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Internships: Any Internship
2015-16 GAME NIGHT PR INTERNSHIPS - PHILADELPHIA 76ERS (Philadelphia, PA)

Reports To: 76ers Public Relations Coordinator

Hours: This internship requires a flexible schedule and the availability to participate in events and games during evenings and weekends

QUALIFICATIONS:
College juniors, seniors, or graduate students preferred. Ability to use Word for Windows and Microsoft Office is required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills a must. Applicant must be friendly, personable individual. Must be well organized with the ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments.

AREAS OF FOCUS:
• Learn to plan and execute game-day activities, including production and distribution of press credentials, coordination of appropriate sign-in for press meals, assistance with press area operations during games, and the recording and transcribing of postgame press conferences
• Help keep PR storage areas organized
• Learn about and assist with the various types of ways the department distributes information, including press releases, press conferences, publicity events and off-day media availabilities
• Perform all other objectives, projects and responsibilities as assigned

EOE

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Internet Marketing
COORDINATOR, EMAIL MARKETING - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

Salary: Based on Experience

Department: Marketing                                                                    

Exempt/ Non-Exempt: Exempt       

Hours required: 40 hours/week - events, nights and weekends as needed

Reports to: Director, Digital and Ticket Marketing

Overview: The Philadelphia 76ers email platform is one of the strongest communication tools the team has to engage our customers with exclusive content, drive ticket sales, and distribute important information. We are looking for a coordinator to lead all email creative and play a role in the overall email marketing process.  In addition, the coordinator will assist in developing landing and other program pages across sixers.com.

This role will have the opportunity to work on multiple projects simultaneously and will collaborate cross-functionally with other departments within the organization.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • In collaboration with Director and other key stakeholders, create email marketing campaigns around ticket sales, news and other relevant messaging (e.g., invitations, gameday info, etc.)

  • Design emails which are consistent with Sixers brand style guidelines, build the HTML and in-line CSS of the email templates

  • Ensure persuasive call to action and tracking mechanisms (e.g., came from codes) are included as needed

  • Test renderings across multiple email clients and ISPs (Outlook, Google, Hotmail, etc.) and ensure messages are mobile friendly

  • Schedule and deploy emails through our e-mail platform

  • Recommend opportunities to optimize email creative and campaigns based on results of executed emails (e.g., open rates, click-thru rates) and email marketing best practices

  • In collaboration with the digital media team, build sixers.com pages/content that support ticket sales, brand other team email campaigns

Qualifications (educational, experience and basic knowledge requirements):

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college/university

  • 1 -3 years of relevant e-mail marketing experience

  • Experience working with third=party service provider (ESP) experience

  • Advanced knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript is required. Must be able to hand code.

  • Experience with responsive design

  • Experience with web content management systems (Drupal, WordPress, etc.)

  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Dreamweaver, etc.)

  • Foundational CRM experience

  • Must be able to work on both MAC and PC platforms

  • Demonstrated knowledge of e-mail marketing trends and best practices 

  • Excellent communication skills including written and verbal; ability to present ideas clearly and concisely

  • Ability to multi-task between concurrent assignments, prioritize effectively, and adapt quickly to changing priorities, assignments, and roles; works well under pressure

  • Close attention to detail, commitment to flawless execution and follow-through in all responsibilities

  • Creative and proactive problem solver

  • Positive attitude

  • Self-motivated with ability to work well in teams and cross-departments

  • Flexibility in working extended hours including nights, weekends, and holidays as required

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Internships: Any Internship
DIGITAL MEDIA INTERN - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

Department:                      Digital Media     

Supervisor:                        Director, Digital Media

Type:                                  Part-time, Non-Exempt

Supervises:                        NA

 

Overall Job Purpose:

The Digital Media Intern will assist in various areas relating to the daily maintenance of Sixers.com.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Assist in the creation of content for Sixers.com and other Sixers microsites
  2. Shoot event photos using digital camera and put together photo galleries for Sixers.com
  3. Assist social media coordinator in execution and fulfillment of online and social media contests
  4. Research ways to improve the design, functionality and user experience on Sixers.com
  5. Assist in creation of digital KPI reports
  6. Working knowledge of all social media platforms
  7. Game duties as assigned

Criteria/Qualifications:

  1. Knowledge of HTML/CSS and other web programming is a plus
  2. Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop and Illustrator
  3. Excellent communications and management skills
  4. Ability to handle multiple tasks with strong attention to detail
  5. Must possess a positive attitude and disposition
  6. Fast learner and self-motivated
  7. Must be capable of lifting up to 20lbs

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DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCTION INTERN - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

Department:                     Digital Media     

Supervisor:                       Director, Digital Media

Type:                                 Part-time, Non-Exempt

Supervises:                       N/A

 

Overall Job Purpose:

The Digital Media Production Intern will assist in various areas of video production for Sixers.com.

