The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl is seeking candidates to fill its Ticket Sales internship position for the 2019-2020 college football season.
The internship program period begins June 17, 2019 and concludes February 14, 2020. Each position pays a stipend of $1,800.00 per month. Please note that housing is not provided by the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.
This year’s internship class will help plan and execute the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game featuring the University of Alabama vs. Duke University, in addition to playing a vital role in the planning and execution of the College Football Playoff Semifinal at 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. 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 17, 2019 through February 14, 2020.
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? All required documents must be received by March 1, 2019. Applicant submissions without all of the required documentation will not be considered for the program. Applicant submissions not received by March 1, 2019 will not be considered for the program.
The cover letter, resume, contact information for references, and all other application materials should be in ONE file. 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 Operations
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.
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.
Answering phone calls on the Ticket phone line and e-mails in the Tickets inbox.
II. 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.
*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 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl office in Atlanta, GA. 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 degree. 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.
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
Ticket sales fulfilment experience
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. operates the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, the ninth-oldest bowl game in the country and one of New Year’s Six Bowls selected to host the College Football Playoff. In 2014-15, the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl hosted top nationally ranked teams as assigned by the College Football Playoff Selection Committee. In 2016, the Bowl hosted its first College Football Playoff Semifinal (#1 Alabama vs. #4 Washington). The Bowl has earned a reputation as one of the most competitive bowls in the country, with 53 percent (26 of 49) of its games being decided by a touchdown or less. Peach Bowl, Inc. has disbursed $161 million in team payouts over its 49-year history and has increased team payout every year since 1996. The Bowl also leads all other bowl game organizations in charitable and scholarship contributions, giving more than $21 million to organizations in need since 2002. Peach Bowl, Inc. also owns and manages the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge charity golf tournament and The Dodd Trophy national coach of the year award. For more information, visit Chick-fil-APeachBowl.com or follow us on Twitter at @CFAPeachBowl and find us on Facebook at Facebook.com/ChickfilAPeachBowl.