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Corporate Partnerships Intern - Chicago Red Stars (Chicago · IL)

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Sponsorship Sales & Activation: Corporate Sponsor
Chicago Red Stars Corporate Partnership interns will work within the Corporate Partnership Department to assist with driving new business, research, creation of proposals, activating and servicing existing clients, event planning, maintaining activation reports and building recap reports. Interns will be required to attend Chicago Red Stars games and events as necessary. 
 
Responsibilities: 
  • Research and identify potential categories and specific companies who will be a good addition to our existing family of sponsors using Sponsor United Platform 
  • Participate in client business meetings if requested 
  • Assist with developing standard and customized proposals for clients 
  • Assist in creation and maintaining client activation reports 
  • Assist with planning, scheduling and executing all elements of a partner contract including events, social media, e-communications, hospitality and concourse activities 
  • Capturing and filing images and documenting sponsor activation to build recap reports 
  • Participate in brainstorming to ideate and execute new inventory, events and promotions to drive partnership revenue 
  • Assist with set up, execution and tear down of all sponsorship activities on game day 
  • Assist with hospitality of existing and prospective clients on game day 
  • Assist with other tasks as requested  

Qualifications:  
  • Students should be working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with emphasis in sports management and/or business preferred. 
  • Creative and out of the box solution seeker. 
  • Goal oriented, self-starter with strong work ethic and ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced and time sensitive environment  
  • Attention to detail 
  • Demonstrated experience with Outlook, Word, Power Point, and Excel 
  • Experience with Photoshop, InDesign and Adobe suite is beneficial 
  • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal and communication skills and adhere to highest ethical standards 
  • Able to work non-traditional hours, in non-traditional settings, within a team atmosphere 
 
This internship is available on a part time basis and receives a monthly stipend. Students should ideally be able to earn academic credit. Interns will report to the Senior Manager of Corporate Partnerships and the role will be in a hybrid setting.  

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class. All successful candidates must participate in an on-line background screening process.

Job Questions:

  1. Are you able to earn academic credit for an internship?

  2. Do you have access to reliable transportation to get to and from the stadium, our office and attend events?