Primary Responsibilities:

 

  1. Assist in various elements of the video production process
  2. Serve as camera operator for live/pre-recorded Sixers.com programming
  3. Help coordinate talent during field shoots and/or studio shoots
  4. Post all video content to Sixers.com
  5. Assist in logging and archiving all game/event footage for the 2015-16 season
  6. Other duties as assigned

 

Criteria/Qualifications:

  1. Recent grads are welcome to apply; video reel is required
  2. Ideal candidates will have experience in a newsroom setting
  3. On-camera experience is a plus
  4. Overall working knowledge of general production equipment and post-production software
  5. Excellent communications skills with a positive attitude and disposition
  6. Ability to handle multiple tasks with strong attention to detail
  7. Fast learner and self-motivated
  8. Must be capable of lifting up to 40lbs

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Sales
FALL SALES ASSOCIATE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

Status: Fall Internship

Department: Ticket Sales & Service

Location: Philadelphia 76ers Front Office

 

Required: Full-time student at an accredited college or university.  Student is required to receive academic credit to participate in this internship program.

 

Job Description:

Are you looking to jumpstart your career in the sports business?  Look no further than the Philadelphia 76ers Fall Sales Associate Program!  This exclusive program will give you the opportunity to learn the business side of professional sports from the top leaders in the sports industry.  With a focus on consistent training and development through personalized coaching, the 76ers Fall Sales Associate Program will build the foundation needed for a long and successful career in the sports business!

 

Program Overview

The Fall Sales Associate Program focuses on developing and further educating college students on the skills required to succeed in the revenue-generating side of the sports business.  Through consistent training and development with members of the 76ers leadership team, members of this exclusive program will develop a sales pitch in which they are confident in and is centered around their personality.

Requirements:

  • Current undergraduate student at an accredited college or university

  • Able to receive academic credit for your internship experience

  • Aggressive and effective communication skills and interpersonal skills

  • Strong leadership and organizational skills

  • Superior problem solver, with ability to work independently

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Ability to work with deadlines

  • Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule (holidays, evenings)

  • Coachable

  • High comfort level making cold calls

  • Strong time management and organizational skills

  • Passion for sales

  • Demonstrate an enthusiastic and outgoing personality

     

     

    Job Responsibilities:

  • Maximize revenue through the sales of Philadelphia 76ers tickets (i.e. Season, Partials, groups and premium tickets)

  • Heavy outbound call focus making outbound calls daily to increase your sales pipeline
    Sales presentation for external and internal face to face appointments

  • Manage and service assigned season ticket, partial and group accounts

  • Creating strong relationships with Season, Partial and group clients to promote yearly renewals

  • Network, prospect and create new sales opportunities when and wherever possible

  • Must meet all pre-determined activity and sales goals by providing weekly sales reports to management

  • Work various events and games as assigned by management

     

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Internships: Communications/Community Relations
Fall 2015 Community Relations Internship - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

JOB STATUS: Internship

OBJECTIVE

The Community Relations Internship position is an important part of the Sixers corporate social responsibility team and will be vital in assisting our department in bettering the communities of the Greater Delaware Valley. The Community Relations Intern will gain valuable experience working in the professional sports industry and be able to further enhance their understanding of a career in the community relations field.

REPORTS TO: Community Engagement Coordinators

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

JOB SUMMARY

The Community Relations Intern is responsible for assisting the Community Relations department in executing its mission of providing meaningful engagements and quality initiatives, both in-arena and in community, that focus on youth development.

JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Manage day to day process for all external donation inquiries (30%)

  • Participate and assist in preparation of various community outreach programs and special events (30%)

  • Assist with management of donation and CRM databases (15%)

  • Participate during game-nights with various CR and Sixers Youth Foundation programs (10%)

  • Assist in the management of Community Assist ticket requests (5%)

  • Assist with updating and maintaining inventory, including autograph merchandise, promotional items, and supplies (5%)

  • Research current trends and new ideas for community programs and events (3%)

  • Other administrative duties as assigned (2%)

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • This is a paid position however, housing and transportation are the responsibility of the intern

  • Must be available to work approximately 30 hours per week, starting mid-September and ending mid-December (potential to be extended to a full season internship)

  • Must demonstrate professionalism, a customer-first attitude, enthusiasm, and strong verbal and written communication skills, in addition to the requirements for the “Open Internships”

  • Genuine passion and interest for working with the communities we serve

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handling multiple tasks simultaneously and meeting goals/deadlines is a must.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Strong computer skills and demonstrated ability to use MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of team, to be flexible and learn new skills quickly

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Junior or senior college student or recent graduate preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, Nonprofit Management, Hospitality or related field is preferred

  • Database management experience is a plus

 

PHYSICAL FACTORS & WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Some game nights and weekend events will be required

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Internships: Communications/Community Relations
Fall 2015 Community Relations Internship – Community Assist Program Manager - Philaelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

JOB STATUS: Internship

OBJECTIVE

The Community Relations Internship position is an important part of the Sixers corporate social responsibility team and will be vital in assisting our department in bettering the communities of the Greater Delaware Valley. The Community Relations Intern will gain valuable experience working in the professional sports industry and be able to further enhance their understanding of a career in the community relations field.

REPORTS TO: Community Relations Coordinators

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

JOB SUMMARY

The Sixers Community Assist program is designed to provide complimentary tickets to non-profit organizations within the Delaware Valley. The candidate hired to manage this program will be in charge of ensuring that this aspect of the Community Relations Department runs smoothly and maintains our positive relationships with the nonprofit organizations in the area. While this position focuses mainly on the Community Assist Program, the candidate hired for this position will also assist the Community Relations staff as needed with various tasks.

JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Manage the Community Assist Ticket Request Program in its entirety under the supervision of the Community Relations Staff (75%)

    • Handle all incoming inquiries for Community Assist Ticket related inquiries including phone calls, emails and general mailings

    •  Manage online Ticket Request Database by tracking inventory, updating game availability, reviewing and fulfilling requests, and troubleshooting any issues that arise on a daily basis

    • Resolve any ticket redemption issues on game nights by working with the box office and CR staff members

  • Assist with external donation inquiries (5%)

  • Participate and assist with various community outreach programs and special events (5%)

  • Assist with updating and maintaining inventory, including autograph merchandise, promotional items, and supplies (5%)

  • Research current trends and new ideas for community programs, fundraisers, etc. (5%)

  • Assist with CR related activities on game nights as needed (5%)

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • This is a paid position however, housing and transportation are the responsibility of the intern

  • Must be available to work approximately 30 hours per week, starting mid-September and ending mid-December

  • Must demonstrate professionalism, a customer-first attitude, enthusiasm, and strong verbal and written communication skills, in addition to the requirements for the “Open Internships”

  • Genuine passion and interest for working with the communities we serve

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handling multiple tasks simultaneously and meeting goals/deadlines is a must.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Strong computer skills and demonstrated ability to use MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of team, to be flexible and learn new skills quickly

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Junior or senior college student or recent graduate preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Nonprofit Management, Hospitality or related field is preferred

  • Database management experience is a plus

 

PHYSICAL FACTORS & WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Some game nights and weekend events will be required

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Game Operations/Presentation
Game Presentation Crew Member - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

General Description: Assist with game day needs such as coordination and execution of all on-court games, promotions, and entertainment in addition to set-up, breakdown, and organizing promotional items. Game Presentation is the execution arm of Group Sales, Corporate Partnership, Ticket Sales, Marketing, Community and Entertainment Groups. 

           

Essential Responsibilities: The primary responsibility of the Game Presentation Crew is to execute promotions and games on court.

1.     Setting up and breaking down all on-court and in-arena promotions  

2.     Assist in keeping all game day props and operational materials organized, in good condition and store appropriately after each game

3.     Coordinating with contracted groups that participate in on-court presentations, promotions and/or activities

4.     Assist in the execution of pre-game/half-time/post-game fan activities and promotions  

5.     Assist in the various elements associated with the game presentation such as Sixers Dancers, Phlight Squad, Mascot, In-Arena Host, etc.

