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Corporate Partnerships Intern - Spring 2018 / Pro Sports

D.C. United


The D.C. United Corporate Partnership Intern will work closely alongside front-office staff, on the relationships involving D.C. United's official Corporate Partners. Interns will gain hands-on experience in a professional settingand be given the opportunity to polish up skills learned in the classroom. Corporate Partnership Interns will develop a strong understanding of the processes behind new partner acquisition/corporate development as well as partnership marketing and activation. Interns will learn how to use research and analytical tools, and will be asked to apply critical and creative thinking while working on various projects. This is a nonpaid internship.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (including but not limited to the following):

  • Assist in planning and implementing special events and hospitality programs both on-site and off-site

  • Assist with partner recaps and activation plans

  • Assist with game day operations, client management, and general account activation
  • Facilitate and execute specific partner game day promotions

  • Help assist in designing and creating partnership elements and proposals
  • Manage inventory of merchandise and premium items
  • Research activation concepts for partners as needed

  • Attend all home matches at RFK Stadium and activation events (off-site and on-site)

  • Other tasks and projects as assigned


  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and passion for working in sports

  • Willingness to take the initiative and desire to learn

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to think strategically and problem-solve independently

  • Strong time management and organizational skills

  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor in the presence of clients and players

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite

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