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6 Feb 2024

2024 Summer Corporate Partnership Sales Internship

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Columbus, OH, USA
0+ years exp.


The Corporate Partnership intern will primarily assist the Corporate Partnership Sales staff by identifying potential partners, researching prospects, and presenting opportunities. Intern will assist with projects in the office, in addition to departmental/partner events.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize practices and processes to drive sponsorship revenue that are employed by an NHL Corporate Partnerships department.
  • Develop knowledge, communication and process management skills in the area of Partnership Sales and Activation.

Duties and tasks:

  • Generate new leads for the sales team through prospect and category research.
  • Scour social media, game highlights, and websites of other professional sports teams to identify brands that are actively investing in corporate partnerships and how they activate.
  • Utilize in-depth market research to evaluate best practices, category/sponsor trends, and the competitive landscape to contribute to the sales process.
  • Prepare company overview reports and executive backgrounds for meetings and presentations.
  • Use Nielsen Data to provide quantitative support for partner presentations.
  • Actively participate in cross-departmental brainstorm sessions to create partnership platforms.
  • Observe in prospective client meetings, pitches, and recap reports with members from sales and activation teams.
  • Create activation recap reports with proof-of-performance images, data, and supporting elements
  • Perform administrative tasks, as needed to support the sales and activation teams.
  • Other projects as assigned.

Intern Benefits:

  • 20 intern office hours available each week


  • Must be enrolled in four-year college or university
  • Course credit required for internship.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to intern weeknights, weekends and holidays in addition to normal business hours and home games.

Please note this is an unpaid internship.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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