6.     Fan interactive elements including selection of contestants for on-court games  

7.     Ensure all equipment is set up for game day staff, stats crew, and NBA officials

8.     Perform all other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Game Presentation Coordinator

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be available to work all Sixers home games
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work days, nights, weekends and holidays 
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Strong work ethic
  • Must be punctual
  • Energetic and highly motivated
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Creative and proactive problem solver
  • Must be available for at least 25 hours a week
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Be able to work well in a team environment
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Ability to lift 25+ pounds

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Game Presentation Intern - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

General Description: The Game Presentation Intern will assist the Game Presentation Department with development and implementation of all game day elements. Additionally, the candidate will contribute to the development and management of all Sixers games and entertainment groups.          

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

1.     Learn and assist in writing the scripts for each home game

2.     Prepare Game Day documents for each home game

3.     Learn to plan and prepare the game-night activities for Philadelphia 76ers home games

4.    Assist in the development and coordination of all in-game elements including, but not limited to, talent bookings, acts for halftimes, in-arena promotions, pre and post game activities, anthems, mascot, dance team, game staff etc.

5.    Is involved with the creation and development of in-game and in-arena entertainment including on-court promotions, video pieces, fan interactive elements, mascot skits etc.

6.     Update/create spreadsheets for Game Presentation activities and operations

7.     Brainstorm with other members of Game Presentation department

8.     Help create new in-game contests, videos and other additions to enhance game presentation

9.     Participate in other events as appropriate during the internship term

10.  Perform objectives and projects as assigned

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be an undergraduate or graduate student to an accredited university or college
  • Highly organized with excellent administrative and time management skills
  • Able to meet tight deadlines and work effectively in a high pressure environment
  • Excellent people skills, with an ability to interact professionally with internal and external clients at all levels within an organization
  • Strong work ethic
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in team environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Self-motivated, organized, and detail oriented
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Creative and proactive problem solver
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Eagerness to learn

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Internships: Any Internship
INTERNSHIP - CORPORATE HOSPITALITY & EVENTS - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadephia, PA)

Qualifications:

  • Open to COLLEGE STUDENTS ONLY; Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Student

  • Some game nights and/or weekends may be required depending on the position; flexibility to participate a plus

  • Must demonstrate professionalism, a customer-first attitude, enthusiasm, and strong verbal and written communication skills, in addition to the requirements for the “Open Internships”

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the planning and execution of corporate hospitality events for all 76ers business verticals – including, but not limited to, ticket sales, business development, sponsorship, premium, marketing and basketball operations

  • Help manage staff on event nights and take a leadership role  

  • Brainstorm and research fresh venues, vendors and new ideas for events in Philadelphia

  • Assist in corporate client gifting program and managing gift database

  • Participate in relevant planning meetings and site visits

  • Prepare post-event recaps to share internally

  • Help create and manage RSVP lists for events as well as name tag creation, check in procedures, etc.

  • Track all event-related materials and keep inventory of all promotional items, supplies and giveaways

  • Assist in the planning of the 76ers team trip program

  • Provide creative insight for new event + hospitality initiatives

Required Skills:

  • Must have the ability to multi-task across a number of projects

  • Maintains composure under pressure

  • Is creative, strategic and solution oriented

  • Is proactive and productive and has the eagerness to learn 

  • Must be motivated and willing to perform any task that is presented

  • The ability to interface with colleagues and clients in a professional manner

  • Strives to succeed in the event industry

  • Is a self-starter who can go above and beyond what is expected

  • Must be able to attend the majority of events that are planned throughout the internship

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Internships: Human Resources
INTERNSHIP - HUMAN RESOURCES DEPT. - Philaelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

Description:  The Human Resources Intern will directly assist the Director of Human Resources with a wide range of projects related to HR compliance, recruiting, and onboarding/orientation. This internship is designed to be both educational and practical. In this position, the intern will learn how to take skills she or he may have acquired in school related to his or her particular areas of interest, and apply them in a professional setting. He or she will gain a better understanding of the role that Human Resources can play in a Sports and Entertainment Industry.

