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» Spring 2015 Group Sales Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
» Spring 2015 Guest Services Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
» Spring 2015 Membership Services Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
» Spring 2015 Payroll Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
» Spring 2015 Communications Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
» Spring 2015 Marketing Video Production Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
» Spring 2015 Premium & Membership Sales Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
» Spring 2015 Corporate Partnerships Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
» Spring 2015 Digital Marketing Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
» Spring 2015 Grassroots Marketing Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
» Spring 2015 Interactive Media Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
» Spring 2015 Basketball Analytics Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
» Spring 2015 Corporate Social Responsibility Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
» Spring 2015 Event Presentation Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
» Spring 2015 Business Analytics & Database Marketing Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
» Spring 2015 Creative/ Graphic Design Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
» Spring 2015 Ticket Operations Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
» Spring 2015 Arena Operations Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
» Spring 2015 Executive Offices Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
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» Ticket Sales & Services Spring Intern - Houston Rockets (Houston, TX)
» Events & Promotions Spring Intern - Houston Rockets (Houston, TX)
» Corporate Development Spring Intern - Houston Rockets (Houston, TX)
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» Ticket Operations Intern Fall 2014 - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)
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» Photography Intern - Milwaukee Bucks (Milwaukee, WI)
» New Media Marketing Intern - Milwaukee Bucks (Milwaukee, WI)
» Digital Graphic Design Intern - Milwaukee Bucks (Milwaukee, WI)
» INTERNSHIP (Spring 2015): Television Production - Monumental Sports & Entertainment (Washington, DC)
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» Suite Sales & Services Spring Intern - Toyota Center/Houston Rockets (Houston, TX)
» INTERNSHIP (Spring 2015): Sales Event Planning - Washington Wizards (Washington, DC)
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» INTERNSHIP (Spring 2015): Group Sales - Washington Wizards (Washington, DC)



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Spring 2015 Finance Internship - Charlotte Bobcats (Charlotte, NC)

UNPAID INTERNSHIP:

*MUST BE ENROLLED IN COLLEGE AND ABLE TO RECEIVE CREDIT*

Hornets Sports & Entertainment seeks a Finance intern.

The Finance Department at Hornets Sports and Entertainment has seven members.  The department is responsible for the accounting and finance functions of a holding company which includes, among other legal and accounting entities, a National Basketball Team and the Time Warner Cable Arena. Also associated with the team is a 401(k) benefit plan and a not-for-profit organization. 

While some of the tasks the intern will face might be routine, the Department will have needs the intern can fill that provide insight into the "nuts and bolts" of how the organization works. Just as important, the department members will be glad to share their experiences working in sports and entertainment.

  • Candidates should be available for 8 to 12 weeks
  • Rigor, attention to detail, and organization are keys to success
  • Must display a positive attitude to conform to the casual enviroment while demonstrating respect for all
  • Share our curiosity for the business and our desire to positively influence the business
  • Assist with the financial statement audit by preparing financial schedules to support the face statements or footnotes.
  • Assist in the preparation of tax information for various entities and jurisdictions
  • Update excel workbooks that summarize information such as insurance policies or sponsorship contracts.
  • Assist with actual vs. budget comparisons
  • Assist finance members with developing detailed budgets based upon discussions with various department heads
  • Convert trial balance information into management reports
  • Record routine cash transactions in the cash management subledger and post the related entries to the general ledger
  • Perform rollforwards and reconciliations. Rollforwards and reconciliations to include cash, fixed assets, amounts payable to the city of Charlotte, and amounts payable to concert promoters.

Pursuit of a Finance, Accounting, or a related degree is preferred.

This is a non-paid internship and is requiring the individual to receive college credit. The candidate should be, but not limited to, a Junior or Senior.

The candidate will need to be in the office 20-40 hours a week.


Note: This position was originally posted on the Charlotte Hornets employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Charlotte Hornets employment site.

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Spring 2015 Group Sales Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

POSITION OVERVIEW
This is a non-paid internship and is requiring the individual to receive academic credit. The candidate should be, but not limited to, a Junior, Senior or graduate level student.
The intern will need to be in the office approximately 30-40 hours a week and will need to attend Hornets home games.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assist the group event coordinators with the servicing and sale of any group tickets, birthday party packages, programs and promotional ticket packages to a Hornets or Arena event.
• Assist with the planning and execution of group events
• Work closely with the Manager of Group Sales to produce group programs and timelines.
• Conduct research for the Group Event Coordinators on specific programs.
• Assist the group sales department on game days and weekends.
• Assist the group sales department with large mailings
• Perform administrative tasks on a daily basis.
• Sort complimentary vouchers to determine if leads can be generated.
• Assist with researching information for direct mail campaigns.
• Intern will be responsible for data entry and manipulation of sales leads in our internal database.
• Occasionally run off-site errands
• Assist the group sales department with Arena events/programs

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES
The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Qualifications:
• Major: Sales/ Marketing/ Advertising/ Communications (preferably)
• Must receive academic credit
• Must be very motivated and professional
• Must be honest, timely and capable of working with the public.
• Strong work ethic able to work in team environment
• Proven written, oral, and presentation skills
• Must have experience with Microsoft Office
• Must be able to search Databases for inquires and build spreadsheets.
• Must be able to be a full time intern
• Must have reliable transportation

Education and/or Experience
• Must receive college credit

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
• Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
• Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
• Strong teamwork skills and the ability to manage their own individual projects
• Be a flexible and reliable team player, both within own department and the company as a whole
• Have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
• Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts.
• Dependability – consistently at work on time, follows instructions, responds to manager’s instructions.
• Ability to multi-task.
• Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays.
• Ability to attend company events.
 


Note: This position was originally posted on the Charlotte Hornets employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Charlotte Hornets employment site.

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Spring 2015 Guest Services Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

 POSITION OVERVIEW
This is a non-paid internship and is requiring the individual to receive college credit. The intern will need to be in the office 30-40 hours a week. The Guest Services intern will play in integral role in event day operations and help oversee our staff of part time employees.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assist with switchboard coverage
• Administrative support
• Assist with Time Warner Cable Arena Tours
• Inventory storage
• Learn and execute each event staff role
• Assist with creation and update of interdepartmental as well as interoffice documents
• Assist in vendor relations
• Assist in department daily duties
• Guest Services research project

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES
Ideal candidates would be a team player, focused on customer service, able to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment, and able to stand for long periods of time.

Education and/or Experience
• Must receive college credit

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
• Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
• Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
• Strong teamwork skills and the ability to manage their own individual projects
• Be a flexible and reliable team player, both within own department and the company as a whole
• Have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
• Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts.
• Dependability – consistently at work on time, follows instructions, responds to manager’s instructions.
• Ability to multi-task.
• Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays.
• Ability to attend company events.


Note: This position was originally posted on the Charlotte Hornets employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Charlotte Hornets employment site.

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Spring 2015 Membership Services Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

POSITION OVERVIEW
This is a non-paid internship and is requiring the individual to receive academic credit. The candidate should be, but not limited to, a Junior, Senior or graduate level student.
This internship requires a commitment to assist staff during Hornets games and be able to be in the office 20-40 hours a week.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Responsible for working at all Hornets home games, staffing the Hornets Arena Will Call, Guaranteed Giveaways table, Guest Service Windows, and/or Season Ticket Holder booth on the concourse as needs dictate
• Perform and review surveys of season ticket holders.
• Work with Game Operations and all other game staffs with the execution of improvements to the game day experience for all Premium Seat Holders.
• Proactively communicate in person via other communication methods with premium seat holders to gauge satisfaction levels, and to inform them of upcoming season ticket holder exclusive events.
• Assist with all season ticket holder events, including, but not limited to first year orientation and open practices.
• Interact with employees and customers to assist in the resolution of problems and concerns voiced by season ticket holders.
• Organize and distribute season ticket holder gifts, birthday cards, etc.
• Help to plan, organize and execute season ticket holder events.
• Assist with research and tracking efforts to determine Season Ticket Holders concerns and interest.
• Contribute to the common goals of the department and demonstrate a willingness to learn new skills
Perform other duties as assigned by the Manager of Premium Services, Director of Premium and Season Ticket Services and Vice President of Sales and Services.

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES
The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
• Excellent computer skills (Word and Excel required).
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Proven organizational and time management skills.
• Research and analysis skills and experience.
• Marketing experience preferred.
• Ability to handle and prioritize multiple assignments.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• The ability to work well with other departments.
• Excellent attention to detail
• Flexibility to work long and irregular hours.

Education and/or Experience
• Must receive college credit

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
• Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
• Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
• Strong teamwork skills and the ability to manage their own individual projects
• Be a flexible and reliable team player, both within own department and the company as a whole
• Have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
• Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts.
• Dependability – consistently at work on time, follows instructions, responds to manager’s instructions.
• Ability to multi-task.
• Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays.
• Ability to attend company events.
 


Note: This position was originally posted on the Charlotte Hornets employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Charlotte Hornets employment site.

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Spring 2015 Payroll Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

 POSITION OVERVIEW
The Intern will facilitate and work directly with the Charlotte Hornets Payroll Manager. Nonpaid internship (working 20-40 hours per week).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Organizing employment materials
• Spreadsheet maintenance
• Communicating with different departments within the company
• Learning about different employment processes
• Assisting with various programs:
o Internship program
o On-boarding and training programs
o Workers compensations
o Benefits
o Payroll
• Various compliance requirements
• General office duties
• **All other projects as assigned, both Payroll and Human Resources

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES
The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
• The ideal candidate must have great communication skills, be professional and be able to multi-task.
• Applicant must have proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• Any experience working for a team, athletic department, or with a sporting event is beneficial.

