SALES AND MARKETING iNTERNSHIPS

Objective: Present the Seattle Cascades to the wide community of prospective fans. This includes reaching ultimate players and other people across various age groups and communities in the Seattle area. An excellent job will drive the Cascades brand and increase attendance at our home games.

While our Marketing Internship spans a variety of topics, the goal is twofold:
1. Work on projects that contribute real value to Seattle Cascades.
2. Get an experience that is educational, enjoyable, and a potential career stepping stone.
The ideal internship has these two circles overlapping as much as possible.

To apply, email Xtehn Titcomb (xtehn@seattlecascades.com) with a cover letter, your resume, a writing sample, and two references. These positions will be filled on a rolling basis, so act quickly if you're interested!

TEN-WEEK INTERNSHIP

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Facebook advertising to grow Cascades online fan base. Compare specific audiences in order to discover characteristics of prospective Cascades fans.
  2. Partnerships: reach select organizations with ticket offers for group outings. Drive attendance and build our fan base.
  3. Marketing field work: visits to ultimate practices & games, and significant Seattle events. Often times, you will be joined by Casey the Sasquatch!
  4. Printed Media distribution. Get our posters in coffee shops and on telephone poles around Seattle. Elevator pitch Seattle Cascades to small business owners/managers and gift them schedule cards and ticket vouchers for their staff.
  5. On game day, work two different shifts within the following categories: a. Ticketing, b. Live Media, c. Production, d. Operations.

Qualifications:

  • Well-developed knowledge of ultimate
  • Competency with Google online software: Documents, Spreadsheets, Forms
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently
  • Team-focused mentality, cooperative

Internship details:

  • 10 weeks (time frame: March - July)
  • 5-10 hours per week during business hours, Monday-Friday
  • Weekend commitments: home games and up to three other events
  • Stipend delivered at completion of internship

THREE-MONTH INTERNSHIP

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Social Media Marketing: manage ad campaigns that target specific audiences. Perform AB testing, and proceed with highest performing content.
  2. Fan demographics research. Develop methods to answer the below questions, and test theories by putting them into action.
       -- Who comes to our games, and why?
       -- What is the profit maximizing ticket price?
       -- Which marketing campaigns drive the most sales?
  3. Brand outreach in online forums, event listings, and other similar mediums: strategize appropriate ways to build awareness of Seattle Cascades, and drive ticket sales.
  4. Marketing field work: visits to ultimate practices & games, and significant Seattle events. Often times, you will be joined by Casey the Sasquatch!
  5. Partnerships: reach select organizations with mutually beneficial offers. Drive attendance and build our fan base.
  6. On game day, manage Ticketing. This involves selling tickets, overseeing fan entrance, and directing volunteers.

Qualifications:

  • Strong writing skills and ability to adapt writing style
  • Marketing/sales experience, either academic or work-related
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently
  • Team-focused mentality, cooperative

Internship details:

  • 12 weeks, March - May,  flexible start/end  dates
  • 10 hours per week during business hours, Monday-Friday
  • Weekend commitments: home games and up to two other events
  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • Stipend delivered half at midpoint and half end of internship