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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Operations
Coordinator of Ticket Operations - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Coordinator of Ticket Operations is responsible for working on all aspects of ticketing operations for the NBA Charlotte Hornets and the Time Warner Cable Arena servicing Hornets ticket-holder accounts focusing on season, partial and group ticket sales.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Providing direct support to sales staff by coordinating order processing and system input
  • Distribute tickets in an efficient manner, adhering to tight production and sales timelines
  • Accurate fulfillment and timely processing of all account payments and ticket orders
  • Update customer accounts in ticketing system as required.
  • Provide operational support to season and group sales efforts as needed
  • Assisting the arena Box office on event days, helping to coordinate game night staffing and proactively managing patron issues
  • Provide support for special events as needed
  • Assisting sales staff /season ticket services with renewal and extension process of all ticketing products
  • Standard office procedures including filing, labeling and mailing
  • Other duties as assigned by 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.)

  • 1+ years of box office operations experience
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Sports Management, Economics, Business, or Accounting
  • Experience with Ticketmaster (both classic and Archtics platform) preferred but not required
  • Understanding of sports and arena management
  • Skills to work independently, and operate well under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Interpersonal skills to work with many different personalities
  • Passion and focus to think strategically and enable operations
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to drive toward specific goals and results
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines and deliver results.
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and other computer software.
  • Professionalism in all aspect of the work environment.
  • Evening and Weekend work hours required

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
Fall 2015 Animation Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Charlotte Hornets are seeking an individual that is creative and admire graphic design. This internship requires a 31-40hr work week, attend some of the home games and arena events. This is an unpaid internship where the intern must receive academic credit from their college or university.  

INTERN DUTIES:

Candidate needs the desire to work in the broadcast television graphic design/animation and/or video production and post-production fields. The intern will help with the implementing, executing and maintaining graphing elements. Duties would depend on their computer abilities in various graphic/animation programs. Must have good organization and project management skills. An overall understanding of the television industry is preferred.  

REQUIRED SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Must have intermediate creative skills in utilizing After Effects, Photoshop

Illustrator or other animation programs

A working knowledge of a 3D program is preferred (Maya, Cinema 4D)

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
Fall 2015 Business Analytics Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

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

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

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES
The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
• Due to the high complexity of the work we will give this intern, this person must have advanced knowledge of Excel functions such as Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP, IF, 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 computer programming preferred.
  • Experience with R a wps

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

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


Internships: Any Internship
Fall 2015 Communications Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

POSITION OVERVIEW
This is a non-paid internship and is requiring the individual to receive academic credit. The candidate should be, but not limited to, a junior, senior or graduate level student.
This internship will require that the student is in the office approximately 31-40 hours a week and attend all Hornets basketball games.

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

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

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

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

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


Internships: Any Internship
Fall 2015 Creative/Graphic Design Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Education and/or Experience
• Must receive college credit

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

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

POSITION OVERVIEW

This is a non-paid internship and is requiring the individual to receive college credit. The intern will need to be in the office 21-30 hours a week. The Guest Services intern will play an integral role in event day operations and help oversee our staff of part-time employees.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Help manage event staff paperwork and filing

  • Help manage inventory for break room and office supplies

  • Assist with day event preparation

  • Learn the uniform process

  • Learn the switchboard coverage

  • Learn how the events are managed by the managers on duty

  • Assist the VP of Guest Services with daily needs

  • Assist in vendor relations

  • Guest Services research project

  • Assist with Time Warner Cable Arena Tours

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES

Ideal candidates would be a team player, focused on customer service, able to multitask and work in a fast paced environment, and able to stand for long periods of time.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERINCE

Must receive college credit

Preference for Sport Management/Administration Majors

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time

  • 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 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 contracts.

