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Intern, Corporate Partnership with FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach, FL

FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches jobs
Sports Jobs in West Palm Beach, FL
Internship: Internship
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Intern, Corporate Partnership 
Department:                      Corporate Partnership & Marketing 
Supervisor:                         Director, Corporate Partnership & Marketing   
Classification:                   Part-time (Non-Exempt)

Contribute to the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals Spring Training Operations for the 2020 season as one of our highly valued interns. We’re looking for dynamic individuals who can contribute to our operation in West Palm Beach, Florida. The internship runs from the beginning of November through the beginning of April (firm dates will be determined upon identifying final candidate). The position will work closely with front office executives, gameday staff, facilities staff and fans.

In this role, you will be an essential part of corporate partnership activations, in-game experience and help build memories that last a lifetime. We’re looking for outgoing, enthusiastic and sales driven individuals who possess a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and desire to learn. The Marketing & Corporate Partnerships intern will assist with a variety of tasks related to the branding and promotion of The Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals Spring Training facility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Assist Corporate Partnerships in ensuring adherence to partner contract provisions, including monitoring inventory, execution of promotions and planning/execution of special events, which includes game day responsibilities.
  • Source potential partners and conduct due diligence, including assessment of partner alignment with need, reach, stability, and potential areas of risk.
  • Drive contract negotiations with junior partners and close partner agreements.
  • Act as a partner contact responding and fulfilling any request made by the partner.
  • Maintain records for all partner activities, tasks and accomplishments.  
  • Assist Corporate Partnerships with assembling client presentations and fulfillments.
  • Writing and reviewing game day scripts, in coordination with the Game Entertainment Intern, to ensure accurate implementation of all promotions, sales and partner commitments.
  • Assist in planning and execution of partner-related events.
  • Assist in creating/monitor social media campaigns to support partner-related initiatives.
  • Work closely with partners in order to collect necessary contractual documents and promotional items.
  • Track partner display, signage, ads, programs, credentials and tickets.
  • Handle partner credential requests and distribution.
  • Assisting with hospitality elements for partners.
  • Preparing contestant waivers, contest props & prizes for all partner related promotions.
  • Help man all tabling and activities while at all grassroots events (promoting the ballpark, mingle with fans, give instructions, etc.).
  • Able to follow directions and work well within team setting.
  • Interact professionally with both clients and fans.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions:
  • 3.0 GPA or higher working toward a degree in Sports Marketing, Advertising, Marketing, Communications, Business or related field.
  • Must be reliable and exhibit commitment to meeting both the work schedule and job requirements.
  • Ability to work irregular/extended hours, including nights, weekends and holidays as needed. Game days could range from 3- 7 working hours.
  • Possess a high level of honesty and integrity.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly organized with the ability to multitask.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Office 365, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  • Sales/Customer service experience is a plus.
  • Photography experience is a plus.
  • Gameday script writing is a plus. 
  • Must pass background check.
  • Professional conduct, image and demeanor in an office setting.
  • Some knowledge Major League Baseball rules, history and players.

Work Environment
This job operates in an office and ballpark stadium setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones and photocopiers.  The noise level is usually moderate but can be loud within the stadium environment.  Ability to work in a high activity and heavily crowded outdoor professional sports venue in all weather extremes for extended periods of time.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This is a moderate active role, and will including the individual to stand for long periods of time, walk long distances, and/or climbing up/down stairs or ladders. Individual may also be required to stoop, kneel, and crouch, and to lift/move/carry items up to 20 lbs on occasion.   Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision. Due to the nature of this role, you must possess a valid drivers license. 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including; extended hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Travel
Rare travel maybe expected in this role. 

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability 

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