Comcast Spectacor

Marketing & Sales Intern (Spring 2018)

Location US-IL-Hoffman Estates
Job ID
Spectra - Venue Management
Location Name
Spectra VM - Sears Centre Arena


This position will work directly with the Marketing and Sales staff to market, promote, plan, and work events at the Sears Centre Arena. This position will also research, create, and implement various promotional and public relations efforts. This position will support the Sales Department efforts while performing other duties as assigned by the Director of Marketing.


  • Assist in the development, implementation and review of the marketing plans and event budgets
  • Assist in the implementation and review of advertising/ media buying, promotions, public relations and group sales for events.
  • Assist in creating collateral materials such as print ads, promotional pieces, posters, press releases, schedules, calendars and various ticket brochures from concept to completion
  • Assist in escorting media at events, and various event day responsibilities
  • Brainstorm creative ideas to market events with other members of the department
  • Implement social networking campaigns to increase ticket sales
  • Gathering press clips
  • Coordinating marketing table at public relations, promotional, and venue events
  • Marketing research that will require making phone calls, faxing, emailing, searching the internet, and conducting meetings with various individuals within the market
  • Learn and participate in the day to day operations of the sales department in a public assembly facility
  • Assisting with grassroots marketing, including distribution of flyers, hanging posters, and creating relationships with various retailers to promote events
  • *This will include hours outside of 9-5, M-F*



  • Open to college juniors, seniors and grad students seeking internship
  • Marketing/promotions, advertising or business related majors preferred
  • 10-20 hours per week during normal business hours with flexibility to work nights/weekends as needed
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and various social media sites
  • Strong leadership, organizational and computer skills required
  • Working knowledge of the Adobe Suite including Photoshop and InDesign preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A winning, do-what-it-takes attitude and a desire to learn





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