  • Dependability – consistently at work on time, follows instructions, responds to manager’s instructions  

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays

  • Ability to attend company events

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


Internships: Any Internship
Fall 2015 Human Resources Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with various programs:
    • Internship program
    • On-boarding & termination processes
    • Training programs
    • Workers compensations
    • Benefits
  • Organize employment materials
  • Spreadsheet maintenance
  • Communicate initiatives within organization and specific departments
  • Assist in executing various compliance requirements
  • General office duties
  • All other projects as assigned

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

Education and/or Experience

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

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

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

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


Internships: Any Internship
Fall 2015 Marketing Administration Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

POSITION OVERVIEW

The marketing department is responsible for all brand building efforts. This entails developing key fan insights and translating insights into breakthrough fan engagement efforts. These efforts may be through traditional media, new media, events, partnerships, etc. The marketing intern will gain valuable training from the members of his/her 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 in the planning of events
  • Maintain Marketing Department Inventory
  • Update and maintain Practice Court Request Log
  • Aid in the filing and organization of documents
  • Make copies and distribute out to internal and external departments
  • Assist with My Hero Gala 2015 and Holiday Party 2015
  • Order department suppies i.e. office supplies, snacks, etc.
  • Update Marketing Department Wall Calendar- Internal and External Hornets & Arena Events
  • Update Marketing/Grassroots Events/Activations Calendar
  • Assist in the creation of Game Day Notes and Game Plans
  • Community Ambassador Scheduling, Game day note reminders, Giftbags, Email FrontCourt contacts, Prepare FrontCourt passes
  • Assist with game plans and plan and preparing meetings
  • All other duties as assigned

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES

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

•         Passion for Marketing

•         The ability to receive academic credit for the internship

•         Ability to lift at least 30lbs to 50lbs

•         The ability to work long and flexible hours during the work week and Hornets events

•         Proficiency in MS Office products (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook)

•         Strong computer skills

•         Strong organization and time management skills

•         An outgoing personality and a professional demeanor

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

·         Must receive college credit

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

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

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


Internships: Any Internship
Fall 2015 Membership Services Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

POSITION OVERVIEW

This is a non-paid internship and is requiring the individual to receive academic credit. The candidate should be, but not limited to, a Junior, Senior or graduate level student.This internship requires a commitment to assist staff during Hornets games and be able to be in the office 30-40 hours a week.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

  • Perform and review surveys of season ticket holders

  • Work with Game Operations and all other game staffs with the execution of improvements to the game day experience for all Premium Seat Holders

  • Proactively communicate in person via other communication methods with premium seat holders to gauge satisfaction levels, and to inform them of upcoming season ticket holder exclusive events

  • Assist with all season ticket holder events, including, but not limited to first year orientation and open practices

  • Interact with employees and customers to assist in the resolution of problems and concerns voiced by season ticket holders

  • Organize and distribute season ticket holder gifts, birthday cards, etc.

  • Help to plan, organize and execute season ticket holder events

  • Assist with research and tracking efforts to determine Season Ticket Holders concerns and interest

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

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

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

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

• Setup and create Swarm365 Summer member events.

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

  • Research local businesses in an attempt to host Membership Events

  • Secure location, date, and cost for each event

Perform other duties as assigned by the Manager of Premium Services, Director of Premium and Season Ticket Services and Vice President of Sales and Services

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES

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

• Excellent computer skills (Word and Excel required).

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

• Proven organizational and time management skills.

• Research and analysis skills and experience.

• Marketing experience preferred.

• Ability to handle and prioritize multiple assignments.

• Excellent interpersonal skills.

• The ability to work well with other departments.

• Excellent attention to detail

• Flexibility to work long and irregular hours.

Education and/or Experience

• Must receive college credit

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

• Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives

• Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information

• Strong teamwork skills and the ability to manage their own individual projects

• Be a flexible and reliable team player, both within own department and the company as a whole

• Have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment

• Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts.

• Dependability – consistently at work on time, follows instructions, responds to manager’s instructions.

• Ability to multi-task.

• Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays.

• Ability to attend company events.

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


Internships: Any Internship
Fall 2015 Payroll Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

 POSITION OVERVIEW
The Intern will facilitate and work directly with the Charlotte Hornets Director of Payroll. Nonpaid internship (working 20-30 hours per week).

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

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

Education and/or Experience
• Pursuit of a Human Resources, Payroll, Finance, Sports Management, Psychology, Sociology, or a related degree is preferred.
• Must receive college credit
• This is a non-paid internship.
• The candidate should be, but not limited to, a Junior, Senior or graduate level student.
• The candidate will need to be in the office 20-30 hours a week and need to attend some home games.

