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Community Engagement Intern - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

Overview: The Philadelphia 76ers one of the most storied franchises in American sports, led by Led by one of the industry’s most decorated and well-respected sports business executives in CEO Scott O’Neil, the Sixers have attracted the industry’s top leadership talent from the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, MLS, and NCAA, resulting in one of the most exciting, rewarding, and dynamic work environments within the entire sport industry. The Sixers offer an energetic working environment built on collaboration, growth and a quest for to excel in everything we do. 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.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage day to day process for all external donation inquiries
  • Participate and assist in preparation of various community outreach programs and special events
  • Assist with management of donation and CRM
  • Participate during game-nights with various CR and Sixers Youth Foundation programs
  • Assist in the management of Community Assist ticket requests
  • Assist with updating and maintaining inventory, including autograph merchandise, promotional items, and supplies
  • Research current trends and new ideas for community programs and events
  • Other administrative duties as assigned

Qualifications (educational, experience and basic knowledge requirements):

  • 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
  • Recent graduate preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, Nonprofit Management, Hospitality or related field is preferred
  • Database management experience is a plus
  • Some game nights and weekend events will be required

 

 

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Fall Sales Internship Program - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

Status: Fall Internship

Department: Ticket Sales & Service

Location: Philadelphia 76ers Front Office (Philadelphia, PA)

Dates: September 2016 – December 2016

Widely regarded as one of the top ticket sales programs in the sports business, the Sixers Sales Internship program provides the nation’s top sports business students with 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 one-on-one coaching, the Sixers Sales Internship program will build the foundation needed for a long and successful career in the revenue-generating side of the sports business

Led by one of the industry’s most decorated and well-respected sports business executives in CEO Scott O’Neil, the Sixers have attracted the industry’s top leadership talent from the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, MLS, and NCAA, resulting in one of the most exciting, rewarding, and dynamic work environments within the entire sport industry.

Apply now to learn why the Philadelphia 76ers were selected as one of Philadelphia Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in Philadelphia!
 

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

  • 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

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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

    1. 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 Fall 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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    Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Sales
    Group Event Sales Fall Intern - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, Pa)

    Philadelphia 76ers – Group Event Sales Intern

    Status: 2016-17 Philadelphia 76ers Season Internship
    Department: Sales, Group Events
    Location: Philadelphia 76ers Front Office (Philadelphia, PA)
    Dates: October 2016 – April 2017
    Compensation: Paid Internship

    The Philadelphia 76ers Group Event Sales team lives by the phrase, “Live Elite.” Not only does that mindset permeate throughout the department each and every day, but the standard is to be the number one Group Event Sales team in the NBA. After receiving the 1st pick in the NBA draft, the Sixers signed Ben Simmons to join the rest of our young talent including Joel Embiid, Jahlil Okafor and Nerlens Noel. There is no better time to be a part of the 76ers front office as we take over the city of Philadelphia. This internship will help you identify what it takes to be successful in the professional sports industry while guiding you through a fun and diligent program. We have a work hard play hard mentality, where we will set you up for success to eventually thrive in this industry. Those who are dedicated to jump starting their career and getting a leg up in the industry, are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Requirements:
    •    Current undergraduate student at an accredited college or university
    •    Minimum commitment of 20 hours per week
    •    Must be able to attend a majority of games
    •    Effective communication skills and interpersonal skills
    •    Strong leadership and organizational skills
    •    Ability to multi-task
    •    Ability to work with deadlines
    •    Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule (holidays, evenings)
    •    Coachable
    •    Strong time management and organizational skills
    •    Demonstrate an enthusiastic, positive and outgoing personality

    Job Responsibilities:
    •    Assist with execution of all game night exclusive 76ers Fan Experiences 
    •    Attend every home game 
    •    Assist with development and execution of sales events
    •    Aid in the development of group reporting
    •    Provide Group Account Executives with support in activating special events
    •    Prospect new business for sales department
    •    Provide a high level of service to all accounts
    •    Staffing ticket sales booths at outside functions including luncheons, business shows, conventions, etc.
    •    Must have the ability to hand multiple projects 
    •    Assist with other group duties as assigned
    •    Workable knowledge of Microsoft Office programs including: Word, Excel and Power Point 

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    Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Sales
    Sales Associate (September Start Date) - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

    JOIN THE REVOLUTION!

    Widely regarded as one of the top ticket sales programs in the sports business, the Sixers Sales Associate program provides entry-level sports business executives with 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 one-on-one coaching, the Sixers Sales Associate program will build the foundation needed for a long and successful career in the revenue-generating side of the sports business.

    Led by one of the industry’s most decorated and well-respected sports business executives in CEO Scott O’Neil, the Sixers have attracted the industry’s top leadership talent from the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, MLS, and NCAA, resulting in one of the most exciting, rewarding, and dynamic work environments within the entire sport industry.

    Apply now to learn why the Philadelphia 76ers were selected as one of Philadelphia Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in Philadelphia!

    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.

    • Utilize social selling tools to generate new lead sources

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Take advantage of out of office appointments to get face-to-face with prospective buyers

    • 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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