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Business Administrative/Sports Travel Marketing Intern
ProActive Travel, Nashua, NH

Posted:  8/19/13


ProActive Travel is looking for a sports-oriented person with attention to detail and the ability to work both with a team and independently in order to reach common goals. This person must possess the ability to think creatively and quickly while managing multiple tasks/projects. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the early growth of a brand.
The business administration/sports marketing intern will primarily be responsible for creating and executing sales and marketing efforts related to various events, tours, and campaigns. The individual must possess strong communication, organizational and writing skills, as well as experience in or study of marketing concepts. Strong computer skills are a must and experience working with social networks (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) is a plus. This person should demonstrate a desire to learn, grow and offer suggestions to streamline processes/events. A love of travel, and travel experience, is a plus. The focus of this internship will be sales and marketing, but due to the small size of the organization the individual chosen will have the opportunity learn about and contribute to many other areas important to a small business.

Responsibilities:
Map out potential customers & competitors
Research new market opportunities
Determine unmet needs and market structure (channels)
Researching of target advertising in all media for niche markets
Work with management to develop marketing plans/initiatives for events
Assist in distributing information at sales events
Assist in implementing, tracking, modifying and reporting on marketing plans/initiatives
Generate new ideas and ensure that all marketing resources are accurate and up-to-date
Conduct research in support of events for marketing collateral and/or sales efforts
Create and maintain social networking pages and groups
Create marketing collateral pieces as directed by the marketing manager/coordinators
Assist in sales process of incoming prospects
Preparation of sales proposals
Assist in evaluating marketing efforts to determine best practices for future events
Perform general clerical duties to include but not limited to: photocopying, faxing,
mailing, and filing
Other duties as assigned by Management
Report Relationships:
Report to the Marketing and Communications Manager
Provide support for all other employees

Qualifications & Length of Internship:
This full-time, entry-level position is open to current college students and/or college graduates with interests in business administrations, sports management, marketing, advertising or related fields The length of internship is variable depending on situation, school requirements and job performance.
This is an unpaid internship that can lead to a full-time paid position, depending on performance. As this is an international travel company, high job performance may result in opportunities to work and travel with the team abroad. In this case, a valid passport will be required.

Contact:
Marilyn Wargo
Marketing and Communications Manager
ProActive Travel LLC
Tel (Headquarters): 800-998-9345
Tel (Office): 617-329-9633
Fax (Headquarters): 540-908-3103
www.proactivetravel.com 
www.proactivesoccertours.com 

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