Creative Intern, Partnership Sales - New York Islanders (Floral Park · NY)

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New York Islanders Hockey Club
A storied sports franchise…a world class arena…the best fans…
Our Game Plan
The New York Islanders Hockey Club is one of the most iconic franchises in professional sports with a deeply passionate and loyal fanbase. We’ve won four consecutive Stanley Cups in the early 1980s and are well on our way to add to that legacy. The next few years will be action-packed as we compete in the team’s new world-class, state-of-the-art home arena, reposition our brand in the Long Island and Metro New York markets, and prepare to reclaim the Stanley Cup.

We are hiring a Partnership Sales Creative Intern. If you are passionate about building your career in the sports & entertainment industry, then we want to get to know you.
How to Make the Team
The Partnership Sales Creative Internship will be motivated and enthusiastic and focus on the creativity and storytelling component of partnership sales. Our Interns work closely with the sales and activation teams on crafting thoughtful and comprehensive partnership proposals, renewals, and upsell opportunities. We’re looking for candidates with creative minds, a thorough understanding of partnership sales within the sports industry, and strong communication skills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Supports the Partnership Sales team in building collateral, such as proposals and presentations, within Sportsdigita for the purpose of revenue generation
  • Creates special project deliverables such as creative mocks, templates, and other visuals for sales to utilize in proposals 
  • Crafts strategic, custom marketing platforms, including new inventory ideas and activation concepts, by monitoring the industry and working closely with the Partnership Activation team 
  • Works with Islanders affiliated entities including Bridgeport Islanders and Northwell Practice Facility
  • Takes part in new business sales calls when appropriate, and translates key learnings into sales proposals and presentations 

Your Equipment
  • Currently enrolled in or recently graduated from an accredited college program ideally studying Sports Marketing, Communications, Media Studies
  • Skilled in PowerPoint and Photoshop
  • Creative and innovative thinker
  • Flexible with the ability to switch gears to adapt to shifting priorities 
  • Extraordinary attention to detail
  • Highly organized with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong collaboration and time management skills

Where You’ll Go
You will be working a combination of remote and in-person at our Floral Park, NY Office. In addition, you will be expected to attend home games and other team events at UBS Arena (events can fall on evenings, weekends, and/or holidays).

What You’ll Do
This internship will be five days/week, from January 15th – April 29th, 2022, with an extension for playoffs if necessary. 

The Fine Print
The New York Islanders are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Questions:

  1. Do you have or are currently working towards a Bachelor's Degree?

  2. Do you have previous partnership experience?

  3. Do you have previous Account Management experience?