The Corporate Partnerships Intern will learn from the corporate partnerships team how to research and support the prospecting process, help develop pitches, and learn the process behind partnership activation. This individual will gain hands-on experience in professional sports marketing and business development. In addition to other tasks, the intern will help with the design, development and execution of intense marketing presentations for high-end decision-makers from prospective and current partners. They will also interact with key executives and decision-makers from local, national, and international companies, and learn the process of the creation, measurement, and communication of the value provided by an association with the Kansas City Chiefs. RESPONSIBILITIES: Lead generation - researching key corporate partnerships prospects, finding high level contact information and following up with sales managers on these leads. Monitor national, regional, and local sponsorship activity - stay current with new deals from other NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL teams and leagues as well as maintain an awareness of current climate in the national sponsorship space. Current corporate partnerships support - assistance in activation of current partnerships, including ticket fulfillment, gift deliveries, entertainment tracking, etc. Corporate Partnerships Activation support - when necessary, assisting the Coordinators in their needs to execute sponsor events, programs and hospitality. Meeting preparation - assisting with the details in advance of a new business presentation meeting or current sponsor meeting, including room preparation, company research, food and beverage support, etc. Ideas - We are always looking for new, fresh ideas, feel free to contribute. Client Services Support - Plan, prepare, execute and recap all special events including but not limited to VIP gatherings, concerts, college football games etc. QUICK FACTS / REQUIREMENTS: Interview expenses such as travel (if applicable), etc. are the responsibility of the candidate. Any relocation fees are the responsibility of the individual. All candidates must have authorization to work in the U.S.A. Interns are paid at minimum wage. HOURS REQUIRED 40 hours per week and events/game days. Starting February 11, 2019 (subject to change) and working through the end of July 2019. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Light office duties and activities. QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS: Qualified candidates must possess superior organizational skills and be able to function in a fast-paced, multi-task setting. Individuals must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Must have a working knowledge of the following Microsoft Office programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and have internet research skills.