FAYETTEVILLE – Josh Howell joined the University of Arkansas Athletic Department marketing staff this week.
A former marketing associate at Wichita State, Howell handles all marketing duties for men’s basketball and softball for the Razorbacks.
Howell worked with the Wichita Wranglers AA baseball team before becoming a marketing associate with the University of Arizona Athletics Department after graduation from Wichita State in 2006.
While at Arizona, Howell oversaw all aspects of marketing for volleyball and baseball, designed advertisements, flyers and website materials and served as the game day event manager for sponsor and VIP tailgating events.
While working at Arizona, Howell also worked as the director of sales and marketing for Next Level Lineup Cards in Tustin, Calif. He had relationships with more than 150 clients and produced more than $42,000 in sales in two years.
Howell returned to Wichita State in August 2009 to pursue his master’s degree in sport management. In his second stint with the Shockers, Howell assisted in the game day operations of men’s basketball including executing promotions and overseeing a staff of interns.
He also worked with volleyball and baseball writing game scripts, coordinating in-game presentations and working with sponsors. Howell was responsible for several new promotions as well while helping with season and ticket sales.