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» Ticket Operations Internship - Atlanta Dream (Atlanta, GA)
» Summer 2016 Human Resources Intern - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
» Summer 2016 Premium & Membership Sales Intern - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
» Summer 2016 Membership Services Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
» Summer 2016 Corporate Partnerships Intern - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
» Summer 2016 Creative Video Production Intern - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
» Summer 2016 Finance Intern - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
» Creative Services Internship - Chicago Sky (Skokie, IL)
» Corporate Development Summer Intern - Houston Rockets (Houston, TX)
» Strategy & Analytics Summer Intern - Houston Rockets (Houston, TX)
» Ticket Sales & Services Summer Intern - Houston Rockets (Houston, TX)
» Events & Promotions Summer Intern - Houston Rockets (Houston, TX)
» Community Relations Summer Intern - Houston Rockets/ Clutch City Sports & Entertainment (Houston, TX)
» Sponsorship Intern - Los Angeles Sparks (Los Angeles, CA)
» Media Production Intern- Spring 2016 - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)
» Intern, Ticket Operations (Spring 2016) - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)
» Summer Internships - Milwaukee Bucks (Milwaukee, WI)
» Lynx Basketball Operations Associate - Minnesota Lynx and Minnesota Timberwolves (Minneapolis, MN)
» Internship Notification - NBA/WNBA/D-LEAGUE TEAMS (Various Locations, Various Locations)
» Street Team & Game Day Staff Intern - Reno Bighorns (Reno, NV)
» Marketing Intern - Reno Bighorns (Reno, NV)
» Internship Notification - Rockbridge Growth Equity Family of Companies (Various Locations, Various Locations)
» Accounting Intern - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)
» Video and Equipment Management Intern - Seattle Storm (Seattle, WA)
» Ticket Operations Intern - Seattle Storm (Seattle, WA)
» Public Relations Intern - Seattle Storm (Seattle, WA)
» Graphic Design Intern - Seattle Storm (Seattle, WA)
» Digital Media Intern - Seattle Storm (Seattle, WA)
» Corporate Partnership Activation Intern - Seattle Storm (Seattle, WA)
» Community Relations Intern - Seattle Storm (Seattle, WA)
» Basketball Operations Intern - Seattle Storm (Seattle, WA)
» Digital Media/Graphic Design Internship - Texas Legends, LLC (Frisco, TX)
» Suite Sales & Services Summer Intern - Toyota Center/Houston Rockets (Houston, TX)



Internships: Any Internship
Ticket Operations Internship - Atlanta Dream (Atlanta, GA)

Department:   Ticket Sales & Service

Job Title:            Ticket Operations Internship

Reports To:      Manager of Ticket Operations

Salary:                 For college class/program credit only; experience

Summary:         The Atlanta Dream is seeking dedicated, outgoing, and team-oriented individuals to fill the role of Ticket Operations Intern.  Intern will assist with ticket operation requests along with managing the day-to-day ticket service functions both in the office. The Ticket Operations Intern will process and fulfill ticket orders in TM Archtics ticketing system, assist with season ticket distribution, and generate sales and revenue reports.  Applicants seeking to gain experience working in professional sports in the area of ticket operations/sales are encouraged to apply.  Internship will begin May 2016 and run through September 2016.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for working on active ticketing system selling tickets to patrons

Generate reports from Ticketing System and Microsoft Excel

Assist in processing Group and Season ticket orders

Assist with ticket printing, packaging, and mailings

Assist Box Office on Game Days with ticket window sales, will call

Providing excellent customer service while assisting/resolving ticket related customer service issues

Other duties as assigned by Ticket Operations Managers

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Currently pursuing, or have achieved, an undergraduate or graduate degree in Sports Management, Business or related field preferred

Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) and internet applications

Ticket experience, specifically with Ticketmaster Archtics and/or Host a plus

Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to communicate information in a fast-paced environment

Ability to learn quickly, adapt to changing situations as necessary and resolve guest issues in real time

Highly motivated with ability to understand products and services

Ability to work minimum 20 hours per week, with flexibility in scheduling to work evenings, weekends and holidays.

Must be able to perform physical demands including, but not limited to:  sitting, reaching with arms and hands, able to lift 40 lbs

Candidates must be able to travel to Dream Offices in Atlanta, GA or various events throughout the Atlanta Metro area.  Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment however employee may have “game-day” responsibilities where the employee may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time including during nights, weekends and holidays.  Candidates performing the duties of this job must be able to walk up and down stairs, use and reach with hands and arms, communicate verbally, listen clearly, and occasionally lift.  This is a seasonal, internship opportunity and no benefits will be provided.

