Promotions and Marketing Intern

Memphis Grizzlies

The Opportunity

The Memphis Grizzlies are seeing a Promotions and Marketing Intern who will contribute to the development, coordination, and execution of Grizzlies events and promotions with a goal of creating unique, entertaining and fans-first experiences in and out of arena for the Memphis Grizzlies and Hustle.

In This Role You Will

  • Assist in the development and promotion of live Grizzlies & Hustle events to create excitement around the franchise, ultimately increasing profile and positive brand association.
  • Assist in the coordination of in-arena game elements with a focus on fan interactivity, including but not limited to concourse activities and terrace level programs.
  • Coordinate with Director and assist with summer grassroots event planning and execution.
  • Build marketing packages for on-air promotions, in support of ticket sales for specific games and/or FedExForum events.
  • Maintain Memphis Grizzlies collateral and promotional inventory.
  • Serve as a member of the Grizzlies Street Team for promotional events.
  • Assist with the creation and development of in-game and in-arena entertainment for the Grizzlies and Hustle.
  • Serves as a member of the Grizzlies and/ or Hustle Game Night Staff for home games as assigned.
  • Aid with marketing activations and execution of Grizzlies special events.
  • Support projects & tasks assigned by the Director and Coordinator of Regional Marketing & Promotions.
  • Other related duties as required.

The Experience You’ll Bring:

  • Must have completed a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or community college in Marketing, Public Relations/Image Management, Advertising, General or applicable degree.
  • Highly organized with excellent administrative and time management skills.
  • Able to meet tight deadlines and work effectively in a high-pressure environment.
  • Excellent people skills, with an ability to interact professionally with internal and external clients at all levels within an organization.
  • Committed to ensuring superior customer service and supporting the team.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to work some holidays, evenings and weekends, as required.
  • Knowledge and passion for NBA basketball, including an appreciation of the fan experience.
  • Candidate must demonstrate strong creative and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs.
  • Must maintain a current Driver’s License.

Nice to Have:

  • 2 years of experience in live entertainment and/or promotional marketing.


What We Offer

At the Memphis Grizzlies our internships provide an opportunity for you to put your education into practice, develop your leadership skills and gives you a competitive advantage of working in professional sports at the end of your internship.   In addition to offering a competitive hourly wage and paid holidays, we have a host of other tangible benefits.


Keeping You Healthy

  • Industry leading health coverage
  • Wellness programs through EAP and Headspace

 Discounts and Perks

  • Team Store Discounts
  • Happy Hours and other fun activities
  • Free parking and game night meals
  • NBA Sponsored Discount Programs
  • Employee Referral Bonuses
  • Employee Recognition Programs

 Taking Time Off

  • Generous paid holidays, including but not limited to, MLK Day, Juneteenth, July 4th, Labor Day and more

 Professional Growth & Development

  • Gain coveted work experience
  • Develop and refine skills applicable to future careers
  • Establish and foster critical networking connections
  • Gain confidence and master professional soft skills


Memphis Basketball LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to treating all applicants and team members fairly based on their abilities, achievements and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other classification protected by law.

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