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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Account Executive, Group Sales - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

Position Overview

The Charlotte Hornets are seeking a passionate, committed, high-energy sales person to sell group tickets for our organization. As a Group Sales Account Executive you should be highly motivated and organized with an outgoing personality.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Making cold calls from lists that you prospect to area companies and organizations to set up appointments to sell group tickets
  • Actively meeting or exceeding weekly and monthly sales goals in the areas of group ticket sales
  • Maintaining computerized records of all season, plan and group customers regarding the team’s customer relations database
  • Selling season tickets, partial season, luxury products and mini plans
  • Building and cultivating beneficial relationships with existing and new accounts
  • Managing all incoming sales calls from group sales prospects
  • Developing professional relationships with current clients for group outing renewals and referral leads
  •  Meeting and exceeding weekly and monthly appointment goals
  • Creating and activating new theme nights and group outings
  • Selling and activating fan experiences on a game by game basis

Required Skills, Experience, and Abilities

To perform the job successfully, you should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • You should be a self-starter with a positive attitude
  • Committed to working as a meaningful member of the sales team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be customer service and fan experience oriented
  • Solid prioritization and organizational skills, being able to handle multiple projects at once
  • Be creative and enthusiastic
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Sports Management, Marketing or related field
  • The ability to thrive in a dynamic, deadline driven environment
  • Ability to network throughout the business community and various organizations
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and attend all home games including evenings, weekends and possible holidays
  • At least one-year of successful group sales experience

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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.


Technical Services: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Graphic Designer - Charlotte Hornets (charlotte, NC)

Position overview

In this role, you will fulfill advertising and design needs for Hornets Sports & Entertainment including design, development, and presentation of internal and external advertising creative, corporate partnership creative, brand marketing creative, sales campaign creative, and arena marketing creative. This position will work closely with internal clients including partnerships, ticket operations, corporate social responsibility, sales, services and arena operations. You will report directly to our Creative Director.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • You are responsible for design conception and layout for print and digital graphic artwork within Hornets and HSE, specifically supporting sales, service, partnerships, marketing, community, arena, human resources, and ticket operations departments
  • Execute graphic design projects including but not limited to, sales collateral, advertisement campaigns, arena graphics, digital ads, season tickets projects, packaging, logo design, and presentation decks for partnerships and marketing departments
  • Works within assigned timelines and produce materials that serve the intended function determined by job requestor
  • Works efficiently alongside other print, video and animation creatives as part of an internal creative team
  • Work effectively as a brand ambassador for the organization and representative of the Creative Services group
  • Prepare appropriate files for printers and vendors
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager

To perform the job successfully, you should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Have a Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design with a displayed interest in branding and advertising specific to the sports or entertainment industries is required
  • Knowledge of basketball and sports; knowledge of Hornets a plus
  • Must have working knowledge of print production and retouching process
  • Demonstrated advanced skills in using graphic design software in a MAC environment
  • You are required to have skills and abilities in the following areas:
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Apple Keynote and/or Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality
  • Presents self in a professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts
  • Must be able to understand and achieve the functional purposes and business goals of each assigned project
  • Possession of strong interpersonal skills; listening and working well with others and in a team environment
  • Possession of excellent communication skills, including written and verbal, and have the ability to present ideas clearly and concisely
  • Highly organized with ability to prioritize work activities and use time efficiently
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Proven ability to adapt to change in the work environment; capable of balancing multiple demands, projects, and changes simultaneously
  • Demonstrated dependability; consistently at work on time, follows instructions, and responds to manager’s direction
  • Must be honest and possess integrity
  • Must be open to coaching and differentiating perspectives
  • Willing to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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.


Retail: Retail Merchandising
Part Time Fan Shop Team Member - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

The Hornets Fan Shop is building a new store for the upcoming Hornets NBA season.  The Fan Shop is seeking guest service oriented Part Time Team Members to ensure its success. Previous experience working in sales and/or retail is preferred. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to cashiering, guest service, merchandising and general store or kiosk upkeep.

Hornets Fan Shop Team Members are expected to work from 4:30pm-11:00pm for most home games.  Occasional shifts are also available on non-game days.  Part-time Fan Shop Team Members may also have opportunities to work concerts and events at Spectrum Center.

Interested candidates may apply online. All candidates will be subject to a background and reference check.

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.


