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3 Feb 2024

Corporate Partnerships Intern (Summer & In-Season 10 months)

🇺🇸 Seattle, WA, USA
1+ year exp.
US$20 – US$22 per hour

Position: Corporate Partnership Intern

Department: Corporate Partnerships

Reporting To: Sr Manager, Partnership Marketing

Timeline: June - April

Our Purpose:

We are building a championship organization that serves our fans, community and business partners through world class sports and entertainment. We believe that Winning Matters, our Fans come first, with risk comes reward, great teams can achieve unimaginable results, honoring the Pacific Northwest is our duty and driving the business is our responsibility.

Since the team was awarded in 2018 through to our first puck drop in 2021, the Kraken brand has become one of the most recognized and beloved in the NHL. Playing at Climate Pledge Arena, the most sustainable arena in the world, we want to provide a memorable experience every night and make fans for life. Our joint foundation, One Roof Foundation aims to advance equity and sustainability by increasing opportunities to thrive for our most vulnerable young people and communities.

Our Vision:

To inspire a passion for learning and empower future leaders in a safe environment where they are valued for their individuality and diverse capabilities.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Hiring:

The Seattle Kraken aspire to write a new playbook in sports and entertainment that includes everyone. In alignment with this vision, if you don’t meet every job requirement listed—or if you haven’t played ice hockey before or are still learning about the sport—we still encourage you to apply. We understand you may bring other relevant experiences and expertise to help us become the highest performance organization we can be. One of our core values is ‘Make Us Better’ and we recognize diversity, equity and inclusion as a critical business strategy.

If you’d like to request an accommodation in the application or interview process, please let us know by emailing: [email protected].

Team Overview:

The Corporate Partnerships team focuses on the entire journey of developing a corporate partner through the sales funnel and culminating in a high level of service and activation. Our organization prides itself on partners with shared values and blue-chip brands and works hard to deliver a high return on their investment.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Track and analyze partnership performance including online exposure, events, and game day elements for partners.
  • Assist in planning and executing contractual partnership elements.
  • Assist in lead development and research to provide support to sales team.
  • Track and manage corporate partner promotions and prize fulfillment both during and outside of events.
  • Make all necessary deliveries and fulfill internal and external requests in a timely manner.
  • Attend and participate in weekly departmental corporate partnership meetings.
  • Support corporate partnerships team with other duties and projects as assigned.

What You Will Learn:

  • An in depth understanding of the corporate sales process and what the lifecycle of a corporate partner looks like.
  • How to plan, execute, and manage partnership activations from inception to completion.
  • Gain experience interacting with executives of major businesses.
  • How to support a team with various needs from design work to ticket management to event support.
  • What it’s like to work in a fast-paced, highly visible professional sports environment.


  • Ability to work independently without supervision, be self-directed and demonstrate initiative.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects to support high-level partners.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented, resourceful, quick learner and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • A high degree of personal integrity and consistently put the interests of the organization first.

Compensation & Perks:

  • In accordance with Washington’s Equal Pay and Opportunity Act, the pay range for the position is $20-$22/hr. Actual base pay will depend on the employee’s experience and other job-related factors permitted by law.
  • Company-paid Orca card.
  • Company-wide recognition platform.
  • Corporate office located at the Kraken Community Iceplex in Northgate; within walking distance of the Northgate Light Rail Station and Northgate Transit Center; free parking.

Working Conditions:

  • This role is based on-site in our Seattle office and requires work to be performed in person. However, we do value flexibility as the business will allow, and offer occasional opportunities to work from home.
  • Minimal Travel (<10% travel): May be required to travel. Trips may require air travel and/or overnight stay away from home for one or more nights.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule inclusive of weekends, nights and holidays required
  • Frequent bending, lifting 15-20 pounds, sitting, exposure to multiple external elements, extensive walking through the building including inclines and stairs.

Seattle Hockey Partners, LLC and Seattle Arena Company, LLC are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We do not discriminate on basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.


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