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Event Management/Operations Internship - Summer 2022 - Topnotch Management (​Cleveland · OH)

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About Topnotch Management


Topnotch Management is a leading global sports agency specializing in tennis and soccer. Based in Cleveland, Topnotch manages a roster of some of the world’s leading athletes and manages professional events around the United States. The Tennis in the Land WTA 250 event will take place in August 2022 at the Nautica Entertainment Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

About Tennis in the Land


Part of the US Open Series, Tennis in the Land is a WTA 250 event that will welcome some of the top women tennis players in the world the week prior to the US Open. With $300,000 in prize money and valuable ranking points at stake, this is one of the premier stand-alone women’s tennis events in the United States. 



Internship overview

Topnotch will be bringing on motivated individuals who want to be an integral part of the planning and operating of a week-long WTA Tour event in Cleveland, OH, broadcast live around the world. The opportunity is to join one of the leading tennis agencies in the world as they bring to life a professional tennis event, and interns will learn from experienced sports marketing professionals and play a meaningful role in the execution of a world class tournament.

Responsibilities and duties

Special events

Work to create and implement all of the special events in the lead up to the event as well as during the event. Examples of special events: Kids' Day, Women in Business summit, Mental Health Monday, Pride Day etc. 

Operations

Gain a top-to-bottom understanding of venue management for a live sports event broadcast around the world.

Requirements and details

The internship will begin June 1st and will finish August 30th. There is no flexibility regarding the end date, as interns should want to be with us through the actual tournament dates. 
Interns are required to work out of our Cleveland office during the summer.
Interns will receive a $1,500 stipend, and have the opportunity to earn a performance bonus at the conclusion of the event. We can also support college credit.

Job Questions:

  1. Are you available to be with us in Cleveland through August 28th?

  2. Why do you want to get involved with Tennis in the Land and what do you hope to gain from this internship?

  3. What are three companies that you think might be good fits to sponsor Tennis in the Land? Why do you think they would be good fits?