Richmond Flying Squirrels

Richmond Flying Squirrels

Corporate Partnerships Seasonal Internship - Richmond Flying Squirrels (Richmond · VA)

Richmond Flying Squirrels Jobs
Jobs in Richmond · VA
Internship: Internship
Join one of the most dynamic brands in baseball and launch your career in the sports entertainment industry! The Richmond Flying Squirrels Corporate Partnerships Intern will have the opportunity to learn all aspects of the organization’s daily operations while obtaining hands-on experience developing skills related to successful direct revenue generation and client activation. The ideal candidate should be self-motivated and goal-oriented with a desire to pursue a career in business management, sports marketing and/or corporate partnership sales and activation. Individuals who have successfully completed the Flying Squirrels internship program have graduated to full-time positions in all professional sports leagues including MiLB, MLB, MLS, NFL, NBA and NASCAR as well as college athletics.

  • Assist the full-time sales team with the daily operations of the department 
  • Participate fully in all aspects of the sales process, including making outgoing calls and setting up meetings and appointments with potential clients 
  • Provide a high level of customer service to both current clients and prospective clients  
  • Help develop and generate new business and maintain a network of prospective clients through participation in local community/networking events 
  • Assist in inventory tracking for contracted partners 

  • Must be available full-time, in-person from January 16-September 27, 2024 
  • Willingness to work long hours including nights, weekends and holidays in addition to all 69 Flying Squirrels home games and select non-game day and special events
  • Ability to meet deadlines and multitask 
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment 
  • Must be able to problem solve quickly 

  • Leadership demonstrated in school organizations, sports and/or work experiences  
  • Strong time management and organizational skills 
  • Strong presentation skills 
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize goals 
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written 
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, and Access) 
  • Ability to organize, make and report cold calls 
  • Ability to learn in fast paced environment 
  • Ability to learn in flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays 
  • Ability to pull tarp and other manual labor tasks required to ensure the successful execution of daily baseball event operations 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. Are you available to work full-time, in-person from January 16-September 27, 2024?