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Marketing Assistant

Apply now Department: 3670001110 K-State Athletics Inc (Agcy)
Job no: 513539
Employment type: Internship
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Business / Accounting / Finance, Communications / Public Relations / Marketing, Athletics
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

K-State Athletics is seeking qualified applicants for a Marketing Assistant, which is a temporary, full-time, benefits-eligible position for up to 24 months. 

An example of job responsibilities includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Develop and implement marketing plans for assigned sports with a focus on increasing attendance and revenue. 
  • Collaborate with the fan experience, ticketing and sales staffs to develop ticket pricing and packages for all six ticketed sports.
  • Design and edit email and digital marketing for all six ticketed sports. 
  • Plan and organize special events.

Why Join Us:

K-State Athletics, a proud member of the Big 12 Conference, invites applications for the position of Marketing Post Graduate Intern. This position plays an integral role in the external department of ticketing, fan experience and sales, which strives to create ‘The Best Fan Experience in the Big 12 Conference.’ Selected candidates will receive unparalleled experience and gain valuable skills needed for an entry-level full-time position upon completion of the two-year position.

Our mission is to foster a culture in which our student-athletes have every opportunity to reach their maximum potential academically, athletically, mentally and socially while operating an organization that is anchored by a genuine commitment to K-State, our supporters and each other.

For more information on K-State Athletics, please visit

For more information on Manhattan, KS and the University, please visit  

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion. The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience working in marketing 
  • Experience with Photoshop
  • Commitment to two-year position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree
  • A minimum of one year experience working in sports marketing
  • Experience working in higher education at a D1 FBS institution

Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

This position holds expectations of compliance with all NCAA, Big 12 Conference, Kansas State University and K-State Athletics, Inc. rules and regulations.

How to Apply:

To be considered for this position, applicants must complete the online application and submit/upload the following documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume which must contain three professional references with contact information (name, title, phone number, email address)


Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until filled.


Salary Range/Pay Rate:

$12.50 per hour (approximately $26,000 yearly plus paid overtime) in the first year; potential to earn $14.00 (approximately $29,120 yearly  plus paid overtime) after completion of first year with a successful review and budget approval.  Paid biweekly (26 pay periods).

Benefits Summary:

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.  

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