Facility Operations/Security: Security
Part-time Security Supervisor - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

POSITION OVERVIEW

Hornets Sports & Entertainment is currently looking for qualified and responsible individuals to join our security team. Security Supervisor will report to the Manager of Arena & Event Security.  The Security Supervisors are responsible for the daily security operations to ensure successful key control and electronic access controls for the Spectrum Center.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise Security Officers; ensures high quality service; evaluates service quality and initiates any necessary corrective action.
  • Must be able to communicate with show security in the absence of the Sr. Director or Manager of the department.
  • Must be able to work well with other departments especially the Event Services department, but at the same time maintain the integrity of the security department.
  • Provides support; security planning, assessments and surveys; reviews post orders and communicate requirements and changes to BOH security team.
  • Maintains a positive, professional environment in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures; acts to ensure that team members understand and comply with laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Effectively able to read and identify credentials and tickets, with the understanding of proper access to the appropriate area
  • Identify and resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Enforce and uphold integrity of the facility and the event
  • Perform routine search procedures and entrances and exits and ensure that no prohibited items enter or leave Spectrum Center.
  • Ability to proactively identify and address offensive behavior.
  • Attend and participate in pre-event security meetings
  • Enforce policies and procedures throughout the facility on a 24hr 7day a week basis
  • Follow all rules and regulations as outlined in the policies and the procedures manual
  • Aid in direction of orderly evacuation of building
  • Other duties as assigned by Sr. Director / Manager

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES

(To perform the job successfully, the candidate should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this job.)

  • High school diploma/ or equivalent
  • The ability to maneuver throughout the building
  • The ability to stand and walk for extended periods
  • The ability to bend, and lift at least 50 pounds and push 70 pounds
  • The ability to work effectively at high altitudes
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Strive to maintain a safe work environment for self and others
  • Available to work evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Must be able to pass background check
  • Must be willing to work all shifts and days Monday through Sunday
  • Possess excellent communication skills, oral and written
  • Proficient with the internet, E-mail, and Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Must be able to work a minimum of 75% Hornets games and 90% of all other events
  • Punctuality is very critical this position has to be able to be on site at 6:30am or earlier to prepare the staff for load in
  • Must be able to work independently and use sound judgment

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Possess excellent communication skills, oral and written
  • Interpersonal skills –listens to others, works well in a team environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Guest services and Security experience mandatory
  • Must be very flexible with the ability to adapt to different situations

Adaptability:

  • Adapts to changes in the work environment
  • Ability to work in inclement weather conditions (within reason)
  • Must be physically capable of walking long distances

Communication Skills:

  • Asks key questions to obtain information
  • Speaks clearly, listens and gets clarification
  • Communicates changes effectively
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
  • Writes clearly and informatively
  • Able to read and interpret written information

Professionalism:

  • Demonstrates neat and professional appearance at all times
  • Follows instructions, responds to management directions
  • Treats people with respect

Safety and Security

  • Observes safety and security procedures
  • Reports potentially unsafe conditions
  • Proactively enforces security policies for building

Work Ethic

  • Reports to work on time
  • Arrives at meetings and appointments on time
  • Uses time effectively

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.


Internships: Any Internship
Spring 2018 - Arena Marketing Intern - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

Position Overview


Spectrum Center/ Hornets Sports & Entertainment is looking for a college senior or graduate student to serve as an intern for the Arena Marketing department. The position is unpaid and the student must receive academic credit. Hours vary – must be available for most arena events, throughout the semester that may occur on evenings and/or weekends, including Arena Events and Hornets games. The Arena Marketing Intern will rotate throughout the department in the areas of administrative coordination, event management, arena booking and arena marketing.  The Intern must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook; strong computer skills; the ability to work nights & weekends (includes all non-Hornets events such as event marketing, concerts, family shows, conferences, etc.). This unpaid internship requires 20-40 hours per week.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in daily operations of the Arena Marketing Department
  • Assist with department administrative duties such as maintaining supply orders, senior executive support, inventory checklists/tracking, etc.
  • Assist with pre-event and event day operations associated with all Spectrum Center events
  • Assist with social media management and tracking, development of social media ideas
  • Assist with event marketing activations including planning, implementation, execution, tracking, etc.
  • Assist with management of day of show responsibilities
  • Assist with implementation of marketing strategies, promotions and campaigns
  • Aid in the development of reporting requirements to determine ROI and overall effectiveness of campaigns. Will assist heavily in the recap process for all events.
  • Conducts market research relative to tour schedules and timeline, venue information, artist demographic, background and potential sales history
  • Researches competitive market schedules aligned or in comparison to internal bookings
  • Assist with hospitality needs for clients and executives
  • All other duties as assigned

Required Skills, Experiences, and Abilities

The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. 

  • Passion for the Entertainment Industry and an understanding of Event Operations, Planning, Marketing and Public Relations
  • Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
  • Strong teamwork skills and the ability to manage individual projects
  • Be a flexible and reliable team player, both within department and the company as a whole
  • Have the ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Present and interact with all levels of the organization and external contacts in a professional manner
  • Be dependable and consistently arrive to work on time, follow instructions, and respond to manager’s instructions.
  • Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays.
  • Proficient Computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Problem Solving using creativity and organizational skills?
  • Intern must receive college credit
  • Senior or Graduate level student preferred
  • Sports and Entertainment Management, Marketing, Public Relations, Communications or related major

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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.


