Marketing & Promotions

Position: Summer Internships - Villanova Sports Marketing

Start Date: Flexible with schedule
End Date: Flexible with schedule
Pay: Unpaid
Hours: 12-15 per week in the office
Credits: Yes - depends on length of internship or school requirements
Applications Accepted: On-going

Qualifications :
Required:
Working on Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Sports Management; Strong management and interpersonal skills. Willingness to learn; Exceptional customer service skills; Self-starter willing to take initiative; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Ability to multi-task and work under pressure.

Preferred:
Sports marketing experience at either the professional or collegiate level; Knowledgeable about a variety of social media channels and account management suites. Experience using Adobe Creative Suite programs.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Begin strategy development and best practices research to improve Cat Pack Youth Fan Club
  • Assist with grassroots marketing efforts for Villanova Football
  • Social/digital tools portfolio updates, participating on demo calls
  • Organizing the Marketing files on Athletics shared drive
  • Inventory of/ordering new marketing collateral for 2015-2016 Athletics season
  • Updating all partner schools logos for social media and print graphics for upcoming season
  • Organize files and assets for marketing collateral print deadlines

To Apply:
Email Resume and Cover Letter (Word or .pdf format preferred) to: athleticsinterns@villanova.edu


Position: Internship - Marketing & Promotions Assistant

Start Date: August 1, 2015
End Date: May 31, 2016
Pay: Paid - $1,400 monthly stipend
Credits: Yes - depends on length of internship or school requirements
Applications Accepted: April 7 - April 28th

Qualifications :
Required:
Bachelor's degree; Willingness to learn; Exceptional customer service skills; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Passion for sports and marketing; Ability to multi-task and work under pressure. Candidates should be team-oriented and must be willing to work irregular hours.

Preferred:
Sports marketing experience at either the professional or collegiate level; Master's degree or working towards a master's degree preferable; Experience using Graphic Design Programs (Photoshop; Publisher; Adobe Premiere); Social Media Management dashboards (hoot suite, tweet deck).

Job Description:

  • Assist in the execution of Football, Men's and Women's Basketball, and Men's Lacrosse sport marketing plans.
  • Game day responsibilities include: serving as promotions coordinator for football and men's basketball, game director for women's basketball and men's lacrosse.
  • Coordinate game day elements for Football, Men's and Women's Basketball, and Men's Lacrosse that includes but not limited to: compile band & cheer pass lists, parking lists, schedule anthem performers, scheduling of internal & external halftime and TO performers.
  • Oversee the development and scheduling of digital marketing efforts.
  • Responsible for campus marketing efforts to promote all sporting events (A frames, campus currents, Cafeteria Raids, Dorm Storms, etc.).
  • Responsible for grassroots marketing efforts with corporate sponsors and within the local community (distributions of marketing collateral i.e. posters, schedule cards, etc.).
  • Manage day to day operations of part time intern staff.
  • Oversee the Cat Pack Kids Club - solicit members, arrange and execute events, etc. in coordination with part-time paid intern staff.
  • Responsible for department charitable donation request program.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned by Coordinator of Marketing & Events and Director of Basketball Marketing.
  • Adhere to NCAA, BIG EAST Conference and Villanova University compliance rules

To Apply:
Email Resume and Cover Letter (Word or .pdf format preferred) to: athleticsinterns@villanova.edu


Position: Villanova Sports Marketing Student Internship Program (Six Positions Available)

Start Date: August 15th (Flexible with school schedule)
End Date: May 1st (Flexible with school schedule)
Pay: Unpaid
Credits: Yes - depends on length of internship or school requirements
Application Due Date: On-going

Qualifications:

Required: Working on Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Sports Management; Strong management and interpersonal skills. Willingness to learn; Exceptional customer service skills; Self-starter willing to take initiative; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Ability to multi-task and work under pressure.

Preferred: Sports marketing experience at either the professional or collegiate level; Knowledgeable about a variety of social media channels and account management suites. Experience using Adobe Creative Suite programs.


Position #1: Social Media Gameday & Promotions (1 available)

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Create and post engaging content that highlights upcoming games, showcases weekly conference honorees, and supplements the department's ticket sales efforts for all home contests.
  • Assist with executing social campaigns with departments including corporate sales, partnership activation, ticket sales, development, client services, and event marketing.
  • Maintain and coordinate a web and social media style and standards guide for the department
  • Evaluate department's social media channels, create plan for improvements, and implement changes in collaboration with marketing staff
  • Intern will be provided with the opportunity to learn more about various social media channels and account management suites as well as the freedom to use their creative skills to create their own content.
  • Required to attend home games at the discretion of the Director of Basketball Marketing and Coordinator of Marketing & Events.
  • Adhere to NCAA, BIG EAST Conference and Villanova University compliance rules

To Apply:
Email Resume and Cover Letter (Word or .pdf format preferred) to: athleticsinterns@villanova.edu.


Position #2: Social Media Analytics (1 available)

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Monitor performance of department's social accounts on an on-going basis to establish best practices while comparing against internal and industry benchmarks.
  • Analyze and produce bi-weekly reports highlighting effectiveness, awareness, and reach of department's social accounts.
  • Research and identify relevant new technologies, social networks, tools and digital marketing strategies.
  • Adhere to NCAA, BIG EAST Conference and Villanova University compliance rules.

To Apply:
Email Resume and Cover Letter (Word or .pdf format preferred) to: athleticsinterns@villanova.edu.


Position #3: Marketing & Promotions Team #1 (2 available)

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Serve as primary marketing contact for Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer, Baseball, and Softball
  • Design season promotional plan and assist with implementing social media strategies for respective sports
  • Responsible for the execution of campus marketing efforts to promote all sporting events (A frames, campus currents, Cafeteria Raids, Dorm Storms, etc.).
  • Manage and update database contacts for respective sports
  • Assisting Marketing Department with game day operations at football, men's basketball, women's basketball, and men's lacrosse.
  • Adhere to NCAA, BIG EAST Conference and Villanova University compliance rules

* Special Note: Interns are required to work 12-15 hours within the office per week plus events. Events include all Football, Men's & Women's Basketball and Men's Lacrosse games. There will be a variety of other events throughout the year that will also require mandatory attendance.

To Apply:
Email Resume and Cover Letter (Word or .pdf format preferred) to: athleticsinterns@villanova.edu.


Position #4: Marketing & Promotions Team #2 (2 available)

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Serve as primary marketing contact for Field Hockey, Volleyball, Women's Lacrosse
  • Assist ticket office with Group Sales initiatives
  • Design season promotional plan and assists with implementing social media strategies for respective sports
  • Responsible for the execution of campus marketing efforts to promote all sporting events (A frames, campus currents, Cafeteria Raids, Dorm Storms, etc.).
  • Manage and update database contacts for respective sports
  • Assisting Marketing Department with game day operations at football, men's basketball, women's basketball, and men's lacrosse.
  • Adhere to NCAA, BIG EAST Conference and Villanova University compliance rules

* Special Note: Interns are required to work 12-15 hours within the office per week plus events. Events include all Football, Men's & Women's Basketball and Men's Lacrosse games. There will be a variety of other events throughout the year that will also require mandatory attendance.

To Apply:
Email Resume and Cover Letter (Word or .pdf format preferred) to: athleticsinterns@villanova.edu.

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