Sales Internship - Guelph Nighthawks

Post date: Oct. 8, 2019

Application Deadline: Nov. 8, 2019

Position: Sales Intern
Reports to: VP, Business Operations
Location: Guelph, ON
Job Type: Internship
Duration: 4 or 8 Months Available (2020 Winter Semester; January - April/August)

About the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL)

The Canadian Elite Basketball League is a domestic professional basketball league with teams located across
Canada. The CEBL is providing sports fans with a premium entertainment option while also allowing players,
coaches and other stakeholders the opportunity to engage in the sport of basketball at the highest level. The
CEBL operates in accordance with the player and referee standards set by Canada Basketball, the National
Sporting Organization for the sport of Basketball in Canada. The league proudly adheres to the International
Basketball Federation (FIBA) rules and regulations.

About the Guelph Nighthawks Professional Basketball Club

The Guelph Nighthawks are one of six founding teams in the CEBL. Guelph plays its home games at the
Sleeman Centre, conveniently located in the heart of downtown Guelph. The club provides fans with a fully
integrated entertainment experience starting well before tip-off in the downtown core. Once inside the
Sleeman Centre the club delivers a unique blend of entertainment for both the passionate basketball fan and
those looking for local family-friendly entertainment, including affordable family-oriented seating sections, VIP
courtside seating, and the sights and sounds of live DJ’s and cheer squads.
The Guelph Nighthawks Professional Basketball Club is looking for a qualified self-starter to assist its sales
team. The successful candidate must have a passion for sports, and should be looking to impact the
community in which they work.
Please note that those completing an internship for academic credit are eligible to apply.

Responsibilities: (Included but not limited to)


● Formulate and revamp various call and email scripts
● Observe sales process by traveling with sales team to meet with potential and existing clients
● Assist in evaluating and securing new sponsorship opportunities
● Help develop client relationships and retain existing accounts
● Execute sales process by calling on existing and new accounts; adhering to established sales steps
● Coordinate and execute Nighthawks events as required
● Support Nighthawks sales team as needed
● Support Nighthawks Community Engagement Team
● Support for key departments including but not limited to; operations, sales, marketing
● Liaise with organizational constituents as required ensuring all work is completed efficiently
● Actively contributing to the Nighthawks administrative duties

● Other duties as assigned
● Currently studying sport management, business, event management or a related field


● Valid Driver’s License
● Proficient in all Microsoft Office Applications and Google Suite

Required Skills:
● A proven work ethic with experience working in the sport industry
● Able to meet deadlines as assigned
● Able to work autonomously as well as in a team environment
● Able to communicate effectively and relate well to others

● Monday - Friday (9 AM - 5 PM ) with some evening and weekend work required

Other Requirements:
● Applicants can forward their application to with the subject line, “Sales Intern -

Application Deadline - November 8, 2019

We thank all applicants, however only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

Salary Range: 

Contact Details

Contact Name: Guelph Nighthawks
Location: Guelph, ON
50 Woolwich St
guelph, ON N1H 3T9
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