Disclaimer:

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. The above description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. Additional duties, as assigned, may become part of the job function. The duties listed above are, therefore, a partial representation not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

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

  1. Do you require an internship for school credit?

  2. Do you have an available schedule that will allow the ability to work part time including nights, weekends and holidays during the time period of May 2016 – September 2016?

  3. Describe your previous ticketing experience?

  4. Do you have experience with Ticketmaster Archtics and/or Host?

  5. Can you acquire housing and transportation within the Atlanta area?


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Summer 2016 Human Resources Intern - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

POSITION OVERVIEW
The Charlotte Hornets are looking for a motivated and hardworking student wanting to pursue a human resources career and open to learning the structure and responsibilities of an HR department within the sports and entertainment industry.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with various programs:
    • Internship program
    • On-boarding & termination processes
    • Training programs
    • Workers compensations
    • Benefits
  • Organize employment materials
  • Spreadsheet maintenance
  • Communicate initiatives within organization and specific departments
  • Assist in executing various compliance requirements
  • General office duties
  • All other projects 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 must have great communication skills, be professional and be able to multi-task.
Applicant must have proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint 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 preferred; Sports Management, Psychology, Sociology, Business, or a related degree is required.
  • 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 most 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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Summer 2016 Premium & Membership Sales Intern - 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 Hornets 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 30-40 hours a week
• Must be open to learning as you will gain in-depth sales training and make phone calls
• Presentations, projects, events, and games

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. Preference for Sport, Business, or Business Administration majors.

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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Summer 2016 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 30-40 hours a week.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for working all Hornets home games, staffing the Hornets Arena Will Call, Guaranteed Giveaways table

  • 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 day to day operations of the client service department in preparation of daily objectives, game day duties, and the renewal campaign.

• Manage the client services hotline to assist Swarm Members and Individual Game Buyers who are experiencing issues with their online account manager by using Archtics and CRM database systems.

• Input information collected from Swarm Members from face-to-face interactions and phone calls into the CRM database to manage and record touch point opportunities.

• Assist in projects related to overcoming renewal objections during role play training sessions.

• Setup and create Swarm365 Summer member events.

• Contribute to the common goals of the department and demonstrate a willingness to learn new skills

  • Research local businesses in an attempt to host Membership Events

  • Secure location, date, and cost for each event

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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Summer 2016 Corporate Partnerships Intern - 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.
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 client management and general account activation.

• Prepare meeting agendas
• Manage inventory of merchandise and premium items
• Perform market/industry/prospects research
• Assist account managers with gameday activation

All interns will work directly with the following departments:

Game Operations, Public Relations, Ticketing, Grassroots, Finance, Legal

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 PowerPoint, Word, and Excel is needed.
• Proficiencies in Photoshop, Social Media, and Publisher are a plus.

Education and/or Experience
• Must receive college credit

Preference for Marketing and Communication majors. Senior or Graduate level required.

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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Summer 2016 Creative Video Production Intern - 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 30-40 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.
• Aid in the post-production process of exporting and uploading videos to team’s website, 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 hardworking, 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
- Prosumer and DSLR Cameras
- Production equipment (Lighting, tripods, green screens, etc.)
- Microsoft Office

Education and/or Experience
• Must receive college credit. Preference for Communication, Broadcasting, Video Production, Digital Media, or Broadcast Journalism majors.

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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Summer 2016 Finance Intern - Charlotte Hornets (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 30-40 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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Creative Services Internship - Chicago Sky (Skokie, IL)

The Creative Services Intern will work to implement the vision of the Sky through the online assets of the Sky website, social media and marketing collateral. This individual will assist with day-to-day management of the Sky website, provide media development, implement graphics to develop and maintain the web efficiently while also designing and producing appropriate marketing collateral.

The Creative Services Intern will have the following responsibilities:

Assist with daily maintenance of the Chicago Sky website; latest news, features, videos, team updates and sales support information

Provide media development for projects including building and implementing new multimedia pages and graphics

Create graphics (jpg, splash pages, infographics, web banners, social media, etc) in conjunction with WNBA requirements

Assist in e-marketing campaigns and e-newsletters

Integrate above elements with back end applications

Design a broad range of marketing collateral to support Sky ticket sales

Researching new marketing outlets and innovations

Assist creative services in designing, developing & maintaining all online properties

Assist with cataloging and archiving

Other production related duties as needed

Qualifications

            Proficient with HTML with knowledge of CSS

            Experience with Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator

Organization skills

Candidates should be able to work efficiently in a fast paced environment with high attention to detail and quality. Experience and an interest in working in sports is required. Candidates should have high energy, a positive attitude and be committed to teamwork as well as self-motivated, with the ability to multi-task. This is a part-time unpaid internship and students should ideally be able to gain academic credit for their participation. Applicants must provide resume and link/samples of your portfolio. Interns will be required to attend all Sky home games at Allstate Arena and it is preferred that they have access to reliable transportation.

