Associate Director, University Sponsorships Job at University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

  • University of Cincinnati
  • Cincinnati, OH

Job Description

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 340,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion. The University’s overall regional economic impact exceeds $10.6 billion, paving the way for the future of Cincinnati.

Job Overview

Lead operation and marketing activities for the Trademarks and Licensing Office. Assist leadership with development of engagement and sponsorship opportunities for UC’s brand.

Essential Functions
  • Manage day-to-day activities for campus sponsorship business for the office. Serve as the primary contact for sponsorship requests for engagement with UC’s brand and third-party organizations to ensure sufficient information is submitted for review; provide timely response.
  • Serve as primary contact for central CRM system tracking campus sponsorship activity to ensure accessibility of data for university leadership on all relationships related to engagement with UC’s brand.
  • Work with internal constituents to promote awareness of sponsorship policy and serve as an expert for sponsorship engagement. Develop relationships with internal staff to respond to their needs and help develop engagement opportunities with outside organizations while staying consistent with university policies.
  • Direct marketing activities to promote the visibility and sales of UC branded merchandise. Develop annual marketing budget and creative content, including oversight for engagement with representatives from UC’s licensing agency and strategic licensing partners.
  • Manage all marketing initiatives for the Trademarks & Licensing Office. Coordinate programming with internal and external partners to maximize visibility and engagement with UC’s constituents.
  • Develop various reports covering accomplishments, including quarterly reports for licensing and sponsorship activities and monthly dashboard reports to share with internal constituents.
  • Work with Associate VP to engage with local businesses to promote opportunities of engagement with UC’s community, increasing brand visibility and generating incremental revenue.
  • Assist in developing sponsorship agreements covering sponsorship/brand engagement activities and preserving all executed agreements in the contract management database (PACE). Produce invoices for fees related to sponsorship agreements and ensure payments are processed and distributions provided to relevant internal stakeholders.
  • Produce reports tracking brand engagement activities including dashboard reports to assist leadership in identifying strategic partnerships opportunities and demonstrate fulfillment of current sponsorship activities.
  • Manage work for student interns including setting schedules and distribution of work to maximize their experience and support the administrative needs of the office.
  • Manage content for the licensing website and supervise the production of communication materials including quarterly and annual reports.
  • May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Required Education

Bachelor's Degree

Nine (9) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement

Required Experience

Five (5) years of relevant work experience

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
Compensation and Benefits UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP). To learn more about why UC is a great place to work, please visit our careers page at . For questions about the UC recruiting process or to request accommodations with the application, please contact Human Resources at .

The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

REQ: 96104


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