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Group Sales/Marketing Intern | Augusta Entertainment Complex with Spectra in Augusta · GA

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This position is based at our Augusta Entertainment Complex. Augusta Entertainment Complex, located in beautiful Augusta, Georgia, is made up of James Brown Arena, an 8600 seat multi-purpose arena and The Bell Auditorium, a 2700 seat theater. The Complex hosts a wide variety of concerts, family shows, and a Broadway series. You can learn more about our venue here: www.augustaentertainmentcomplex.com

Responsibilities
Group Sales
  • Learn from Group Sales Manager how to promote group-focused events such as theme nights, family shows, Broadway shows
  • Learn how to conduct Group Sales calls for promoting events on sale and for generating new business leads
  • Learn to conduct research for specific target markets, create promotional materials and how to develop and implement event promotions
  • Learn to handle customer seat selection and processing orders
  • Become familiar with the shows/events
  • Learn to execute day of event programs: birthday parties, pre-event promotions and meet & greets
  • Learn how to create and maintain databases and spreadsheets
  • Assist Group Sales Manger with prospecting lead calls, setting up new client meetings, and attend networking events.
  • Assist and oversee with Group Sales Department grassroots efforts
  • Perform other projects as assigned
 
Marketing
  • Help coordinate and oversee community group promotions, media promotions, media trade, etc.
  • Meet with local third parties to help solidify event partnerships
  • Conduct research each week regarding events we can attend to promote upcoming events
  • Add events to community calendars
  • Help oversee venue social media accounts and increase awareness- Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat
  • Oversee grassroots efforts for most events – i.e. negotiating print rates or print trades with printers, getting materials printed (posters, flyers, register to win boxes), and getting materials out into the community

Qualifications
  • Must be current, enrolled Undergraduate, or Graduate Student studying in a related major such as Marketing, Business, Sports and Entertainment Management, etc
  • Internship is paid however travel/housing arrangements are the responsibility of the student
  • 20-40 hours per week
  • Event nights and weekends may be required
 
Preferred Skills:
  • 3.0 GPA or higher preferred
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Photoshop
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented, self-motivated and able to work under minimal supervision
  • A winning, do-what-it-takes attitude and a desire to learn
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
 
Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/
 
Spectra is an equal opportunity employer and our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, handicap, marital status, or any other status or condition protected by Federal and/or State laws, except where bona fide occupational qualifications apply.

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