Job Description

SponsorUnited’s sports business program, SponsorUniversity, is unlike any other sports program. Participants in this program will get an all-access pass to the sports and entertainment industry and its dynamic relationship with sponsorship, as well as experience with in-person team and event sponsorship scouting. This experience goes beyond the classroom and puts you in the action! The upcoming SponsorUniversity term will run from January 2021 - May 2021. This is an unpaid position with the opportunity for academic credit and is entirely remote.

Time Needed: 10-15 hours per week

Location: Remote

*Candidates from all countries are encouraged to apply!*

Responsibilities

  • Complete an online sponsorship training course that will cover the sports and entertainment industry at large and how-to information on using the SponsorUnited platform
  • Attend multiple professional & collegiate sporting events to collect data on venue advertising *TBD*
  • Analyze TV & radio broadcast’s sponsorship content during professional sports broadcasts
  • Conduct in-depth research on digital sponsorships through official professional and non-pro team websites as well as their social media

Areas of Focus

  • North American Pro Sports
  • NCAA College Sports
  • International Soccer
  • E-Sports
  • Golf & Tennis
  • Formula 1 & Nascar
  • Your local sports teams
  • & many more!

Benefits to Students

  • Exposure to information that's only seen by professionals above the director level
  • Qualify for college credit towards degree
  • Work remotely under a flexible schedule
  • Weekly supplemental information touching on in-depth aspects of marketing and sponsorship
  • Earn a certificate of completion upon "graduation" from the program to show off your ability to navigate the SponsorUnited database
  • Potential opportunities to explore other areas of sports business (i.e. Client Services, Sales, Marketing, Data Analytics, HR, etc.)

Qualifications

  • Must have 15 hours per week to commit
  • Must have access to primary local television and radio sports broadcasts
  • Must have excellent time management and organization skills
  • Must display strong engagement and initiative