Sport Management Newsletter – September 6

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES / TIME SENSITIVE

Isenberg / UMASS Conditional ApplicationClick here for a list of scholarships. . It’s important that you submit both the UMass general application and the Isenberg conditional application to be eligible for scholarships through the Isenberg Scholarship Program. Please be sure to apply for scholarships early! Deadline 9/8. If you have questions about the scholarship application, please contact Joy Jennings in the Development Office at jjennings@isenberg.umass.edu. More information on virtual help sessions will be forthcoming.

TIP: If the scholarship requires a recommendation or reference be sure to reach out and ASK the person you are putting as reference BEFORE doing so. You should ask people that know you well and provide them with (1) information on the scholarship; (2) your application materials or essay and (3) copy of your most current resume and (4) the deadline in which the reference or recommendation is needed.

Pro Sport Connection– Calling all Top Talent! 2021 grads, Current Seniors (especially those graduating in December) & Grad students!  Get the Pro Sport Connection with Kraft Sports & Entertainment and the New England Revolution Front Office with your own 1 on 1!

  • Learn more about the unique organizational structure and how fellow UMass Alumni contribute to the organizations success.
  • Network with Hiring Managers and recent UMass grads to ask questions and build your brand.
  • Please reach out to the Revs IS Manager, Tyler Iarussi, to set up a zoom / call / or meeting

JOBS FOR THOSE ON THE MARKET

Positions are automatically deleted after 6 weeks. Find old newsletters HERE.  Tips for Navigating the Job & Internship Market

Popular Sport Job Boards: TEAMWORK ONLINE ; National Sports Marketing Network; Sports Business Solutions ; Front Office Sports ; Jobs in Sport Tech  ; IAVM ; Intiix ; NCAA Market ; Women Leaders in College Sport ; Baller Careers ; Openly HQ; CoSIDA, Learfield Properties

Boston Celtics Corporate Partnerships Activation Manager – Serve as the day-to-day contact for execution and fulfillment of assigned Corporate Partners. Learn more HERE.

Inside Sales – Monumental Sports & Entertainment – a great place to get your start. Learn more and apply here. Let Prof. Must know if you do.

The University of Vermont Athletic Department – Director of Marketing and Fan Engagement. Two-Four years marketing and promotions related experience (internships count!). See full job description HERE. Link to apply HERE.

New York Athletic Club – Sports Information Director. Strong written communication skills needed. Details and application instructions HERE. 

American Hockey League. Multiple entry level roles in ALL departments around the country. See the FULL list HERE and let Prof. Must know if you apply to ANY of them.

Western Carolina University Athletic Department Hiring multiple positions: Director of Marketing and Fan Engagement Director or Corporate Sponsorships. As well as two paid internships: Ticket Operations/ Marketing and Creative Media that can help you get your start. All positions HERE. Let Prof. Must know if you apply.

Sales Support Representative at On Deck Sports in Braintree MA.  Details and apply HERE – let Prof. Must know if you do.

Boston Celtics – Assistant Business Operations Manager – serve as a key member of day-to-day operations providing exceptional support to the team. You’ll be responsible for assisting in the creation and functionality of all Celtics ticketed events, overseeing the audit of incoming revenue as it relates to tickets, and servicing outside department’s requests as needed. More info and application instructions HERE.

PlayWorks Coaches – Work with AmeriCorps to create opportunities for safe and inclusive play, on the playground and throughout the school, by being an effective facilitator and a caring, consistent adult to ensure that every kid has the opportunity to play every day. More info and apply here.

Boston Celtics – Legal Assistant – Law degree not required but interest in a legal career and working knowledge of selected legal procedures, terminology, and contract policies and standards is preferred. More info and application instructions HERE. 

Detroit Pistons – Account Executive. More info and apply HERE. Let Prof. Must know if you do.

Tokio-Marine HCC specialty Under Writing for the Bonds/Sweepstakes line of business. You will be in good hands as TM-HCC is a top employer of McCormack Grads. More info and link to apply HERE, let Prof. Must know if you do.

JUNIOR VARSITY BOYS SOCCER COACH – Amherst Regional High School. A great job, close to campus, available for credits. Learn more and apply HERE.

