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  • Marketing Intern

    Location US-VA-Norfolk
    Job ID
    Spectra - Venue Management
    Location Name
    Spectra VM - Ted Constant Convocation Center (Old Dominion U)
  • 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.



    Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra at


    • Flexible hours based upon event schedule / needs; however optimal experience requires approximately 20 hours availability per week.
    • 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 building 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


    • 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








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