The Chicago Sky office is located in Skokie, IL 

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

1. Do you have access to reliable transportation?


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

 RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  • Execution of corporate partner game day activations and marketing activities including in-arena promotions, partner event displays, hospitality and prize distributions
  • Event support through conception, planning set-up, execution and breakdown
  • Capturing photos and imagery to support proposals and client recaps including signage, events, game night promotions, player appearances, etc.
  • Management of all department premium items and merchandise including tracking inventory and distribution
  • Administrative department support such as client relations, interdepartmental liaison, shipping and mailing responsibilities, supply and gifting orders, word processing, data entry and filing
  • Receptionist training and overall organizational assistance
  • Other duties as assigned
  • 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

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 long internship, that starts in May and ends in August.
4. Yes/No. I am able to work long days, evenings, weekends, and holidays as scheduled.


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Strategy & Analytics Summer Intern - Houston Rockets (Houston, TX)

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating survey research efforts for the Houston Rockets and Toyota Center
    • Implementing and executing post-event/internal surveys; fulfilling survey prizes
    • Organizing survey data and performing database entry
    • Preparing survey summary reports for various departments
  • Coordinating market research efforts for the Houston Rockets and Toyota Center
    • Compiling and analyzing market research data
    • Preparing market research reports for marketing and corporate sales efforts
  • Compiling targeted lead lists for ticket, suite, and corporate sales teams
  • General support of the Strategy department

Demonstrates our One Team philosophy of Passion, Courage, Accountability, Customer Focus, Teamwork, Fairness and Participation. 

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Junior or Senior in college pursuing business, economics, statistics, market research, or marketing preferred.
  • Candidate should be self-motivated, organized, professional, mature, analytical, and extremely detail-oriented
  • Prior experience in finance, marketing, or related field
  • Intermediate to strong knowledge of basic statistics and the ability to communicate that knowledge to others that do not possess the same statistical background
  • Experience with manipulating large data sets
  • Proficient with SPSS as well as Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint applications

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  •  While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, handle or feel, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk and hear.
  • The vision requirement includes close vision and ability to adjust focus. 
  • Nature of position requires physical mobility and the ability to lift a minimum of 20 pounds.
  • Must have ability to adjust to changing work hours and locations as needed. 

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 season long internship, that starts in May and ends in August.
4. Yes/No. I am able to work long days, evenings, weekends, and holidays as scheduled.


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Ticket Sales & Services Summer 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 May and ends in August.
4. Yes/No. I am able to work days, evenings, weekend, and holidays as scheduled.


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Events & Promotions Summer 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. 

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 season long internship, that starts in May and ends in August.
4. Yes/No. I am able to work days, evenings, weekends, and holidays as scheduled.


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Community Relations Summer Intern - Houston Rockets/ Clutch City Sports & Entertainment (Houston, TX)

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrates our One Team philosophy of Passion, Accountability, Customer Focus, and Teamwork. 
  • Oversee fan mail program to ensure the prompt written response to all fan requests.
  • Maintain department databases and merchandise inventory files.
  • Handle general office duties, including: data entry, answering phones, copying filing, faxing, and maintaining mailing lists and donation requests.
  • Administrative support for Director of Community Relations
  • Receptionist training
  • Community Relations staff support:
    • Assist with planning, implementing and evaluating all community relations programs
    • Support Community Relations Coordinators developing relationships with partners.
  • Administrative Support for Clutch City Foundation’s Fundraisers (Tux & Tennies)
    • Maintain database, oversee mail-outs, registration and serve as point of contact for all related collaterals.
    • Assist with auction and other event duties as required
    • Proficiency in Excel is required
    • Must be organized, able to handle multiple tasks and have the ability to work with premium accounts.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Junior or Senior level in college
  • Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Sports Administration, or related business majors preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working on charitable galas/dinners is a plus
  • Flexibility to work long hours, nights and weekends – including home games
  • Understanding and experience in Community Relations preferred
  • Must enjoy working with people
  • Ability to work under and meet tight deadlines, balance multiple tasks in essential
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, and Excel and familiar with Microsoft Outlook, and Access

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 course credit in lieu of compensation for this position.
2. Yes/No. I have spoken with my advisor to receive course credit approval for an internship.
3. Yes/No. I understand that this is for the 2016 Summer semester (May - August).).
4. Yes/No. I can work 30-40 hours a week including nights and weekends.
5. Yes/No. I have local housing available in/near Houston.