Education and/or Experience
• Pursuit of a Human Resources, Payroll, Finance, Sports Management, Psychology, Sociology, or a related degree is preferred.
• Must receive college credit
• This is a non-paid internship.
• The candidate should be, but not limited to, a Junior, Senior or graduate level student.
• The candidate will need to be in the office 20-40 hours a week and need to attend some home games.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
• Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
• Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
• Strong teamwork skills and the ability to manage their own individual projects
• Be a flexible and reliable team player, both within own department and the company as a whole
• Have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
• Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts.
• Dependability – consistently at work on time, follows instructions, responds to manager’s instructions.
• Ability to multi-task.
• Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays.
• Ability to attend company events.


Note: This position was originally posted on the Charlotte Hornets employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Charlotte Hornets employment site.

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Spring 2015 Communications Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

POSITION OVERVIEW
This is a non-paid internship and is requiring the individual to receive academic credit. The candidate should be, but not limiting to, a junior, senior or graduate level student.
This internship will require that the student is in the office approximately 30-40 hours a week and attend all Hornets basketball games.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Maintaining media lists
• Assisting with creating and distributing media credentials
• Assisting with research, writing and editing of media releases as necessary
• Distributing public relations material to staff and fans as requested
• Organizing and archiving media clippings
• Responding to media inquiries
• Miscellaneous job related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES
The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
• The ideal candidate should have excellent communication and writing skills.
• Previous experience in a college sports information office, school newspaper, internship with a sports team or campus athletic department is preferred.
• Candidate should have experience with sports writing, research, feature writing and transcription.
• The candidate should be proficient with Microsoft Word.
• Knowledge of basketball game statistics is also a plus.

Education and/or Experience
• Intern must receive college credit
• Pursuit of a Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, or Sports Management degree is preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
• Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
• Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
• Strong teamwork skills and the ability to manage their own individual projects
• Be a flexible and reliable team player, both within own department and the company as a whole
• Have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
• Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts.
• Dependability – consistently at work on time, follows instructions, responds to manager’s instructions.
• Ability to multi-task.
• Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays.
• Ability to attend company events.
 


Note: This position was originally posted on the Charlotte Hornets employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Charlotte Hornets employment site.

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Spring 2015 Marketing Video Production Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

POSITION OVERVIEW
Interns will learn to work cooperatively in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment, while enjoying the excitement of working within a professional sports organization. This is an unpaid internship requiring 20-40 hours per week.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Execution of pre-production schedule including video & audio editing as well as graphic design.
• Assist in the day-to-day operations of the production team.
• Pre-production organizing and planning for off-site events and community relations based initiatives.
• Execution of production orientated tasks leading up to and on game days.
• Expected to work every home game.
• Aid in the post-production process of exporting and uploading videos to team’s website, authoring DVDs, etc.

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES
The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
• Looking for a hard working, dedicated, organized, detail-oriented, and talented person to work within and grow with our team.
• Candidates must be creative, enthusiastic, and willing to learn on the fly while utilizing prior knowledge.
• Strong communications/media background is preferred.
• Must be willing to cooperate and work well with all other areas of the organization.
• Knowledge of video editing & graphic design on Mac OS required.
• Familiarity with the following programs & equipment is required:
- Final Cut Suite
- Adobe Creative Suite
- Microsoft Office
- DSLR Cameras
- Production equipment (Lighting, tripods, green screens, etc.)

Education and/or Experience
• Must receive college credit

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
• Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
• Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
• Strong teamwork skills and the ability to manage their own individual projects
• Be a flexible and reliable team player, both within own department and the company as a whole
• Have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
• Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts.
• Dependability – consistently at work on time, follows instructions, responds to manager’s instructions.
• Ability to multi-task.
• Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays.
• Ability to attend company events.
 


Note: This position was originally posted on the Charlotte Hornets employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Charlotte Hornets employment site.

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Spring 2015 Premium & Membership Sales Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

POSITION OVERVIEW
The Charlotte Hornets are seeking excited, outgoing, and dedicated candidates to become an integral part of our ongoing ticket sales efforts. The sales intern will be a vital part of assisting the Bobcats sales team in all aspects of selling, fulfilling and executing sales initiatives. The position will gain hands-on experience in sales and marketing through implementing and planning. This is an unpaid position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Perform basic office tasks including copying, filing, data entry, and faxing
• Assist sales staff on community outreach events and special Hornets events.
• Assist ticket sales department with day to day tasks and requests
• Help provide qualified leads
• Execute in creating and providing sales materials as needed
• Must be able to work 20-40 hours a week
• Must be open to learning as you will gain in-depth sales training
• Perform between 60-80 cold calls per day

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES
The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
• Should have an interest in all aspects of sales and customer service
• Highly motivated with strong written and verbal communication skills
• Maintain flexibility regarding hours and availability
• Must be multi-task oriented
• Ability to work in a diverse environment
• Personable, enthusiastic and energetic
• Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
• Ability to research on internet easily and effectively
• Retrieve, analyze and provide assistance with data

Education and/or Experience
• Must receive college credit

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
• Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
• Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
• Strong teamwork skills and the ability to manage their own individual projects
• Be a flexible and reliable team player, both within own department and the company as a whole
• Have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
• Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts.
• Dependability – consistently at work on time, follows instructions, responds to manager’s instructions.
• Ability to multi-task.
• Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays.
• Ability to attend company events.
 


Note: This position was originally posted on the Charlotte Hornets employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Charlotte Hornets employment site.

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Spring 2015 Corporate Partnerships Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

POSITION OVERVIEW
This is a non-paid internship and is requiring the individual to receive college credit. The intern will need to be in the office 20-40 hours a week.
Any previous relevant presentations, studies, essays or other examples which showcase writing abilities and creative thinking are recommended when interviewing for this position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Perform general administrative duties
• Research promotional items and campaigns relevant to industry
• Research, develop and help execute new and innovative products and promotional ideas
• Assist with special events and hospitality programs
• Assist with game day operations, client management, and general account activation.
• Prepare meeting agendas
• Manage inventory of merchandise and premium items
• Perform market/industry/prospects research
• Work directly with Game Operations, Public Relations, Ticketing, Grassroots, Finance, and Legal departments

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES
The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
• Organized, aggressive, professional, mature, self-starting and committed to the sports industry.
• Any experience working for a team, athletic department, or with a sporting event is beneficial.
• Strong communication skills are a necessity.
• Must have proven written, oral, and presentation skills.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office is needed.
• Proficiencies in photoshop and publisher are a plus.

Education and/or Experience
• Must receive college credit

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
• Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
• Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
• Strong teamwork skills and the ability to manage their own individual projects
• Be a flexible and reliable team player, both within own department and the company as a whole
• Have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
• Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts.
• Dependability – consistently at work on time, follows instructions, responds to manager’s instructions.
• Ability to multi-task.
• Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays.
• Ability to attend company events.
 


Note: This position was originally posted on the Charlotte Hornets employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Charlotte Hornets employment site.

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Spring 2015 Digital Marketing Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

 POSITION OVERVIEW
The Intern will work directly with the Charlotte Hornets Digital Marketing Manager, to facilitate and maintain the Charlotte Hornets email marketing strategy. Nonpaid internship (working 20-40 hours per week).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Conception and creation of internal and external email templates
• Proofread, edit, and update copy for internal and external emails
• Assist with managing and maintaining the Hornets opt-in database
• Assist with maintaining Hornets master email calendar
• Researching and compiling evolving trends and technology
• Assist with compiling email performance data and conducting analysis
• Maintain Hornets Came From Code (CFC) database on a weekly basis

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES
The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position.
• Open to learning additional aspects of marketing
• The ability to receive academic credit for the internship
• Ability to lift at least 30lbs to 50lbs (Equipment/Materials Handling)
• The ability to work long and flexible hours and necessary Hornets events
• Proficiency in MS Office products (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook)
• Strong computer skills
• Strong organization and time management skills
• An outgoing personality and a professional demeanor

Education and/or Experience
• Must receive college credit

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
• Strong teamwork skills and the ability to manage their own individual projects
• Be a flexible and reliable team player, both within own department and the company as a whole
• Have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
• Dependability – consistently at work on time, follows instructions, responds to manager’s instructions
• Ability to multi-task
• Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays
• Ability to attend company events


Note: This position was originally posted on the Charlotte Hornets employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Charlotte Hornets employment site.

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Spring 2015 Grassroots Marketing Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

POSITION OVERVIEW
The marketing department is responsible for all brand building efforts. This entails developing key fan insights and translating insights into breakthrough fan engagement efforts. These efforts may be through traditional media, new media, events, partnerships, etc. The marketing intern will gain valuable training from the members of the marketing team on how to most effectively build a brand and how to effectively research a specific business challenge, develop winning strategies to address the business challenge, and qualify the proposed solutions with Hornets Fans. Unpaid internship working 20-40 hours per week.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assist in the interdepartmental implementation of marketing strategies, promotions and campaigns
• Coordinate delivery of advertising collateral to media partners
• Understand and utilize web-based analytics tools for regular production and analysis of performance marketing program reports
• Aid in the development of reporting requirements to determine ROI and overall effectiveness of campaigns
• Assist with market plan development
• Assist in the management of databases and email campaigns
• Learn and utilize the techniques used for project management for creative (graphics) and brand initiatives (i.e. social, digital, mobile)
•Assist with Youth Basketball Camps (planning, execution, and assistance at camps.)
• **All other duties as assigned

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES
The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
• Passion for Marketing
• The ability to receive academic credit for the internship
• Ability to lift at least 30lbs to 50lbs
• The ability to work long and flexible hours during the work week and Hornets events
• Proficiency in MS Office products (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook)
• An outgoing personality and a professional demeanor

Education and/or Experience
• Must receive college credit

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
• Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
• Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
• Strong teamwork skills and the ability to manage their own individual projects
• Be a flexible and reliable team player, both within own department and the company as a whole
• Have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
• Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts.
• Dependability – consistently at work on time, follows instructions, responds to manager’s instructions.
• Ability to multi-task.
• Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays.
• Ability to attend company events.
 


