2019 Event Management Internship
The Philadelphia Freedoms are seeking high achieving interns looking to
gain professional experience while exploring all facets of event management
under supervision from seasoned industry professionals. Exceptional work
ethic, organization, and teamwork skills are essential for this internship
and an outgoing, enthusiastic, engaging personality is a plus.
Only undergraduate and graduate students seeking for-credit internships registered through their
college/university will be considered
. See application instructions below.
About the Freedoms
The 2019 season will be the 44th of World TeamTennis (WTT) and
the 20th season for the Freedoms. Co-founded by Freedoms Owner
Billie Jean King, WTT is a unique property that showcases world-class
professional tennis in an exciting, fun, fast-paced, co-ed team
environment. Franchises compete during a season running July 16 to August
2, culminating in the WTT Finals and the awarding of the King Trophy. For
more information, please visit PhiladelphiaFreedoms.com
, “like” us on Facebook,
and follow us onInstagram and Twitter.
There are several areas where a resourceful contributor may have
opportunities to gain experience, including:
1. Planning, preparation, and implementation of arena design and setup,
sponsor hospitality, and Freedoms community and ticket holder events.
2. Monitoring and upkeep of tennis court and event venue during all
3. Email marketing campaigns and content.
4. Development and implementation of match night promotions and related
5. Upkeep and implementation of master advertising and promotional
6. Sponsor services and benefit fulfillment.
7. Assisting with social media account management and content production in
consultation with social media consultation firm.
8. Assisting Ticket Manager with ticketing fulfillment and/or gameday box
9. Basic graphic design/photo editing as applies to social
media/website/email posts and content.
Office – Ambler, PA | Event Venue – Philadelphia, PA
Commitment & Stipend
Applicants must be available from May 22 through August 9, 2019
. Interns typically work Monday-Friday from 10am to 4pm (with increased
hours on event and setup days); the number of hours may vary depending on
terms of agreement for course credit.
Interns are expected to be available for all seven home events, venue
setup, and limited promotional events, including some evening and/or
Applicants must be located in the Greater Philadelphia region through the
course of the internship. Housing and transportation are not
provided. Interns will receive an expense stipend of $1,000 in two
installments of $500;
the purpose of this stipend is to assist the intern with internship
expenses and it is not a form of payment
. The stipend is NOT guaranteed -- should an intern fail to meet the
minimum academic and/or professional requirements of the internship and, in
consultation with their academic advisor, withdraw from the internship at
any time, the intern forfeits any unpaid stipend payout(s).
This is an unpaid internship for students receiving college/university
credit in exchange for supervision and professional experience.
Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for two professional references (or relevant academic equivalent) to Jon Blitzer at
(subject line: “Freedoms Event Management Internship”) no later than March 15, 2019.