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Lagardère Unlimited, Tennis & Events Division
We presently have an opportunity for a Director of Business Development within our Tennis & Events Division at Lagardère Unlimited. This position will be responsible for implementing strategies that directly impact the overall growth of the Citi Open’s ticket sales operation.
Qualified candidates will have the following:
Job Description: Manage the marketing efforts of the Washington Kastles prior to the World TeamTennis season in July. Oversee the design of Kastles marketing collateral and team merchandise, work closely with in-house and external designers, order and manage inventory of team merchandise, and assist in supervising marketing interns. Reports to the General Manager and has significant, daily interaction with the Kastles Owner and CEO.
Desired Experience: Candidate must have a minimum 3-5 years of experience in sports marketing. Strong organizational skills are a must. Previous experience in merchandising, supervising a staff and creating marketing collateral highly desired. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite desired, but not required. Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment on extremely tight deadlines an absolute must. Previous experience in professional tennis a plus, but not required.
§ Work with design team to develop marketing materials for season including ticket mailers, print ads, post cards, and other promotional materials.
§ Manage inventory of team merchandise and oversee merch stands at Kastles matches supervising Marketing and Merchandise interns.
§ Work with internal and external graphic designers to design merchandise.
§ Work with vendors to procure new merchandise including samples and approval.
§ Attend events in the community with other Kastles staff as a representative of the Kastles to hand out promotional materials, supervise team mascot appearances, and/orstaff display booths.
§ Other tasks as needed and as assigned by the Kastles Owner/CEO and General Manager.
Seasonal position will begin on April 6 and end on September 4. All seasonal positions require a full-time commitment during business hours. Extensive weekend and evening hours will absolutely be required, including (but not limited to) attendance at all Kastles home matches. Compensation ranges on a contract basis, is dependent on experience, and will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis.
The Kastles are accepting and reviewing applications on a rolling basis. Applications will be reviewed and decided upon as they are received.
No phone calls please. EOE.
Rare internship opportunity to assist in running one of the world’s premier tennis events. Each intern is given enormous responsibility which offers great preparation and experience for future endeavors. This internship offers a more in depth experience and advanced techniques utilizing the Ticketmaster/Archtics software, used by most professional sports organizations across the country.
Location: Tournament site in Mason, Ohio.
5460 Courseview Dr., Mason, OH 45040
Interns will be asked to work for four weeks prior to the tournament week as well as the week of the tournament. For the second year, this event will be a combined event (Women & Men).
Pre-tournament dates: July 16-August 14; Tournament dates – August 15-23, 2015
Qualifications and Responsibilities:
Pre-tournament, hours are approximately 8am-6pm, with two weeks prior to the tournament 8am-7pm (shifts may be scheduled).
During the tournament, the ticket office is open from 8am-10pm each day; with a future sales window inside the gates being open from noon-evening match conclusion (approximately 11pm).
The tournament will provide a tournament logo shirt and cap. Interns must provide their own khaki shorts, skirt or slacks to compliment the uniform. Parking in a private lot also included.
These internships are unpaid.
When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:
1. Do you have local housing available in or near Cincinnati?
2. If no, would you be able to secure housing for the duration of the internship?
3. Do you have your own transportation?
4. Are you a US Citizen?
5. Does your fall 2015 school semester/quarter begin after August 23, 2015?
6. Will this internship be used to fulfill any school requirement?
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