Business Development Coordinator, Esports

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Work type: Non-Classified/Professional
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Administration and Business Operations, Development, College of Innovation & Design, Mid-Level

About Us:
Boise State University is located along the banks of the Boise River and a short stroll from the state capitol. We are committed to an innovative, transformative, and equitable educational environment that supports student success, and advances Idaho and the world.
Boise State is building an inclusive community of faculty and staff whose unique skills, cultural contributions, work history, and perspectives create a rich and rewarding academic experience for our students. Applications from individuals of all backgrounds and identities are welcomed.
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Job Summary/Basic Function:

To support through esports coaching, training, or education of athletes/campus throughout the University and local community. This position shall have a strong working knowledge and understanding of all applicable tournaments, organizations, and governing body rules and regulations regarding compliance issues.

This position will be a full-time and in-person position at our Boise State Esports Arena.

Level Scope:

Fully competent and productive professional contributor who applies acquired job skills, policies, and procedures to complete substantive assignments/projects/tasks of moderate scope and complexity. Works independently with general supervision; exercises judgment within defined guidelines and practices to determine appropriate action. May provide guidance and assistance to entry level professionals and/or support employees.

Essential Functions:

60% of the time the Development Coordinator must:
● Coordinates the donor relations stewardship and recognition plans
● Organizes and coordinates the activities of volunteers and committees/boards engaged in fundraising activities, as appropriate
● Manage event planning logistics for alumni and/or donor events
● Coordination of member benefits and fulfillment includes, maintaining communication with internal and external groups
● Develops, implements, and executes a donor relations stewardship and recognition plan
● Responsible for coordination of gifts and recognition items for donors
● Maintain professional flexibility to accommodate rapidly changing processes, program information and priorities
● Make recommendations and implement social media best practices
● Demonstrate a strong ability to manage, coordinate, and deliver on concepts and information to effectively maximize the university’s brand
● Collaborate closely with a variety of stakeholders, both internal and external, on all aspects of projects

35% of the time:

● Developing products to monetize the Boise State Esports including but not limited to:
commercial/air time sales, signage, camps, paid tournaments, licensed apparel, subscriptions, or patron funded experiences
● Meeting or exceeding sales revenue targets for a specific period, such as monthly, quarterly, or annually
● Identifying opportunities to sell additional advertising products or cross-sell complementary products to existing clients to maximize revenue per client
● Ensuring that advertising campaigns deliver measurable results and meet clients' objectives, such as brand awareness, lead generation, or sales growth
● Monitoring competitors' activities and strategies to identify competitive advantages and differentiate the company's offerings in the market
● Maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction by delivering exceptional service, addressing client concerns promptly, and exceeding expectations
● Tabling at appropriate events where direct to consumer relationships may be necessary

5% Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • Ability to manage prospects from identification through the cultivation process, including stewarding donors following their gifts
  • Develop lasting relationships with prospective/current donors
  • Must be able to work independently, make decisions and problem solve while also collaborative with a team members
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office and databases
  • Knowledge of event planning
  • Strong time management and organizational skills with attention to details
  • Work well under pressure and keep a positive attitude and sound judgment
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years experience or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with/in a college esports program.
  • Fundraising or sales experience
  • Familiarity working with a CRM
  • Ability to cultivate external partnerships and relationships
Salary and Benefits:

Salary starts at $48,609/year, DOE. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at

Required Application Materials:

Resume and Cover Letter



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