Internship- Partner & Brand Marketing (Paid) at FloSports

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FloSports Partner & Brand Marketing Internship - PAID

As a member of FloSports’ Partner and Brand Marketing team, the Partner and Brand Marketing Intern will contribute to the success of the marketing department by assisting with subscriber acquisition, on-site marketing, and partner outreach efforts for the entire FloSports network. 

The ideal candidate is a critical thinker who is eager to learn about creative acquisition strategies and working with a high-profile brand. Success in the role requires someone who is extremely organized and who has the ability to perform in a dynamic work environment while collaborating cross-departmentally.

This internship is based in our Austin, Texas office and is available for Summer 2020, tentatively running from mid-May through mid-August. Candidates must be available for a minimum of 20 hrs/week. This is a paid internship offering $15.00/hour.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in developing partner marketing strategies and campaigns to acquire new subscribers and to engage and retain existing subscribers across our network of sports
  • Assist in the creation of partner marketing campaigns including partner website, social media, email and on-site activation opportunities
  • Plan and execute an on-site activation booth with the Partner and Brand Marketing team
  • Assist in managing the ordering of FloSports branded signage and merchandise
  • Assist in developing new ideas for FloSports’ presence at trade events and conferences
  • Assist in the development of creative for our partners that promote their live events
  • Use innovative partner marketing tactics and tools to test and learn new ways to acquire and retain subscribers
  • Assist in assuring brand guidelines are followed in all Partner Marketing creatives
  • Attend weekly marketing and cross-departmental meetings to stay up to date on company goals and initiatives
  • Pull and analyze data to develop insights that can be used to optimize our partner marketing strategies

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Undergraduate student pursuing a degree in marketing, advertising, public relations, communications, or a related field
  • Ability to analyze and draw meaningful conclusions from data
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to handle multiple projects while still working effectively
  • Highly motivated to learn about the world of sports media marketing
  • Must be available from mid-May through mid-August  

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Thrive on developing new ideas and solutions
  • Able to work in a fast-paced work environment
  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Suite
  • Basic knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite

LEARNING OUTCOMES/OBJECTIVES:

  • Project based work with specific goals that can be added to your portfolio
  • Have a dedicated supervisor/mentor to guide and challenge you throughout the duration of the program
  • Learn the ins and outs of an OTT sports media company
  • Learn how to contribute individually to meet any team, department, and company goals
  • Learn from the industry’s best across multiple departments
  • Hands on experience with industry standard marketing tools and partner marketing strategy
  • Opportunity to work and connect with influencers and organizations across our network of sports

WHO WE ARE: 

FloSports is an innovative digital sports media company dedicated to unlocking a world of sports coverage that true fans deserve! We are committed to growing the sport through the events, the athletes and the fans by providing each unique community with a platform to connect to the sports they love. We stream more than 10,000 of live events per year, spanning from youth to professional competitions, produce original video programming and studio shows, and provide authentic content and coverage across more than 20 sports like wrestling, grappling, cheer, gymnastics, rugby, track & field, cycling, marching, bowling and so much more!

HOW WE DO IT:

We are the CEOs of our own work and are accountable for the tasks and responsibilities assigned to us. We take pride in creating the content that fans love. We row in the same direction and work together on our common vision. We build and strengthen our relationships through teamwork and respect. We embrace challenges, ask questions and are allowed to fail as long as we learn. We are passionate about building tribes and communities worth belonging to. We are innovative, curious, and have an appetite for making things better. Does this sound like you?


 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SymfonyFrameworks
    • Angular6Frameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

Located in East Austin next to Friends and Allies brewery, East Ciders and the Austin Bouldering Project!

An Insider's view of FloSports

What’s the vibe like in the office?

If I had to describe our office vibe I would definitely say team oriented, upbeat, fast paced, entrepreneurial and rooted in passion. Working with colleagues who were former athletes or who are die hard fans of a particular sport is so much fun. Every employee here approaches their role as a member of a team, with one objective, to win!

Melissa

Executive Administrative Assistant

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

We needed an Android app and I had the opportunity to become an Android engineer. Not only have I learned a ton but I get to impact the experience of many users with everything I do.

Peter

Sr. Software Engineer

What does career growth look like on your team?

I love working at FloSports because I am constantly challenged and have endless opportunities to grow. Employees are encouraged to punch above their weight and take on responsibilities that will further their careers.

Mark

Corporate Controller

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Here are three things that work for me! Give notes that point to outcomes, not fixes. Be a problem umbrella, not a problem funnel, to remove distractions from the creative process. Ask the team, "are you excited about this piece yet?" and keep encouraging them to push it further until they are.

Ray

Chief Content Officer

What makes someone successful on your team?

At FloSports, we carefully test and measure changes to our platform. Successful members of our team excel in identifying potentially high impact opportunities, and working closely with their fellow team members to put them to the test. Then, they analyze and learn from the test results, always using data as their guide.

Anne

Sr. Director, Product

What are FloSports Perks + Benefits

FloSports Benefits Overview

Our Benefits:
Competitive and comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans*
Peace of mind through company-paid short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance*
Pet Insurance
401(K) company match
Flexible, uncapped paid vacation*
Progressive parental leave policies*
Discounted gym memberships (nation-wide)
Flexibility around where and when you work*
Hack-a-thons, lunch and learns and other special events
Free laundry service for all positions that require travel*
Access to a comprehensive and company-paid employee assistance program for all employees and their families
Bring your dog to work- every day!
Premium branded SWAG
Stocked snack bar
Catered lunch and breakfast tacos every week
Modern and collaborative office environment

*Depends on position

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Flo culture committees: FloFun plans social events and activities FloImpact organizes community outreach FloReward is focused on reward and recognition initiatives FloGrow advocates for learning/
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Customized development tracks