Internships: Any Internship
Spring 2018 - Arena Operations Intern - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

Position Overview

Spectrum Center, home of the Charlotte Hornets, is looking for a college student to serve as an intern for the Arena Operations & Events department. The position is unpaid and the student is required to receive academic credit. Hours vary –You must be available for most arena events, throughout the semester that may occur on evenings and/or weekends. You will be rotating throughout the department in the areas of administrative coordination, event management, arena booking, arena marketing, building operations, security,                                        guest services and senior executive support.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assisting in daily operations of the Arena Operations & Marketing Department
  • Assisting with department administrative duties: maintaining supply orders, senior executive support, inventory checklists/tracking, etc.
  • Managing and updating events calendars
  • Assisting with pre-event and event day operations associated with all Spectrum Center events
  • Attending building walk-throughs and relevant upcoming event meetings
  • Assisting with social media management and tracking, development of social media ideas
  • Assisting with Event Marketing Activations
  • Assisting management with day of show responsibilities
  • Assisting with implementation of marketing strategies, promotions and campaigns
  • Aiding in the development of reporting requirements to determine return on investment and overall effectiveness of campaigns
  • Assisting with hospitality needs for clients and executives

Required Skills/ Experience/ Abilities

The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Real passion for the Entertainment Industry and an understanding of Event Operations, Planning, Marketing and Public Relations
  • You should have strong time management skills and be capable of prioritizing tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
  • Have the ability to multi-task and thrive in a dynamic, deadline driven environment
  • Present and interact with all levels of the organization and outside contacts in a professional manner
  • Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, and holidays (includes all non-Hornets events such as event marketing, concerts, family shows, conferences, etc.). This unpaid internship requires 20-40 hours per week.
  • Problem Solving using creativity and organizational skills

Education and/or Experience

  • Intern is required to receive college credit
  • Senior or Graduate level student preferred
  • Sports and Entertainment Management, Marketing, Public Relations, Communications or related major

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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.


Internships: Any Internship
Spring 2018 - Basketball Communications - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

 Position Overview

This is a non-paid internship and is requiring the individual to receive academic credit. You should be, but not limiting to, a junior, senior or graduate level student.

This internship will require that the student is in the office approximately 20-40 hours a week and attend all Hornets basketball games.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

Required Skills/Experience/Abilities

The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position:

  • You should possess excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Previous experience in a college sports information office, school newspaper, internship with a sports team or campus athletic department is preferred.
  • You should have experience with sports writing, research, feature writing and transcription. Knowledge of basketball game statistics is a plus.

Education and/or Experience

  • Intern must receive college credit
  • Pursuit of a Communications or Public Relations degree is preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
  • You should be a flexible and reliable teammate, both within the department and the company as a whole
  • Be able to thrive in a dynamic, deadline driven environment
  • Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays.
  • Ability to attend company events.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

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.


Internships: Any Internship
Spring 2018 - Business Analytics Intern - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

POSITION OVERVIEW

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with statistical research and examination
  • Algorithm testing
  • Assist with creating analysis on business metrics
  • Assist with data cleansing and preparation
  • Data entry

 REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES

The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Due to the high complexity of the work we will give this intern, this person must have advanced knowledge of Excel functions such as Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP, IF, macros, etc.
  • If you describe yourself as an “Excel Wizard“ we would like to chat with you.
  • The ideal candidate will be extremely detailed and organized.
  • Candidates should be organized, professional, mature, self-starting and committed to the sports industry.

Education and/or Experience

  • Must receive college credit.
  • Experience working on a database append/cleanup project for a company or organization is beneficial.
  • Experience working on a statistical project and/or modeling for a sports team is beneficial.
  • Experience with R or Python.
  • Experience with computer programming preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

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

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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.


Internships: Any Internship
Spring 2018 - CRM/Database Marketing Intern - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilites

  • Assist with day to day activities relating to the CRM (Microsoft Dynamics 2011) system
  • Distribute leads to sales departments and create list for email sends
  • Data entry into CRM system
  • Assist with user training and adoption sessions
  • Assist with lead generation, lead scoring, and evaluation of sales and marketing campaigns
  • Assist with cleansing and importing data

Required Skills, Experience, and Abilities
The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. 