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Spring 2015 Interactive Media Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

UNPAID INTERNSHIP:

*MUST BE ENROLLED IN COLLEGE AND ABLE TO RECEIVE CREDIT*

Hornets Sports & Entertainment seeks a Interactive Media intern who will be assisting with:

A.) Help write unique content for bobcats.com from breaking news, features, previews and stories
B.) Interviewing players, coaches and members of the staff as necessary
C.) Copywriting and transcription of interviews, recaps and previews
D.) Shooting photos using digital camera and shooting video
E.) Special projects, as assigned by the Marketing Department.

The ideal candidate must have great communication skills, be professional and be able to multi-task. Applicant must be able to work on PC and Mac platforms. Creativity is a must. Candidate must be a quick learner, enjoy a fast paced environment and be able to work a variety of hours. Knowledge of HTML is a plus. Any experience working for a team, athletic department or with a sporting event is beneficial.

Pursuit of Journalism, Public Relations, Sports Communication or an English degree is preferred.

This is a non-paid internship and is requiring the individual to receive academic credit. The candidate should be, but not limited to, a Junior, Senior or graduate level student.

The candidate will have to be in the office between 20-40 hours a week. The intern will also have to attend most Hornets basketball games.


 


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Spring 2015 Basketball Analytics Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

POSITION OVERVIEW
The Hornets will have both remote and in-office basketball analytics interns. The interns will code and perform statistical analysis to build basketball software tools, develop apps, and help us improve our basketball decision making process.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Build user-friendly software tools and apps for use by the basketball operations staff
• Work with large datasets
• Design and perform rigorous statistical analyses in support of basketball operations decision making; analyses may include prediction of future player performance, quantification of player contributions to team performance, and assessment of team/player matchups for use in game preparation
• Produce stats-based reports for the front office and coaching staff

RECOMMENDED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES
The qualifications listed below represent the credentials relevant to this position.
• Strong coding skills
• App building skills
• Experience with statistical analysis (including on large data sets) and data visualization
• Bayesian analysis skills
• Artificial intelligence and machine learning skills
• Excellent attention to detail in checking and working with data
• Self-starter with an ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities, with willingness to work flexible hours
• Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality

Education and/or Experience
• Intern must receive college credit

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
• Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
• Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
• Strong teamwork skills and the ability to manage their own individual projects
• Be a flexible and reliable team player, both within own department and the company as a whole
• Have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
• Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts.
• Dependability – consistently at work on time, follows instructions, responds to manager’s instructions.
• Ability to multi-task.
• Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays.
• Ability to attend company events.
 


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Spring 2015 Corporate Social Responsibility Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

POSITION OVERVIEW
This is a non-paid internship and requires the individual to receive academic credit. All candidates will be expected to intern 31-40 hours a week and attend all Hornets home games. Candidates will be responsible for assisting with the ideation, planning and implementation of all Corporate Social Responsibility fundraising campaigns and events.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Coordinate Donation Xchange program of autographed items and merchandise-includes maintaining all databases and follow-through.
• Assist with Player Nation Ticket program - includes distribution of tickets on a per game basis.
• Help with planning, coordinating and implementing community initiatives, focusing on literacy and education, health and fitness, and wellness. Other CR events include Season of Giving, auctions, autograph sessions and mascot appearances. .
• Provide assistance with all Charlotte Hornets Foundation fundraisers, including game auctions, raffles, galas, and other special events.
• Ideation of CSR campaigns and events
• Creation of sales decks to present CRS campaigns and events to potential partners
• Assist with in-arena activities such as meet and greets, VIP game-day experiences, game-day auctions, check presentations, honorary ball boys, high 5 squad, bench warmers, spotlight and the Community Corner concourse activations.
• Manage and conduct inventory of CR storage areas, including autographed items and giveaway items.
• Any additional duties that may arise.

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES
To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Education and/or Experience
• Intern must receive college credit
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
• Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
• Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
• Be a flexible and reliable team player, both within own department and the company as a whole
• Have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
• Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts.
• Dependability – consistently at work on time, follows instructions, responds to manager’s instructions.
• Ability to multi-task.
• Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays.
• Ability to attend company events.
• Enthusiastic volunteer who currently gives back to their local community
• Thorough knowledge of all Microsoft Office tools
• Familiarity with CRM, Donation Xchange and Archtics a plus
• Prior event experience a plus
 


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Spring 2015 Event Presentation Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

POSITION OVERVIEW
The Charlotte Hornets seek an energetic individual to support members of the Event Presentation staff with daily team operations. This is a non-paid internship and is requiring the individual to receive college credit. The candidate will need to be in the office 30-40 hours a week plus games and events.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Organizing and assisting different events for Bobcats Sports & Entertainment
• Entertainment coordination, game day props, and set up
• Assist with live Game elements
• Picking up off site props, as needed
• Entertainment Teams as necessary
• General office duties
• Researching audio and movie clips through other pro teams
• Researching and planning for the upcoming season
• Working closely with the different departments within the organization and all other projects as assigned.
• ** Other duties as assigned by Marketing staff or Executive staff.


REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES
The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
• Pursuing a degree in sports management/sports administration/exercise science/physical education, or the desire to pursue a career in the sports industry.
• Must possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Outgoing personality with good communication skills.
• Familiarity with Outlook, Microsoft Word and Excel.
• Ability to work on projects and maintain confidential information.
• Willingness to work long hours.
• Maintain professional image at all times.
• Knowledge of basketball preferred.

Education and/or Experience
• Must receive college credit

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
• Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
• Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
• Strong teamwork skills and the ability to manage their own individual projects
• Be a flexible and reliable team player, both within own department and the company as a whole
• Have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
• Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts.
• Dependability – consistently at work on time, follows instructions, responds to manager’s instructions.
• Ability to multi-task.
• Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays.
• Ability to attend company events.
 


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Spring 2015 Business Analytics & Database Marketing Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

POSITION OVERVIEW
The Business Analytics and Database Marketing Intern will be interning in our offices here in Charlotte, NC. The primary responsibility of this intern will be to assist the Business Intelligence department’s needs with database marketing, CRM, and business analytics.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Statistical research and examination
• Algorithm testing
• Creating analysis on business metrics
• Data cleansing and preparation
• Data entry

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES
The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
• Due to the high complexity of the work we will give this intern, this person must have advanced knowledge of Excel functions such as Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP, IF, etc. If you describe yourself as an “Excel Wizard, “ we would like to chat with you.
• The ideal candidate will be extremely detailed and organized.
• Candidates should be organized, professional, mature, self-starting and committed to the sports industry.

Education and/or Experience
• Must receive college credit
• Experience working on a database append/cleanup project for a company or organization is beneficial.
• Experience working on a statistical project and/or modeling for a sports team is beneficial.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
• Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
• Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
• Strong teamwork skills and the ability to manage their own individual projects
• Be a flexible and reliable team player, both within own department and the company as a whole
• Have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
• Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts.
• Dependability – consistently at work on time, follows instructions, responds to manager’s instructions.
• Ability to multi-task.
• Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays.
• Ability to attend company events.
 


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Spring 2015 Creative/ Graphic Design Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

POSITION OVERVIEW
The Charlotte Hornets are looking for a Graphic Design intern. This is a print design environment. The internship will allow the Intern to gain knowledge of printing and graphics. This internship offers the opportunity to work with a diverse group of experienced staff members in a fast-paced, challenging environment. We are looking for hard-working, organized, dedicated individuals with a team player attitude and the desire to proactively take on responsibility throughout the fall, spring and summer semesters of the Charlotte Hornets season. These internships are unpaid; however college credit must be earned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work on programs, flyers, autograph cards, ads, etc., as well as assist designers with larger projects and have the opportunity to participate in group projects.
• Assist with social media and website design.
• Assist in production areas as needed to learn more about proper file setup and printing.
• Help in print/bindery department if necessary.
• Work with all departments, including Ticket Sales, Corporate Sales, Marketing, Public Relations and Community Relations.
• Assisting the Creative Services Department in designing sales and promotional materials such as guides, calendar programs, invitations, postcards, brochures, flyers, signage, and advertisements.
• Researching, scanning and recommending images to use in assigned projects.
• Organizing graphic files for the department.

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES
The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
• Basic layout design and typesetting.
• Must have at least beginning knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator in a MAC environment..
• Knowledge of Flash is a plus, but not required.
• Great communication skills, be professional and be able to multi-task.
• Applicant must have proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
• Any experience working for a team, athletic department, or with a sporting event is beneficial.
• Good listening skills are required.
• Ability to work independently or in a group is needed.
• 20-40 hours a week.

Education and/or Experience
• Majoring in Graphic Design, Graphics, or related field.
• Must receive college credit

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
• Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
• Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
• Strong teamwork skills and the ability to manage their own individual projects
• Be a flexible and reliable team player, both within own department and the company as a whole
• Have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
• Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts.
• Dependability – consistently at work on time, follows instructions, responds to manager’s instructions.
• Ability to multi-task.
• Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays.
• Ability to attend company events.
 