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

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


Technical Services: Photography
Fall 2015 Photography Intern - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Charlotte Hornets are looking for a Photography intern. This internship offers the opportunity to work with a diverse group of experienced staff members in a fast-paced, challenging environment. We are looking for hard-working, organized, dedicated individuals with a team player attitude and the desire to proactively take on responsibility throughout the fall, spring and summer semesters of the Charlotte Hornets season. These internships are unpaid; however college credit must be earned and required to work 30-40 hours a week. Must attend some of the hornets games and arena events

INTERN DUTIES:

  • Help support the creative team in photography needs, shooting  games, products, and events

  • Help support and organize the photo archive system

  • Help out on photo shoots

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Adobe Creative Suite 6

  • Lightroom

  • MS Office: PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Mac Based

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

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Perform basic office tasks including copying, filing, data entry, and faxing
• Assist sales staff on community outreach events and special Hornets events.
• Assist ticket sales department with day to day tasks and requests
• Help provide qualified leads
• Execute in creating and providing sales materials as needed
• Must be able to work 30-40 hours a week
• Must be open to learning as you will gain in-depth sales training and make phone calls
• Presentations, projects, events, and games

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

Education and/or Experience
• Must receive college credit. Preference for Sport, Business, or Business Administration majors.

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

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


Internships: Any Internship
Fall 2015 Production Internship - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

UNPAID INTERNSHIP

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

Hornets Sports & Entertainment seeks an Production intern who will be assisting with:

  • Video camera operation

  • Video editing using final cut Pco X or CSG

  • Assist in day-to-day shooting of practices as well,

  • Assist in production of live pregame show ("Live at the Hive")

    REQUIRED SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Experience in live “newsroom” type setting

  • Camera operation and editing

  • Video reel required

  • Experience behind & in front of camera is plus

  • Intern will assist in all aspects of interactive media video coverage and production

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

The candidate will have to be in the office between 31-40 hours a week. The intern will also have to attend Hornets basketball games and all arena events.

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


Internships: Any Internship
Fall 2015 Writing/Content Internship- Interactive Media - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

UNPAID INTERNSHIP:

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

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

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

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

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

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

The candidate will have to be in the office between 30-40 hours a week. The intern will also have to attend some Hornets basketball games.


 

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.


Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Inside Sales Consultant - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

POSITION OVERVIEW


Hornets Basketball, LLC is seeking a positive and passionate individual that is committed to becoming an industry sales leader. This individual will go through a 10-12 month, career growth oriented, sports sales development program. In depth training will focus on growing one’s professional skill sets as a full menu consultant. All Sales Consultants will be responsible for selling luxury suites, premium inventory, season tickets, mini plans and groups. Revenue will be generated via phone, email marketing, face to face presentations, in-arena tours and out-of-office appointments. Day to day leadership and mentoring will be provided by the Inside Sales Manager.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Responsible for the sale of new full season tickets and partial season ticket plans
• Expected to prospect and qualify all potential sales opportunities
• Maintain computerized records of all season ticket customers and prospects with our CRM system
• 100 outbound phone calls daily
• Provide excellent customer service
• Meet or exceed weekly and monthly sales goals
• Assist customer service efforts (mailing invoices, tickets, etc…)
• Assist with Select-A-Seat events
• Complete 3-5 face-to-face appointments per week (show seats, give arena tours)
• Game night duties as assigned (visit clients, works sales table, etc…)
• Attend weekly meetings and role-play sessions conducted by Inside Sales Manager
• Participate in sales driven arena events
• 10-12 month training program
• Other duties as assigned by Manager


REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES


• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Sports Management, Marketing or related field
• Ability to work as a team player
• Excellent customer service skills
• Presents self in professional manner and have ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts
• Interpersonal skills –listens to others, works well in a team environment
• Excellent communication skills including written and verbal; ability to present ideas clearly and concisely
• Planning and organizing, can prioritize work activities; uses time efficiently
• Detail Oriented
• Adaptability – adapts to change in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to handle frequent changes
• 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 work in a fast-paced environment
• Strong computer skills – including all Microsoft Office software programs
• Ability to attend all home games
• Desire to be a sales industry leader
• Ability to present sales material to potential clients
 

*Please no phone calls to Front Office staff regarding this position. All applications will be reviewed through this posting. Thanks.

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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