The Charleston Convention Complex Internship offers participants an opportunity to work in aspects of hospitality, sports and entertainment facilities across a broad range of arena, auditorium and convention center business components, including but not limited to financial, project sourcing, marketing, digital and social media, public relations & communications, facility operations, and event management. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to developing market overviews of events, research and data collection on prospective events, compiling event expenses and financial data and an introduction to the booking and live event planning processes.
Throughout the internship, participants will gain a thorough understanding on how events transition from the booking pipeline to the contracting phase, into marketing and operations. Interns will also collaborate with other departments, including food & beverage, security, engineering and the executive management team in order to best understand the facility management and live event industry.
Duties / Responsibilities:
- Research and compile demographic information for various markets
- Assist in the creation and tracking of marketing plans, event requirements, contracts, fan engagement
- Assist with event development strategies and analysis of in-house produced events and activities
- Collaborate with team to improve operational efficiency for the venue.
- Participate in group conference calls
- GPA of 3.5 or higher
- Proficient in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
- Strategic and independent mindset
- Detail-oriented with ability to manage time and multiple projects simultaneously
- Strong verbal and communication skills
- Passionate about hospitality, sports or live entertainment industry
- Open to students of all majors
Oak View Group
Oak View Group is a sports and entertainment company engaged in a wide variety of activities, including arena development, facility management, arena and stadium alliance, sponsorships and partnerships, security services, publications, conferences, and consulting. The company, privately held, is headquartered in Los Angeles, California with offices throughout the world.
Updated Vaccination Statement as of 3/17/2022:
We are committed to ensuring all our buildings and office locations are the safest in the world for artists, teams, employees, and fans. Based on recent encouraging trends in the U.S. and Canada, we highly encourage our employees to continue to get vaccinate and boosted against COVID-19. Should circumstances change, we may need to reinstate vaccination requirements, in whole or in part, to safeguard the health of our employees, guests, performers, athletes, and partners.
Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.
Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.
At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is routed in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.