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Spring 2015 Ticket Operations Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

 POSITION OVERVIEW
The Charlotte Hornets of the NBA are seeking 1-2 interns to assist with managing the day to day ticket operation functions along with managing the day-to-day ticket service functions both in the office and at ALL Hornets home games. The Ticket Operations Intern will process and fulfill ticket orders in the Ticketmaster ticketing system, assist with season ticket distribution, assist with customer service issues on game day at the box office, and assist the Ticket Operations Manager and sales staff with additional tasks as needed. This unpaid internship requires 25-35 hours per week.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Attend ALL Hornets home games while providing box office support
• Maintenance of Hornets Season Ticket accounts and likely distribution of tickets for the Hornets 2014-15 season, which will also include printing and mailing group/ individual ticket packages
• Update customer accounts in ticketing system as required
• Assisting the ticket office on event days including Hornet games and/ or other arena events
• Provide support for special events run by other departments within the organization
• Standard office procedures including filing, labeling, and mailing
• Collaborate with all departments and creating procedures to ensure synergy with all internal departments
• Assist with processing all ticket sales orders
• Other general administrative duties as directed

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES
The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
• Strong organizational, interpersonal, and written and verbal communication skills
• Strong computer skills with a focus on Excel and other Microsoft Office products
• Demonstrated work ethic with an innate sense of urgency and tenacity
• Be detail oriented, a self-starter, and be able to work under pressure and multi-task
• Professional demeanor and appearance with high energy, positive attitude and be committed to teamwork
• Provide excellent customer service and adjust to rapidly changing business conditions
• Previous box office/ticketing/Tickets.com experience preferred but not required

Education and/or Experience
• Must receive college credit
• Suggested major- Sports/ Arena Management

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
• Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
• Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
• Strong teamwork skills and the ability to manage their own individual projects
• Be a flexible and reliable team player, both within own department and the company as a whole
• Have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
• Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts.
• Dependability – consistently at work on time, follows instructions, responds to manager’s instructions.
• Ability to multi-task.
• Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays.
• Ability to attend company events.


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Spring 2015 Arena Operations Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

POSITION OVERVIEW
Time Warner Cable Arena, home of the Charlotte Hornets, is looking for a college junior, senior or graduate student to serve as an intern for the Arena Operations & Events department. The position is unpaid and the student must receive academic credit. Hours vary – must be available for most arena events, throughout the semester that may occur on evenings and/or weekends, including Arena Events, Hornets and Checkers games.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assist in daily operations of the Arena Operations & Events Department.
• Assist with administrative duties such as sustainability, maintaining supply orders, events calendars, building walk-throughs, etc.
• Assist with pre-event and event day operations associated with all Time Warner Cable Arena events.

Education and/or Experience
• Intern must receive college credit

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
• Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
• Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
• Strong teamwork skills and the ability to manage individual projects
• Be a flexible and reliable team player, both within department and the company as a whole
• Have the ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
• Present and interact with all levels of the organization and outside contacts in a professional manner
• Dependability – consistently arrive to work on time, follow instructions, and respond to manager’s instructions.
• Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays.
• Proficient Computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
• Problem Solving using creativity and organizational skills
 


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Spring 2015 Executive Offices Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

• Must receive college credit
The Charlotte Hornets seek an energetic individual to support members of the Executive Offices staff with daily team operations and logistics. We are looking for an individual with the ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities, with willingness to work flexible hours. This individual is preferred, but not required, to be pursuing a degree in sports management, sports administration, or the desire to pursue a career in the sports industry. Academic credit must be obtained and the ability to work 20-40 hour per week to accept this position.

• Must receive college credit

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES
The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook
• Ability to multi-task
• Strong communication skills
• Confidentiality required
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Has a strong work ethic and commitment to succeeding
• Self-motived individual
• Open to learning new skills

Education and/or Experience
• Must receive college credit
• College junior recommended, but not required.
• This individual is preferred, but not required, to be pursuing a degree in sports management, sports administration, or the desire to pursue a career in the sports industry.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
• Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
• Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
• Strong teamwork skills and the ability to manage their own individual projects
• Be a flexible and reliable team player, both within own department and the company as a whole
• Have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
• Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts.
• Dependability – consistently at work on time, follows instructions, responds to manager’s instructions.
• Ability to multi-task.
• Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays.
• Ability to attend company events.
 


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Chicago Sky Ticket Sales & Services Spring Internship - Chicago Sky (Skokie, IL)

Chicago Sky Ticket Sales Internship

 

The Chicago Sky is seeking excited, outgoing, and dedicated candidates that will interact with the general public while being an integral part of ongoing ticket sales efforts. The sales intern will be a vital part of assisting the Sky sales team in all aspects of selling, fulfilling and executing sales initiatives. The position will gain hands-on experience in sales and marketing through implementing and planning off season activities leading up to the 2015 season. Interns will also assist in facilitating grassroots marketing events including mascot appearances.

Note: While this position gives you invaluable experience in the sports marketing world, it is a non-paid position. However, there is potential to earn sales commission.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in planning and executing various grassroots marketing activities with ticket department in order to drive ticket sales and brand awareness
  • Set up and transport  various Sky products and materials to and from events, festivals, tournaments, leagues, etc
  • Raise fan support and Sky ticket sales through lead generation, cold calls, and events
  • Aid VP of Ticket Sales and department in assigned tasks including research and projects
  • Create and implement strategies to prospect, develop, and grow ticket sales opportunities and ideas
  • Work with Ticket Sales department in implementation of marketing plans designed to reach particular groups and demographics
  • Coordinate ticket distribution program through outreach to non-profit organizations and other community groups
  • General office duties

Criteria & Qualifications:

  • Excellent phone and computer skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Able to interact with internal and external clients in a professional manner
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to multi-task
  • Highly motivated, self-starter with a passion for working in sports
  • Live in Chicago-land Area and have access to reliable transportation
  • Required to work Chicago Sky Events (nights and weekends may apply)
  • Knowledge, enthusiasm, and interest in the Chicago Sky, women’s professional sports, and the greater Chicago community
  • Marketing, sports administration, or related business majors preferred

Candidates must be able to travel to Sky head office in Skokie, IL and to various events around the Chicago-land area. This position reports directly to the Ticket Sales and Services department and is an unpaid internship.   Academic credit is available with potential to continue internship into the 2015 season.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Would this internship be for school credit?
2. Do you have available housing in Chicago area?
3. Do you have available transportation to Skokie, IL?


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Chicago Sky Youth Basketball Internship - Chicago Sky (Skokie, IL)

Description

The Chicago Sky is seeking former basketball players that will participate in all Chicago Sky youth basketball marketing and sales efforts. The position will report directly to the Youth Basketball Specialist. While this is an unpaid internship, there may be opportunities to expand into a part-time or full-time position in the future. Candidates must be outgoing, excited, and have basketball knowledge. The youth basketball interns will be attending youth basketball related events throughout the Chicagoland area promoting the Chicago Sky, and selling Sky youth basketball initiatives.

 Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Enthusiastically promote Chicago Sky increasing brand awareness and fan support at events
  • Actively prospect and research youth basketball programs/teams/schools to drive attendance and group ticket sales programs
  • Coordinate of on-site activities at events, festivals, tournaments, clinics, leagues - including transport, set-up and supervision of all Sky equipment, products, and materials
  • Collect leads for Sky at youth basketball events, festivals, tournaments, clinics, leagues, etc
     

Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate in a professional and courteous manner with internal and external staff and clients
  • Knowledge of basketball rules and skills (prior playing experience preferred)
  • Knowledge, passion for, and interest in the Chicago Sky, Professional Women’s Basketball, and the youth of Chicago
  • Must be willing to interact with groups of people including children
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule with nights, holidays and weekends
    • Sales or marketing background is a plus
    * Use of a reliable vehicle is a plus but is not required
    * Valid driver’s license required

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have former basketball playing or coaching experience? Please explain in detail
2. Are you able to work nights, weekends, and holidays?
3. Do you have local housing available?


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SPRING INTERNSHIP - DELAWARE 87ERS (WILMINGTON, DE)

Position:  Spring Internship
Reports to: Game Operations Manager & Box Office Manager
Start Date: Spring Semester


Position Overview:

As a valuable member of the Delaware 87ers Spring Intern class, you will gain an overall awareness of all company departments. Selected students will be responsible for projects in all departments including but not limited to Sales, Game Operations, Sponsorship, Office Management, Public Relations, Community Relations and Marketing. Each student will rotate departments for the first few weeks of the internship and then can choose a specialty or an interest in a certain department to focus on a specific area of interest for the final weeks of the program. Sales call will be required on certain days and all students must be earning college credit.

In addition, all students must be available for all home games and will work a variety of game-day operational roles. Interns will be trained in setup and breakdown of all operational sides of game management and be responsible for specific departments and functions on game nights in roles that demand a high level of fan interaction. Start and end dates are flexible and the program can be adapted to individual school needs.

Requirements:
• Must be for college credit
• Charismatic and hard-working personality
• Ability to have a high-energy and positive attitude at all times
• Enjoys interaction with fans of all ages
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, team oriented environment
• Must take direction well and possess organizational skills
• Internship hours will be carried out in Wilmington, Delaware during non-game dates
• Delaware 87ers games are played at the Bob Carpenter Center in Newark, Delaware
 


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Delaware 87ers Entertainment/Prmotions Crew INTERNSHIP - Delaware 87ers (Wilmington, DE)

Position: Delaware 87ers Entertainment Crew
Reports to: Game Operations Manager
Start Date: December 2, 2014

Position Overview:
As a valuable member of the Game Entertainment Team you will be responsible for interacting with fans and activating the in-game entertainment at Delaware 87ers home games (promotions, contests, fan interaction, etc.). The ideal candidate is outgoing, comfortable in front of a crowd and can be depended on in a live entertainment environment. They should also possess organizational skills and be comfortable working with a team in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a fun and professional demeanor.

Specific Duties:
• Greet fans as they enter the arena
• Entertain fans in the stands during the game
• Ensure all contests and props are ready for in-game promotions
• Activate all promotions that are held during pregame, timeouts and halftime
• Provide an exciting and fun atmosphere for fans of all ages
• Interact and communicate with fans and staff in a positive and professional manner

Requirements:
• Charismatic personality and a great sense of humor
• Ability to have a high-energy and positive attitude at all times
• Enjoys interaction with fans of all ages
• Must be at ease in front of a crowd
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, team oriented environment
• Must take direction well and possess organizational skills
• Must be able to attend a majority of the 24 Delaware87ers home games and arrive two hours prior to game time

Benefits:
• Each Crew Member will receive tickets to any two (2) Sixers games of their choice
• Each Crew Member will have the opportunity to attend a Sevens Team Meet & Greet
• Each Crew Member will be entered into monthly gift card drawings for local businesses
• This is a non-paid, volunteer based opportunity for experience, industry hours, internship credit or mandated school community service/volunteer hours
 

AUDITIONS

You must audition for this position! Auditions will be held in October. Auditions for the Entertainment Crew will include group activities as well as an individual interview and creative audition. Once your application has been received, you will receive a phone call to schedule your audition time. Applications must be received by October 13th to reserve a tryout time slot.
 


