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Corporate Partnerships Intern with Minnesota United FC in Golden Valley, MN

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Sports Jobs in Golden Valley, MN
Sponsorship Sales & Activation: Sponsorship Services/Activation
About Us
Professional soccer has been a part of Minnesota for over four decades and Minnesota United is at the forefront of growing the game at all levels. From the first team to the front office to the Development Academy to our work throughout the Twin Cities, the club’s goal remains the same: to inspire and unite our community through the world’s game. We’ll accomplish this through a culture built on accountability, respect, excellence and honesty and by creating a fan experience and connection to the community second to none. In addition to a fast-paced environment with hard-working, collegial, engaged coworkers, we offer generous benefits, a forward-thinking culture, and the opportunity for career growth. When it comes to our employees, we value passion, dedication, diversity, resilience and teamwork.
 Job Description
The Corporate Partnerships Intern is a paid, part-time temporary position within the Club, focused on gaining hands-on experience in partnership activation with a professional sports organization. The position will focus on assisting the sponsorship sales and service team with acquisition, implementation, and recapping partnerships by creating presentations, coordinating special events and assisting with game day partnership execution. In addition, this position will play a role in coordinating, executing, and assisting with any hospitality events that are hosted for corporate partners.
 Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Assist with day-to-day department responsibilities
• Create professional and creative partnership proposals
• Lead match day activation set-up and teardown
• Manage match day promotions staff
• Manage occasional outside event setup, activation and teardown
• Capture and organize mentions of partners in social media and news clippings
• Capture and organize match day photographs of sponsor activations
• Produce detailed season recaps for all partners using analytic and presentation tools
• Assist with planning and executing hospitality events for corporate partner clients and  prospects
• Perform other duties and projects as assigned 
 
Required Qualifications
• Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple priorities
• Excellent computer and presentation skills 
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills
• Team-first attitude, positive, and willing to assist wherever necessary
• Highly organized and detail oriented
• Must be self-motivated and willing to take initiative
• Ability to work all match days and special hospitality events which may include  nights, weekends and potentially some holidays
• Available 5 days a week a total of 20 hours per week in office (including additional events and game days)
• Ability to frequently lift up to 25 lbs., and work occasionally in an outdoor environment
• Ability to sit, stand or walk for long periods of time
• Ideally a recent college graduate or working toward a Bachelor’s degree
• Customer service and/or events experience preferred


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Are you a recent graduate or currently working toward a Bachelor's degree in related field at a local university?

  3. Do you have previous customer service or event related experience?

  4. Are you able to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and potential holidays? (Office hours, events, home matches)