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Sponsorship Intern - Los Angeles Sparks (Los Angeles, CA)

Reports To:               Coordinator, Partnership Activation               

Hours:                       2 – 3 days per week/ Part-time 

Seasonal: Spring/Summer 2016

Salary:                        For college class/program credit only; experience

Summary:      This position is responsible for assisting the Coordinator of Partner Activation with day-to-day duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Event Planning
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Market research (partner/brand insights, new market trends)
  • Support proposal and recap building
  • Assist in Partner follow up (mailers, e-mail blasts, corporate newsletter, etc.)
  • Assist in 2016 activation planning (pre-game ideas, structure, logistics)

Requirements:

·         Possess a strong work ethic

·         Willingness to learn (coachable)

·         Detail oriented

·         Can manage high pressured environments

·         Knowledgeable in PowerPoint and Excel

·         Personable/outgoing

·         Event/marketing/promotions experience a plus

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

1. • Do you have housing in the Los Angeles area? If no, please describe your living arrangements as the Sparks do not offer relocation expenses.
2. • Do you understand this position is an unpaid/for college credit only position?


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Media Production Intern- Spring 2016 - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)

Brief Description of the Internship

Overview of the Internship: Learn and operate digital routing system for editing and tape to tape dubbing. Recording and logging of Heat home and away broadcasts melts. Assisting on-location shoots in and outside arena. Archiving and editing of media clips, events, and highlight reels.Labeling game reels and ENG tapes into library system specifications. Learn and operate Arena RF Satellite and CATV system. Participate in other duties as assigned by Media Production Staff. Knowledge of basic editing linear or non-linear preferred. Knowledge of professional HD Cameras. Knowledge of graphic software helpful: Adobe Photoshop, Must possess basic computer skills: knowledge of Word/Excel/Internet Explorer. Knowledge of the game of basketball, sports, and entertainment extremely important. Must be enrolled in a college or university.
 

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 or university?
2. (Yes/No) Are you a Broadcasting major?


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Intern, Ticket Operations (Spring 2016) - 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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Summer Internships - Milwaukee Bucks (Milwaukee, WI)

To apply for open internship positions for Summer 2016, please see bucks.com/careers.


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Lynx Basketball Operations Associate - Minnesota Lynx and Minnesota Timberwolves (Minneapolis, MN)

Job Title: Lynx Basketball Operations Associate

Department: Lynx Basketball Operations
Reports to: Lynx Basketball Operations Manager

Position Type: Full Time/Temporary/Non-Exempt

Summary/Objective: The Minnesota Lynx Basketball Operations Associate will assist with all Lynx basketball operations efforts during the season. The candidate will work on the day-to-day operations, and game night functions.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform these essential functions:

  1. Help with laundry, equipment and all other responsibilities of Lynx Basketball Operations Manager.
  2. Manage equipment and gear departments within Basketball Operations.
  3. Provide help with practices (drill work, clock set-up, and take down, etc.).
  4. Facilitate day-to-day operations with supervisor, particularly in player equipment and uniforming.
  5. Assist with game-day preparation.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other:

  1. Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  2. Able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
  3. Computer skills preferred: experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) is strongly preferred.

Education

Bachelor’s degree in business, athletic administration or related field, or equivalent experience preferred.

Experience

Previous experience working in sports operations is preferred.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position does not have supervisory responsibility

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. In addition to working in the office staff will be required to work all Lynx practices and home games. Staff will also be required to work after typical business hours to prepare for practices and games. This may include video work, laundry, or setting up supplies. Office work is generally sedentary in nature. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available. This job also operates in a sports arena, and practice facility which includes bleachers/steps, and general gymnasium flooring.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate and exchange information with others both in person and over the telephone. The employee frequently is required to remain in a stationary position, as well as operate computers and other office equipment, such as a copy machine, printer and telephone. Staff will frequently ascend and descend bleachers/steps and traverse around the arena both on event days and non-event days. Staff will often carry items, including but not limited to: mail, packages, equipment, laundry, and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds. Staff is also frequently required to assist with basketball practices, including passing basketballs, rebounding basketballs, acting as stand-in for placement, etc.

