Ohio State Athletics- Retail Spring Internship - Legends (Columbus · OH)

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Retail/Licensing: Retail Sales Associate
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Founded in 2008, Legends’ operating divisions worldwide include – Global Partnerships, Global Sales, Hospitality, Global Partnerships, Global Merchandise, Global Technology Solutions, Attractions, Growth Enterprises – offering clients and partners a 360-degree data and analytics fueled service solution platform to elevate their brand and execute their vision. Currently, Legends works with marquee clients across business verticals including professional sports; collegiate; attractions; entertainment; and conventions and leisure. We are the industry leaders in designing, planning, and realizing exceptional experiences in sports and entertainment. For more information, visit www.Legends.net and follow us on Twitter and Instagram @TheLegendsWay.



Recognized leaders in retail and merchandising worldwide, Legends Global Merchandise provides a fully customized, customer-centric, omnichannel shopping experience for fans. Our vertical service solution allows us to provide the latest trends, styles, designs, and brand collaborations across different categories. For in-venue, e-commerce and pop-up operations, Legends sets the standard when it comes to a unique shopping experience.  We pride ourselves in creating a customized portfolio of inventory based on each property and operating as a true extension of each client’s brand.  Different guests want different things, and we are here to build and provide a tailored retail experience. 



Legends Global Merchandise is looking for a resourceful, analytical, innovative, intellectually curious individual. This person will bring his/her administrative, communication and creativity skills to work closely with the Operations Manager and Merchandise Manager to support The Ohio State retail team. This individual will assist with the day-to-day operations at The Team Shop at The Schottenstein Center and manage full operation of satellite retail locations for Ohio State Baseball, Softball, & Lacrosse gamedays. In turn, gaining valuable real-world experience and an understanding of both back-of and front-of house retail operations within college athletics.



  •  Assist Merchandise Manager with day-to-day stocking, merchandising, and maintenance of The Team Shop.
  •  Communicates with Management Team to ensure availability of merchandise; maintain accurate inventory.
  •  Direct and help supervise associates engaged in sales, inventory-tracking, or in performing services for customers.
  •  Support the daily operational focus and initiatives by helping productivity.
  •  Assist in inventory and receiving merchandise.
  •  Learn POS systems. (Square)
  •  Analyze opportunities for growth, cutting costs, reducing damages and improving efficiencies.
  •  Help setting up and organizing merchandise locations at various athletic events.
  •  Inspect stadium locations for deficiencies and take appropriate corrective action.
  •  Assist with moving any equipment as required for events.
  •  Monitor and maintain proper inventory levels in store.
  •  Schedule and manage part-time/non-profit staff for store.
  •  Manage the game day operation of retail store located at Bill Davis Stadium (baseball).
  •  Work with Operations Manager to ensure sales are optimized at this location.
  •  Other tasks and projects as assigned.



To perform this job successfully, the candidate must be able to perform each essential duty above at the highest levels. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Strong time management and project management skills; ability to multitask in a fast paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Resourceful, analytical, innovative, intellectually curious.
  • Current college Junior or Senior with 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA (Sports Management/Fashion Merchandising/Business major, or related field).
  • Able to lift up to 40 pounds in weight.
  • Flexible schedule and availability for weekends and possibly holidays.



Competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid vacation, and 401k plan.


Internship Timeline

  • Internship timeline – 16 weeks (Spring Semester)
  • 20-30 hours expected each week.

This position is on-site.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, hear; use hands to finger, and handle controls. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand, walk, and stoop. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Legends is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or genetic information.