Boston Celtics – Staff Accountantfor those that double majored with accounting. Responsible for maintaining and reporting accurate and timely financial information as well as involvement in the month-end close process and financial statement review. More info and application instructions HERE. Let Prof. Must know if you apply.

Boston Celtics – Member Experience Executive – manage the year-round membership experience & annual retention of their assigned season ticket members as well as support the development and execution of all member benefit programs, events and game day experiences. More info and application instructions HERE. Let Prof. Must know if you apply.

TPG: A division of Teall Capital Partners was created in 2018 to serve as the arm for the high school market. TPG believes in the high school student-athlete experience and how it positively shapes our next generation. It is our mission to support this cause by connecting its community to organizations and brands that share in this belief. Currently we have partnerships with 18 high school state associations, two conferences, and the National Federation of State High School Associations to manage and sell their sponsorship and marketing rights. Open Positions

  • Account Manager (NCHSAA/NCISAA) – Based in Charlotte, NC, this role is responsible mainly for assisting in sales efforts for those two properties as well as assisting in fulfillment of sold sponsorships.
  • National Partnership Coordinator – Based in Charlotte, NC, this role is responsible for assisting our national sales team in the sales process and fulfillment of nationally sold sponsorship deals.
  • Partnership Services Coordinator – Based in Winston-Salem, NC this role is responsible for leading fulfillment efforts for at least seven of our properties located in the Northeast.

The United Soccer League is in FULL Hiring Mode! Jobs in ALL categories. Check them out HERE!

Sports Program Manager – Boston Ski and Sports Club – Watertown MA: effectively plan, organize and promote

Administrative Assistant | XL Center & Whitney Pratt Stadium – Hartford A fantastic way to learn the ropes! Will represents the XL Center as the initial contact for prospective clients and the general public, both on the phone and in person. This position provides support to the administrative staff, specifically the Finance, Box Office, Human Resources, and the Executive departments. Learn more and apply HERE. Let Prof. Must know if you apply.

NY Mets – Account Executive – Season Ticket Account Services. A fantastic place to start your career in sport. Learn more and apply HERE. Let Prof. Must know if you apply.

University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Assistant Director of Athletic Communications. 1+ year experience (internships count!). More info and apply here.  Resumes can also be e-mailed to tfeeley@uab.edu
Let Prof. Must know if you apply.

Intersport – Strategic Partnerships Trainee. Learn more and apply here. (note you have to scroll down the page to find this position) – please let Prof. Must know if you apply).

INTERNSHIPS / PART-TIME ROLES FOR CURRENT STUDENTS

TeamWork Online – Over 270 Open Internships!

National Sports Marketing Job Board- Over 20 REALLY GOOD Internships.

Delaware North –Internships in Social Media, Finance, Human Resources, and Accounting! Click Here to see them ALL.

Orchards Golf Club – Part-time. Pays $18+ per hour. More info and apply HERE.

UMASS Athletics: Marketing Internship (unpaid) – Perform the coordination and logistics of set up and execution of UMass Athletics gameday fan experiences and hospitality offerings. Furthermore, tasked with carrying out various elements of the 2021-2022 strategic marketing plans. Learn more and apply HERE.

The Mullins Center is hiring for a variety of part-time staff positions. Work on campus, gain experience and get paid! All positions and application information HERE.

The Players Impact – Fall Internship: 1Social Media, 1 Business Analyst. Remote. Unpaid. Founded in 2017 to shed light on the lack of resources and opportunities for many professional athletes & artists looking to learn more about the world of business, investing, entrepreneurship and more. Details and applications HERE.

Wasserman Fall 2021 Internshipspart-time, remote, unpaid. Variety of open positions, include but not limited to: Design, Communications & PR, Football, Social Media and Influencer Marketing, Athlete Social Media & Digital Marketing – Football, Graphic Design – Football, Athlete Marketing – Football, Public Relations. Must be eligible to receive academic credit. Learn More and Apply HERE.

