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2018 Summer Internship - Ticket Sales & Service

Sporting Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
Internship: Internship
Position Summary
Sporting Kansas City’s Ticket Sales & Service Intern will hold a temporary position within the company, with an emphasis on training and gathering practical experience in sales and service operations for a professional sports organization.  The Ticket Sales & Service Intern will gain hands-on experience working with the Sales Team, collaborating in an environment full of learning opportunities designed to help all interns evolve their capabilities, challenge their strengths and reach their fullest potential.
Essential Functions
  • Assist Sales Team and Client Services Team with prospect list compilation and database entry.
  • Assist the Sales Team and Client Services Team with research and maintaining the database.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and the Sporting Club organization on game day and at other various out-of-office promotional events.
  • Prospect new clients by networking through the community and using strategic telemarketing and communications.
  • Perform various game day duties with the Sales Team and Client Services Team.
  • Required to work a minimum of two (2) days in the office, in addition to all Sporting Kansas City home games.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.
  • Enthusiastic, energetic and imaginative.
Personal Attributes
  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to  organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Self-motivating personality, eager to succeed and increase revenue.
  • Demonstrate high levels of leadership, confidence and innovation.
  • High stamina and ability to handle pressure.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with exceptional time management.
  • Strong networking skills.
  • Enthusiastic, energetic and imaginative.
Skills and Experience
  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree or graduate degree in Sports Marketing and Management, Business, Communications or other related field required.
  • Previous coursework or desire to learn and understand the application of effective selling strategies and techniques.
  • Awareness of sports industry development.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. This is an educational, unpaid internship. Are you able to receive college credit for this internship opportunity?

  3. Are you a Junior or Senior level college student with a 3.0 or high GPA?

  4. Do you have access to reliable transportation?

  5. Why do you want an internship with Sporting KC?