 The Human Resources Intern will learn and assist with the practical application of:

  • Steps in the recruiting and hiring process, including: posting job openings, reviewing resumes, conducting telephone and in-person interviews, making job offers and negotiating starting salaries.

  • The importance of employment law and compliance, especially regarding employment eligibility, confidentiality, proper maintenance of employee files, and forms management.

  • The interrelationship of HR and Finance in the areas of new employee paperwork, payroll issues related to onboarding and termination, and report generation.

Qualifications:

  • Current or recent enrollment in a graduate or undergraduate degree program with an interest and aptitude to work in Human Resources

  • Ability to handle confidential information with integrity and professionalism

  • Clear written communication and strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle numerous assignments simultaneously

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and internet applications

  • Ability to multi task, manage priorities, and work in fast paced organization

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Fan Development
MANAGER, BRAND AND FAN DEVELOPMENT - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

Salary: Based on Experience

Department: Marketing                                                                    

Exempt/ Non-Exempt: Exempt                                                       

Hours required: 40 hours/week - events, nights and weekends as needed

Reports to: VP, Marketing

Overview: The Manager plays an integral role in developing and executing various marketing programs and initiatives to support brand awareness and fan development across the 76ers organization.  This position will work alongside the Vice President of Marketing to achieve business and department goals each season.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Brand: Work with VP of marketing on brand development, execution and ensuring consistency of messaging across all marketing touchpoints.  Identify and manage brand engagement opportunities, across digital, experiential and in-game platforms. Serve as day-to-day liaison with design team, setting quality expectations and providing initial direction/feedback on creative while assisting art director with project management.  Oversee securement of print production by marketing coordinator. 

  • Fan Development:  Spearhead creation and manage execution of fan development platforms, including season and year-long programs.

  • Alumni Affairs:  Manage alumni association program and serve as primary liaison and relationship builder between team alumni and organization.

  • Event Marketing:  Develop marketing plan and identify branding opportunities for organization-wide events, including Draft Party, Beach Bash, Fan Rallies/Open Practice, and Fan Appreciation Night.

  • Merchandise: Collaborate with brick and mortar and online retailers on promotions, branding, etc. to drive merchandise sales.

  • Additional:  Special projects as assigned.

Qualifications (educational, experience and basic knowledge requirements):

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college/university in Marketing, Communications, Business, Sports Management or other related field

  • 4-7 years of marketing or agency experience, working for a sports or entertainment company a plus

  • Ability to multi-task between concurrent assignments, prioritize effectively, and adapt quickly to changing priorities, assignments, and roles; works well under pressure

  • Familiarity with working with design teams and providing creative briefs/direction on brand executions, including advertising, direct mail, event signage, etc.

  • Track record of developing and implementing consumer/fan engagement platforms a plus

  • Strong  relationship building skills a must

  • Excellent communication skills including written and verbal; ability to present ideas clearly and concisely

  • Strong computer skills (MS Office applications) required

  • Close attention to detail and follow-through in all responsibilities

  • Proactive, resourceful problem solver

  • Positive attitude

  • Self-motivated with ability to work well in teams and cross-departments

  • Flexibility in working extended hours including nights, weekends, and holidays as required

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Internships: Marketing
MARKETING GAMENIGHTER - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

Salary: Hourly (Seasonal)

Department: Marketing                                                                    

Exempt/ Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt           

Hours required: 30 hours/week - events, nights and weekends as needed

Reports to:  Coordinator, Marketing

 

Overview:  The seasonal gamenighter will assist the marketing department with all-game related set-up/break-down needs, tasks and promotions.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for set-up, operation and teardown of signage and fan-interactive elements at Sixers home games, including concourse activities

  • Assist with set-up/breakdown and execution of elements related to theme/heritage nights and pre/post game marketing promotions (e.g., meet and greets, photo opportunities, etc.)

