Peach Bowl, Inc. is seeking candidates to fill its Ticket Sales Internship position for the 2020-2021 college football season.
The internship program period begins June 15, 2020 and concludes Feb. 12, 2021. This position pays a stipend of $2,000.00 per month. Please note that housing is not provided by Peach Bowl, Inc.
This year’s internship class will help plan and execute three Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games featuring West Virginia vs. Florida State, Georgia vs. Virginia and Auburn vs. North Carolina, in addition to playing a vital role in the planning and execution of the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.
Interns will also assist with other Peach Bowl, Inc. events and initiatives during their term. Interns are assigned to a specific concentration area but are expected to provide support to all areas of the company’s business in a direct, supporting or administrative role.
Qualified applicants should be team first, sports-minded, self-motivators who are willing to accept the long hours and hard work required to succeed in the sports industry. Additionally, qualified applicants should be committed to pursuing a career in the business of athletics.
APPLICANT GUIDELINES interested candidates can apply by submitting their COVER LETTER, RESUME, and contact information for THREE REFERENCES to Internships@cfabowl.com.
The cover letter, resume, contact information for references, and all other application materials should be in ONE file.
All required documents must be received by March 2, 2020.
Candidate cover letters should fully respond to the following questions/requests:
Please clearly indicate which concentration area you are interested in obtaining.
Please indicate if you will have any academic obligations (classes, projects, etc.) during the internship period of June 15, 2020 through February 12, 2021.
How does your prior work experience and skill set specifically make you the ideal candidate for an internship with the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl? Applicant submissions without all of the required documentation will not be considered for the program.
Candidates should not contact the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl office for initial status updates.
Our hiring process consists of a resume evaluation period, teleconference interview period, and a final in-person interview period.
PRIMARY POSITION ROLE: This position will be responsible for supporting ticket operations and corporate sales.
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
I. Customer Service and Ticket Sales
Contacting current and potential ticket buyers via phone and/or e-mail to purchase tickets for the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl and Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game.
Prospecting potential Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl ticket buyers through our existing database, Book of Lists, LinkedIn or any other legitimate sales mechanism.
Responding promptly to all voicemails and e-mail communications from corporate sales clients/prospects and renewal/new ticket buyers.
Logging all of your phone calls on a daily basis to maintain accurate, detailed records.
Answering phone calls on the Ticket phone line and e-mails in the Tickets inbox.
II. Ticket Operations
Entering credit card/check orders into Archtics for the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, SEC Championship, Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl and all ancillary events.
Assisting with the fulfillment of all Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, SEC Championship and Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Tickets.
Updating the Digital Ticketing Guide with current language and images for the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games and Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
Working with all internal and external entities to ensure Virtual Assistant information is current
III. Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Board of Advisors Program
Sending bi-weekly e-mails to members.
Collecting RSVP’s for all meetings.
Handling all member ticket-related questions.
Maintaining a real-time record of all Board of Advisor ticket sales.
Creating travel itineraries for member campus trips in November.
Processing member expense checks with Finance Department.
*Responsibilities are subject to change
STAFF SUPERVISION: Director of Ticket Sales and the Vice President of Sales
Must be able to commit to working a minimum of 40 hours per week at the Peach Bowl, Inc. office in Atlanta. Interns are expected to work from the Bowl offices Monday through Friday, working from remote locations is not an option of the program. Work will be required after normal business hours, on holidays and weekends
Should possess or be working towards an undergraduate A post graduate/master’s degree in an applicable field (Sport Management, Sport Administration, Marketing, Communications, MBA, etc.) is not required but highly preferred.
Must be able to handle pressure and take initiative.
Must have high attention to detail, and the ability to organize and complete a diverse set of tasks in a timely manner.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other applicable computer programs.
Other requirements as specified on role descriptions.
PREFERENCES FOR AN IDEAL CANDIDATE:
At least one (1) year of experience in a collegiate or professional ticket office
Extensive customer service experience via phone and email
Mobile Ticketing experience
Ticket sales fulfilment experience
Organized and detail-oriented
The ability to work well individually and as a team member in a fast-paced and evolving work environment
Display a willingness to learn and complete tasks regardless of their nature
Working knowledge of college football and the College Football Playoff
Peach Bowl, Inc. is the 501(c)3 organization that owns and operates the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge charity golf tournament, manages day-to-day operations of The Dodd Trophy, and was the original recruiter and founding sponsor of the new College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta. PBI was originally founded by the Georgia Lion’s Club in 1967 and hosted its first NCAA-sanctioned Peach Bowl game in Atlanta in 1968. For more information, visit Chick-fil-APeachBowl.com or follow us on Twitter at @CFAPeachBowl and find us on Facebook at Facebook.com/ChickfilAPeachBowl.