The Ohio State University Department of Athletics is seeking a Fan Experience and Promotions Intern. This internship position that will support the Fan Experience and Promotion staff by assisting in developing marketing and promotional plans for assigned sports. The position will require a strong candidate who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and possess the ability to manage multiple projects effectively. Duties include, but not limited to: developing marketing, promotional, advertising, and ticketing plans for designated sports and manage individual sports budgets; coordinating pre-game, in-game and post-game promotional activities to enhance the game day experience for fans and our student athletes; oversight of summer community engagement events; managing student street team program; assisting with implementation and execution of football game-day elements; and assisting with the integration and activation of corporate sponsorship. This is an entry level, career-based internship and is intended for professional development of an applicant with only 6 to 24 months of practical experience. Internship positions are appointed on an annual basis (with the possibility of renewal; two-year maximum appointment). This position works in a creative and collaborative team environment where change is embraced and innovation is encouraged.
Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; at least two years of athletic marketing experience in collegiate athletics and/or professional athletics; strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively work with a large and diverse population; proficiency with computer applications and general office software programs is necessary; comfortable generating innovative ideas and exploring alternative approaches and solutions to problems; dynamic problem solver, proactive planner, and demonstrate a willingness of collaborate.
Preferred candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, sports management or related field.
Position will require a flexible work schedule based on events including evenings and weekends.
The deadline for applications is August 10, 2017. All interested candidates must complete an on-line application at jobs.osu.edu to job requisition # 431022.The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.
The Ohio State University Department of Athletics sponsors 36 fully funded varsity teams - 17 for women, 16 for men and three co-educational. The department is committed to providing its more than 1,000 student-athletes with the finest in academic and athletics support in order to ensure a quality and life-enhancing experience. U.S. News and World Report ranks Ohio State as one of the Top 20 publi...c universities and has been recognized for the second year in a row as one of the Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For."