Now Hiring: Partnership Activation Intern

Posted: August 9, 2013

Position Overview: The Phoenix Suns Marketing Partnerships department is currently recruiting for a part-time, seasonal Intern to report to the Activation Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working all Suns home games, which includes:
    • Assisting with hospitality issues for Marketing Partners who are in attendance
    • Selecting contestants for sponsored in-game promotions
    • Preparing contestant waivers, contest props & prizes for all sponsor related promotions
    • Assisting with execution of in-game promotions
    • Composing format of all in-game elements & intern responsibilities on a game-by-game basis
  • Perform clerical tasks, as needed:
    • Maintaining inventory of sponsorship items
    • Preparing gift bags for games and special events
    • Copying and/or shredding of Marketing Partnership agreements
    • Updating department contact list for internal use on game nights
  • Working with Marketing Partnerships department to fulfill corporate sponsorship agreements:
    • Assisting with player appearances or events at which the team mascot(s), dance team and/or other entertainment teams make appearances
    • Assisting with basketball clinics and open practices
    • Activating sponsor-related promotions both in the community and in-arena on game days
    • Assisting in the correspondence and communication with corporate sponsors

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Must be a college junior, senior or enrolled in a Master’s program
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Flexible schedule; ability to work evening and weekend hours
  • Dependable and detail oriented
  • Ability to take initiative, be self-motivated and work independently with limited supervision
  • Work in a fast-paced environment and the ability to lift up to 30 pounds as needed
  • Pursuing a marketing, business or sports related degree (preferred)
Candidates must be available to work every home game plus 15-20 office hours per week. Interns will be compensated $9.00/hour and business casual attire is required. The internship is expected to last the entire season (pre-season begins at the beginning of October, playoffs could be until the end of June).

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Suns Legacy Partners are an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V