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Internship: Business Development and Fulfillment Intern - Detroit Pistons / Palace Sports & Entertainment (Auburn Hills, MI)

SUMMARY

Since the arrival of new ownership, our organization, leadership team, and operations of The Detroit Pistons NBA team, The Palace of Auburn Hills, DTE Energy Music Theatre, and Meadow Brook Music Festival, have been transformed. The Detroit Pistons are one of the NBA’s most storied franchises and the entertainment business continues to hum at each of our venues. We are committed to the achievement of our mission: to come together and thrill our fans and our community, and we would like you to help us in this endeavor.  

We are seeking local Business Development and Fulfillment Interns for the 2014/15 Pistons basketball season. Our internship program is designed to provide interns with hands on skills and experiences that can be readily apply to future challenges and professional pursuits. To be considered, applicants must be: a college student entering their Senior year, a graduate student, or a recent college graduate within the last six months. A GPA of 3.0 or above is strongly preferred.  This is a paid internship ($8.50/hour) with a duration period of the 2014/15 Pistons basketball season. Please submit all applications through our online process only.  The start date for all internships will be one of the following dates:

  • Monday, September 29, 2014
  • Monday, October 6, 2014
  • Monday, October 13, 2014

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

  • Assisting with development of sponsorship proposals and execution of a formal pitch presentation
  • Assisting with the on-site activation of sponsors’ promotions and marketing activities
  • Manageing inventory and Salesforce.com data
  • Participating in brainstorm sessions to create promotional ideas for sponsor activation
  • Supporting managers in activating accounts
  • Assisting with delivery of tickets, gifts and other client-facing duties, both at the Palace and off-site locations
  • Assisting with select game day duties
  • Assisting the Vice President in meeting preparation and gifting
  • Researching clients and generating sponsorship leads
  • Assisting with premium and suite contract submission, proposal creation, and premium product fulfillment
  • Assisting with other special projects and assignments as needed

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • Must be a college student entering your Senior year, a graduate student, or a recent college graduate within the last six months
  • A GPA of 3.0 or above is strongly preferred
  • Availability to work 20 hours per week unless otherwise agreed upon with your supervisor
  • Must be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays as necessary
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the Palace of Auburn Hills, DTE Energy Music Theatre, and/or Meadow Brook Music Festival as necessary
  • Must be able to provide your own housing throughout the duration of the internship

Note: This position was originally posted on the Detroit Pistons / Palace Sports & Entertainment employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Detroit Pistons / Palace Sports & Entertainment employment site.

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Ticket Sales & Services Spring Intern - Houston Rockets (Houston, TX)

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

• Coordinate & execute various projects associated with growing our Group & Season Ticket Holder base.
• Assist with office projects, mailings and updating customer information for Sales & Services Departments.
• Organize and maintain sales documents and reports.
• Assist with phones and reception during peak periods.
• Support individual departments with execution of sales & services events.
• Provide assistance during Game Nights with sales & services initiatives
• Support the VP, Coordinator and Ticket Sales & Services Departments with game duties, special assignments and projects as needed.
• Receptionist training.
• Demonstrates our One Team philosophy of Passion, Accountability, Customer Focus, and Teamwork.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• College Junior or Senior Level student looking to gain exposure to sales in the sports market.
• Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Sports Administration, or related business majors preferred.
• Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines while balancing multiple tasks is essential.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Must enjoy working with all types of people.
• Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
• The employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, use handle or feel, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, communicate with others.
• The vision requirement includes the ability to review written and electronic materials in both digital and physical format.
• The employee must be able to transfer and move items for departmental needs.
• The employee must be able to adjust to changing work hours and locations as needed in light of the strong focus on external communications and relationships.
 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes/No. I am able to accept college credit as compensation for this position.
2. Yes/No. I have local housing available in/near Houston.
3. Yes/No. I understand that this is a semester internship, that starts in January and ends in May
4. Yes/No. I am able to work days, evenings, weekend, and holidays as scheduled.


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Events & Promotions Spring Intern - Houston Rockets (Houston, TX)

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  • Research and develop various grassroots opportunities for the Events & Promotions Department to assist in increasing their data base by collection information from patrons that attend the event.
    • Assist the execution of all game related, grassroots and community events and promotions.
    • Provide support at scrimmage games, and outside events for marketing, corporate, community and ticket departments
    • Check promotional night inventory and other game related tasks.
    • Assist the Marketing Department with additional projects as needed.
    • Receptionist training

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in related field
• Prior experience with event planning, event execution, and customer service preferred.
• Self-motivated, organized, and detail oriented
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to meet deadlines and balance multiple tasks
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment
• Flexibility to work long days, evenings, weekends, and holidays

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

  • The employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, use handle or feel, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, communicate with others.
  • The vision requirement includes the ability to review written and electronic materials in both digital and physical format. 
  • The employee must be able to transfer and move items for departmental needs.
  • The employee must be able to adjust to changing work hours and locations as needed in light of the strong focus on external communications and relationships. 

 
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Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes/No. I am able to accept college credit as compensation for this position.
2. Yes/No. I have local housing available in/near Houston.
3. Yes/No. I understand that this is a semester internship, that starts in January and ends in May.
4. Yes/No. I am able to work days, evenings, weekend, and holidays as scheduled.


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Corporate Development Spring Intern - Houston Rockets (Houston, TX)

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:
• Pre-Sale Offers to Third Parties
• Fed Ex/Mailing Responsibilities
• Printing and Binding proposals
• Managing storage space
• Research and prospect assistance
• Overall organizational assistance
• Assistance with proposal development
• Capturing photos – signage, events, game night promotions, etc.
• Prepare Gift Bags
• Corporate Partner “On Site” Management (ie Trinity Plantation)
• Third Party show list management
• Receptionist training
• Demonstrates our One Team philosophy of Passion, Accountability, Customer Focus, and Teamwork.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• College student, junior or senior with a Sports Management, Business, Marketing or Sales related major
• Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
• Proficient in Microsoft office software
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize goals
• Have a passion to work in the sports industry

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
• The employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, use handle or feel, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, communicate with others.
• The vision requirement includes the ability to review written and electronic materials in both digital and physical format.
• The employee must be able to transfer and move items for departmental needs.
• The employee must be able to adjust to changing work hours and locations as needed in light of the strong focus on external communications and relationships.


 


Individuals that exhibit our ONE TEAM PHILOSOPHY of PASSION, ACCOUNTABILITY, CUSTOMER FOCUS and TEAMWORK are welcome to apply!


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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1. Yes/No. I am able to accept college credit as compensation for this position.
2. Yes/No. I have local housing available in/near Houston.
3. Yes/No. I understand that this is a semester internship, that starts in January and ends in May.
4. Yes/No. I am able to work long days, evenings, weekend, and holidays as scheduled.


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Basketball Operations Intern - Houston Rockets (Houston, TX)

BASKETBALL OPERATIONS INTERN


DEPARTMENT: Basketball Operations
TYPE: Internship
REPORTS TO: Executive VP of Basketball Operations

Assist the Houston Rockets front office in answering fundamental basketball questions using the best data sets in the game.  Questions are approached using a variety of mathematical and computational tools combined with basketball knowledge and intuition.  Premium is placed on actionable and timely analysis. Position is an excellent opportunity for those considering a career in the NBA, sports or data analysis. The position reports to the EVP of Basketball Operations.

QUALIFICATIONS:
-Experience with varied programming languages, particularly SQL

-Experience with data analysis, statistics and/or econometrics and familiarity with commonly used statistics packages or programming languages.

-Background in mathematical or computational field are desirable but not required.

-Experience with large data sets is an advantage, as is experience with scripting languages.

-Availability to serve a one-year internship. 

-Basic knowledge and familiarity of basketball and terminology
 

Individuals that exhibit our ONE TEAM PHILOSOPHY of PASSION, ACCOUNTABILITY, CUSTOMER FOCUS and TEAMWORK are welcome to apply!
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1. Yes/No I am able to work 30-40 hours a week.
2. Yes/No I have statistics class/work experience.


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Ticket Operations Intern Fall 2014 - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)

Brief Description of the Internship

Overview of the Job: Assist with the operation of tickets sales window and event set up. Assist with all aspects of sales processing to include group, season, partial plan and event sales. Assist with event creation. Participate in departmental meetings. Compile data for reports/trending as needed. Assist with the maintenance of the season ticket holder filing system. Handle Ticket Operations related projects as assigned. Assist with the daily operation of the ticket office.

Candidate must be enrolled in a college or university .Business, Communications, Finance, Hospitality Management, Sports Administration, Management or related business majors preferred. Excellent customer service skills; Strong written and verbal skills; listening skills; organizational skills; ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. (Yes/No) Are you enrolled in a college/university?
2. (Yes/No) Are you an internal candidate?


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Season Ticket Services & Retention Intern - Miami Heat (Miami, FL)

Overview of the Internship: Serve as a liaison between the Miami HEAT organization and its season ticket holders to ensure that the highest level of service. Assist the Season Ticket Services & Retention department with season ticket programs, events and tasks involving, but not limited to, the renewal process and working game day service areas. Candidate must be enrolled in a college or univeristy.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status entitled to protection under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. EOE & DFWP

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. (Yes/No) Are you enrolled in a college/university?
2. (Yes/No) Are you an internal candidate?