  • Due to the high complexity of the work we will give this intern, this person must be extremely detailed. If you're the type of person who alphabetizes your Blu-Ray or book collection, we would like to hear from you.
  • The ideal candidate will be extremely detailed, organized, and a quick learner.
  • Candidates should be organized, professional, mature, self-starting and committed to the sports industry.
  • Must receive college credit
  • Experience working on a database append/cleanup project for a company or organization is beneficial.
  • Experience training users on a software program is beneficial.
  • 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.
  • Ability to attend all sales open houses (1 per month)

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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.


Internships: Any Internship
Spring 2018 - CSR Book Bus Intern - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

Position Overview

You will work directly with the Foundation Manager to facilitate and maintain the Charlotte Hornets Book Bus & Hugo’s Reading Program/Assembly Presentation. This internship will be a combination of on and off site. This is an unpaid internship requiring the intern to be at all home games and some arena events 20-40 hours per week.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • You will be assisting the manager with the literacy program for all Book Bus appearances
  • Running Hornets Community Corner program on game days
  • Assisting with Hugo’s Reading Program/Assembly Presentation

Required Knowledge/Experience/Skills

  • The applicant should have event planning and project management experience
  • Strong verbal/written communication and customer service skills
  • Excellent social skills with a positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Be a flexible and reliable teammate, both within the department and the company as a whole
  • You should show strong interest in engaging the community and in non-profit organizations
  • Ability to meet deadlines and balance multiple tasks
  • Self-starter, creative, adaptable and knowledge of marketing and promotion tools
  • Strong organizational / scheduling and excellent time management skills
  • Enjoys working with Elementary School Students
  • Willingness to perform / work in Elementary School settings
  • Mascot Experience welcomed

Internship Requirements

  • You are required to receive college credit
  • Be able to work 20-40 hour a week and attend CSR events as needed

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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.


Internships: Any Internship
Spring 2018 - CSR Hornets Foundation Intern - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

Position Overview

The Charlotte Hornets Foundation is committed to inspiring a philanthropic culture and strengthening the Charlotte region through intentional partnerships, charitable giving and social projects in the areas of education, wellness, hunger and military care. The intern in this position will work directly with the Coordinator, Charlotte Hornets Foundation to facilitate, promote, maintain and implement fundraisers and events that support the Charlotte Hornets Foundation. This position is a non-paid internship working 20-40 hours per week, including all Hornets home games and arena/foundation events as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • The applicant will manage the Hornets Community Corner on game days and facilitate the Community Corner’s nonprofit organization program. 
  • You will assist the coordinator of the Charlotte Hornets Foundation with fundraising activities and events including the foundation’s new CycleBar fundraiser, silent auctions, raffles and merchandise sales.
  • You will also assist with the execution of the foundation’s education, wellness, hunger and military grant programs and in-game recognitions.
  • The applicant will help coordinate the Hornets volunteer program including identifying opportunities for fan and employee engagement.   

Required Skills/ Experience/ and Abilities

  • You will benefit from having fundraising experience or just a love for fundraising.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills will be vital to your success in this position
  • The applicant should be detail oriented, organized and take initiative.
  • Access to reliable transportation.

Education and/or Experience

  • Intern must receive academic credit.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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.


Internships: Any Internship
Spring 2018 - CSR Intern - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

The Charlotte Hornets Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is committed to strengthening the Charlotte region through intentional partnerships, charitable giving and social projects in the areas of education, wellness, hunger and military.

This position will serve as a support and administrator with of day-to-day and long term community initiatives. An internship in the CSR department will provide you with valuable, hands-on experience planning and executing major events, maintaining community/corporate partnerships and working with the charitable foundation of the Charlotte Hornets.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Take role in coordinating community initiatives – including but not limited to – Military Care, Pass the Plate, Math Hoops Live and Championship Tournament, hospital visits and game day donation drives
  • Assist with the Player Nation charitable ticket program by contacting local nonprofit organizations and coordinating ticket distribution
  • Coordinate and fulfill community donation requests and nonprofit event sponsorship requests
  • Assist the Charlotte Hornets Foundation with planning and executing game day fundraisers
  • Database management of donation requests and autographed memorabilia inventory
  • Assist with coordinating player appearance and fan experiences

Knowledge/Experience/Skills

  • Positive attitude
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Passion to work in the sport industry and community outreach is preferred
  • Willingness to work extended hours (i.e. game nights and special events)
  • Ability to successfully multi-task and maintain organization
  • Self-starter, creative, and adaptable
  • Proficient in MS Office applications

Internship Requirements

  • Must be able to receive academic credit.
  • Must be able to work 20-40 hours a week; in addition to home games and special events.
  • Must have access to reliable transportation daily, during office hours.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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.


