Now Hiring: Partnership Activation Intern

Posted: April 9, 2013

The Phoenix Suns/Mercury Marketing Partnerships department is currently recruiting for a part-time, seasonal Intern to report to the Partnership Activation Specialist.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Working all Phoenix Mercury 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) and/or 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 Masterís 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 $8.00/hour and business casual attire is required. The internship is expected to last the entire season (regular season begins at the end of May, playoffs could be until the end of October).

Interested candidates should apply online at http://nbateamjobs.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=54158

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