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Digital Marketing Video Intern - Milwaukee Bucks (Milwaukee, WI)

Position Overview

The Video Intern intern will be responsible for assisting with home game press conference video shooting, editing and publishing as well as cataloging and editing game action highlights for publication and distribution on Milwaukee Bucks digital platforms.

Primary Duties:

  • Shoot and edit player and coach home game media availabilities and press conferences
  • Assist with capturing, editing and publishing game highlights
  • Assist with logging, organizing and archiving team video content
  • Assist with various game day production duties
  • Assist with planning, shooting, and editing team video features for digital distribution
  • Plan and capture video in a variety of settings, structured shoots, press conference, media sessions and team events
  • Create team highlight features for use on teamsite pre-roll, game previews, website promotions and other digital distribution
  • Set up lighting, audio equipment, and camera
  • Encode and publish video content 

Qualifications:

  • Advanced Post Production Skills and Motion Graphics strongly desired
  • Applicant must be proficient in Final Cut Pro/Adobe Premiere, After Effects/Motion, Photoshop, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Mac IOS operating system
  • Possess a high level of interest in working in a fast-paced, sports-centered environment
  • Must have at least one (1) year related work or volunteer experience
  • Maintain exceptional written and oral communication skills with ability to communicate to all levels
  • Possess excellent organizational, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Demonstrate leadership skills, maturity and professionalism
  • Production skills a must
  • Basic HTML knowledge
  • Knowledge of social media marketing
  • Knowledge of the NBA and the Milwaukee Bucks
  • Applicant must be able to work all home games on weeknights, weekends, holidays, etc.

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Digital Marketing Intern - Milwaukee Bucks (Milwaukee, WI)

Position Overview

The Digital Marketing Design intern will be responsible for assisting with mobile marketing campaign management as well as data acquisition and analysis.

Primary Duties:

  • Facilitate in-arena concourse data collection
  • Format and analyze data
  • Administer MMS & SMS in-game features
  • Execute game night SMS campaigns
  • Monitor and report inbound SMS activity
  • Produce database and mobile marketing reports based on direction from Digital team

Qualifications:

  • Must be a college student pursuing a degree in Marketing, Sports Marketing, Market Research or a related field
  • Candidates must display strong social skills, high level of maturity, a solid work ethic, be goal-oriented and have the ability to multi-task
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, mainly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal, and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work game days, which include nights, weekends and some holidays

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Photography Intern - Milwaukee Bucks (Milwaukee, WI)

Position Overview

The Photography Intern will be responsible for capturing the Bucks experience at home games and team as well as cataloging current and historic images.

Primary Duties:

  • Use photography skills and digital SLR equipment to properly assist in capturing in-arena and off-site events, press conferences, community functions, marketing  initiatives, player appearances, corporate partner elements, etc.
  • Assist with organizing and managing the photo archive system, including the download, edit, caption and keyword of current photos to Digital Asset Management.
  • Become familiar with any and all images in the archive and have the ability to recommend photos for various departmental needs.
  • Assist and work alongside any other photographers that may be contracted to cover major events, as well as local and national news/wire and editorial photographers on-site.
  • Coordinate the capture, editing and organization of corporate partner element photographs.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a college student pursuing a degree in graphic design or a freelance artist able to work a regular schedule
  • Applicant must have proficiency in Photoshop, Indesign, and Illustrator, along with proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Candidates must display strong work ethic, be goal-oriented and have the ability to multi-task
  • Applicant must possess effective ideation ability + strong visualization skills and must be a team player with a positive attitude

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New Media Marketing Intern - Milwaukee Bucks (Milwaukee, WI)

Position Overview

The New Media Marketing Intern will be responsible for assisting with day-to-day social media messaging and measurement.

Primary Duties

  • Creating content for the team’s social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Vine, etc.)
  • Capturing and sharing unique, behind-the-scenes photos and videos
  • Writing and posting original captions, tweets, etc.
  • Monitoring and replying to fan comments, messages, questions, etc.
  • Tracking and analyzing the team’s social media activity and engagement
  • Executing giveaways via the team’s social media accounts
  • Finding and sharing emerging social media practices and trends with the rest of the social media team

Qualifications:

  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Analytical skills and strong attention to detail
  • Capacity to think creatively and contribute new ideas
  • Ability to multi-task and handle a variety of responsibilities
  • Ability to think and react quickly and appropriately to unpredictable situations
  • Understanding of social media platforms and appropriate use in a business setting
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and general computer skills
  • Design skills, including experience with Adobe Photoshop, are a plus
  • Ability to work most home games, including weekends and holidays
  • Knowledge of and passion for the Milwaukee Bucks and National Basketball Association, preferred

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Digital Graphic Design Intern - Milwaukee Bucks (Milwaukee, WI)

Position Overview

The Digital Graphic Design intern will be responsible for assisting with day-to-day graphic design needs across all Milwaukee Bucks digital platforms.

Primary Duties:

  • Clip and retouch player action photos
  • Design and resize digital display ads 
  • Create unique gameday graphics for web, email and social media distribution
  • Build various digital sponsorship graphics
  • Create graphics to support social media messaging

Qualifications:

  • Must be a college student pursuing a degree in graphic design or a freelance artist able to work a regular schedule
  • Applicant must have proficiency in Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator CS5+ in a Mac environment, along with proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Candidates must display strong work ethic, be goal-oriented and have the ability to multi-task
  • Applicant must possess effective ideation ability + strong visualization skills and must be a team player with a positive attitude

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have proficiency in Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator?


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INTERNSHIP (Spring 2015): Television Production - Monumental Sports & Entertainment (Washington, DC)

Monumental Sports & Entertainment owns and operates three professional sports teams: the NBA's Washington Wizards, the NHL's Washington Capitals, and the WNBA's Washington Mystics.  Monumental, which merged Lincoln Holdings and Washington Sports & Entertainment on June 10, 2010, also owns and operates Verizon Center, the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C. Additionally, the group operates Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the Capitals' state-of-the-art training facility in Arlington, Va., and George Mason University's Patriot Center, located in Fairfax, Va.

Job Description: 

  • Gain valuable industry experience by assisting producers and editors with content production for Monumental Network’s original programming and the Capitals, Wizards and Mystics in-arena shows 
  • Learn broadcast video standards through a hands-on environment
  • Accompany and engage with videographers on location in the field
  • Opportunity to see and participate in daily television production operations for three professional sports teams (Capitals, Wizards & Mystics)

Qualifications: 

  • College junior or senior in good academic standing
  • Basic knowledge of video camera setup and operation
  • Basic knowledge of non-linear editing principles
  • Knowledge of Premier preferred but not required
  • Working comprehension of basketball & hockey and an interest in sports
  • Experience in live-production and control room setting preferred
  • Must be able to multi-task, work independently and within a team
  • Must have positive attitude, motivated mindset and willingness to learn in a fast-paced, pressure-filled environment

Requirements: 

  • Must receive academic credit
  • Available to work 35 hours/week during normal business hours
  • Submit link to video reel or example of work

Note: This position was originally posted on the Monumental Sports employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Monumental Sports employment site.

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INTERNSHIP (Spring 2015): Event & Venue Communications - Monumental Sports & Entertainment (Washington, DC)

Monumental Sports & Entertainment owns and operates three professional sports teams: the NBA's Washington Wizards, the NHL's Washington Capitals, and the WNBA's Washington Mystics. Monumental, which merged Lincoln Holdings and Washington Sports & Entertainment on June 10, 2010, also owns and operates Verizon Center, the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C. Additionally, the group operates Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the Capitals' state-of-the-art training facility in Arlington, Va., and George Mason University's Patriot Center, located in Fairfax, Va.

Overview: Responsible in assisting in the communications efforts of promoting events at both Verizon Center and Patriot Center.

Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to printed matter related to event publicity and Monumental Sports & Entertainment (i.e. press releases, event recaps, digital media, newsletters)
  • Updating weekly growth charts for social media accounts
  • Updating event listings online with local media outlets
  • Coordinating/monitoring news clippings online via media tracking report
  • Assists in creating social media promotions for events including graphic design elements
  • Editing and updating arena websites
  • Researching, coordinating and creating media events as needed
  • Assists on event night press operations as needed
  • Related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience in Journalism, Public Relations, Communications or related field required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and social media
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal and editing skills required
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work on deadlines required
  • Effective and efficient organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Graphic design experience a plus

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INTERNSHIP (Spring 2015): Graphic Design - Monumental Sports & Entertainment (Washington, DC)

Monumental Sports & Entertainment owns and operates three professional sports teams: the NBA's Washington Wizards, the NHL's Washington Capitals, and the WNBA's Washington Mystics.  Monumental, which merged Lincoln Holdings and Washington Sports & Entertainment on June 10, 2010, also owns and operates Verizon Center, the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C. Additionally, the group operates Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the Capitals' state-of-the-art training facility in Arlington, Va., and George Mason University's Patriot Center, located in Fairfax, Va.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with creation of collateral including flyers, signage, schedules, print advertisements, splash pages, etc. following brand guidelines
  • Develop cohesive design solutions for both print and web applications
  • Use production techniques such as color correcting and creating clipping paths to prepare files
  • Assist with editing and creating graphics for website
  • Assist with post-production and planning
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate or Graduate student in good academic standing
  • Able to send a PDF portfolio under 5mb when contacted
  • Academic credit required
  • Completed at least freshman level design curriculum
  • Strong typography and layout skills
  • Team player; excellent communication skills; creative; collaborative
  • Ability to multi-task; detail-oriented; fast learner; well organized
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word/Excel/Powerpoint, knowledge of the Adobe Creativity Suite, PC and MAC operating systems
  • General knowledge of professional sports
  • Candidates with resumes and portfolios of work samples required

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INTERNSHIP (Spring 2015): Executive Suites - Monumental Sports & Entertainment (Washington, DC)

Monumental Sports & Entertainment owns and operates three professional sports teams: the NBA's Washington Wizards, the NHL's Washington Capitals, and the WNBA's Washington Mystics. Monumental, which merged Lincoln Holdings and Washington Sports & Entertainment on June 10, 2010, also owns and operates Verizon Center, the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C. Additionally, the group operates Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the Capitals' state-of-the-art training facility in Arlington, Va., and George Mason University's Patriot Center, located in Fairfax, Va.

