Spring: October 15
Summer: February 15
Fall: March 15
Department Description: This department works in synergy with marketing promotions to develop sponsorships with a broad range of businesses. The main focus is selling advertising components at athletic events to corporate sponsors and to raise money through sponsorship.
Internship Description: An internship within the Business Relation staff will allow the student to gain experience in a variety of ways within the external affairs department of JMU Athletics. He or she will learn how to prospect new business through corporate partners to prospecting individuals who look to purchase suites, club seats, or group packages for football. They will also have a responsibility of helping fulfill corporate contracts depending on the client.
The ideal candidate will possess:
- Ability to work forty hour weeks that include weekends for football and basketball games
- Passion for working in sports
- Willingness to learn college athletics as it relates to raising revenue
Contact: Kyle Yeager, Director of Business Relations (firstname.lastname@example.org)