Sport Management – November 1 Newsletter

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES / TIME SENSITIVE

McCormack Internship Office Open Hours- If you are looking for help on internship credits, TeamWork Online, utilizing McCormack Resources or general help finding internships, please attend the new Open Hours with student/grad staff from the McCormack Internship Office. To drop in, go to Isenberg N304 (3rd floor on the new side of the building). For more information go HERE.

Fall Drop-In hours: Monday: 2:30-3:00, Tuesday 10:00-1:30, Wednesday 12:00-3:30, 4:00-5:00, Thursday 10:00-1:30.

SPORTMGT 231 Leadership in Sport & Popular Cultureonline 4 credit GenEd course that fulfills SB requirement and serves as a Sport Management elective, taught during upcoming winter session, course description HERE, open to any UMass undergrad! Curious to learn more? Email Mark McDonald at mcdonald@isenberg.umass.edu

Interested in Venue / Facility or Event Management? Prof. Must is working hard with several venue management companies like Spectra and the OakView Group to help with their employment pipelinesFill out this form by 5:00pm on Monday November 1st to express interest in this career path. More information forthcoming.

SPORTMGMT 280 History Of Baseball In America Course – taught by Dr. Tony Lachowetz ONLINE each winter and first summer session, 4 credit History Gen Ed class. More info HERE. If you have questions or would like to see the syllabus, please email anthonyl@isenberg.umass.edu.

The McCormack Alumni E-Newsletter Committee – Looking to fill one spot on the team. An eager individual who has excellent writing skills and is a team player. The e-newsletter committee creates bi-monthly communication from the department to our alumni base. Interested in joining? Email mrandall@isenberg.umass.edu with your resume and a paragraph explaining why you’d be a great fit for the position.

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 and Previous Job/Internship Postings HERE.

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

Haslam Sports Group Diversity & Opportunity Fellowship – People of color, female individuals and other diverse candidates are encouraged to apply, candidates must be recent or upcoming graduates (Winter 2021 or Spring 2022) receiving a 4-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, deadline to apply is November 26, 2021. Learn more and APPLY HERE! Let Prof. Must know if you do.

WHOOP – Office Experience Co-opResponsibilities, qualifications and APPLY HERE!

Kraft Soccer – Inside Sales Representative – January openings, Learn more and apply HERE. Let Prof. Must know if you apply.

Dartmouth College – Assistant Athletic Director for External Relations – Develop and manage external relations activities for the department including donor communications and stewardship, alumni and donor events, and marketing and promotions initiatives for select varsity sports. 2-3 years of relevant experience in college athletics, fundraising, alumni relations, marketing or the equivalent. Inside Scoop: “The job has an Assistant AD title, but ultimately the right candidate would not need a lot of experience.” Apply HERE and let Prof. Must know if you do.

CSM Sport & Entertainment New Job Postings – Interested in SBC Careers? APPLY TODAY! Click HERE for all postings.

NHL Account Executive – Partnership Marketing – must have a minimum of 1-3 years of marketing experience in partnership marketing, client service and/or sponsorship sales with a sports/entertainment property, agency, and/or a consumer brand – See job description HERE, Interested? Reach out to Christina Clauson (ckehoe@nhl.com)

Robert K. Kraft Fellowship (Rotational Program) – Deadline to apply is November 1, 2021. Need to be available for 40 hours a week starting January 2022. Job details and how to apply HERE.

The Masters – Hiring for a Variety of Tournament operations roles. Must be available to work the entire tournament. More information and all roles HERE. Let Prof. Must know if you apply. Deadline to apply is December 6 2021.

Discovery Land Company – Join the Discovery Land Company at one of their many golf resorts around the world. Check out this link for all current openings.

MLB Club Diversity Fellowship Program – Open to people of color and women, commitment of at least 18 months, application deadline is Friday, November 5, 2021. Learn more and apply HERE. For questions or inquiries about the fellowship program, please email dppfellowship@mlb.com.

