Department of Recreation and Wellness

Marketing

The Recreation and Wellness marketing team is housed in Perry Field House. The Recreation and Wellness marketing team produces signage for events hosted by the Recreation and Wellness department, maintains the Recreation and Wellness website, produces videos showcasing the Recreation and Wellness department, creates advertisements and makes brochures for different programs.

Internship Positions

Internship positions are 20 or 40 hr/week and vary per semester.

Web and Technology

  • Design all major promotional print and web content for programs within the department using Adobe design software
  • Update various pages of the Recreation and Wellness website daily/weekly
  • Write and edit text content for certain program marketing as directed
  • Compose HTML e-mail marketing pieces in Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Work with Aurasma software to create interactive media for promotional purposes

Practicum Positions

Practicum positions are available for Journalism, Sport Management, TLEP, VCT, and other interested students in any major.

Photography/Videography

  • Capture high-quality photos/video of university events and programming as indicated by supervisor¬†
  • Edit video content and retouch any photographs as needed
  • Use Aurasma Studio (augmented reality software) for interactive marketing
  • Create promotional video content to be incorporated with Aurasma software

Social Media 

  • Follow events and programming and promote them through social media outlets
  • Capture quality "on-the-spot" photos or videos via smart phone for incorporation in certain social media outlets
  • Stay current on social media posts, events, and promotions through the Department of Recreation and Wellness
  • Use social media scheduling software to plan and assign certain posts in advance

Writer/Journalist

  • Follow events and programming and cover their progression
  • Cover any relevant press releases
  • Write, update, and manage web content
  • Write new blog content

Not all positions are filled at all times and the team members share tasks as necessary. For more information on the positions available click HERE.

Awards

The marketing team has won several awards and is always striving to bring more to the Recreation and Wellness department. Many Student Employees at the Department of Recreation and Wellness have received special awards in honor of their dedication and professional work. These students have been recognized by various organizations locally and nationally for their excellence in the workplace and for their outstanding character.

2013

National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association
Jordan Cedoz, Lona Leck, Linda Hammer, Eric Teske
2nd Place Creative Excellence Award in Website - BGSU Recreation and Wellness Website

National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association
Jordan Cedoz, Megan Rose
3rd Place Creative Excellence Award in Student Digital Presentation - Sexual Assault Awareness Website

2012

National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association
Jodi Wellmann
Creative Excellence Honorable Mention in Programming Publication - Drinking and Driving Pledge Poster

2011

National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association
Piper Kullas
2nd Place Creative Excellence Award in Student Programming Publication - GA Recruit Brochure

National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association
Anthony Althauser
3rd Place Creative Excellence Award in Audio Visual Publication - Recreation and Wellness Programming Video

2010

National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association
Emily Martin
3rd Place Creative Excellence Award in Student Programming Publication - Monster Mash Wellness Bash

BGSU Career Center
Melissa Rausch
Outstanding Intern Student of the Year

2009

National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association
Melissa Rausch
3rd Place Creative Excellence Award in Website - Recreation and Wellness Website