Vanderbilt University Marketing Coordinator - Athletics (TERM) in Nashville, Tennessee

Marketing Coordinator - Athletics (TERM) (Job Number: 1800497)


Marketing Coordinator

This is a full-time, non-exempt term position lasting six months to one year.

About the Position: The Marketing Coordinator will assist in all aspects of marketing and promoting Vanderbilt University’s Division I athletics program. The candidate will serve as the primary marketing contact for assigned sports and secondary contact for additional sports. Ideal candidate will identify and execute innovative elements to ensure an entertaining and engaging in-venue atmosphere at assigned sporting events; work with the ticket office to coordinate ticket sales and attendance initiatives, maximize revenue streams and other duties as assigned.

About Vanderbilt: Vanderbilt is a renowned private institution founded in 1873 located a little more than a mile from downtown Nashville, TN. The university’s students, faculty, staff and visitors frequently cite Nashville as one of the perks of Vanderbilt. VU is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday.


  • This position is responsible for developing marketing, ticketing, advertising, social media and promotional plans for designated sports and managing the individual sports budgets; works with the marketing staff’s graphic design team on cohesive branding and creative for marketing materials.

  • Assists with implementing social media strategies, campaigns and presence in social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social applications as needed.

  • This position will be responsible to work and lead game day production for various sports.

  • Works directly with a number of departments, including the coaching staffs for developing marketing plans and campaigns.

  • Assist with miscellaneous athletic marketing projects, such as student volunteer program, kids club, fan upgrades and other assignments as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree required (ideally in Marketing, Business or a related field)

  • Ideal candidate will have experience with digital marketing, experience with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Dreamweaver.

  • Must be a proactive thinker who is interested in developing and executing new ideas to better improve the efficiency of the overall brand.

  • Organized and detail oriented person who can work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.

  • Be a thought leader and early adopter of new and effective marketing strategies, with a constant goal of enhancing the guest experience and supporting business initiatives.

  • Candidates must be able to work a non-standard work week including nights, weekends & holidays.

Benefits: In addition to offering a lively community that encourages learning and celebrates diversity, VU offers a competitive, flexible benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, accidental death & dismemberment, disability insurance, paid time off, and a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match. Vanderbilt offers tuition assistance to employees, spouses and dependent children. Also, after five years of service, Vanderbilt will pay up to 55% of the tuition for up to three dependent children to earn a bachelor's degree. Learn more about Vanderbilt's benefits at VU Benefits Overview at


A Term position is a staff position that exists for a period longer than six months but is not expected to last beyond one year. Although a position may exist for a specified or indefinite period, staff who accept term positions are not guaranteed employment for the entire period; they are employed for indefinite periods within the limit of the appointment. There are no guarantees of continued employment, either within the term or when the term ends.

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of relevant experience.

Primary Location: United States-Tennessee-Nashville

Organization: 40000 - Athletics: Office of the Vice Chancellor

Job: Limited Term Positions