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  • Arena Marketing Intern (Spring 2019)

    Location US-FL-Tallahassee
    Job ID
    2018-4048
    Group
    Spectra - Venue Management
    Location Name
    Spectra VM - Donald L Tucker Civic Center (Florida State U)
    Category
    Marketing
    Type
    Intern
  • Overview

    This position is based at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. The Donald L. Tucker Civic Center at Florida State University is North Florida’s Premier Entertainment & Convention Center featuring a 12,500 seat arena, luxury suites, club seats, over 54,000 sq. ft. of meeting and exhibition space and an arena view restaurant, the Spotlight Grille. It is easy to understand why over a half a million people attend events at the Tucker Civic Center with the varied array of attractions we offer. Consider: a $33.8 million versatile, contemporary complex; excellent facilities; reasonable rates; and a cooperative and efficient staff that knows its business and your needs. You can learn more about our venue here: https://www.tuckerciviccenter.com/

     

    The Arena Marketing Intern will learn to coordinate, implement and work on projects that will encompass plans for the event season at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center at Florida State University. Assist the marketing staff in completing tasks necessary for the overall campaign for the upcoming show season with a heavy focus on social media, online/internet aspects of marketing, and grassroots tactics. Looking for an assertive, outgoing, creative, hard-working, dependable, a desire to learn, resourceful, independent thinker who is greatly interested in working in Sports/Entertainment Marketing.

     

    Must be able to work 12 hours per week. Interns are required to work selected events and grassroots activities that occur on certain days, evenings and weekends. The internship runs from January to May.

     

    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 www.spectraexperiences.com/

     

    Responsibilities

    • Marketing research that will require making phone calls, emailing, searching the internet, and conducting meetings with various individuals within the market
    • Participate in developing and implementing event marketing plans and promotions
    • Assisting with grassroots marketing, including creation and distribution of flyers, hanging posters, tabling and creating relationships with various retailers to promote events *This will include hours worked outside of 9-5, M-F*
    • Brainstorming ideas for revenue generating events at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center
    • Assist in managing the Arena’s various social media sites – Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
    • Conducting demographic and psychographic research for various events and projects
    • Attend various meetings that will be beneficial in completing tasks
    • Represent arena at booths/tables at festivals, fairs, and other events with high traffic to be able to get the word out about the Tucker Center and its events
    • Attend meetings with potential partners and learn to execute marketing with third-party partnerships
    • Interact with Tucker Center staff when working on various projects
    • E-mail management and venue reporting
    • Website management
    • Perform variety of event day responsibilities within the Marketing Department
    • Additional tasks as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Must be a college junior, senior or graduate student
    • Recommended for Sport Management, Marketing, Communications, Management, or Hospitality Majors
    • Must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA
    • Financial compensation is available, but housing and transportation are the responsibility of the student
    • Availability to work 12 hours a week, including evenings and weekends
    • Active involvement in on campus civic and/or leadership activities highly desired
    • Working knowledge of Photoshop
    • Working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Knowledge of how to effectively use the internet for research
    • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills in the English language
    • Well organized with ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments

     

     

     

    SPECTRA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYER.

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