We are seeking dynamic people to fill a twelve month internship within the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics Sales and Marketing office. This graduate internship will provide you with an entry-level opportunity in the sports marketing field. In this internship, we will help you develop a broad-based understanding of External Relations in Athletics. We are looking for a qualified person to format and implement marketing plans, execute promotions, provide support for our corporate partners, ticketing support, complete administrative duties and much more. This is a paid internship.
In this position, you will:
Lead pre-game, in-game and post-game promotional activities to engage and improve gameday experience for Spartan fans
Build and execute marketing plans for your assigned sports
Implement and execute football and men’s basketball marketing initiatives with assistance from the full-time Sales and Marketing staff
Oversee, schedule and lead undergraduate interns at athletic events and during office hours
Assist with the integration of corporate sponsorships into gameday
Support ticketing of events
Assist full-time staff with additional projects such as: online auctions, youth involvement and other community outreach programs
Perform additional duties as assigned
A Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, sports management or a related field.
Ability to lead multiple projects in an organized manner with minimal supervision.
You should have strong written and verbal communication skills.
Creativity and the ability to think in a dynamic environment.
Proficiency with computer applications and general office software programs.
We expect you to work effectively with a large and diverse population.
If offered the position, we expect you to enroll in graduate school at MSU and begin work towards a Masters degree. Position requires untraditional work hours such as nights and weekends.
Please email resume and cover letter to email@example.com
MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.
Known internationally as a major U.S. public university with global reach, Michigan State University has been advancing knowledge and transforming lives through innovative teaching, research, and outreach for over 150 years. Founded in 1855, MSU is a member of the Association of American Universities, the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, and the Big Ten and Central Collegiate Hockey Association athletic conferences. MSU sponsors 25 intercollegiate varsity sports (12 for men and 13 for women). The 5,200 acre campus is located in East Lansing, three miles east of Michigan's Capitol in Lansing. MSU has approximately 45,000 students (undergraduate and graduate) and 400,000 living alumni throughout the world.