  • Assist marketing coordinator with a seamless execution of gameday giveaways, including set-up and breakdown of giveaway locations, overseeing volunteers, and facilitating distribution

  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 18 years of age

  • Dependable, punctual, hard working, detail oriented, results driven and a positive attitude

  • Organized with the ability to multi-task and problem solve in a fast paced work environment

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to be a team player and enjoy working in a team environment

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, customer-service oriented

  • Previous marketing/promotional/event/street team experience preferred

  • Flexible schedule – Must be able to work most home games, nights/weekends and holidays as required

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Internships: Marketing
MARKETING INTERN - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

Salary: Hourly

Department: Marketing                                                                    

Exempt/ Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt           

Hours required: 40 hours/week - events, nights and weekends as needed

 

Overview:  The intern will assist the marketing department with day-to-day/gameday tasks and season-long projects related to brand building, ticket sales, fan engagement and general office administration. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist the Marketing team with daily activities, events and projects

  • Assist with general office duties, including answering phones, cataloging game and event photos, filing, creating presentations, etc.

  • Assist with the development and implementation of marketing campaigns to maximize ticket revenue and increase brand awareness.

  • Conduct research around ticketing, brand and fan engagement platforms/activations

  • Assist with the planning and execution of grassroots marketing efforts

  • Assist with the organization and implementation of game night activities at each 76ers home game, as well as special game night promotions throughout the season.

  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications (educational, experience and basic knowledge requirements):

  • Current college student or recent college graduate from accredited college/university

  • Displayed interest in marketing, specifically sports and/entertainment marketing

  • Ability to work up to 40 hrs/week, split between general office hours and gamedays/nights; interns are asked to work all 76ers home games, including those on nights, weekends and holidays

  • Exceptional work ethic and initiative, strong desire to succeed, professionalism, and a passion for the sports industry

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, some experience with PowerPoint preferred.

  • Display strong communication and interpersonal skills, fan-first attitude

  • Ability to work by self and in teams, depending on task/project

  • Positive attitude

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Sales Management
Manager, Inside Sales - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

Job Description:

Reports to:      Director, Inside Sales

Supervises:     Sales Associates

Status:             Full-Time; Salaried Exempt

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

  • Recruit, hire, train and develop Sales Associates with the focus of generating, maintaining and increasing new sales revenue

  • Support growth of new sales revenue within full season, partial plan, group sales and membership services

  • Lead, motivate, develop, and retain Sales Associate staff for future succession and opportunity within the organization and the sport industry.

  • Monitor, manage and evaluate Sales Associate staff performance on an ongoing basis; establish and communicate clear sales revenue and training goals and follow up with Sales Associate staff with appropriate feedback and direction for development.

  • Responsible for initial on-sale events for new membership sales and group sales; timeline, e-marketing campaigns, in-game and external marketing integration, inventory management, and online activation

  • Develop department business plan, training strategy, scripts, policies and procedures

  • Work with other managers to develop strategic call campaigns, new sales packages and opportunities for new sales

  • Develop and execute relationships with other departments including Creative, CRM, Game Operations, CRM, Community Development and the Arena

  • Resolve seating problems/concerns/issues related to new sales

  • Perform additional duties as assigned
     

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have at least 3+ years sales experience

  • Must have proven record of consistently achieving sales goals/targets

  • Must have sales and/or event planning experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Business or Sport Management preferred

  • Proficiency in basic software programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Proficiency in Salesforce or similar CRM a plus

  • Proficiency in Paciolan, DSA or similar ticketing software a plus

  • Must be organized, creative, enthusiastic, analytical and possess excellent interpersonal skills

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Internships: Any Internship
PHILADELPHIA 76ERS PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERN - PHILADELPHIA 76ERS (Philadelphia, PA)

Reports To: 76ers Public Relations Coordinator

Hours: This internship requires a flexible schedule and the availability to work in office setting during standard business hours; the ability to participate in events and games during evenings and weekends is a plus

QUALIFICATIONS:

• College juniors, seniors, or graduate students preferred.
• Some game nights and/or weekends may be required depending on the position; flexibility to participate a plus
• Must demonstrate professionalism, a customer-first attitude, enthusiasm, and strong verbal and written communication skills”

AREAS OF FOCUS:

• Assist with drafting press releases and media advisories for use in promoting various events
• Assist with providing statistical information, credentials, etc., for visiting teams’ public relations staff
• Assembling media kits and copy points for radio and television promotion of events, including opportunities to distribute those media kits with supervisor
• Brainstorming publicity opportunities with the PR team
• Learn to track media coverage on a daily and game-by-game basis
• Participate in the creation of game-day and seasonal publications
• Learn how an NBA PR staff functions during home games
• Performing all other objectives and projects as assigned

EOE

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Client Relations/Customer Service
Partnership Activation Account Manager - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

Description:

The Corporate Partnership Account Manager delivers unique value to Philadelphia 76ers Partnerships through managing the renewal process for corporate partner contracts and the day-to-day strategy management and implementation of all contractual assets. Primary focus is to clearly demonstrate return on partner business objectives in order to ensure maximum partnership retention and renewal rate for our sponsors. The overall goal is to build and grow our Corporate Partner relationships by creating and executing a strategic activation plan that meets the key objectives of our partners.