Internships: Any Internship
Spring 2018 - Corporate Communications - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

Position Overview

This is a non-paid internship and requires the individual to receive academic credit. You should be, but not limited to, a rising junior, senior or graduate level student. The pursuit of a Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Sports Management or English degree is preferred. This internship will require that the student is in the office approximately 20-40 hours a week.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assisting with research, writing and editing of media releases and other materials.
  • Assisting with promoting team’s non-basketball initiatives such as community events, ticket sales and corporate partnerships
  • Developing and editing content for various organizational platforms, including external publications and internal communications
  • Distributing public relations material to staff and fans as requested
  • Responding to media inquiries

Required Skills, Experience, and Abilities

The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position:

  • You should have excellent communication, writing, and editing skills.
  • It is preferred that you have experience with sports writing, research, feature writing, editing and transcription.
  • Knowledge of AP style
  • Previous experience in a college sports information office, school newspaper or sports team is preferred.
  • Knowledge of basketball is a plus.
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
  • Be able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
  • Be a flexible and reliable teammate, both within the department and the company as a whole
  • Thrive in a dynamic, deadline driven environment
  • Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts.
  • Ability to multi-task, work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays and the ability to attend company events.
  • You are required to receive college credit.
  • Pursuit of a Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Sports Management or English degree is preferred.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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


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Spring 2018 - Corporate Partnerships Intern - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

Position Overview

This is a non-paid internship and is requires that you obtain college credit. You will need to be in the office 20-40 hours a week. Any previous relevant presentations, studies, essays or other examples which showcase writing abilities and creative thinking are recommended when interviewing for this position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performing general administrative duties
  • Researching promotional items and campaigns relevant to the industry
  • Researching, developing and helping execute new creative products and promotional ideas
  • Researching and developing sales proposals and partnerships recaps
  • Assisting with special events and corporate hospitality
  • Assisting with client management and general account activation
  • Keep up with inventory of merchandise and premium items
  • Assisting account managers with game-day activation

Required Skills, Experience, and Abilities

The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position:

  • Organized, professional, 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.
  • Proven written, oral, and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite
  • Must receive college credit
  • Students studying Sport Management/ Administration, Marketing/ Sales, or Business Administration are preferred
  • You should have strong time management skills and the ability to prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
  • Be a flexible and reliable teammate, both within the department and the company as a whole
  • Thrive in a dynamic, deadline driven environment
  • Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts
  • Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays
  • Ability to attend company events

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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


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Spring 2018 - Creative Video Production Intern - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

Position Overview

**YOU MUST BE ELGIBILE TO RECEIVE COLLEGE CREDIT**

Interns will learn to work cooperatively in a dynamic and deadline driven environment, while enjoying the excitement of working within a professional sports organization. This unpaid internship requires a 20-40-hour workweek and course credit from your academic institution.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Execution of pre-production schedule including video & audio editing as well as graphic design
  • Assisting 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 (Spring & Fall Internships only)
  • Aiding in the post-production process of exporting and uploading videos to team’s website, social channels, etc.

Required Skills, Experience, and Abilities

The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position:

  • You must be hardworking, dedicated, and organized
  • Creativity, enthusiasm, and willingness to learn on the fly while utilizing prior knowledge
  • Strong communications/media background is preferred
  • Knowledge of video editing & graphic design on Mac OS required
  • Familiarity with the some for of the following programs & equipment is required:
    • Adobe Creative Suite/Creative Cloud
    • Final Cut Suite
    • Prosumer and DSLR Cameras
    • Production equipment (Lighting, tripods, green screens, etc.)
    • Microsoft Office

Education and/or Experience

  • You are required to receive college credit.
  • Preference for Communication, Broadcasting, Video Production, Digital Media, Broadcast Journalism majors or equivalent fields.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • You should possess a strong time management skills and be able to prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
  • You will maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
  • Be a flexible and reliable teammate, both within the department and the company as a whole
  • 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.
  • Ability to attend company events and work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays, and all home games (Spring & Fall Internships only)

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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


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Spring 2018 - Creative/Graphic Design Intern - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

Position Overview

The Charlotte Hornets are seeking a Graphic Design intern. This is a heavy print design environment. The internship will allow the Intern to gain knowledge of printing and graphics. This internship offers the opportunity to work with a diverse group of experienced staff members in a dynamic and challenging environment. We are looking for hard-working, organized, dedicated individuals with a team player attitude and the desire to actively take on responsibility throughout the summer semester. These internships are unpaid; however, college credit is required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work load consist of a heavy dose of print projects from flyers, ads, sales slicks, promotional items and more. Logo creation, productions design and time management skills are a must for this role
  • You will be assisting the design team with larger projects and have the opportunity to participate in group projects.
  • Assisting with creation of social media and website graphics.
  • Researching and recommending images to use in assigned projects with the ability to mask out player images in Photoshop
  • Organizing graphic and photo files for the department.

