Washington Commanders

Washington Commanders

Partnerships Intern

Washington Commanders - Intern
College Park · VA
Sponsorship Sales & Activation: Business-to-Business Sales
The Partnerships Team at the Washington Commanders is looking for a full-time intern to join the Partnerships Department, which focuses on partnership Sales, Solutions and Success for the 2024 season. 
 
Our Intern will be an integral part of the Partnerships Team and will gain valuable experience working with team partners through the pre-season, in-season, and post-season cycles of our partnerships. (June 2024 – May 2025)

 Job Responsibilities: 
  • Assist in category research and sales prep materials for team
  • Assist in planning and execution of sponsor-related events, both in season and out of season
  • Assist in planning and execution of special events, games and client meetings
  • Support game day activations specific to partnerships
  • Capture and log proof of performance for partners at games, events and online (using Zoomph)
  • Track partnership assets, creative assets and partner materials
  • Support team with developing deal sheets and asset management materials using KORE CRM software
  • Assist in developing partnership documents, sales decks, executive summaries, recaps, reporting documents, 
  • Interact professionally with clients, team executives, other departments, and fans at games and events
  • Act as point of contact in Partner’s Club Suite for all team home games and special events
  • Assist in partnership activation set-up, tear-down, and distribution of promotional materials
  • Support tracking and execution of game day VIP hospitality
  • Assist in the implementation of digital and physical signage partner signage
  • Participate in team meetings, events and initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned
 
Key Skills/Qualifications Required: 
  • Business/marketing experience 
  • Strategic thinker 
  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail for executing in-market promotions and events involving team partners 
  • Ability to commute to Commanders Front Office(Riverdale, MD),  OrthoVirginia Training Center at Commanders Park (Ashburn, VA) and Commanders Field (Landover, MD)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Above average skills in Microsoft Suite (PowerPoint, Word and Excel), KORE/Dynamics, Photoshop a plus 
  • Proven experience to appropriately work with and around confidential information
  • Ability to work all Commanders home preseason and regular season games
  • Ability to work events outside of normal business hours/days (i.e. evenings and weekends
  • Access to car is required

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, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.