Travel

Position will require travel as needed by players, coaches and prospect players.

EEO Statement

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx are an equal employment opportunity organization. 

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

1. Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B visa status)?
2. Are you comfortable working for $9.00/hour?
3. Do you have working experience in basketball operations?


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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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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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Marketing Intern - Reno Bighorns (Reno, NV)

HOURS REQUIRED: 15 - 30 hours per week

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:
The Reno Bighorns are looking for a marketing intern to assist with basic marketing initiatives, theme nights and promotional opportunities throughout the year 

RESPONSIBILITIES:                                                                       

- Work game days and outside events during the week and on weekends
- Professionally represent the Reno Bighorns in the community
- Assist in the Bighorns marketing efforts by use of graphic design and social media
- Assist Sales and Operational Departments when needed
- Additional duties as assigned by the Bighorns Front Office Staff

QUALIFICATIONS:                                                                                                                                                                      

- Proficient with Adobe Software and Microsoft Office
- Superior time management skills
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Ability to multi-task
- Team player with a positive attitude
 

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

1. Why do you feel that you're the best candidate for this position?
2. What theme night or promotional opportunity would you be excited about working on? Please explain.
3. Do you live within 30 minutes of Reno, Nevada?


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Internship Notification - Rockbridge Growth Equity Family of Companies (Various Locations, Various Locations)

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Accounting Intern - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Timeframe: Feb 2016 - Aug 2016. (29 hours a week)

Wage: $10.00/hour, No relocation or housing expenses provided.

QualificationsMUST be enrolled in a College or University or a recent graduate (within 6 months) to be considered.          

Summary:

The primary focus of this internship is to support and assist in the financial operations of our organization. The Accounting Intern will assist with accounting projects, data entry, processing payables, coding expenses, annual financial audit preparation and preparing financial reports, as well as any other tasks that contribute to the efficiencies of our business.

Qualifications:
• Current college students enrolled in a four-year college program. Must be in a Junior, Senior, or Graduate student, preferably majoring in Accounting or Sports Management, or related field.
• Previous work experience in accounting is preferred
• Basic accounting knowledge. Understanding of debits and credits, journal entries, adjusting entries
• Excellent attention to detail
• Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)
• If hired, must be able to present evidence of U.S. citizenship or proof of your legal right to live and work in the United States.

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

1. Do you have an Accounting degree or are you studying to major in Accounting, Sports Management or a related field?
2. Why do you feel that you are the ideal candidate for this position?
3. Are you able to work from Feb. 2016 - Aug. 2016 at least 29 hours a week?
4. Where do you see yourself in the next 5 years?
5. Are you currently enrolled in a college or university or a recent graduate (within 6 months)?
6. Are you a local resident or able to relocate to Sacramento?


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Video and Equipment Management Intern - Seattle Storm (Seattle, WA)

 What you will do:

  • Assist with filming games and practices.
  • Preparing DVD’s of filmed games for WNBA & opposing team.
  • Edit game and practice film for coaching staff. 
  • Assist in maintaining video library.
  • Assist coaches in preparing scouting edits of opposing teams.
  • Assist with practice drills including setup, rebounding and passing.
  • Assist in keeping stats records.
  • Assist with preparing equipment for road travel.
  • Assist with daily functions of video and equipment manager.

What you will learn:

  • Video requirements for league, officials, and coaches of professional sports franchise.
  • Working with professional coaching staff to provide meaningful feedback for players and coaches.
  • How to make yourself invaluable during professional sports live game.
  • Maintaining a professional sports video library
  • Understanding game footage and stats and how they’re used to support player development

What we ask of you:

  • Experience filming and editing practices and games for a collegiate or professional basketball team preferred.
  • Experience creating video edits.
  • Proficient with Synergy Sports software.
  • Basic knowledge of video standards.
  • The ability to maintain, operate and troubleshoot a video workstation.
  • Experience Operating Camera.
  • Pursuing either a 4-year college degree, or have recently graduated in, Business, Sports Management, Sports Administration, Exercise Science, or Physical Education with a desire to pursue a career in the Sports Industry.
  • Be available to work the hours required to successfully complete the season (including nights, weekends, & holidays)
  • Ability to follow precise instruction.
  • Perform well under pressure.
  • Display strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Be a self-motivator and proactive.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Dedication to the overall success of the Seattle Storm!

