Internship Opportunities

Are you a current student looking for an exciting internship? Do you have the desire to learn how a professional sports team operates?

The Macon Mayhem offers a unique internship program for college students who want to become leaders in the business of professional sports. From learning how to perform tasks like selling tickets, creating corporate sponsorship opportunities, and managing a game-day with thousands of fans, an internship with the Mayhem will grow your understanding of the sports industry.

Applicants must be currently enrolled in Undergraduate or Graduate level college classes, preferably seeking class credit for your internship. Interns must be willing to learn and be available to work in the front office in addition to all Mayhem home games for the duration of the internship program. Internships are offered on an individual basis, and applicants must interview for available positions. Because of the nature of the business and size of full-time staff, positions are limited based on the needs of the team.

For more information, submit the form at the bottom of this page, and the Mayhem staff will follow-up to schedule an interview.

Thank you for your interest in joining the Mayhem Hockey Family!

Ticket Sales and Service Internship

The Macon Mayhem are seeking a college student looking to gain experience in the highly competitive field of sports business. We are looking for an intern that is willing to go above and beyond what is asked of them on a daily basis. We are looking for a strong and independent worker that can handle a wide variety of tasks. We ask for dependability and commitment, as we will work together as a team.

What You Will Learn/Do:

Answer phones and handle customer questions effectively.

Make cold calls.

Generate qualified leads.

Demonstrate the ability to assist the Marketing and Sales team with customer outreach efforts.

Comprehensive Customer Service.

Data entry and database maintenance.

Attend philanthropic events.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

Background in Sports Administration, Marketing, Communication, Public Relations, or other related discipline.

Enthusiasm, creativity, and a desire to learn sales.

Strong oral and written communication skills.

Proficient in Microsoft Suite Office.

Organized, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments.

High level of comfort working with clients.

Database and contact list management.

Familiarity with TicketMaster One is preferred, but we will also train.

Game Operations Internship

The Macon Mayhem are seeking Game Operations Interns for the upcoming 2020-2021 season. This opportunity is a fun way to be involved with the Mayhem hockey team during home games and community events, while developing an understanding for the operations of sports teams at a professional level.

What You Will Learn/Do:

Assist in the planning/execution of game night plans including contests/promotions on the ice, the concourse, or in the stands.

Assist in the distribution of giveaways and promotional items.

Manage fan data collection programs.

Run payments and assist with post-game jersey auctions.

Work on concourse with staff at customer service stations to learn how to facilitate in-game issues as they arise.

Support the guest services booth during the weekday and weekend games.

Coordinating pregame ceremonies.

Planning/executing theme night event.

Communicating with groups and vendors regarding game days.

Various duties as assigned by the Director of Game Operations.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

Background in Sports Administration, Marketing, Communication, Public Relations, or other related discipline.

Enthusiasm, creativity, and a desire to learn sales.

Strong oral and written communication skills.

Proficient in Microsoft Suite Office.

Organized, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments.

Ability to stand/sit for long periods of time and lift upwards of 50 lbs.

Ability to engage and have fun with fans in attendance at games.

Multimedia Internship

The Macon Mayhem are looking for a college student looking to get experience in the highly competitive field of sports business. We are looking for an intern that is willing to go above and beyond what is asked of them on a daily basis. We are looking for a strong and independent worker that can handle a wide variety of tasks. We ask for dependability and commitment, as we will work together as a team.

What You Will Learn/Do:

Assist with managing official Mayhem social media accounts: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat

Help with idea generation, content development, planning, and scheduling for all social media platforms

Provide social media coverage at events throughout the internship

Evaluate and interpret performance analytics for the purposes of designing fan/follower growth strategies and engagement level improvements

Work with Director of Corporate Relations to ensure successful execution of partner-affiliated social media posts and promotions

Help with team photo and video requests, including shooting, editing, organizing and posting to social media

Capturing audio and video on game days and assist with video production.

Assist with the various audio/visual needs of a Mayhem game day such as the scoreboard, soundboard, etc. as needed.

Skills & Requirements:

Background in Marketing, Communication, Public Relations, or other related disciplines.

Strong communication skills.

Proficient in Microsoft Suite Office.

Organized, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments.

Creative and Flexible.

Basic understanding of Adobe Creative Cloud Suite is desired, be we will also train.

Basic understanding of using audio & video equipment, but we will also train.

Familiarity with social networking sites desired, but we will also train.

 

Internship Opportunities
Please fill out this form below if you are interested in learning more about joining the Mayhem team!