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Fan Engagement Intern - Fall 2022 - Pacers Sports & Entertainment (Indianapolis · IN)

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The three main areas of responsibility as a part-time Fan Engagement Intern with Pacers Sports & Entertainment are (1) community, (2) gameday, and (3) office. The Intern will be responsible for set up and tear down of fan engagement activities throughout the concourses and management of our promotional assets. Office responsibilities include managing our Fan Van calendar of events and maintaining promotional materials for gameday and community engagement. This internship provides several development opportunities within the Marketing department and is a great opportunity for anyone interested in beginning a career in the sports industry!

ESSENTIAL DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES 
1. Community Marketing Initiatives (e.g. Fan Van activation)
  • Effectively engage with current and prospective fans using promotional strategies
  • Assist with our Fan Van calendar, including booking events, and interacting with our community partners
  • Travel to events in Indianapolis and surrounding communities
  • Set up, tear down, maintain, and facilitate fan engagement activities, including our prize giveaways
2. Game Day Execution
  • Set up and tear down fan engagement activities around the arena 
  • Prize giveaway stations
  • Pacemate photo booth
  • Pacemate autographs
  • Family fun activities
  • Coordinate game day DJs and other entertainers
  • Distribute special guest prize packs
  • Interact and communicate with Fan Zone members
3. Office
  • General administrative responsibilities
  • Maintaining inventory of promotional materials 
  • Restocking and organizing prizes for game day giveaways 
  • Researching fan van opportunities across Indiana
  • Participating in discussions regarding marketing and promotional strategies
  • Other Duties as assigned

ESSENTIAL CAPABILITIES
  • Passionate about working in the sports industry!
  • Self-motivated to meet or exceed desired team and individual goals
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks effectively
  • Engages critical thinking skills to solve problems independently and efficiently
  • Approaches and engages community in a professional and friendly manor
  • Communicates effectively and professionally with teammates
  • Remains positive and motivated in all situations
  • Open to feedback, guidance, and direction as it pertains to job performance and personal growth
  • Punctual and effectively manages their time
  • Reliable, responsible, and works with integrity
  • Adapts to changing priorities while still meeting or exceeding expected goals
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including days, nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Follows procedures for handing out gift/incentive items

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
An individual currently working toward a Business or Sports-focused degree with experience in a marketing, customer experience, or fan-facing role is preferred.

COMPUTER SKILLS:
This position requires the employee to be proficient in Microsoft Office products, such as Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Outlook, etc. A strong understanding of social media sites, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and other emerging channels, is also preferred.

REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to define problems, collect information, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and make recommendations.

PROBLEM SOLVING REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able, through creative, logical, and technical means, to see projects through to completion.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS 
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, move heavy objects, use a computer, use a 10-key calculator, use a telephone, speak, hear, and write.

While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate and the noise level in the Fieldhouse / game environment is usually loud. The stress level may become high during certain times of the year.

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, gender identity, marital status, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

All applicants for internships at Pacers Sports & Entertainment are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencing employment. Interns who receive a conditional offer of employment will be required to produce proof of vaccination status prior to their first day of employment. 

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