Successful candidates will be available the entire Storm season, approximately May through September/early October.  Start and end dates may be negotiable in order to accommodate school year end & return dates.

To apply; submit resume and cover letter detailing interest.


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Ticket Operations Intern - Seattle Storm (Seattle, WA)

What you will do:

  • Work with the Director of Ticket Operations in processing and printing of all season, group, and ticket package accounts
  • In conjunction, assist with box office duties day-of-game
    • Paid game-day position available in addition to office duties
    • Management of game night staff
    • Interact with customers/staff to answer questions and resolve ticket issues
  • Assist in the development of targeted sales and marketing e-mails
  • Manage the in-season data collection process
  • Work closely with Director of Research and Direct Marketing on data analysis projects and management of the sales/CRM database
  • Assist in implementation of the 2016 Membership Renewal campaign
  • Work closely with the Ticket Sales & Service department on day-to-day operational reporting and projects
  • Other duties as assigned

What you will learn:

  • Ticketmaster’s Archtics software, along with other Ticketmaster products
  • How to effectively and efficiently run a box office.
  • Effective strategies and practices for successful database marketing campaigns
  • What happens behind the scenes at professional sporting events, and the role the box office, ticket  and database operations play in a team’s success
  • Teamwork and the ability to work across many different platforms in an organization (sales, operations, marketing, communication, etc.)
  • Customer service skills

What we ask of you:

  • Candidates who are pursuing a degree in Sports Management, business, or related field
  • Has a desire and passion to work in professional sports
  • A self-starter with a willingness to listen, learn, and share their own ideas
  • Ability to handle pressure and be able to thrive in fast-paced working environment
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Available to work game nights and weekends when necessary

To apply; submit resume and cover letter detailing interest.


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Public Relations Intern - Seattle Storm (Seattle, WA)

POSITION OVERVIEW
The Seattle Storm is seeking detail-orientated applicants for a 2016 season Public Relations Intern. The candidate will work very closely on the day-to-day operations, strategies and objectives of the Storm PR department. This position reports to the Public Relations Manager.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITES

  • Update the Storm Media Guide
  • Assist with media database management and photo archives
  • Management of media distribution lists
  • Actively brainstorm story ideas for both sports and non-sports reporters
  • Write drafts of press releases and internal communications documents
  • Oversee Storm credential process for accredited media members
  • Assist with media at practice, shoot around and pre/post game availability
  • Assisting in all aspects of media room operations on game days including setup, media will call, credentials and additional duties
  • Update all home and away game notes in InDesign
  • Update team stats, bios and build statistical packages for media
  • Manage internal stats databases and track Storm player milestone stats
  • Prepare playoff media guide if needed
  • Game day duties include but not limited to: pre-game starters, in-game stats, postgame notes and quotes
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND ABILITIES

  • Strong communications skills, oral and written
  • Organized, able to track projects, manage time and follow-through
  • Interested in public relations
  • Ideally available from early April through September, 25 hours per week + games
  • Should be flexible and available to work nights and weekends, attending and assisting at most Seattle Storm home games and other events
  • Reliable and committed to making the most of your Storm internship
  • Must love sports, especially women’s basketball!
  • InDesign experience a plus

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Graphic Design Intern - Seattle Storm (Seattle, WA)

What you will do:

  • Design graphics for web, social and other marketing media.
  • Create Info-graphic templates for use over several mediums.
  • Participate in the operation of game night promotions, video board and web content.
  • Produce/Edit short video pieces for web use
  • Assist with departmental administrative functions as necessary.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent knowledge of the Adobe CC including InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
  • Proficiency in HTML, Flash, Final Cut, and wordpress is a plus.
  • Previous Sporting Industry experience is also a plus.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Strong organizational skills and keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to work successfully in a fast-paced and demanding environment.
  • Passion for women’s basketball

What you will learn:

  • How graphic design fits in as part of a larger communications strategy
  • How to use graphics to support the goals of marketing, merchandise, sales, communications and other departments to ultimately drive revenue
  • What works to engage sports fans through different forms of media
  • How the various parts of a professional sports organization work together and how the marketing and communications team support them
  • What to do when things “go wrong” on social media and how to handle challenges including negative fan reaction
  • Brand Management
  • What happens behind the scenes on game night
  • How communications channels including email, news releases, website, mobile work together

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Digital Media Intern - Seattle Storm (Seattle, WA)

What you will do:

  • Assist with implementation of social media strategies
  • Assist with video editing and production to optimize native video reach on social platforms
  • Create and execute engaging content for Storm social media platforms – including copy, photos, video, etc.
  • Monitor fan feedback and conversation on channels such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and respond where appropriate
  • Carry out a strategy to grow followers/likes and engagement on social media channels
  • Assist in execution of social media events and promotion/contest fulfillment.
  • Assist in optimizing social media channels by researching latest trends and best practices
  • Attend weekly communications meetings and carry out communications strategy on social media channels
  • Monitor and in some cases implement new technology, channels and platforms
  • Use social media on game day and during games to engage fans
  • Analyzing social media engagement metrics and report these numbers on a weekly basis along with recommendations

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be available to work during the majority of the Storm games (home and away) during the 2015 season (Middle May – Middle of Sept).  Employee will work 20-25 hours a week, with most of schedule falling nights and weekends.
  • Demonstrate a grace-under-fire personality that does not require constant direction, but is nonetheless eager for more responsibility
  • Possess a positive, can-do attitude that looks for solutions to problems and is always willing to pitch in where needed.
  • Experience with various social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vine, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Snapchat and Pinterest.
  • Excellent communication, writing and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented and the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Strong customer service skills as well as presenting a professional presence
  • Video/photo editing and graphic design skills a plus
  • Passion for social media and women’s basketball

What you will learn:

  • How social media fits in as part of a larger communications strategy
  • How to use social media to support the goals of marketing, merchandise, sales, communications and other departments to ultimately drive revenue
  • What works to engage sports fans through social media
  • How the various parts of a professional sports organization work together and how social media and the communications team support them
  • What to do when things “go wrong” on social media and how to handle challenges including negative fan reaction
  • The role of “voice” in corporate communications
  • What happens behind the scenes on game night
  • How communications channels including email, news releases, website, mobile work together

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Corporate Partnership Activation Intern - Seattle Storm (Seattle, WA)

OVERVIEW

This internship offers students a hands-on working experience helping the Corporate Partnership department, plan, execute and deliver on sponsor objectives with the Seattle Storm. This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate, focused, detail oriented upperclassman undergraduate or a graduate student interested in a career in sports marketing.

Throughout the internship, you will work closely with our Corporate Partnership team to support sponsor activation including: gameday marketing, in-arena promotions, social media marketing, email marketing, and event marketing support among others. Each week you’ll help develop marketing content, ensure that marketing content is utilized/executed, and assist to measure the success of each marketing campaign.

What you will do:

  • Support Corporate Partnerships through research, development and implementation of marketing and activation platforms for Storm partners
  • Assist in all aspects of activation including game night, corporate and community events
  • Track and assure fulfillment of contractual obligations to Storm partners
  • Assist in development of mid-season and end of season partner recaps
  • Develop new ideas and participate in department brainstorms
  • Attend and participate in weekly meetings surrounding sponsorship, marketing and ticket sales
  • Help plan and implement a corporate partner summit event
  • Other duties as assigned

What you will learn:

  • How corporate sponsorships are formed, valued and closed
  • What it takes to successfully maintain partner relationships
  • What happens behind the scenes at a professional sports team, particularly as it relates to business development, partnerships and sponsorship
  • How to communicate to partners and demonstrate to them the value of the partnership

What we ask of you:

Required:

  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills to assure high level of service and communications. Current student or recent graduate looking for internship credit
  • Working towards earning a Bachelors or Masters degree in Business, Marketing, and or Sports Management from a four year College or University
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of promotional concepts and marketing principles
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Must be highly organized with the ability to multi task and a proven ability to handle high work volume
  • Must have strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Must be available to work the majority of the home Storm games during the 2016 season (May – mid Sept. 2016). Flexible work hours including at least 20+ hours per week in the office plus nights and weekend, working at all Storm home games

Desired:

  • Experience working for a sports organization; ideally collegiate, minor or pro  
  • Ability to present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and others as needed
  • Sales and service background a plus
  • Willingness to work sometimes irregular hours including nights and weekends 
  • Positive, can-do attitude, team player 

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Internships: Communications/Community Relations
Community Relations Intern - Seattle Storm (Seattle, WA)

What you will do:

  • Engage local community groups in optimizing opportunities and activating team and league community engagement platforms
  • Assist Community Relations department in coordinating events and appearances, including player communication
  • Work with the communications department to generate media coverage of community events to maximize exposure
  • Track requests for auction items and assist in fulfilling with autographed merchandise, game experiences and game tickets as appropriate
  • Work with community groups on game night
  • Help manage player/fan engagement on game nights

