Comcast Spectacor

Marketing/Public Relations Intern (Spring 2018)

US-VA-Norfolk
Job ID
2017-2916
Group
Spectra - Venue Management
Spectra VM - Ted Constant Convocation Center (Old Dominion U)
Category
Marketing
Type
Intern

Overview

This internship will work closely with the Marketing/Public Relations Department to learn and participate in publicizing the facility and/or events through a variety of traditional and non-traditional means for the purpose of selling tickets, booking meeting facilities, and creating public awareness for the Ted Constant Convocation Center.

Responsibilities

  • Understand how to conduct marketing research through phone calls, emailing, searching the internet, and conducting meetings with various individuals within the market.
  • Assist in developing and implementing event marketing plans and promotions.
  • Participate in grassroots marketing, including distribution of flyers, hanging posters, and creating relationships with various retailers to promote events
  • Attend meetings which include brainstorming sessions and explain how to executing public relations event ideas
  • Draft and circulate press releases and media advisories
  • Work with Manager to learn how to create and deliver media drops
  • Assist department in gathering press clips
  • Responsible for updating media contact lists
  • Work Marketing table for public relations, promotional, and venue events *This may include hours outside of 9-5, M-F*
  • Perform variety of event day responsibilities within the Marketing Department

 

Qualifications

  • College juniors, seniors, or graduate students
  • Recommended for Sport Management, Marketing, Communications, Management, or Hospitality Majors
  • GPA of 3.5 or above highly desired
  • Active involvement in on campus civic and/or leadership activities highly desired
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills required
  • Must possess working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Photoshop
  • Demonstrated attention to details
  • Must be self-motivated with a ‘can-do’ attitude and a strong desire to learn
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

SPECTRA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYER.

 

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