Job Relationships:

  • Reports To: Director of Partnership Activation

  • Indirectly Reports To: SVP of Corporate Development & Partnership Activation

  • # of Direct Reports: N/A

Game/Event Responsibilities:

  • Game night responsibilities: Yes

  • Approximate number of games worked per season: 21-40

  • Event night responsibilities: Yes

  • Approximate number of events worked per season: 21-40

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the primary internal and external contact for execution and fulfillment of assigned Corporate Partner agreements

  • Manage Corporate Partnership renewal process, including presentation of recap documents, providing recommendations for growing the partnership, preparation of renewal proposals, account summaries and deal term preparation

  • Develop new and exciting activation concepts, in conjunction with assigned Corporate Partners, providing measurable benefit to each individual organization based on stated needs and objectives

  • Create added value and up-sell opportunities for existing Corporate Partners

  • Oversee all elements of Corporate Partner agreements in relation to signage, print, radio, social media, internet, in-market and in-arena promotions, community relations, and hospitality

  • Maintain working knowledge of NBA approval process. Initiate process by submitting all necessary promotional materials and paperwork through the Team Promotions Proposal (TPP) process

  • Oversee all Partner related activities during game nights in regards to intern assistance, receptions, promotions, signage, tickets, and hospitality

  • Attend and participate in weekly departmental sales and game-related marketing and activation meetings.

  • Generate and distribute account summaries for assigned Corporate Partners

  • Be knowledgeable of corporate partner’s business and industry

  • Manage corporate partners’ expectations on Sixers processes, timelines, approvals and deadlines

  • Partner with internal Sixers departments including, Marketing, Digital Media, Community Relations, PR +and Ticket Sales to create a broader activation platform for corporate partners

  • Focus on providing measurable metrics that demonstrate ROI for our Corporate Partners

  • Strive to achieve or exceed company and department renewal and incremental revenue objectives

  • Decision Making Abilities: Makes decisions guided by precedent and based on company policy

  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, business, marketing (or similar field) or Sports Management from four-year college or university required

  • Minimum of three years in a marketing position with a consumer brand, agency, media/sports property or similar account management position in a pro-sports team required

  • Consumer marketing and/or retail sales promotion experience required

  • Experience at developing activation marketing plans, promotions, presentations and proposals and demonstrated knowledge of general promotional concepts and marketing principles preferred

  • Must be able to develop and maintain corporate relationships, with senior level executives, managers/clients.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other related computer skills required

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure

  • Strong organizational skills, time management skills and attention to detail required

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on business writing skills

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects and support multiple high level executive positions

  • Ability to work independently without supervision, be self-directed and demonstrate initiative

  • Ability to take direction without follow up

  • Ability to work collaboratively with others whom you have no direct authority over

  • Strong teamwork and team synergy skills required

  • Excellent ability to establish rapport with others and ability to build strong interpersonal relationships.

  • Exhibit good judgment and decision-making skills

  • Availability and willingness to work extended hours, including nights, holidays and weekends and be on-call as necessary

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule based on the changing priorities of the department

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Sales Associate - August/September 2015 - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

Philadelphia 76ers Sales Associate Job Description

This posting is for a August/September 2015 start date.  Please apply only if available to begin full-time employment during this time.

Are you looking to jumpstart your career in the sports business?  Look no further than the Philadelphia 76ers Sales Associate program!  This exclusive program will give you the opportunity to learn the business side of professional sports from the top leaders in the sports industry.  With a focus on consistent training and development through personalized coaching, the 76ers Sales Associate program will build the foundation needed for a long and successful career in the sports business!

