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Business Development and Event Management Internship (Unpaid) - Summer 2019

Duration:

10 weeks beginning Tuesday, May 28th (open to exceptions). Office hours fall between 9:30am-6:30pm on weekdays. Evenings and weekends as needed.

 

Summary:

Intern will be under the direct supervision of the Sponsorship and Events Director. Intern will work approximately 20-30 hours per week.

 

  • Gain broad exposure and real life experience across multiple aspects of the company
  • Complete two major projects related to business development and corporate events
  • Gain experience working on large scale events and the logistics that go into making it happen
  • Learn to manage a sales and events budget
  • Learn to develop and execute corporate team building programs
  • Learn to manage the logistics of an event (staff instructions, event layout, contract negotiation, etc.)
  • Learn to develop and execute a sales strategy from prospecting to contract execution
  • Train with Accounting to manage invoicing, billing, etc. related to sales/events
  • Assist with the management of all merchandise orders for sales purposes
  • Learn to create league schedules and playoff brackets
  • Train on creating score sheets for league games and monitoring scores on websites
  • Learn to run business operations on site on opening night (i.e. give intro speech, take team photos, deliver equipment to field staff, etc.)
  • Learn to maintain an active upcoming league and event schedule; assist with ensuring players are receiving appropriate marketing materials for upcoming activities
  • Train on Customer Service; learn to handle emails and phone calls from players to address difficult questions, concerns, and complaints
  • Train on sending surveys; learn to analyze and utilize the data received to create solutions to complaints

 

Qualifications:

Seeking an undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled in any of the following degree programs: Business, Sports Management, Marketing, or Sales Programs. (open to other degrees if interested in pursuing a sports related career). Intern must have a phone or device that can take pictures and connect to the internet. Intern must have their own transportation. Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds. Ideally, the intern would be over 21 years of age due to the nature of our alcohol sponsorships and game day happy hours at sponsor bars.

 

Apply:

Complete our online application at https://goo.gl/forms/J1wpIeH7SrD7krop1.

If you can’t upload your resume and/or cover letter through the link, email it to us at jobs@houstonssc.com.

Qualified applicants will be contacted for further review.