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Wasserman is a global leader in sports, music, entertainment and culture. Founded in 2002, Wasserman represents many of the world’s most iconic sports and entertainment figures, musical artists, brands and properties, empowering them to shape culture and captivate audiences worldwide.Headquartered in Los Angeles, Wasserman operates globally across 27 countries and more than 62 cities, including New York, London, Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Madrid, Mexico City, Toronto, Paris and Sydney. For more information, please visit www.teamwass.com.

Internship Overview

This position will be working in the Athlete Marketing division of the Athlete Management department at Wasserman. This group actively prospects paid opportunities/ partnerships for athletes that Wasserman represents. This intern will help create target lists, research specific markets and/or brands, assist in setting up meetings/calls with decision makers by making cold calls and other tasks pertaining to the Athlete Marketing process.

Please note: This is an unpaid internship. Candidates must be eligible to receive college credit as compensation for this internship. Candidates selected to move forward in the interview process will need to submit proof of eligibility to receive academic credit for their time interning with Wasserman, and will be disqualified if they are unable to do so.

Day-to-day Duties Include:

  • Support the Vice President of Talent Marketing Operations with various tasks
  • Conduct cold calls and marketing outreach as directed
  • Create excel spreadsheets and powerpoint pitch decks to organize and conduct marketing outreach
  • Review contracts and prepare summaries
  • Review and code invoices for payment
  • Conduct research on prospective clients
  • Various administration duties as assigned
  • Applicants must possess a professional attitude while demonstrating initiative and strong communication skills.
  • Applicants should have an interest in sports business and sales/marketing as well as
    be eager to learn about and contribute to the marketing and endorsement efforts of
    professional athletes by cold calling and other communication skills.
  • Applicants with sales, marketing, business development and cold calls experience are strongly preferred.

Requirements

  • Degree currently in progress, preferably majoring in a sports-related field
  • Applicants must be organized, self-motivated, passionate and enthusiastic.
  • Applicants must possess a professional attitude while demonstrating initiative and strong communication skills.
  • Applicants should have an interest in sports business and sales/marketing as well as
    be eager to learn about and contribute to the marketing and endorsement efforts of
    professional athletes by cold calling and other communication skills.
  • Applicants with sales, marketing, business development and cold calls experience are strongly
    preferred.
  • Well-developed communication, organizational and time management skills, as well as basic administrative skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment and to manage multiple priorities and strict deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized
  • Displays indications of being loyal and trustworthy with the organization and clients
  • Time commitment expectation of 30-40 hours per week
  • Must be able to receive college credit

Educational Benefit to Student:

Interns will attain a rewarding learning experience by working for one of the most respected sports & entertainment companies. They will learn business operations and important aspects of the Athlete sales and marketing process including prospecting, outreach, following through on deals and digital marketing strategies. Interns will also make invaluable connections with sports industry leaders.

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