Overview:

The Executive Suites Department at Verizon Center, which handles all the client services and operations for 116 Executive Suites and the members only Player’s Club, is seeking a full-time (40 hours per week) intern for the spring semester to assist with delivering 5-star service to our clients.

The ideal candidate will be professional, have the ability to communicate effectively and efficiently both orally and verbally, will be organized, pay attention to small details, and be able to multi-task.  You must be willing to work some game and event nights.

Job Responsibilities:

The Executive Suites Intern will assist the Executive Suites Department in day-to-day operations including but not limited to:

  • Assisting with monthly suite ticket mailing - help produce necessary inserts using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Publisher
  • Support with distribution of concert & family event tickets, and organizing consignment ticket forms per announced event
  • Learning the program Marketline to assist with managing suite sublet funding sheets
  • Using Microsoft Access to input suite attendance for events and games
  • Coordinating departmental requests for the Ambassador program with special Wizards and Capitals Alumni.  Interns will escort Ambassadors on game nights, and take photos of the clients interacting with the Alums.  The next business day following a suite appearance, the pictures should be e-mailed to individual clients.
  • Assisting with box office will call - additional tickets and reprinting of game/event tickets
  • Planning and working all special events, including interaction with Suite clients  and Player’s Club Members
  • Distributing and packaging of autographed gifts
  • Managing the Suite Lost and Found and coordinate the proper return of items to clients
  • Assisting with general office duties and special projects as assigned

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INTERNSHIP (Spring 2015): Marketing Analytics and Digital Marketing - Monumental Sports & Entertainment (Washington, DC)

Monumental Sports & Entertainment owns and operates three professional sports teams: the NBA's Washington Wizards, the NHL's Washington Capitals, and the WNBA's Washington Mystics. Monumental, which merged Lincoln Holdings and Washington Sports & Entertainment on June 10, 2010, also owns and operates Verizon Center, the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C. Additionally, the group operates Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the Capitals' state-of-the-art training facility in Arlington, Va., and George Mason University's Patriot Center, located in Fairfax, Va.

Job Description:

Monumental Sports and Entertainment (MSE) has a Marketing Analytics and Digital Marketing Internship available. The Marketing Analytics and Digital Marketing Intern will work closely with the CRM and Analytics group to provide support to all initiatives regarding consumer insights, data analytics, and Oracle Eloqua. These channels help us track and execute all interaction between MSE and the customers of our sports properties (Washington Capitals, Washington Wizards, and Washington Mystics), including survey analysis, marketing strategy, and mass email distribution. Our intern will learn through on-the-job experience about professional database management and data analytics.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and structure consumer insight surveys which include, but are not limited to:
    • Developing surveys from start to finish
    • Creating systems and structures to house and maintain data
  • Analyze large data sets to determine relevant trends and significant data points
  • Build mass email communications and surveys through Eloqua and analyze interaction metrics
  • Research best practices for data analysis
  • Contribute to CRM and data analytics initiatives across the marketing department
  • Other duties as assigned


Experience / Skill Requirements:

  • 1-2 years office experience preferred
  • Ability to learn quickly and motivation to self-teach
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Organized, thorough, and detail-oriented
  • Basic level proficiency with Microsoft Word, and Outlook
  • Well-versed in Microsoft Excel
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Positive mindset and strong team spirit
  • Not Required, But a Plus: Experience with SPSS, R, SAS
  • Not Required, But a Plus: Knowledge of HTML, CSS
  • Not Required, But a Plus: Experience with Eloqua or other email platform

Education:

  • Currently enrolled as a full-time college student or graduate student with a focus in Statistics, Data Analysis, or Computer Science preferred (other majors or related business paths also considered).
  • Must be an upperclassman or graduate student

Note: This position was originally posted on the Monumental Sports employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Monumental Sports employment site.

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INTERNSHIP (Spring 2015): Entertainment/Guest Relations - Monumental Sports & Entertainment (Washington, DC)

Monumental Sports & Entertainment owns and operates three professional sports teams: the NBA's Washington Wizards, the NHL's Washington Capitals, and the WNBA's Washington Mystics. Monumental, which merged Lincoln Holdings and Washington Sports & Entertainment on June 10, 2010, also owns and operates Verizon Center, the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C. Additionally, the group operates Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the Capitals' state-of-the-art training facility in Arlington, Va., and George Mason University's Patriot Center, located in Fairfax, Va.

Overview: The Entertainment/Guest Relations Intern will support the daily operation of the Entertainment and Guest Relations Departments.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in composing and distributing monthly calendars.
  • Maintain appearance and stock of kiosks at Verizon Center.
  • Collecting, copying and filing advertising tear sheets on a regular basis
  • Organize event folders in previously established fashion.
  • Assist in transferring event information into new information system.
  • Provide on site assistance at select events and promotions.
  • Assist in researching information for potential media events
  • Coordinate daily clippings
  • Assist in researching information for potential media events.
  • Manage growth charts for social media.
  • Assist in updating promotional materials as needed.
  • Assist in grassroots marketing efforts.
  • Assist with Event Booking in updating our master calendar.
  • Responsible for providing event and administrative assistance.
  • Assists Coordinator with the set up and monitoring of general admission area for concerts without floor seating.
  • Prepares event signage.
  • Assist with creating department mailings and correspondence.
  • Assists with the Lost and Found program.
  • Responsible for completing special projects as needed.
  • Responsible for maintaining department filing system.
  • Assists with event equipment set up.
  • Provides guests with general building information.
  • Shadows managers during events to learn first hand event knowledge.
  • Responsible for preparing event information.
  • Assists the Guest Relations Coordinator with pre-event activities.
  • Must be able to multitask in a fast paced environment.
  • Related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Must receive academic credit for internship
  • Must be able to work at least 20 hours/week

Note: This position was originally posted on the Monumental Sports employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Monumental Sports employment site.

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Internship Notification - NBA/WNBA/D-LEAGUE TEAMS (Various Locations, Various Locations)

From time to time the teams in the NBA, WNBA and D-League will be looking for interns. If you apply below and check off all of the internship notifications, you will be contacted about specific internship opportunities with teams posting their internships on the NBA Teams Job Board. This is a notification only, not an application for a job. Thank you. If you complete your application and then press "edit your information" you can be notified of full-time positions as well. Please complete the application first and then modify it to include notifications for full-time positions if you are in your final year of college or graduate school.


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Business Analytics Intern - New Orleans Pelicans (New Orleans, LA)

The New Orleans Saints and Pelicans are looking for a very smart, analytical, dedicated problem solver to join our growing Business Analytics team and gain real-world experience with two professional sports franchises.  Enthusiastic, qualified applicants should be interested in learning first-hand about Ticketing, customer management, revenue maximization, database marketing and growth, and fan research, along with other project based engagements.  If you are motivated, bright, willing to work hard, looking to get your foot in the door in the sports industry, and think we’d be a good match for one other, we’d enjoy getting to know more about you.

The Business Analytics Intern will play an important role in CRM management, email marketing analysis, database cleanup and growth, fan research, and other projects with revenue-maximizing aims for both the New Orleans Pelicans and Saints.

Responsibilities:

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

•             Data crunching, data integrity, cleanup, standardization and acquisition

•             Develop research program for improved customer experience and database growth

•             CRM-based Email marketing, including list creation, management, and reporting

•             Ticket Sales and league-based reporting

•             Financial reporting

•             Food & Beverage, Merchandise reporting and analysis

•             Ad hoc Analysis, help support revenue maximization efforts

•             Assigning CRM campaigns

•             CRM sales rep support

•             Gameday box office support for big games

•             Analytical projects such as renewal scoring, yield analysis

•             Other projects as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA):

•             Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, computer science or a related field

•             Strong data analysis skills

•             Basic knowledge of relational databases

•             Working knowledge of ticketing systems and data structure

•             Demonstrated track record of detail orientation

•             Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Power Point

•             Strong ability to multi-task

•             Determined problem solver

Preferred Skills:

•             Experience with ticketing software, preferably Archtics

•             Experience with data querying language, especially SQL

•             Experience with customer relationship software, particularly Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Working Conditions:

•             Typical office environment

•             Must be able to sit and work at a computer 80% of the day

•             Must be able to get around arena to assist with surveying during events/gamedays

•             Working schedule/hours will ebb and flow with NBA/NFL schedules, and will include working some late hours, holidays, nights, and weekends

•             Must be able to lift 20 pounds for general office needs

No phone calls or emails accepted. Please submit your application online through this website.  You will contacted by the hiring manager should your qualifications and experience meet the job requirements. 


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Street Team & Game Day Staff Intern - Reno Bighorns (Reno, NV)


The Reno Bighorns are seeking qualified candidates to join the Bighorns Street Team/Game Day Staff. Bighorns Street Team members will represent the organization, team and its partners at various events in the Reno Tahoe area throughout the year. Bighorns Street Team members will receive commission on all ticket and partnership sales lead that develop into revenue. There is no hourly stipend or base salary associated with this position. Bighorns Street Team members who excel in their roles will be considered for full time employment.

