The Corporate Partnerships Intern will provide support to sponsorship-related areas for the Aberdeen IronBirds. The individual will have the opportunity to work closely with all members of the IronBirds front office in different capacities at Ripken Stadium.
Assist in planning current and potential sponsorship partner events
Provide support to the Activation and Fulfillment Coordinator, including attending meetings and creating sales proposals
Responsible for sponsorship fulfillment activities, including meeting and greeting clients, dressing as a mascot, ensure in-game features are executed correctly, update inventory, send emails, and record proof of performance
Update customer CRM and photo databases as well as researching and calling potential leads
Create a photo database of sponsorship fulfillment items: in-game events, stadium signage, mascots, promotions, fan interactions, and personal appearances, etc.
Assist with planning and executing events as part of IronBirds’ Theme Nights during the regular season
Plan and execute other promotional events (display tables on the concourse, various sponsor events including youth baseball camps, mascot visits) throughout the season.
Work with the Corporate Partnership team to help create programs that maximize sponsor investment (fan/customer engagement, executing messaging, etc.)
Engage corporate sponsors during home events, providing top customer service and ensuring they are receiving the top Ripken Experience
Work with team marketing to provide our clients complete execution of promotions and other messaging activities
Other duties as required
Current college student or recent graduate
Beginner or intermediate knowledge of computer programs such as Photoshop, SalesForce, and the Microsoft Office suite. (Photoshop is a plus)
Focused, detail-oriented, team player, professional
Working Conditions / Special Physical Requirements:
A shared office environment
Exposure to the outdoors, including extreme heat or cold
Assist with baseball activities including tarp pulling, dressing and performing as a mascot, setting up and taking down of tables, and other promotional elements
Intern must provide their own laptop and cell phone