The Corporate Partnerships Intern is part of the Corporate Partnerships department for Minnesota United Football Club (MNUFC), a sports business located in the Twins Cities area of Minnesota and a member of Major League Soccer (MLS), the top tier soccer league in North America.
The Corporate Partnerships Intern will focus on assisting the corporate sponsorship sales and service team with acquisition, implementation, and recapping partnerships by creating presentations, coordinating special events and assisting with game day partnership execution. In addition, this position will play a role in coordinating, executing, and assisting with game day premium service team and any non-game day hospitality events that are hosted for corporate partners.
This is a paid, part-time (20-25 hours per week), seasonal position (March-November) based in Golden Valley, MN.
Create professional and creative partnership proposals.
Lead game day set-up, activation and teardown.
Assist managing game day promotions staff.
Manage occasional outside event setup, activation and teardown.
Capture and organize mentions of partners in social media and news clippings.
Capture and organize game day photographs of sponsor activations.
Produce detailed season recaps for all partners using analytic and presentation tools.
Support premium service with preparation, game day customer service and setup.
Assist with planning and executing hospitality events for corporate partner clients and prospects.
Perform other duties and projects as assigned .
Pursuing a degree or recent graduate with a degree in related field preferred.
Previous experience in partnership marketing/activations a plus.
Team player with a positive attitude, self-confidence, professionalism, resourcefulness, integrity, motivation, and a very strong work ethic.
Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills.
Must be organized, detail orientated and accountable.
Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and potential holidays, along with a majority of home games/stadium events at Allianz Field.
Bilingual skills preferred but not a requirement.
MNUFC is a professional soccer club playing in Major League Soccer (MLS), the top tier of soccer in North America, and which operates under the oversight of the U.S. Soccer Federation, a member of FIFA. The Club is headquartered in Golden Valley, MN. Soccer operations are located at the MNUFC Training Center in Blaine, MN, and the team plays its home matches at Allianz Field in St. Paul, MN.
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.