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 Partnership Services department in all areas including, service fulfillment and execution of special events.
  • Merchandising (VIP Field Visits, First Pitches, pre-game presentations, suite nights), tickets/ticket requests, parking, print advertising, radio advertising, in-park recognition, in-game features, signage, gate giveaways, game-day/season-long promotions, Community Affairs programs, hospitality parties, youth baseball clinics, sponsor special events, drafting PowerPoint presentations and maintaining contact database, etc.
  • Will be responsible for placing catering orders for corporate partner luxury suite outings, maintaining signage exposure logs and managing departmental photograph library.
  • Year End Reports - keep detailed records of all partner elements and activation programs throughout the year. Design, prepare and present comprehensive reports for each sponsor detailing and highlighting all elements included in their agreement as well as any additional exposure received throughout the season.
  • Assist in planning and implementing Sponsor Opening Day party, Sponsor Golf Tournament, Sponsor Batting Practice/Softball game and Sponsor Movie Night.

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

  • College degree with an emphasis on Business, Marketing and/or Sports Management
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to multi-task
  • Must be detail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere and handle multiple projects at one time
  • Applicant should have strong organizational skills
  • Must complete a Background Check

The Atlanta Braves are an Equal Opportunity Employer




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