Program Overview

The Sales Associate program focuses on developing and further educating entry-level sports business professionals on the skills required to succeed in the revenue generating side of the sports business.  Through consistent training and development with members of the 76ers leadership team, Sales Associates will develop a sales pitch in which they are confident in and is centered around their personality.

Responsibilities

  • Sell a full menu of ticket products for the Philadelphia 76ers, including, but not limited to full and partial season ticket packages, group tickets and hospitality packages.

  • Make cold calls from lists of area companies provided to sell full and partial season ticket packages and group tickets.

  • Effectively follow up with clients and prospective clients in order to build relationships to help provide repeat business and to meet excellent customer service requirements.

  • Proactively create opportunities for new business through up selling opportunities and referrals from existing clients.

  • Contact past customers in order to generate new ticket sales.

  • Cordially and effectively handle incoming sales calls from prospective clients for all ticket sales products. 

  • Conduct in-arena appointments and tours of Wells Fargo Center to assist in closing new business and developing new relationships.

  • Work different Philadelphia 76ers events and games as assigned to support ticket sales efforts and promotional initiatives. 

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in business/sales/marketing/sports management or similar concentration.

  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact comfortably and effectively with internal and external clients at all levels of an organization.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and oral. 

  • Extremely coachable and eager to learn every day.

  • Highly motivated individuals with a strong desire to build a career in the sports business.

  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends, as required.

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Internships: Communications/Community Relations
Sixers Youth Foundation Intern(s)-Fall 2015 - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

Description:

Sixers Youth Foundation is seeking a college student whom possesses genuine interest and passion for working in the non-profit sector within the Sport Industry. Selected candidate will be heavily educated in the following: non-profit business operations, fundraising, networking, public relations, marketing and sales. This is a great opportunity for students to get exposure and network within the professional sports industry while earning credit for school. See below for more details pertaining to this position.

Who we are looking for:

We are in pursuit for candidates with the ability to coordinate and assist in all operations regarding the Sixers Youth Foundation. Candidate must be a team player and have the desire to work in a fast paced environment. Excellent communication skills and experience in community relations or non-profit sector is strongly preferred.

 

Reports to:

Sixers Youth Foundation Coordinator

Qualifications:

Must be a current undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in Athletic Administration, Marketing, Communications, Hospitality Management or a degree of similar capacity. Experience in sports/entertainment is strongly preferred. Ideal candidate will take an active role in all fundraising programs that takes place during the entire duration of internship. Available to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays.

Duties:

  • Assist in the day-to-day operations for SYF as deemed necessary.
  • Work closely with the Foundation Coordinator in efforts to execute all programmatic activities.
  • Assist in the screening process of all game-night staff for the SYF.
  • Assist Foundation Coordinator in the implementation of the 50/50.
  • Develop revenue generation strategies for the Sixers Youth Foundation.
  • Assist in the overall marketing, PR and social media strategies for all Foundation related activities.
  • Coordinate community related activities in targeted area.
  • Provide administrative support for Foundation Coordinator and Executive Director.

Desired Major(s):

  • Hospitality/Non-profit Management

  • Athletic Administration/Sport & Recreation Management

  • Business

  • Marketing

  • Communications

Position Type:

Internship (unpaid)

*Hours will be based on candidate’s availability and/or internship requirements.

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Operations
Ticket Operations Coordinator - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

Reports To: Assistant Ticket Operations Manager

Summary: The Ticket Operations Coordinator is dedicated to supporting all aspects of within the Philadelphia 76ers Ticket Operations department.

Responsibilities:

  • Effectively invoicing, processing, printing, and mailing all ticket/parking orders.
  • Responsible for communicating and implementing all policies, procedures, and directives including those related to sales, pricing, and allocation.
  • Assist in building ticket packages, plans, promo codes, price tables on ticketing system.
  • Serves as frontline resource for resolution of customer service issues on game night
  • Provides and maintains the highest level of customer service with season ticket holders, 76ers fans, and co-workers.
  • Assist in the training of new sales representatives on the ticketing system and policies.
  • All other duties assigned by Assistant Ticket Operations Manager and /or Box Office Manager

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general educational degree or above required.
  • Minimum of 6 months of ticketing or customer service experience.
  • Strong communication skills and demonstrated organizational skills
  • Computer literate; knowledge of Paciolan/Spectra ticketing applications desirable, as well as MS Word, Excel and Outlook

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