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Fan Engagement Intern - Fall 2024

  • Internship
    Part-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Marketing
  • Indianapolis

AI generated summary

  • You: Enrolled college student in business or sports-related program with passion for sports industry. Self-motivated, organized, strong communication skills, open to feedback, flexible schedule, reliable, adaptable, and positive attitude.
  • You will engage fans through community marketing initiatives, game day activities, and office responsibilities, while supporting promotional strategies and Bicentennial Unity Plaza activation.

Requirements

  • Enrolled in a college or university program as a junior, senior, or graduate student
  • Business or sports-related majors with experience in a marketing, customer experience, or fan-facing role are preferred
  • Passionate about working in the sports industry
  • Self-motivated to meet or exceed desired team and individual goals
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks effectively
  • Strong critical thinking skills to solve problems independently and efficiently
  • Ability to approach and engage with the community in a professional and friendly manner
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with teammates
  • Positive and motivated attitude in all situations
  • Open to feedback, guidance, and direction as it pertains to job performance and personal growth
  • Punctual and effectively manages their time
  • Reliable, responsible, and works with integrity
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities while still meeting or exceeding expected goals
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including days, nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Ability to follow procedures for handing out gift/incentive items

Responsibilities

  • Community Marketing Initiatives (e.g. Fan Van activation):
  • Effectively engage with current and prospective fans using promotional strategies.
  • Assist with our Fan Van calendar and interact with our community partners.
  • Travel to events in Indianapolis and surrounding communities.
  • Set up, tear down, maintain, and facilitate fan engagement activities, including our prize giveaways.
  • Game Day Execution:
  • Set up and tear down fan engagement activities around the arena.
  • Manage prize giveaway stations, photo booth activations, autograph signings, and family fun activities.
  • Coordinate game day DJs and other entertainers.
  • Distribute special guest prize packs.
  • Interact and communicate with Fan Zone members.
  • Office Responsibilities:
  • Manage general administrative responsibilities as requested.
  • Maintain inventory of promotional materials.
  • Restock and organize prizes for game day giveaways.
  • Research fan van opportunities across Indiana.
  • Participate in discussions regarding marketing and promotional strategies.
  • Support the strategy and activation of the Bicentennial Unity Plaza.
  • Other duties as assigned.

FAQs

What are the three main areas of responsibility for the Fan Engagement Intern at Pacers Sports & Entertainment?

The three main areas of responsibility for the Fan Engagement Intern are community, gameday, and office tasks.

What specific tasks will the intern be responsible for in the community area?

The intern will be responsible for setting up and tearing down fan engagement activities throughout the concourses and managing promotional assets.

What tasks will the intern handle on gameday?

On gameday, the intern will assist with fan engagement activities and support the activation of the Bicentennial Unity Plaza.

What office responsibilities will the intern have?

The intern will manage the Fan Van calendar of events, maintain promotional materials, and support the activation of the Bicentennial Unity Plaza.

What kind of development opportunities does this internship provide within the Marketing department?

This internship offers opportunities for career development in the sports industry and provides hands-on experience in various aspects of fan engagement and marketing.

1001-5000
Employees
1967
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Pacers Sports & Entertainment (PS&E) is the corporate identity exemplified by the Indiana Pacers, Indiana Fever, Indiana Mad Ants, Pacers Gaming, Pacers Foundation, Inc., and Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Its team of inspired and dedicated employees promises to deliver quality entertainment and unparalleled service.