2017 Internships

Interested in a 2017 internship?

Email us at internships@atlantahustle.com - Include the position you are interested in in the subject line.

  1. Marketing + Media Intern
  2. Sales Intern
  3. Graphic Design Intern

Overview

We are looking for a few talented contributors to fill the roles described below through the 2016-2017 school year and including the 2017 Atlanta Hustle pre-season (January-March) and season (April-July). Our internships are unpaid, but they do include free entrance to our home games, team gear, great sports management experience with a professional team, future career references, get-togethers with Hustle staff and players and the opportunity to help make the Hustle an increasingly successful organization. We are happy to arrange the internship with your educational institution on a for-credit basis, if necessary.

About Hustle

The Atlanta Hustle is a professional Ultimate disc team based in Atlanta, GA. We are entering our 3rd year as a member of the South Division in the American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL). The AUDL has 24 teams competing across the United States and Canada.

Marketing + Media Intern

  • Minimum Commitment: 10-15 hours/week
  • Location: Atlanta, GA

Description

Generate more awareness, interest and excitement about the Atlanta Hustle and the sport of Ultimate in the Atlanta region during the offseason and into the 2017 season. Focus is on the effective use of social media, digital marketing and game day event activations as well as interaction with local radio, television and print media.

Requirements

  • Practicing knowledge of and passion for social media
  • Strong interest in sports marketing
  • Knowledge of various marketing techniques for purposes of generating interest and fan engagement
  • Comfort with traditional media communications
  • Passion for the entrepreneurial environment of a growing professional sports franchise

Responsibilities

  • Contribute directly to social media campaign strategies and implementations
  • Analyze and assess the Atlanta area sports marketing landscape and Atlanta Hustle marketing activities
  • Contribute to the overall marketing strategy and plan with emphasis on social media, online advertising, traditional media and local media outlets
  • Finalize the annual marketing plan with team management
  • Implement the marketing plan with support of team management and other interns
  • Increase team awareness and exposure in local media outlets including TV, radio, print and web
  • Seek out relationships with companies, restaurants, bars, and community associations

Apply

To apply, please send cover note and resume to internships@atlantahustle.com.

Sales Intern

  • Minimum Commitment: 10-15 hours/week
  • Location: Atlanta, GA

Description

Assist team leadership in identifying target corporations, organizations and other groups, build relationships and sell 2017 ticket packages. The role includes both self-guided and management-guided market research and analysis leading to targets and recommendations.

Requirements

  • Knowledge of and passion for sales activities in a professional sports environment
  • Comfort with professional presentations as well as the hands-on details of selection and preparation for these opportunities
  • Passion for the entrepreneurial environment of a growing professional sports franchise
  • Responsibilities
  • Support leadership in gathering, analyzing and assessing all available sales information
  • Gather, analyze and assess sales information from other professional sports franchises in Atlanta and the Southeast
  • Work with team management to identify and seek specific sponsorship and sales targets
  • Contact potential group ticket purchasers to generate interest and close sales

Apply

To apply, please send cover note and resume to internships@atlantahustle.com.

Graphic Design Intern

  • Minimum Commitment: 10-15 hours/week
  • Location: Atlanta, GA

Description

Creation of critical design assets for multiple fan touchpoints. The role includes both self-guided and management-guided design tasks.

Requirements

  • Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Good communication skills
  • High attention to detail, self-motivated, confident and driven
  • Demonstrates problem solving and analytical skills
  • Passion for the entrepreneurial environment of a growing professional sports franchise

Responsibilities

  • Arrange layout of illustrative material and copy based upon guidelines, available space, knowledge of layout principles and aesthetic design concepts
  • Produce high fidelity designs for a variety of mediums including print, web, mobile, social media and more
  • Help generate deliverables and assets for production

Apply

To apply, please send portfolio to internships@atlantahustle.com.