Learfield

  • Property Assistant - Penn State- Game Day & In-Office

    Req No.
    2018-2243
    Location Name
    Penn State Sports Properties
    Location
    US-PA-University Park
    Category
    Sponsorship Sales
    Type
    Part-Time
  • Overview

    An industry leader for more than four decades, Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. It manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for nearly 130 collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletic department’s at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors’ Cup. Learfield also provides its collegiate partners access to professional concessions and ticket sales; branding, licensing and trademark consulting; digital and social platform expertise; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue and technology systems through its affiliated companies. Our people-friendly culture is a hallmark of our style and approach to business and is rooted in values demonstrating intentional and active care for other people. The company and its employees strive each day to live by the company's value statement: “build the team, grow the company, and have fun."

     

    Penn State Sports Properties (PSSP), a property of Learfield Sports, is the multi-media rights holder for Penn State Athletics. PSSP  manages all aspects of the rights relationship, providing corporate partners both traditional and new media opportunities with the lions in which to bolster their own brand and garner maximum exposure through inventory such as venue signage; event sponsorships and promotion; corporate hospitality; television and digital engagement and visibility via the official athletics website; and radio game broadcasts and coaches’ shows. 

     

    The Penn State Sports Properties Property Assistant (Game Day & In-Office) will be responsible for supporting PSSP in all capacities: game day and event operations, sales and marketing, communication with various departments of Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics, office and administration support. Each semester (Fall and Spring) will provide varying levels of experience based on the athletic calendar of events during that particular semester. The position is critical for operational efficiency and will provide excellent, on site marketing and sales training within the sports and entertainment industry.

     

    The position is located on the campus of The Pennsylvania State University in University Park, PA (State College, PA)

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Assist with game day and event operations, including set up of select in-venue signage, hospitality events/suites, and game day displays
    • Fulfillment of on and off-field/court promotions for corporate sponsors (displays, promotional handouts, contests, etc.)
    • Communication with various departments of Penn State Athletics
    • Office and administrative support
    • Assist with game day program sales
    • Handle other miscellaneous projects as needed

    Qualifications

    • High level of initiative, coupled with the ability to work independently
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability and willingness to initiate and maintain personal relationships
    • Highly organized; able to prioritize and execute tasks
    • Focus on attention to detail; quality over quantity
    • Ability to maintain a positive, upbeat attitude under pressure
    • Knowledge in Excel, Power Point and Outlook; savvy with social media
    • Ability to work flexible hours, including occasional nights and weekends
    • Current Penn State student pursuing a degree in Sports Management, Marketing, Public Relations, Communications or other related field

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