Required Skills, Experience, and Abilities

The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, you should be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Basic layout design and typesetting.
  • The applicant should have at least medium knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator in a MAC environment.
  • The applicant will need great communication skills, to be professional and be able to multi-task.
  • If you have any experience working for a team, athletic department, or with a sporting event that is beneficial.
  • You should be a flexible and reliable member of the team, both within your own department and the company as a whole
  • 20-40 hours a week.
  • Majoring in Graphic Design, Graphics, or related field.
  • Must receive college credit

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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


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Spring 2018 - Digital Marketing Intern - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

Position Overview

You will work directly with Digital Marketing Manager, to facilitate and maintain the Charlotte Hornets email marketing strategy. This is an unpaid internship (working 20-40 hours per week) and we require that you receive school credit for your work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conception and creation of email templates ( using HTML)
  • Proofreading, editing, and updating copy for internal and external emails
  • Assisting with management and maintenance of the Hornets opt-in database
  • You will be assisting with maintenance of the master email calendar
  • Researching and compiling evolving trends and technology
  • Assisting with compiling email performance data and conducting analysis
  • Maintaining Hornets Came From Code (CFC) database on a weekly basis

Required Skills, Experience, and Abilities

The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position:

  • The applicant will be open to learning additional aspects of marketing
  • Ability to lift 30 to 50 pounds
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Possess an outgoing personality and a professional demeanor
  • Be a flexible and reliable teammate, both within the department and the company as a whole
  • You should be capable of thriving in a dynamic, deadline driven environment
  • Ability to attend company events and work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays
  • You are required to receive academic credit
  • Majoring in Marketing, Communications, Computer Science, or related fields

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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.


Internships: Any Internship
Spring 2018 - Finance Intern - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

Position Overview

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 Spectrum Center. 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. This is a non-paid internship that requires the applicant to be in the office 20-40 hours a week.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • You will be assisting with the financial statement audit by preparing financial schedules to support the face statements or footnotes.
  • Assisting in the preparation of tax information for various entities and jurisdictions
  • Updating Excel workbooks and summarizing information such as insurance policies or sponsorship contracts.
  • Assisting the department with actual vs. budget comparisons
  • Assisting finance members with developing detailed budgets based upon discussions with various department heads
  • Converting trial balance information into management reports
  • You will record routine cash transactions in the sub ledger and post batches to the general ledger
  • Perform roll forwards and reconciliations. Roll forwards to include fixed assets, debt, and equity. Reconciliations to include cash, prepaid, and accruals.
  • Traditional intern tasks such as copying, filing, and basic data entry.

Required Skills, Experience, and Abilities

The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, you should be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Rigor, attention to detail, and organization are keys to success
  • The applicant should display a positive attitude to conform to the casual environment while demonstrating respect for all
  • Share our curiosity for the business and our desire to positively influence the business
  • Must receive college credit
  • Pursuit of a Finance or a related degree is preferred.
  • The applicant should be, but not limited to, a Junior or Senior.
  • 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 member of the team, both within own department and the company as a whole
  • Have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Presents yourself in a professional manner and have the ability to interact with all levels of the organization and outside contacts.
  • Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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


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Spring 2018 - Game Operations (Event Presentation) Intern - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

Position Overview

The Charlotte Hornets are seeking a high-energy individual to support members of the Event Presentation staff with daily team operations. This is a non-paid internship and is requiring the individual to receive college credit. The candidate will need to be in the office 20-40 hours a week plus games and events.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • As an intern you will be helping with organizing and assisting different events for Hornets Sports & Entertainment
  • Entertainment coordination, game day props, and set up
  • Assisting with live Game elements
  • Picking up off site props, as needed
  • Entertainment Teams as necessary
  • Researching audio and movie clips through other pro teams
  • Researching and planning for the upcoming season

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, you should be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • The applicant should possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Outgoing personality with strong communication skills.
  • You will need the ability to work on sensitive projects and maintain confidential information.
  • Maintain professional image at all times.
  • Knowledge of basketball preferred.
  • You should possess strong time management skills and be able prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
  • Be a flexible and reliable member of the team, both within own department and the company as a whole
  • Thrive in a rapidly changing and deadline driven environment
  • Presents self in professional manner and has is able to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts
  • Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays, and most home games

Education and/or Experience

  • College credit is required
  • Pursuing a degree in sports management, sports administration, exercise science, physical education, or the desire to pursue a career in the sports industry

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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


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Spring 2018 - Grassroots Marketing Intern - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

