Sales and Partnerships
Deadline for Applications extended to 07/15/2020

Code: 16522 Posted: 06/30/2020

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Graduate Assistant for Sales and Partnerships.

To be eligible, prospective candidates must be accepted into the Master of Sport Management Program at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

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Essential Job Functions

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work in conjunction with the Director of Athletics and Assistant AD for Strategic Communications and Marketing
  • Assist with the successful execution of the Parkside Athletics Corporate Partners Program
  • Solicit new business and community partners to become members of the corporate partners program
  • Assist with the renewal of existing partners
  • Create and track existing and new inventory
  • Create and deliver contracts and invoices to potential and current partners
  • Ensure fulfillment of all contracts, in collaboration with strategic communications and marketing
  • Provide consistent communication to corporate partners
  • Create and execute ticket plans and promotions for applicable sports, including individual games, season tickets, and group ticket sales
  • Work with the athletics department and University staff to foster and steward mutually-beneficial partnerships with community organizations
  • Work assigned hours in the athletics fitness facilities
  • Assist the Health, Exercise Science, and Sport Management department with assigned duties, including serving as an instructor of activity classes
  • Other duties as assigned

Education, Experience, Training and/or Certifications


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Previous experience working in college athletics or sports industry
  • Candidates must possess excellent written and verbal skills
  • The ability to exhibit professionalism and maintain confidentiality
  • Candidate must possess strong customer service, and problem-solving skills
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Competency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign is preferred
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends
Salary and Benefits

Commensurate depending on qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

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Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • CV/Resume
  • Cover Letter

Review of Applications

Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Wednesday July 15, 2020 are ensured full consideration.

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Laura Menarek
Available Until: 07/16/2020

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