Unpaid Internship for the Wake Forest Athletics Department
The Wake Forest Athletic Department is offering an incredible opportunity that will arm you with the knowledge of how to generate revenue and become a valuable member of any collegiate institution. Our program will provide you with comprehensive experience while learning the importance of generating revenue through ticket sales and fundraising.
This internship will provide valuable experiences that include heading special projects to learning the skill set needed to succeed in a collegiate athletics environment. You will learn through our main areas of focus which are systems, sales training, research, and selling. Selected interns will leave the program with a complete understanding of what it is like to be a successful revenue generator in a Power 5 conference institution.
Phase One: Systems and Sales Training Learn from the bottom up. You will learn how to use Paciolan, Ballena, Salesforce, Blackbaud, and Advizor. Knowledge of these systems is critical to be successful in the sales environment. You will also be working alongside our revenue generation staff that will help educate you on techniques of how to maximize revenue generated from ticket sales and donations.
Phase Two: Research and Selling The second phase will bring more responsibility to your internship. Here you will be charged with finding leads and assisting on sales. Lead generation will come from gained knowledge of systems learned from phase one. You will work with the Director of Sales and Development to research current sales trends and techniques. You will also be charged with planning and implementing revenue generation events. Inclusive to these responsibilities would be game day interactions to develop relationships with current and prospective target opportunities.
TO APPLY: Email letter of interest and resume (including 2 references) to Bronwyn Queen at firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Salary Information: This is an unpaid internship
About Wake Forest Athletics
The Deacon Club is the fundraising unit for Wake Forest Athletics. In an effort to support the Athletic Department's vision of Developing Champions, we are driven by three primary objectives: 1. To provide scholarships for academically deserving student-athletes; 2. To equip our student-athletes with first-class facilities; and 3. To develop programs to further engage members with Wake Forest Athletics.