2020 Summer Ticket Sales and Service Internship with Chicago Sky in Chicago · IL

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The Chicago Sky is seeking an excited, outgoing, and dedicated candidate that will interact with the general public while being an integral part of ongoing ticket sales efforts. The Ticket Sales & Service intern will be a vital part of assisting the Ticket Sales Manager and sales team in all aspects of selling, fulfilling and executing sales initiatives. The position will gain hands-on experience in sales and marketing through implementing and planning in season activities during and after the season. Interns will also assist in facilitating grassroots marketing events within the community.

Note: While this position gives you invaluable experience in the sports marketing world, it is a non-paid position. Commissions are earned through all sales
  • Assist in planning and executing various grassroots marketing activities with the Ticket Sales Manager in order to drive ticket sales and brand awareness
  • Attend all Chicago Sky home games
  • Identify potential corporate ticket prospects and set up meetings throughout the business community
  • Assist the Ticket Sales department in group themed call campaigns, including various network events
  • Attend meetings and events with sales staff as seen fit within the internship time frame
  • Identify potential community networking events and leads for Sky employees to attend
  • Raise fan support and Sky ticket sales through lead generation, cold calls, and events
  • Aid the ticket sales department in assigned tasks including research and projects
  • Create and implement strategies to prospect, develop, and grow new business opportunities and ideas
  • General office duties 

Criteria & Qualifications:
  • Excellent phone and computer skills
  • Detail oriented 
  • Able to interact with internal and external clients in a professional manner 
  • Comfortable meeting, speaking, and dealing with business owners and professionals
  • Excellent writing skills 
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to multi-task
  • Highly motivated, self-starter with a passion for working in sports 
  • Live in Chicagoland Area and have access to reliable transportation
  • Required to work Chicago Sky Events (nights and weekends may apply) 
  • Knowledge, enthusiasm, and interest in the Chicago Sky, women’s professional sports, and the greater Chicago community
  • Marketing, sports administration, or related business majors preferred

Candidates must be able to travel to Sky head office in Chicago, IL (McCormick Place) and to various events around the Chicago-land area. This position reports directly to the Ticket Sales and Services department and is an unpaid internship.   Academic credit is available with potential to continue employment  into the 2020 season.

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Do you have previous professional/collegiate sports experience? If so, explain.

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