Sports Marketing Internship

  • 1215 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230, USA
  • Intern
  • Position Type: Internship/Temporary

Company Description

What’s Volo?

More than 250,000 users Coast to Coast leverage Volo to organize, meet, communicate and play within their community through fitness and social activities. Whether it's a performance sport like soccer, or a social activity like cornhole, Volo provides something real. Real interaction, real activity, real fun, and real impact.

Volo is a movement—for people and by people who want to connect more meaningfully with each other. We are a grassroots uprising, helping others actually see who they’re connecting with, and share experiences over the length of a season.

If you have a desire to make a difference through community and sports, Volo could be your next and final career destination. Come fly with us.

 

What’s This Internship All About?

As the Sports Marketing Intern, you will be working directly with our talented and knowledgeable team assisting with day to day league operations and marketing. Training will include invaluable experience in all aspects of marketing such as grassroot, event, third party and digital. The internship will also include basic training in operations and finance as well as other knowledge. Upon completion of the internship, it is our hope that the knowledge learned is one that provides great value and expertise towards future career endeavors in the sports or marketing industry, including the opportunity to be permanently hired from this position.

 

More Than an Internship

  • College credit available

  • Invaluable experience in sports management by leaders in the social sports industry

  • Opportunity for full time position

  • Free sports leagues & events

 

Proof We Are Awesome

  • Ranked Among Inc-5000 Fastest Growing Companies

  • Serving more than 9,000 kids in free youth programs

  • Over 200,000 Adult Participants Nationwide

  • 8 City markets & counting ...

Job Description

INTERNSHIP PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Marketing

  • Help execute social media marketing campaigns and strategies through Facebook, Instagram, Blog, Twitter, Meetup, Google +,  and more!

  • Develop content for social media and blog with a heavy emphasis on content marketing

  • Assist with email marketing design, strategies, and execution.

  • Execute digital sponsorship activations

  • Design and implement on-field marketing as well as tabling at community events.  

  • Strategize, develop and coordinate local grassroots marketing opportunities

  • Collaborate with the local market to curate new and innovative marketing initiatives

  • Sales calls to team captains to inform them of upcoming events and registration deadlines

 

Operational

  • Assist with league audits & evaluations 

  • Provide facility and field maintenance as needed; suggest venue improvements

  • Increase brand awareness and registration numbers through community events and marketing

  • Inventory and upkeep of sports equipment and shirts 

  • Assist with data entry, game reports, customer service inquiries and scheduling

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Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Works well in a team atmosphere, and requires low supervision/direction

  • Currently enrolled in college and able to receive class credit 

  • Punctual and professional, but embraces a "work hard, play hard" attitude

  • Self-reliant and eager to take on any task - no matter how big or small

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Self-directed leader who takes initiative and a solutions-oriented approach to problem solving;  demonstrates a willingness to learn and improve

 

Ideal candidate:

  • Experience working with social media, email marketing, and content development

  • Graphic design experience 

  • Self-starter, well-spoken, outgoing

  • Detail-oriented, ability to multitask and meet deadlines

  • A passion for sports and community

Additional Information

Volo is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. Volo does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or prohibited by Company policy. Volo also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

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