The Western Carolina University Intercollegiate Athletic Department is accepting applications for a 2022-2023 Ticketing / Marketing Internship. This is an 11 month, paid position, with primary roles in assisting in generating ticket revenue, as well as ticketing and marketing operations. WCU Athletics is seeking a highly-motivated individual looking for experience in ticket operations, sales, and marketing. This person will gain experience in a variety of facets including but not limited to day to day operations, gameday management, customer service, and sales. This position will introduce an individual to all aspects of an NCAA Division I, Southern Conference athletic program.
Primary Responsibilities: • Greet walk-up customers and answer ticket office phone • Process reports in Audienceview • Generate ticket revenue for football, basketball, and baseball through outbound sales strategies • Assist Director of Marketing with group sales • Responsible for helping with day-to-day ticket office needs • Assist Director of Ticket Operations with gameday operations • Potential for ticket operations gameday oversight responsibilities • Assist Director of Marketing with non-ticketed sports • Oversee Catamount Kids Club • Manage and schedule student workers and apprentices
Position runs July 1st-May 31st with some flexibility. WCU Athletics Ticket Office is open Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Must have good communications skills. Must be reliable and professional.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Previous experience working in Athletics. Must have good communications skills. Must be reliable and professional.
The Department of Athletics at Western Carolina University is an integral program of the institution and exists solely to complement the central University mission of teaching and learning. The University seeks to create a community of scholarship in which the activities of its members are consistent with the highest standards of knowledge and practice in their disciplines. The athletics program reflects this commitment to highest standards and shares the responsibility of achieving the goals of the University. The activities of the athletics program provide an environment in which students, coaches, faculty, staff and administrators jointly assume the responsibility for the success on and off the field of play. The athletics program embraces the concept that student-athletes
are first and foremost students — possessing academic goals, personal interests, and vocational ambitions not unlike those of any other student. The athletics program complements other University programs by enhancing the educational, social, career and athletic opportunities of the students who participate in athletics. This environment also fosters a commitment to high standards of personal and professional... conduct by all members of the athletic community manifested in the highest level of sportsmanship.
Western Carolina University is committed to ensuring equitable participation and treatment of men and women of all races and ethnic origins. The athletics program actively promotes an environment in which fair and equitable distribution of athletic opportunities, benefits, and resources are available to all athletics program participants, and in which any person is free from discrimination. The athletics program provides significant contributions to the University by enhancing loyalty to the alma mater, strengthening the pride and enthusiasm of alumni, fostering a strong sense of community, and serving as a positive public relations tool for the university.