Intern, Corporate Partnerships

Tampa Bay Rays

St Petersburg, FL 10-24-2023
  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
The Tampa Bay Rays and Rowdies Corporate Partnerships Sales and Service Department is looking for driven, committed, detail-oriented individuals to participate in a season-long internship opportunity. The position will allow each intern to experience a portion of the corporate sales season, as well as assisting with fulfillment of corporate partnership agreements covering two (2) professional sports organizations during the season. They will have the opportunity to hear from organization executives and collaborate with other departments to develop a well-rounded understanding of the organization and industry.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist Corporate Partnerships Team with assembling client proposals, presentations, and contract fulfillments
• Maintain awareness of sponsorship/market trends and knowledge relative to Tampa Bay Rays & Rowdies Corporate Partners as well as competitors that are activating within other markets and/or professional leagues
• Assist with proof of performance tracking
• Support Sales and Service Team with prospecting and developing partnership recaps
• Capture qualitative/quantifiable results that can be translated into a visual presentation for clients
• Assist with organization and execution of special events and networking opportunities in Corporate Hospitality
• Manage inventory of merchandise, premium items, and hospitality requests
• Execute game-day duties and responsibilities as directed, including but not limited to setting up activation tables, capturing photos of signage, and facilitating in-game activations
• Assist and monitor partner social media campaigns, sweepstakes, and traffic-driving promotions
• Assist with data entry/tracking in Microsoft Dynamics CRM/KORE, SponsorUnited, YouGov and other pertinent platforms
• Attend and participate in weekly departmental sales, service, and game-related meetings
• Perform general administrative duties
• Display decision-making skills guided by and in alignment with Rays & Rowdies core values
• All other tasks & duties as assigned

Position Requirements:
• Professionalism, punctuality, enthusiasm and energy
• Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
• Attention to detail, research and analytical skills
• Ability to meet deadlines
• Excellent communication skills
• Initiative and creativity
• Sales/Customer service experience is a plus
• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint
• Photography skills preferred but not required
• Some background in sports preferred but not required
• Must have the ability to handle moderate physical labor
• Ability to work in fast-paced environment

General Information:
• The internship will run January 8, 2024 – September 27, 2024
• This internship is an in-person internship only
• An hourly wage will be provided for this position with opportunity for overtime
• 30 - 40+ hours per week, depending on game schedules and duties, including nights, weekends and some holidays
• Local housing and reliable transportation required

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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5nnbz-3-238-180-174-42 in your application.