The Connect Group – Manager, Talent Marketing and Client Services– 2+ years of experience in a sales, marketing, TV production, social media, media or talent management space. See job description HERE. Please email resume to Lonny Sweet lsweet@theconnectgrp.com.

The Connect Group – Content Creator and Social Strategist – Looking for a digital savant to help the agency create digital strategy for chefs and brands they work with. See job description HERE. Please email resume to Lonny Sweet lsweet@theconnectgrp.com.

Boston Celtics – Email Marketing Operations Coordinator – Young alums make a move! 1-2 years of sports marketing and/or advertising experience preferred (remember internships count!). See full description HERE – let Prof. Must know if you apply.

Boston Celtics – Coordinator of Commercial Development and Strategy – Young alums get your start here! Collaborate with the team to help brainstorm new ideas that support partnership sales, content and digital campaigns, and youth basketball efforts. Basic background or interest in learning creative applications in Adobe suite. See full description HERE – let Prof Must know if you apply.

AHL Career Opportunity – Colorado Eagles – Ticket Sales Account Executive – Looking for a young, hungry sales professional, wanting to fill ASAP. Job Description HERE. Please send cover letter and resume to Prof. Must ASAP.

The Aspire Group – Sales and Service Manager – Northeastern University. 1-2 years of sports ticket sales experience with a minimum of 1 year in ticket sales. or service, ticketing management, and/or team leader preferred (remember internships count!). Apply through this link and let Prof. Must know if you do!

Boston Celtics – CRM Analyst – Prior CRM experience as an end user, analyst, or administrator, preferably with Microsoft Dynamics 365. Info and application instructions HERE. Let Prof. Must know if you apply.

The Washington Football Team – Inside Sales Representative. Apply HERE. Let Prof. Must know if you  do.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

INTERNSHIPS / PART-TIME ROLES FOR CURRENT STUDENTS

TeamWork Online – Over 270 Open Internships!

Falmouth Commodores – Intern positions available for 2022 Summer Season (game day interns, media/IT interns, etc). See more details HERE. Let Prof. Must know if you apply.

Learfield 2022 Summer Internship Program – paid 10-week experience, Learn more and apply HERE!

SponsorUniversity Spring 2022 Internship Program – applications are rolling so apply ASAP! More details HERE (link to apply is HERE as well). Let Prof. Must know if you do.

The 33rd Team Business Development Intern – open to seniors and grad students, responsibilities would include developing a business plan, company outreach and plan execution, job description HERE, please send the following to ben@the33rdteam.com:

  • Resume
  • If you have worked in Business Development previously, send over some growth strategies that you helped implement (particularly any initiatives you were in-charge of pertaining to partnerships/sponsorship and/or any previous marketing research for companies)

Hudson Valley Renegades 2022 Summer Internships – Provides an opportunity to see what it takes to run a Minor League Baseball operation! More details HERE. Applications submitted through TeamWork Online.

TeamWork Online – Looking for a new paid intern! Apply ASAP with final deadline on November 5, 2021. More details and apply HERE. Let Prof. Must know if you apply.

National Sports Marketing Network Job Board – Interested in working in consulting, creative design, business development, etc.? Click HERE for internships available at CSM Sport & Entertainment and other sport marketing internships at NSMN!

Delaware North – Accounting – Audit – Finance Intern Summer 2022 Intern – Full time May-August 2022, paid rotational program. Job description and apply HERE.

Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium Summer 2022 Internship ProgramApplication deadline is November 8, 2021. See job description and apply HERE.

The Masters – Hiring for a Variety of Tournament operations roles. Must be available to work the entire tournament. More information and all roles HERE. Let Prof. Must know if you apply. Deadline to apply 12/6/21.

CT Sports Management Group 2022 internships – Part time and full time internships available for winter, spring, and summer 2022. Click HERE to apply. More info on internship details and application deadlines HERE.

2022 Bay State Summer Games Internship – Now accepting applications APPLY HERE. Based out of Woburn, MA office – 7-8 different positions open. More info HERE.

