Location: JHB

Position Description

The Intern will assist with the Global Marketing Partnerships department regards the strategy, planning, research and business development of NBA partners and prospects in Africa.

Major Responsibilities

Business Development:

  • Assist in new business category research and outreach process
  • Research potential targets and industry trends, develop company fact sheets for meeting preparation
  • Research key companies and track properties in which they are currently involved
  • Communicate with NBA NY and London Offices to retrieve most up-to-date research information for International markets
  • Assist in creating and updating sales materials
  • Prepare outreach to key categories/companies (e.g., letters, research contact information)

Partnerships:

  • Monitor and manage marketing partners’ contractual benefits (including event sponsorship, promotional obligation, and media advertising)
  • Assist with marketing partner activation
  • Communicate with NBA NY and London Offices for best practices and resources in the execution of local marketing programs
  • Assist with preparing presentation materials for marketing partners and internal meetings
  • Assist with sponsorship valuation and ROI assessment
  • Various departmental duties as required

Required Skills/Knowledge

  • Creative thinker
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Hard worker
  • Significant experience with Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel
  • Familiarity with sports and entertainment marketing, media and events
  • Additional creative/graphic software experience a plus

Experience Needed

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, good time management and organizational skills
  • Understanding of sports industry.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Proficient computer skills including: Word, Lotus Notes, and PowerPoint and especially Excel
  • Ability to absorb a large workload.
  • Be self-sufficient, a quick learner, and a problem solver
  • Values: open-minded, smart, team player, enthusiastic, tenacious

Educational Background Required

  • Current student enrolled full time in University at undergraduate / masters level or 2013 graduates.
  • Preferred fields of study: Marketing, Advertising or Communications

How to Apply

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