The Manager, Activation will assist in all aspects of the marketing partnership servicing, sales and evaluation process for the Memphis Grizzlies, FedExForum, Memphis Hustle and Grizz Gaming, focused on the scheduling, logistics, execution and reporting of benefits for our partners. This individual should possess strong client relations skills, creative problem solving talents, event and logistics planning abilities, and the ability to manage multiple accounts simultaneously. The Manager, Activation will work closely with other members of the Partnership Marketing team to ensure smooth and seamless delivery of contracted benefits, anticipation of client needs and desires, and accurate record-keeping throughout all interactions. Additional responsibilities will include interdepartmental process management, leading the partnership onboarding process and direct assistance in the sales and research / assessment processes for marketing partners throughout the contracted term.read more
Journalism and Strategic MediaPosition Summary
Tenure-track assistant professor in advertising to teach courses in our undergraduate advertising major and graduate courses in the integrated strategic media emphasis. Advertising courses include creative strategy, principles, branding, media planning, research and campaigns.
This individual is expected to bring cutting-edge ideas and creativity to the department, should be well-versed in advertising trends and would be expected to have an active research agenda and take a leadership role in development of the advertising curriculum. Willingness to mentor students for the National Student Advertising Competition and to advise the student chapter of the American Advertising Federation is a plus. Candidates are expected to demonstrate research or creative activity in strategic media. Other expectations include academic advising and departmental, university and community service.read more