Trainee - Partnership Marketing with Atlanta Hawks & State Farm Arena in Atlanta, GA

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Sponsorship Sales & Activation: Corporate Sponsorship Sales
Here’s your chance to experience a bold and dynamic organization first hand.  The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club will be looking for passionate team players to participate in our 2019-2020 Trainee Program.  The program is designed to give top candidates real-life experience in the sports and entertainment industry, in addition to providing educational and networking opportunities. Any qualified applicant who has a college degree with a Bachelors or Masters is eligible to apply for the Atlanta Hawks Trainee Program. Trainees are expected to work at least 37.5 hours per week and may have additional game day/event responsibilities (depending on department assignments). Trainees are paid $13.50/hour and overtime if applicable. Trainees are benefit-eligible after 30 days (medical, dental, vision).

*3 Partnership Marketing Trainees will be Hired*

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: 
  • Assist with department administrative duties
  • Work to help gather information, write ups and pictures for client recaps
  • Assist with all department special events 
  • Assist with unique experiences in the arena throughout the season during business hours 
  • Assist with photo documentation of specific out of arena assets such as in-store displays, point-of-sale, signage and branded items 
  • Assist Partnership Marketing team as needed with house ticket orders and ticket distribution 
  • Assist with gathering of merchandise and set-up/break down for autograph sessions
  • Assist in managing inventory and proper storage of CP closet 
  • As requested receive loading dock packages and deliver to the desired location
  • Assist with proper filing of existing and new partnership contracts
  • Continuous industry research on current clients and competitors 

GAME DAY
  • Create all necessary credentials on a per-game basis (Concourse, Arena Floor, etc.)
  • Assist as needed on game night responsibilities
  • Meet clients at the arena for entry/activation purposes when needed if Partnership Marketing rep has multiple tasks happening at once
  • On select nights, make visits to the partners activating a concourse table to ensure all needs are met

QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • Solid understanding of sports marketing and corporate partner activation
  • Excellent organizational and communication (verbal & written) skills required; must be able to professionally interact with all levels of the organization
  • Must have high level attention to details
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Must be able to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment 

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. 

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