United Soccer League Club Services 2022 Spring Internship – Located in Tampa FL but open to remote! More info and apply HERE. Let Prof. Must know if you apply.

MLB Cleveland Guardians – Ballpark Operations Intern – Assist during spring training and duration of 2022 season. Learn more and apply HERE.

MLB Cleveland Guardians – Baseball Information Intern – Assist during spring training and duration of 2022 season. Learn more and apply HERE.

MLB Baseball Operations Summer 2022 Internship – paid internship in New York City, must currently be a junior in college. 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.

Athletes First Internship – NFL Agency Internship (Seasonal Role). Application deadline is November 2, 2021. More Info and apply through Handshake HERE.

Converse Summer 2022 Internships – Multiple Roles and Departments.

Technology, Content Creation, Business Associate, Business Analyst, and Business Planning. View all and apply HERE. Candidates must:

  • Currently be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at a college or university
  • Have a graduation date between December 2022 and Spring 2023 (currently the equivalent of an undergraduate junior) –> This is a hard requirement.
  • Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater
  • Be able to provide proof of permanent work eligibility in the U.S.

Boston Red Sox “Junior Sales Academy” – Sales InternAPPLY HERE.

Pioneer Valley Tip-Off Class Game Day Team – Weekend of December 10th– If you want to get involved with a premier basketball showcase event hosted by McCormack Student Leaders Club (the Pioneer Valley Tip-Off) and gain amazing experience to add to your resume and build your skills, apply below for positions on GameDay operations and/or video team! (Open to all grades and all majors)” Apply HERE.

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

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

RealTime Sports – Marketing and Operations Intern. – A brand new sports betting app based out of UMass, has officially launched.  See the internship description and application instructions 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.

Navigate Sports and Entertainment is 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.

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)

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

8th Annual Nutmeg Holiday Basketball Festival – Volunteers needed for December 27-29! Need scorekeeping and clock operators. Learn more HERE. Interested? Reach out to nutmeg@csmg.org.

EDUCATIONAL/NETWORKING/WEBINARS

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.

New England Sports & Entertainment Career Fair hosted by Springfield Thunderbirds at MassMutual Center – November 12 3-5 pm. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to meet sports employers from organizations looking to fill various intern and entry level positions! All attendees will receive a ticket to see the Thunderbirds take on the Hartford Wolf Pack at 7:00pm ET. Register HERE.

Participating organizations:

  • Hartford Athletic
  • Connecticut Sun
  • Worcester Bravehearts
  • Hartford Yard Goats
  • Massachusetts Pirates
  • Worcester Red Sox
  • Worcester Railers
  • AHL Offices
  • New Hampshire Fisher Cats
  • Massachusetts Monarchs
  • New England Revolution

2021 Tableau ConferenceJoin on November 9-11 @ 9 am to 3 pm PST to hear what three remarkable athletes — two from Team USA and one from Team GB — think about data in sports, and how they use data to train. Our special “Data for the Win” panels will include 16-time U.S. Paralympic Gold Medal Winner, Jessica Long; Most Decorated U.S. Track & Field Olympic Athlete and one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People, Allyson Felix; and 2021 G.B. Olympic Gold Medalist Tom Daley, who’s competed in three Olympic games. Register HERE.

Michigan Sport Business Conference – November 5, 2021. Hybrid/remote option available. Register and secure you spot here: MSBC10 Tickets

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

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

RESOURCES

Spring Registration begins November 8, 2021! Use this document to help answer your questions now so when the time comes you are ready to select classes.

CLUB NEWS

McCormack Student Leaders (MSL): Tuesday November 2, 2021 at 6:30-7:30 pm (Room N135)

Women in Sport Management (WISM): Thursday November 4, 2021 at 6:30-7:30 pm

Strategy and Analytics (MSA):

Association of Diversity in Sport (ADS):

  • Twitter: @ADSUMASS
  • Instagram: @adsumass
  • Website: adsumass.org
  • Facebook: Association of Diversity in Sport
By Rebecca Smith
Rebecca Smith McCormack Career Peer Rebecca Smith