Atlanta Braves
  • Trainee Program - Corporate Partnerships
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • 9.50
  • Hourly
  • Trainee
  • Benefit-eligible after 60 days (medical, dental, vision).

The Atlanta Braves Trainee Program is designed for applicants who are interested in beginning a career in professional sports. Each year the program hires individuals from around the nation with diverse backgrounds, who are ambitious, intelligent and creative, to work in a department from January to November. This opportunity provides valuable experience in the day-to-day operations of a professional sports franchise. It not only gives the opportunity to work in a Front Office environment but also to build a network with those in the sports industry who can provide expert advice and possible connections for job opportunities upon completion of the program.

The Trainee Program is open to any qualified applicant who has a Bachelors or Master's degree. Trainees are expected to work at least 37.5 hours per week and may have additional game day responsibilities (depending on department assignments). The individuals who participate in this program are paid $9.50/hour, plus overtime if applicable, as well as are benefit-eligible after 60 days (medical, dental, vision).

Interested, qualified candidates may apply at www.braves.com/trainee from October 1st to October 15th each year. 

General requirements for all Trainee positions

  • College graduate, Bachelors or Masters
  • Excellent written, verbal and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Excellent executive presence
  • Ability to work long hours, weekends and holidays
  • Must complete a successful background check

 Position description includes but is not limited to:

  • Assist the Corporate Partnerships department in all areas including sales support
  • Draft PowerPoint sales proposals
  • Conduct background research on prospective sponsors
  • Provide daily news clips on all sponsors
  • Utilize Scarborough research software to support sales proposals
  • Utilize Repucom and Nielsen subscriber content to keep sales team informed of impressions and trends
  • Monitor sponsorship activity with other properties and provide reports to sales team – monitoring to be done in-person and via radio and TV broadcasts
  • Assist VP of Corporate Partnerships with special projects as assigned
  • Assist Service Team in coordinating VIP field visits, first pitch ceremonies, hospitality parties, clinics, and other sponsor special events

 In addition to the general requirements, the ideal candidate will possess:

  • College degree with an emphasis on Business, Marketing and/or Sports Management
  • Experience in sponsorship sales/activation via college athletic department or with another sports team or agency is desirable
  • Must be detail oriented, highly organized and exhibit excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere and handle multiple projects at one time
  • Must be able to work weekends and nights as assigned
  • Must complete a Background Check

The Atlanta Braves are an Equal Opportunity Employer




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