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3 Feb 2024

Sales Intern (Summer 3 months)

🇺🇸 Seattle, WA, USA
1+ year exp.

Position: Sales Intern

Department: Sales & Service

Reporting To: Director, Group & Inside Sales

Timeline: June - September

Our Mission:

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:

Our Sales & Service teams serve as the front line between the organization and our fans. Our job is to be able to speak directly with our fans, listen to their feedback and provide them with world class service while also cognizant of upsell opportunities. In sales, we live by the philosophy that we are never sold out! We operate with a true hybrid model – our team is trained to both sell and service our clients.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Come with a positive attitude and be ready to work!
  • Building Student Rush pipelines from local colleges and universities – including meeting with various on-campus organizations to get full buy-in to launch 24-25 Kraken Student Rush during Fall orientation.
  • Assist in fulfillment of group tickets and earned incentives.
  • Prospect new B2B clients for Club Seat sales team.
  • Provide support for implementation and distribution of FEVO offers.
  • Provide support and ideas for streamlining tech stack processes – make us better!


  • Ability to work well within a team environment, yet comfortable completing tasks independently.
  • Self-starter with the ability to be creative within a structured environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to present and communicate new ideas and concepts.
  • 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.

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, parental status, military service, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.


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