Internship Position: Corporate Sponsorship and Marketing Supervisor: Director of Sales & Corporate Sponsorship
Position Expectations: The Corporate Sponsorship and Marketing intern will assist in all matters related to corporate partnerships, sponsorship, promotions, and marketing. This intern will be involved in areas including prospecting, maintaining corporate partnership and prospect lists, scheduling and attending partner/prospect meetings, meeting follow-up and next steps, development of corporate partnership packages, and marketing programs.
Assist in the development of potential corporate partners within the community.
Research and target decision-makers, create a contact list and make initial correspondence to introduce the team and schedule informative meetings.
Maintain and manage the above list with follow-up communication and create a checklist for future correspondence.
Contact and schedule meetings with corporate partners and prospects.
Assist in creating and developing corporate packages, based on current inventory.
Attend networking events on behalf of the team with the Director.
Expected to work home games and other events at Highmark Stadium to network with invited guests and special appearances.
Assist in developing strategies to create a new community and business partners.
Create fan engagement strategies for onsite and offsite events.
Research, schedule, and coordinate community events.
Maintain and manage community contact list. Create and execute ticket sales strategies to push specific events. Create social media strategies for specific promotions. Willingness to play “AMO” (our mascot).
Current student in college or university studying Business Administration, Sports Administration, or related field.
Must have a working knowledge of the Pittsburgh community and the sports business.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, non-traditional environment and manage multiple projects.
Willing to work nights, weekends and holidays when needed.
Attend all Pro home games and other events at Highmark Stadium.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Word and PowerPoint.
Must be organized, creative, positive, flexible, detail and goal-oriented.
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.
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