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Job listing closed on 10 Jul 2024

UFC Global Partnerships Intern - Fall 2024

🇺🇸 Las Vegas, NV, USA
0+ years exp.

Who We Are:

UFC® is the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization (MMA), with more than 700 million fans and 243 million social media followers. The organization produces more than 40 live events annually in some of the most prestigious arenas around the world while broadcasting to over 900 million TV households across more than 170 countries. UFC’s athlete roster features the world’s best MMA athletes representing more than 80 countries. The organization’s digital offerings include UFC FIGHT PASS®, one of the world’s leading streaming services for combat sports. UFC is part of TKO Group Holdings (NYSE: TKO) and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information, visit UFC.com and follow UFC at Facebook.com/UFC and @UFC on X, Snapchat, Instagram, and TikTok: @UFC.Endeavor is a global sports and entertainment company, home to many of the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events, and experiences. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation through entertainment agency WME; sports operations and advisory, event management, media production and distribution, and brand licensing through IMG; live event experiences and hospitality through On Location; full-service marketing through global cultural marketing agency 160over90; and sports data and technology through IMG ARENA and OpenBet. Endeavor is also the majority owner of TKO Group Holdings (NYSE: TKO), a premium sports and entertainment company comprising UFC and WWE.

Strategy for Winning:
UFC’s Internship Program is designed to provide interns the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills they have gained through their academic experience in a real-world corporate setting. Over the course of the program, the interns will become fully immersed in the daily operations of their department and will be directly involved with tasks and projects that contribute to UFC’s continued growth.

UFC’s Internship Program is open to any student who is currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program. This is an in-person internship in Las Vegas, NV. UFC does not provide relocation, housing, or transportation assistance.

The Fall 2024 program will begin on September 3, 2024, and will continue through December 13, 2024.

*Application deadline is July 19, 2024 for all Fall 2024 internships*

The Role and What You’ll Do:

  • Assists with day-to-day responsibilities and long-term projects to support Global Partnerships team members across Partnership Marketing, Business Development, and Operations.
  • Acts in an inter-disciplinary role with other areas of Global Partnerships (Marketing Solutions and Hospitality) as required.
  • Assists with preparation and execution of upcoming events.
  • Assists in meetings with current partners, prospective partners, and internal teams.
  • Research and conceives promotional ideas, analyzes trends across the MMA/sport and entertainment/Partnerships industries, and recommends opportunities to senior members of the Global Partnerships team.
  • Learns and builds on foundations of sport sponsorship, with primary focus in Partnership Marketing and Business Development, through both shadowing and hands-on support. Tasks may include:
    • Assistance in tracking partnership elements across live events, custom integrations, and broadcast, digital, and social media
    • Assistance with post-event recaps for partners (sponsorship ROI and measurement)
    • Research to identify market opportunities, support sales strategy, and generate leads
  • Occasionally may work with contracts to assist team with routing legal forms, collecting information, and tracking fulfillment.
  • Other support projects and ownership duties for Global Partnerships as required.

You Have These

  • Sports Management, Marketing or Business majors, or other programs relevant to business development and sales.
    • Required: Must be actively enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree-seeking program
    • Preferred: Rising junior, rising senior, or graduate (e.g. masters, J.D. or other doctorate) level students
  • Working proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook and ability to learn other basic computer programs.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and commitment to ensuring projects are finished accurately and completely.
  • Enthusiastic, sociable, and eager to build relationships.
  • Team player.
  • Willing to learn and grow.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain discretion with confidential information.
  • Must currently be legally approved to work in the United States.
  • Must live in Las Vegas or be willing to relocate to Las Vegas for term of internship.

How we work:

Endeavor is at the center of sports, media, entertainment, and fashion and is a largely relationship-based business. To foster an environment of collaboration, develop our future talent, and build on relationships across leadership, peers, and teams, we work from the office 5 days per week. We see immeasurable value internally and throughout the core of the businesses we support.

Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we strive to reflect the world’s diverse voices.  Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.