Street Team/Game Day Staff Responsibilities:
• Assist in events and promotional activities in an effort to grow the Bighorns fan base
• Engage prospective and current Bighorns fans in a professional and positive manner through various promotions, events and marketing efforts
• Increase awareness, interest and fan support for the Bighorns through the distribution of promotional materials
• Assist in generating brand awareness for the Bighorns at a variety of local events and activities
• Assist in ticket sales and sponsorship initiatives on game day at the Reno Events Center
• Provide full operational support (set-up/tear-down) of all promotional materials including tents, tables, etc.
• Work on Game Days to assist Director of Marketing and Game Operations with various responsibilities (set-up arena, find contestants for games, monitor Kids Zone, organize for and execute in-game promotions)

Requirements:
• High degree of professionalism
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Responsible, out-going and enthusiastic team player
• Ability to work a flexible schedule varying from day, night and weekend events

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you live within 30 minutes of Reno? Yes/No
2. Do you have a passion for sports? Please explain.
3. Why do you feel that you are the best candidate for this position?
4. Do you have a reliable means of transportation?


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Game Day Operations Internship - Texas Legends (Frisco, TX)

The Texas Legends NBA D-League in Frisco, TX is currently seeking candidates for the Game-day Operations Internship Program. Texas Legends interns are part-time and allow individuals the opportunity to gain valuable work experience within a professional sports organization through hands on experience. Internships are unpaid but students are encouraged to seek college credit wherever possible.
A successful applicant will demonstrate strong organizational skills along with initiative, resourcefulness, and an ability to collaborate with fellow team members for the achievement of department goals. We are looking for someone willing to blend easily into a team environment, but driven to take the initiative to succeed when presented with individual work responsibilities

The Game-day Operations Intern will be responsible for the following duties:
• Assist game-day operation staff with various tasks associated with in-game promotions, game-day entertainment and fan experience, and other game-day functions.
• Assist with pre-game preparation (such as locker room set-up, court-side suites preparation, ect).
• Weekly participant of Texas Legends “Street Team” to engage fans, communicate promotions, ect.
• Assist Project Manager with various tasks as needed
Preferred Requirements:
• Currently enrolled or plan to enroll in an undergraduate program-- preferred majors: Sport Management, Marketing, Communications, Advertising, or other related field.
• Applicable social media skills


TIMELINE:
Apply sooner than later.
Potential applicants will be contacted through e-mail.
In-person interviews will be scheduled following e-mail correspondence.
Internship will run from November 2014 – April 2015.
Please submit a résumé.
Phone calls will not be taken for this position.
 


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Suite Sales & Services Spring Intern - Toyota Center/Houston Rockets (Houston, TX)

 RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:
• Maintain a detailed customer database of all clients and prospects
• Assist in the creation and implementation of sales related collateral materials
• Assist Suite Sales Executives with game day responsibilities
• Responsible for large mailings of sales materials
• Must be able to work home games – please note games may fall on holidays and weekends
• Coordinate all Rockets Power Dancer suite visits and photos during game day/Third Party Events
• Assist with additional ticket requests on day of the event
• Regular box office visits to process suite rental orders or additional ticket requests
• Arrange courier service for high importance ticket delivery
• Must be a self starter and have the ability to complete assignments in a timely manner.
• Receptionist training
• Demonstrates our One Team philosophy of Passion, Accountability, Customer Focus, and Teamwork.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• College student, junior or senior with a Business, Marketing or Sales related major
• Must be able to work days and evenings
• Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
• Proficient in Microsoft office software
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize goals
• Have a passion to work in the sports industry


PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
• The employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, use handle or feel, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, communicate with others.
• The vision requirement includes the ability to review written and electronic materials in both digital and physical format.
• The employee must be able to transfer and move items for departmental needs.
• The employee must be able to adjust to changing work hours and locations as needed in light of the strong focus on external communications and relationships.

Individuals that exhibit our ONE TEAM PHILOSOPHY of PASSION, ACCOUNTABILITY, CUSTOMER FOCUS and TEAMWORK are welcome to apply!


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes/No. I am able to accept college credit as compensation for this position.
2. Yes/No. I have local housing available in/near Houston.
3. Yes/No. I understand that this is a semester internship, that starts in January and ends in May
4. Yes/No. I am able to work long days, evenings, weekend, and holidays as scheduled.


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INTERNSHIP (Spring 2015): Sales Event Planning - Washington Wizards (Washington, DC)

Monumental Sports & Entertainment owns and operates three professional sports teams: the NBA's Washington Wizards, the NHL's Washington Capitals, and the WNBA's Washington Mystics.  Monumental, which merged Lincoln Holdings and Washington Sports & Entertainment on June 10, 2010, also owns and operates Verizon Center, the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C.  Additionally, the group operates Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the Capitals' state-of-the-art training facility in Arlington, Va., and George Mason University's Patriot Center, located in Fairfax, Va.

Majors Desired: Sports Management, Sports Communication, or similar sports related majors are preferred. Any majors are welcome to apply and will be fairly considered.

Time Preference: Available 3 or more days/week during business hours and also available to work weekday and weekend game/event nights.

Description:

  • Work with Manager, Events and Planning and the Sales and Service Coordinator to assist in the design and production of sales and service collateral information. 
  • Assist with sales and service set up for every home game. 
  • Assist with planning and coordinating all sales and service related events and promotions. 
  • Assist with in game promotions and initiatives. 
  • Data reporting and analysis using Archtics and Salesforce software. 
  • Attend/shadow sales and service trainings and meetings. 
  • Track and manage sales and service collateral inventory. 
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs.
  • Exceptional organization and time management skills.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of sports and customer service. 
  • Self-starter that works well independently and in groups. 
  • Attention to detail is critical. 
  • Must be receiving course credit. 
  • Knowledge of MS office.

Required: Graduate or undergraduate college student who will be able to receive college credit for the internship experience.


Note: This position was originally posted on the Monumental Sports employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Monumental Sports employment site.

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INTERNSHIP (Spring 2015): Guest Services - Washington Wizards (Washington, DC)

Monumental Sports & Entertainment owns and operates three professional sports teams: the NBA's Washington Wizards, the NHL's Washington Capitals, and the WNBA's Washington Mystics.  Monumental, which merged Lincoln Holdings and Washington Sports & Entertainment on June 10, 2010, also owns and operates Verizon Center, the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C.  Additionally, the group operates Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the Capitals' state-of-the-art training facility in Arlington, Va., and George Mason University's Patriot Center, located in Fairfax, Va.

Overview:  The Guest Services Intern will have the opportunity to see firsthand how a successful Guest Services department within a large, complex and diverse organization such as the Washington Wizards functions. The Guest Services Intern plays an integral part in the setup, execution and breakdown of our DC12 Membership Club events. The Guest Services Intern will also assist with the daily tasks and responsibilities that help make the Washington Wizards a first class Guest Services department.     

Job Description and Overall Duties:

  • Learn departmental policies and procedures       
  • Assists and supports the Guest Services department with Service and Retention initiatives including special events, welcome packets and season ticket member benefit fulfillment for the upcoming season. This may include, but is not limited to:
    • Assist with the implementation of our MSE Rewards Program
    • Assist with event set up, coordination, and execution of member events and receptions
    • Track and maintain inventory of autographed/promotional items and season ticket member collateral materials
    • Learn and use Archtics ticketing system and SalesForce for reports, account set-up and updating season ticket member records
    • Engage season ticket base through personal interactions at events; provides superior customer service and collaborates with full-time staff to enhance the fan experience
  • Assist Manager, Events & Programs with season ticket member events including setup, execution, breakdown and final recaps for all season ticket member events 
  • Attends Guest Services meetings as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:           

  • Undergraduate or Graduate student in good academic standing and must earn college credit toward graduation and will be required to submit a credit verification letter from his or her college or university for the internship
  • Must be able to work a minimum of 30 hours a week with the ability to work night and weekends for events as needed.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and willingness to communicate face-to-face with our season ticket members
  • Must have in-depth working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Must be a self-motivated, outgoing individual that can demonstrate initiative and shows interest when working with the department on projects and/or events
  • Basketball knowledge and customer service experience a plus, but not required
  • Must be highly organized with good time management skills
  • Demonstrates professional behavior and appropriate attire at all times

Note: This position was originally posted on the Monumental Sports employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Monumental Sports employment site.

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INTERNSHIP (Spring 2015): Group Sales - Washington Wizards (Washington, DC)

Monumental Sports & Entertainment owns and operates three professional sports teams: the NBA's Washington Wizards, the NHL's Washington Capitals, and the WNBA's Washington Mystics.  Monumental, which merged Lincoln Holdings and Washington Sports & Entertainment on June 10, 2010, also owns and operates Verizon Center, the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C. Additionally, the group operates Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the Capitals' state-of-the-art training facility in Arlington, Va., and George Mason University's Patriot Center, located in Fairfax, Va.

Overview:  Work closely with the Director of Group Sales, as well as the Manager of Group Sales Planning to implement Wizards sales initiatives and achieve ticket sales and revenue goals. Internship experience will focus on the fundamentals of the sales process.


Responsibilities:

  • Research, expand, and manage the group sales database with focus on strategic categories for event planning purposes
  • Make introductory phone calls to group sales prospects
  • Prepare various marketing items related to group initiatives and programs
  • Work Washington Wizards home games ex. staff Sales table, execute in-game group fan experiences, game day prospecting
  • Build relationships to provide repeat business and excellent customer service
  • Handle additional duties as assigned by the Director of Group Sales and Group Sales department


Qualifications:

  • Must be an undergraduate or graduate student receiving course credit for the internship
  • Must be able to commit to a minimum of 20 hours per week
  • An ideal candidate possesses: exceptional work ethic, strong desire to succeed, eagerness to learn, professionalism, a passion for the sports industry, and more specifically interest in sales
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Competitive nature and a positive attitude
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office & Outlook
  • Knowledge and ability of social media tools
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to provide superior customer service to our clients
  • Able to maintain a flexible work schedule

Note: This position was originally posted on the Monumental Sports employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Monumental Sports employment site.

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