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Event Marketing Seasonal Assistant - Atlanta Falcons Football Club, LLC (Flowery Branch, GA)

About the Atlanta Falcons:

With a rich history since our inception in 1965, the Atlanta Falcons Football Club has evolved to become one of the National Football League’s premier teams on and off the field under current owner Arthur Blank’s leadership.  We are part of the Blank Family of Businesses and share a strong organizational culture, rooted in our core values and lived through our associates.  We play our home games at the Georgia Dome in downtown Atlanta, but construction is beginning on a new retractable roof stadium, opening for the 2017 season.  The new facility will allow us to provide a world-class experience for fans, both on Falcons game days and for many other marquee events.  Our headquarters and practice facilities are currently located on a 50-acre campus in Flowery Branch.  We are proud to represent the city of Atlanta, with a thriving economy, especially in areas like media operations and information technology; a rich culture and arts scene; low cost of living; and plenty of green space to enjoy the great climate.

Position Summary

The Atlanta Falcons Event Marketing department is looking for one (1) qualified candidate to serve as the Event Marketing Seasonal Assistant beginning in mid-July and ending at the end of the 2015/16 football season.  This intern will have the opportunity to learn all aspects of planning and executing events primarily working on the Game Day Entertainment experience.  This internship is ideal for recent graduates who have finished school within the past 1 to 2 years.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assist with the execution of Game Day Operations and Events.

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the Game Day Script and Operational Timeline.

  • Coordinate distribution of necessary credentials associated with game day entertainment and personnel (includes distribution of tickets and parking passes).

  • Assist with the entertainment selection process and game day experience (including National Anthem singers and Color Guard).

  • Assist with the execution of the Friday Night Lights event in August.

  • Assist with the organization of all Game Day Notebooks.

  • Project a professional image in all interactions including fans, corporate partners, social media, and fellow Falcons associates.

  • Respond to entertainment inquiries and maintain entertainment database.

  • Assist with organization, planning and implementation of all special events.

  • Organize video board message requests.

  • Coordinate and executive pre-game staff operations meetings.

  • Arrive on time and perform duties in a professional manner.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Must be at least a Junior in college or have a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Prior internships, volunteer work or any work experience in Events and Operations preferred.
  • Familiarity with sponsorship marketing, activation, promotions and event presentation.

 Required Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with large diverse groups.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Strategic planning.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Must be able to work ALL home games.
  • Duties may fall on evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must be reliable transportation to and from Flowery Branch, Georgia.
  • Must be able to lift 35+ lbs. and be on your feet 2+ hours at a time.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, YouTube, Twitter and Facebook.

Compensation

  • Hourly (no more than 40 hours per week)
  • Benefits and Relocation expenses not included.
  • Housing will not be provided.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Describe, in detail, your prior experience in Events and/or Operations.
2. What do you hope to accomplish with this internship?
3. Do you have housing available in Atlanta?
4. All applicants must submit a cover letter with their resume


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