MAX Field Hockey – Content & Social Media Marketing Intern. Intern will contribute to the growth of creative and engaging website and social media content, as well as marketing that increases traffic to MAXFieldHockey.com. More details and application instructions HERE. Applications will be reviewed as received and position will be filled as soon as possible.

Prime Student Campus Manager:  Wasserman recently acquired Riddle & Bloom, a marketing agency who focuses on connecting with Gen Z consumers via on-campus campaigns / program and they are looking for two (2) undergrad UMass students for the Fall semester.

  • Type:paid, part-time Independent Contractor role (we also refer to them as internships)
  • Time commitment:6-8 hours per week for the duration of the program on your campus (varies from 6-10 weeks)
  • Pay:$100 per week if program responsibilities are filled
  • Responsibilities:
    • Complete virtual training and program planning tasks over a 1-week period prior to program launch
    • Identify student life moments where you can host engaging activities that allow your peers to experience the benefits of Prime Student while meeting bi-weekly interaction goals
    • Create and publish creative Prime Student content on your personal, public social media accounts (IG, TikTok, YouTube, based on your following).
    • Participate in online group chats, maintaining daily communication with Riddle & Bloom and regularly collaborating with your fellow Campus Managers
    • Submit recaps of all events and complete occasional surveys
  • Interested students can apply HERE and reach out to recruiting@riddleandbloom.com with any questions.

Navigate Sports and Entertainmentis looking to hire inters for three functional areas: Primary Research Analyst, Sponsorship Research/ Consulting Analyst, and Sales/Marketing. Click on each of the job titles to learn more. Apply HERE.

Home Field LLC is a full-service sport facility located in Centerbrook, CT, with a focus on Baseball/Softball, Basketball, Volleyball, Pickleball – Home Field Internship Application

Connecticut College Sports Information Internship. More info and application instructions for Fall 2021 HERE and Spring 2022 HERE. Flexible schedule and earn anywhere from 3-12 credits.

The Montage Group Fall 2021 Internship. PAID. Hybrid – looking for motivated and passionate individuals that are interested in broadcasting, marketing, and/or general business within the sports industry to create client reels, conduct media outreach and more. Learn more and application instructions here.

The United Soccer League – Work Experience Program has something for everyone. All non-local interns may participate in the program remotely.  Further details on: USL’s Work Experience Program Further details on: USL League Office

Fall 2021 opportunities available: Club Services; Broadcasting; Creative Services; Graphic Design; Digital Asset & Video Production; Digital Services; Digital Solutions; Operations; Youth Development & Special Projects; Super Y League (SYL) Operations; W League Operations; Inclusion & Diversity

  • How to apply: All interested candidates must apply through TeamWork Online.
  • Interviewing process: Business leaders will reach out to those qualified candidates to schedule a phone interview. We plan to make final offers by end of July.
  • Eligibility requirements: All candidates must be eligible to receive college credit from an accredited College/University to participate in USL’s Work Experience Program. All remote candidates must have access to a computer/laptop with reliable internet service.
  • Let Prof Must know if you apply.

The Kinship Advisors – looking for interns in the following positions: Business Development, Social Media, Graphic Design, and Program Support. These internships are part-time, but we’re looking to fill them with individuals who consider themselves to be full-time learners. The Kinship Advisors works to foster and enhance the relationships between professional sports and the communities that support them… and other really cool projects! This is the perfect opportunity for someone who is comfortable operating within a fast-paced, purpose-driven environment. More info and application instructions HERE.

CT Sport Management Fall 2021 Internship- Fall 2021 opportunities are open to intern and assist with Nutmeg State Games. See job requirements and instructions on how to apply here.

CT Sports Management- CT sports management has opened applications for their part time fall internship that includes operation organization, implementation, and game day operations of amateur multi-sport events. Applications are due on September 17th, 2021 and if interested, please send the required materials to nutmeg@csmg.org.

2022 U.S. Open Golf Championship in Brookline, MA.  Parking and Transportation Internships. PAID. Interns will be working in Parking, Transportation, Scheduling and Payroll. Students will get hands on experience assisting in the coordination of two of the marquee sporting events in the world. Applications are rolling so if interested apply ASAP. More info and application instructions HERE. Email you resume and brief statement of interest to:  Richard Ministro rministro@countryclubservicesinc.com

CK Talent – Remote. Unpaid. Looking for interns in the following departments: Business Analysis, Social Media, Graphic Design, and Creative Department. More details and application instructions HERE.

