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28 Jun 2024

Intern - Corporate Strategy

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Houston, TX, USA
0+ years exp.

The Corporate Strategy Intern will serve as support to all members of the Corporate Partnerships department in order to gain insight and experience into the operation of a professional sports organization, particularly as it relates to its Sponsorship development and execution environment.


  • Assist the Partnership Sales & Activation teams with daily tasks under the supervision of team representatives.
  • Assist in organizing and executing Corporate Partner activities and events.
  • Execute game night duties as directed, including but not limited to: capturing photos, concourse table and set-up for sponsors, assist department with sponsorship contest fulfillment, etc.
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis to address specific business questions and present actionable recommendations for the Corporate Sales team.
  • Compile consumer and market research insights for Corporate proposals and meetings.
  • Deliver effective presentations of quantitative information to engage various stakeholders.
  • Assist renewal and new business team with the creation of proposal presentations, including research of prospective partners, compiling support metrics/data and copywriting.
  • Assist with activation tracking and contract fulfillment as requested.
  • Attend client meetings with department representatives as requested.
  • Assist partnership activation team with proof of performance or recap presentations.
  • Make all necessary deliveries and fulfill any internal or external requests in a timely manner.
  • General office duties: Data entry, copying, filing, faxing, maintaining mailing lists, ordering office supplies, storage location management.
  • Attend and participate in weekly departmental sales, activation and game-related marketing meetings.
  • Receptionist training and other special projects as outlined by the Houston Rockets & Toyota Center internship program.


  • The internship period will last from approximately September 2024 – April 2025
  • Sponsorship and strategy, analytics or business insights experience strongly preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other related computer skills required.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Strong organizational skills, time management skills and attention to detail required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on business writing skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects and support multiple high level executive positions.
  • Ability to work independently without supervision, be self-directed and demonstrate initiative.
  • Ability to take direction without follow up.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and to function both independently and as a team member.
  • Flexible hours required: nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.


  • The employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, use handle or feel, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, communicate with others.
  • The vision requirement includes the ability to review written and electronic materials in both digital and physical format.
  • The employee must be able to transfer and move items for departmental needs.
  • The employee must be able to adjust to changing work hours and locations as needed in light of the strong focus on external communications and relationships

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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