Position Overview

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • The applicant will assist in the interdepartmental implementation of marketing strategies, promotions and campaigns
  • Coordinate delivery of advertising collateral to media partners and other establishments
  • Understand and utilize web-based analytics tools for regular production and analysis of performance marketing program reports
  • Aid in the development of reporting requirements to determine ROI and overall effectiveness of campaigns
  • Assist in the management of databases and email campaigns
  • As an intern you will learn and utilize the techniques used for project management for creative (graphics) and brand initiatives (i.e. social, digital, mobile)
  • You will assist with the planning of Youth Basketball Camps and Clinics
  • Management of marketing department inventory and equipment

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, you will be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Real passion for Marketing
  • Ability to lift at least 30lbs to 50lbs
  • The ability to work long and flexible hours during the work week and Hornets events
  • An outgoing personality and a professional demeanor
  • Must receive college credit. Preference for Business or Marketing majors.
  • Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
  • Be a flexible and reliable member of the team, both within own department and the company as a whole
  • Have the ability to thrive in a dynamic and deadline driven environment
  • Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays, and most home games

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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


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Spring 2018 - 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. To be eligible for this internship you will be required to receive academic credit. This internship is unpaid.

Essential Duties and Accountabilities

  • Assisting with various programs including:
  • Internship program
  • On-boarding & termination processes
  • Training programs
  • Workers compensations
  • Benefits/Payroll
  • Organizing employment materials
  • Spreadsheet maintenance
  • Communicating initiatives within the organization and specific departments
  • Assist in executing various compliance requirements

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.

Education and/or Experience

  • Pursuit of Human Resources degree preferred; Psychology, Sociology, Business, or a related degree is required.
  • You should be, but not limited to, a Junior, Senior or graduate level student.
  • You will need to be in the office 20-40 hours a week and need to attend most home games.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Possess a solid 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

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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


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Spring 2018 - IT Intern - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

Position Overview

This is a non-paid internship and requires the individual to receive academic credit. You will need to attend Hornets Basketball games and be in the office 20-40 hours a week.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Troubleshooting end user computer problems.
  • Communicating problems and solutions both verbally and in writing to customers and management.
  • Creating and following standard processes, plan effectively to complete tasks on schedule, and clearly document results.
  • Providing end user support to an internal client base of 100+ users.
  • Logging and tracking calls using problem management database, and maintains history records and related problem documentation.
  • Internal end user support of all PC hardware and peripherals.
  • Network related troubleshooting, maintenance, and monitoring is also essential
  • Computer inventory management

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, you should be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • You should be organized, bold, professional, mature, self-starting and committed to the sports industry.
  • Any IT experience working for a team, athletic department, or with a sporting event is beneficial.
  • Being able to effectively communicate is a necessity
  • Have validated knowledge of system design, development and implementation procedures
  • Ability to troubleshoot and debug hardware and software applications, identify hardware deficiencies and report findings.
  • Must possess a full understanding of PC architecture, PC support, Server support, Microsoft Windows 2000 Workstation and Server, Microsoft Active Directory, Windows XP, Office XP, and Anti-Virus tools.
  • You will need to be able to lift 50 lbs.

Education and/or Experience

  • Pursuit of a Computer Science related degree is preferred.
  • You should be, but not limiting to, a junior, senior or graduate level student.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Possess a solid ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
  • Be a flexible and reliable member of the team, both within own department and the company as a whole
  • Have the ability to thrive in a dynamic and deadline driven environment
  • Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of organization and outside contacts.
  • Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays, and all home games

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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.


Internships: Any Internship
Spring 2018 - Marketing Intern - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

Position Overview

The marketing department is responsible for all brand building efforts. This entails developing key fan insights and translating insights into breakthrough fan engagement efforts. The intern will coordinate with the Project Manager of Marketing and the Coordinator of Marketing in helping provide the Marketing department with focus in the areas of project management, internal and external client communication, as well as the organization and system management of important department documents and processes. He/she will also gain valuable training from the members of the marketing team on how to most effectively build a brand and how to effectively research a specific business challenge, develop winning strategies to address the business challenge, and qualify the proposed solutions with Hornets Fans.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with projects and tasks assigned by the Senior Director of Marketing & Senior VP of Marketing
  • Assist with managing start of season needs for 2017-18
  • Assist in the creation of Game Day Notes and Game Plans and preparing gift bags for VIP guests
  • Coordinate with manager’s for GameDay responsibilities
  • Coordinate creative checklists & copy for graphic designers on specific projects identified by Project Manager
  • Coordinate marketing content on all internal displays including marquee boards, arena TV’s, center hung and LED board event messaging, digital tickets and elevator posters
  • Manage 2017-18 Game Entitlement and Marketing Theme Nights tracking
  • Contribute to copywriting of various marketing communications including newsletters, sales offers, event messaging, partner offers and brand campaigns
  • Perform administrative tasks as required by department, including, but not limited to faxing, scheduling meetings, copying, filing and sorting department mail
  • Review company website for accuracy of marketing offers
  • Update Marketing Department Wall Calendar- Internal and external Hornets & arena events
  • Maintain department inventories (i.e. office supplies, break room, etc.)