Other Remote Internships

Sponsor United – Sponsor University (sport/unpaid)

Paragon One – Remote Externships  (nonsport / paid)

Parker Dewey – Micro-Internships (nonsport / paid)

EDUCATIONAL/NETWORKING/WEBINARS

Get Ahead Before Graduation – CSM Sport & Entertainment, Sports Biz Camps will provide a fully funded interactive workshop for current college students looking to get ahead of their peers in preparing for a career after college. Tuesday September 14th 2:00-4:00 PM. Learn more and register HERE.

Alumni Roundtable #7 – From the latest UMass Sport Management Executive Roundtable, these alums share their insights on leadership and culture building during COVID and provide tips for students, featuring:

  • Joe Fitzgerald – VP, NHL Events
  • Pamela Levine – SVP, Marquee Brands
  • Scott Savran – Scout Sports & Entertainments, Sr Manager, Property Consulting and Analytics
  • Laurel Hosmer – Director of Athletic Development, St Josephs
  • David Haynes- Director of Player Procurement, LA Angels
  • Nancy Gonsalves – Director of Logistics, USOPC
  • View Alumni Round Table #7 HERE / Access previous Alumni Roundtables HERE

Athlete Marketing Essentials: NIL Certification, a free online course dedicated to this new era of collegiate athletics brought to you by Front office Sports. More info and register HERE.

2022 National Collegiate Sports Sales Championship & Conference A premier opportunity for students to learn and land a sales job in sports! The Conference is open to any student. A speed sell competition, presentations from sales leaders from across the country and more will be on the schedule. The Qualifier is online (and FREE) in November. The Championship and Conference will be at State Farm Arena in February. Basic information is here. Registration is here.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Women’ Summit for Careers in Football – We are pleased to offer this to students in order to strengthen the pipeline for women in football. Buccaneers Co-owner Darcie Glazer Kassewitz further emphasized the diversity of the program when she said “This is insight that any Bucs fan would enjoy, and it also provides tangible advice for career development. Creating exposure and awareness of the many opportunities that exist in football is key, but so is helping women take those next steps – and that’s something we’re proud to do.”

Watch the First Instalment Here       Sign up for Free Future Sessions HERE

Front Office Sports College Newsletter- FOS has a weekly newsletter that will assist students in staying up to date on important happening in sports directly from the professionals over the summer break. Subscribe here.

McCormack RESOURCES

How to set up your TeamWork Online Profile – We have created a video to go through the steps of how to create your TeamWork Online profile and activating your TeamWork U benefits. Watch the video here.

TeamWorkOnline Profile Reviews- The McCormack Internship Office will now be conducing reviews of students TeamWork Online Profiles. In order to take advantage of this service, apply to this mock job position and attend the internship office open hours. For more information on how to fully utilize this service, go here.

CHASE CAREER CENTER LINKS

Chase 2021 Career Peer Team– The Chase Career Peers are trained and ready to assist students with resumes, networking and LinkedIn profiles, career fair and interview preparation, and career research. Please visit the Chase Career Peer website to review Peer bios and virtual walk-in hours, learn more about the program, or listen to the Career

Peer Hub Chats podcast. Virtual resources such as remote career counseling and resume review / Variety of professional development topics

CLUB NEWS

McCormack Student Leaders: Tuesday September 7th at 6:30

Meet in front of Flavin auditorium (ISOM 137)

Women in Sport Management (WISM): Thursday September 9th at 5:30 PM.

Meet in front of Flavin auditorium (ISOM 137)

Association of Diversity in Sport (ADS): Tuesday September 14th at 6:00 PM.

Meet in front of Flavin auditorium (ISOM 137)

  • Twitter: @ADSUMASS
  • Instagram: @adsumass
  • Website: adsumass.org
  • Facebook: Association of Diversity in Sport

Strategy and Analytics

By Emily Must
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