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Student Sales/Marketing Assistant - Department of Athletics and Recreation

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, April 29, 2016
Date of Posting: 
April 20, 2016
Department of Athletics and Recreation
Student Sales/Marketing Assistant
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week

$13.76 per hour (vacation pay included)

May – August 2016

The Department of Athletics and Recreation is looking for a Student Sales/Marketing Assistant. This individual coordinates/initiates the Athletic Department and Coaches efforts to sell Season Ticket Packages, prepare/support Varsity Communication/marketing strategies and assist with administrative tasks such as student-athlete registration. The individual reports to and takes direction from the Athletic Director and Varsity Coordinator.


● Work closely with the Athletic Department, Coaches, and Support Groups, to organize and facilitate Season Ticket Sales
● Work with coaches, Green & White Club, campus departments and support staff to engage, connect Panther fans and promote Panther Sport
● Responsible for acquiring necessary information and produce planning documents, proposals and/or reports
● Responsible for the setup and occupation of Panther Display at special events
● Prepare/support Varsity communication/marketing/promotional strategies
● Perform general duties as required (assisting with student-athlete registration
● In addition, where there are opportunities to connect with youth, fans, alumni and community supporters, the individual is responsible for supporting the department and coach in fostering positive relationships


● Self-starter
● Excellent communication skills
● Outgoing, assertive, personable
● Creative marketing thinker
● Customer service and sales experience an asset
● Strong understanding of Panther Sport and importance of generating revenue though season ticket sales
● Ability to work with minimal supervision
● Driver’s license and access to vehicle

Priority will be given to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and Procedures manual.

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list to be received no later than the closing date via the link posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (www.upei.ca/hr).

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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