Skills, Experience, and Abilities

  • Completed or working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or a related field from an accredited college or university
  • Must receive college credit
  • Excellent communication skills including written and verbal; ability to present ideas clearly and concisely and on time
  • Possess effective research skills in order to assist in project development within the department.
  • Uses time efficiently and is detail oriented
  • Adapts to change in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to handle frequent changes
  • Consistently at work on time, follows instructions, responds to manager’s instructions.
  • Strong teamwork skills and the ability to manage their own individual projects.
  • An outgoing personality and a professional demeanor

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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


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Spring 2018 - Mobile Strategy App - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

Position Overview

The mobile strategy intern will assist with crafting and implementing the overall strategy surrounding the Charlotte Hornets mobile platform. You will need to be in the office 20-40 hours a week. This is an unpaid internship.

?Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with updating mobile app and maintaining the platform
  • Communicate with group of game day staff (“App Squad”) to assist with app-related issues
  • Assist with game day activation of mobile app features
  • Assist with creating analysis on business metrics
  • Other duties as assigned

 

?Required Skills, Experience, and Abilities

The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Must be familiar with mobile apps with functionality such as mobile ordering, mobile wallets, or mobile tickets
  • Previous guest services experience preferred
  • Familiarity with CMS platforms preferred
  • The ideal intern will be extremely detailed and organized
  • Knowledge of Excel functions
  • Must be available for at least 75% of events at the Spectrum Center each month
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must receive college credit.
  • Students studying Business, Marketing or related field
  • Experience working on a statistical project is beneficial.
  • Experience with customer service or guest relations preferred. 
  • Possess a strong ability to 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
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work 20-40 hours (on-site) including nights, weekends, holidays.
  • Ability to attend company events.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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


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Spring 2018 - Sales & Services 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. As the sales intern you will be a vital part of assisting the Hornets sales team in multiple 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. You will be required to work between 20-40 hours a week.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform basic office tasks including copying, filing, data entry, and faxing
  • Assisting sales staff on community outreach events and special Hornets events.
  • Assisting ticket sales department with day to day tasks and requests
  • Helping provide qualified leads
  • Execute in creating and providing sales materials as needed
  • Perform between 60-80 cold calls per day

Required Skills, Experience, and Abilities

The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, you should 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
  • Ability to work in a diverse environment
  • Personable, enthusiastic and energetic
  • Ability to research on internet easily and effectively
  • Retrieve, analyze and provide assistance with data
  • Must receive college credit
  • Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
  • Be a flexible and reliable colleague, both within own department and the company as a whole
  • You should have the ability to thrive in a rapidly changing, deadline driven environment
  • Presents self in professional manner and is capable of interacting with all levels of the organization and outside contacts.
  • Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays, and all home game
  • Ability to attend company events.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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.


Internships: Any Internship
Spring 2018 - Technical Operations Intern - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

Position Overview

The intern will assist the Technical Operations department with managing and coordinating a wide array of functions for HSE and Spectrum Arena, including, but not limited to, event crewing, audio/video needs, studio production and recording, equipment maintenance and repair, ordering of parts, and operation of electronics systems and equipment design for all basketball and non-basketball related events.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The ideal candidate should be motivated, professional and detail oriented.

  • Able to work all events
  • Assisting with independent contractor paperwork,
  • Walking the arena and make sure TVs are operating and work with a game night checklist
  • Assisting with outdoor video and tickers operation
  • Responsible for assisting with technical needs ranging across all HSE and The Spectrum Arena events including Charlotte Hornets and all third party events
  • Assist with day-to-day activities including but not limited to equipment maintenance and repair, studio work flows, and trouble shooting
  • Assist with event production crewing for Charlotte Hornets and other identified events
  • Interns are required to work 20-40 hours a week

Required Skills, Experience, and Abilities

To perform the job successfully, the candidate should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Strong customer service skills, detail oriented, and strong organizational skills
  • Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of the organization as well as outside contacts
  • Strong planning and organizing, and can prioritize work activities and use time efficiently
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft office computer software programs
  • Knowledge of audio and video production
  • Ability to attend all home basketball games and arena events
  • Ability to work irregular hours including evening, weekend and holidays
  • Lifting and handling heavy video equipment required [50 – 100 pounds]
  • Strong interpersonal skills including listening to others and working well in a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills including written and verbal, and the ability to present ideas clearly and concisely

Education and/or Experience

  • Junior, Senior or Graduate level operating Arena Operations, Production, broadcasting or Technical Operations
  • Must be able to receive academic credit

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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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