What you will learn:

  • How community events and involvement support the mission, goals and business needs of a professional sports team
  • How to make the most of events and appearances so that they generate media, are easy to do and optimize the time of Seattle Storm personnel
  • How community involvement on game night enhances the fan experience
  • How to manage player requests given high demands on their limited time
  • The art of building new connections in the community
  • What goes on behind the scenes at a professional sports game

What we ask of you:

  • Strong communications skills, especially writing
  • Organized, professional, good with the public
  • Thrive in fast paced environment, able to prioritize and multi task
  • Self starter, problem solver, not intimidated by figuring stuff out
  • Available at least 25 hours per week
  • Preference given to those who can stay through the end of our season, through mid-September
  • Willing and able to work odd hours including nights, weekends and all home games

To apply; submit resume and cover letter detailing interest


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Internships: Player Operations
Basketball Operations Intern - Seattle Storm (Seattle, WA)

What you will do:

  • Assist with daily operations of the Seattle Storm directly related to the team.
  • Set up and breakdown for Storm team practices on court and in locker room.
  • Participate in player practices including, but not limited to working the clock, keeping stats and passing & rebounding for players.
  • Assist with player workouts.
  • Assist with daily functions of basketball operations.
  • Assist visiting teams in the market during practices, shoot-a-rounds, & games.
  • Assist with game day activities including pre game set up, warm-up and post game.

What you will learn:

  • Practice procedures for a professional sports franchise
  • Insight into professional WNBA coaching techniques
  • Women’s professional player workouts, drills, & skill building
  • Basketball Operations duties in a major sports league
  • How to make yourself accommodating and invaluable to visiting teams

What we ask of you:

  • Pursuing either a 4-year college degree, or have recently graduated in, Business, Sports Management, Sports Administration, Exercise Science, or Physical Education with a desire to pursue a career in the Sports Industry
  • Experience working for, or playing on, a collegiate or professional athletic team.
  • Be available to work the hours required to successfully complete the season (including nights, weekends, & holidays)
  • Ability to follow precise instruction.
  • Perform well under pressure.
  • Display strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Be a self motivator and proactive.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Dedication to the overall success of the Seattle Storm!

Successful candidates will be available the entire Storm season, approximately May through September/early October.  Start and end dates may be negotiable in order to accommodate school year end & return dates.


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Internships: Any Internship
Digital Media/Graphic Design Internship - Texas Legends, LLC (Frisco, TX)

The Texas Legends are seeking a creative and qualified intern to support the Texas Legends Digital Media team by assisting in designs, development and production of creative projects and services.  This is an unpaid position and the ideal candidate will be able to earn college credits.

The right individual must take great pride in their work and pay strong attention to detail. Applicant must have strong understanding of graphic design tools and standards along with a strong sense of design style. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, while keeping organized and maintaining the highest standard of design quality in all work. Needs to be able to work as part of a team or individually.

A Digital Media/Graphic Design intern at the Texas Legends responsibilities include the following:

  • Design and layout a wide variety of print materials, such as Gameday magazine advertisements, flyers, brochures, posters, postcards, direct mail pieces and invitations
  • Design and illustrate graphic materials including logos, signage and website images
  • Assist with photo editing and manipulation of graphics for sponsor mockups and marketing presentations
  • Preparing files for proofs, print and final outputs
  • File management and archiving and documentation of all sponsored and web initiatives for annual recaps
  • Assist with preparation of projects including finding useable photos, scanning and photography
  • Create and update assets for TexLegends.com
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Excellent design skills and creativity
  • Knowledge of production for collateral including resolution, sizes and file types, as well as scanning, pre-press and print production
  • Understanding of photography and an eye for photos that will convey necessary messages for design goals
  • Highly organized, motivated and able to prioritize and multi-task under the pressure of deadlines
  • Ability to take design direction
  • Excellent grammatical, spelling, proofreading abilities are preferred
  • Some working knowledge of html, and CSS is preferred.

Requirements:

  • This is an unpaid internship and applicants should have completed course work in the field of Graphic Design, Advertising, or a related field
  • Interested applicants must be willing and able to work non-traditional hours in non-traditional settings during peak times of the year
  • Applicants with should send a digital portfolio of their work to info@texlegends.com with the subject being “DIGITAL MEDIA/GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN PORTFOLIO” – please include resume as well. 

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Internships: Any Internship
Suite Sales & Services Summer 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

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 May and ends in August.
4. Yes/No. I am able to work long days, evenings, weekend, and holidays as scheduled.


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