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Spring 2018 - Corporate Partnerships Intern / Pro Sports

Charlotte Hornets

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

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