Marketing and Promotions Summary: The Wake Forest Athletics Marketing Internship provides an outstanding opportunity to learn fundamental marketing strategy and operations. The marketing team is committed to ensuring that each intern receives valuable experience through a variety of special projects and day-to-day interaction. Interns will craft marketing plans, work with coaches/staff and lead the outbound marketing efforts for select olympic sports in addition to playing an important supporting role in the marketing effort of football, men’s and women’s basketball.
Our program is designed so that each participant will see all the pieces of the creative process fall into place throughout the internship: Student-Focused Marketing, Graphic Design, Postseason/ Championships and Fan Experience.
Graphic Design: Within the Wake Forest Marketing Internship, a Graphic Design internship is available for those looking to gain additional experience in this growing portion of the industry. The design internship will create numerous digital media for online, print and videoboard promotion of events for all sports. In addition, the position will gain experience coordinating a variety of advertising elements with our agency partners. This position will work events as a member of the marketing and promotions team as well.
Supervisor’s Role: Learning will take place with various staff members including the Associate Athletic Director for Marketing and Championships, Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing, and the Assistant Marketing Directors. Their roles are to educate interns on all aspects of the responsibilities in their area. Interns will participate in formulating key marketing strategy, building game day scenarios and observe and shadow each supervisor.
At the conclusion of each learning phase, interns will document their learning experience and review the opportunity to continue to the next phase.
TO APPLY: Email letter of interest and resume (including two references) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Wake Forest Sports Marketing
Founded in 1834, Wake Forest University is a private university located in Winston-Salem, N.C., with over 8,000 students from 48 states and 46 countries. Wake Forest's motto is “Pro Humanitate” (For Humanity) and is what guides the university as a whole, including athletics. The Deacs compete in the Atlantic Coast Conference for all 16 sports (8 men's and 8 women's).