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Resp & Qualifications
Primary responsibilities for this position include researching the current event and sponsorship trends and technology. Supporting the events and sponsorship team with strategic planning and onsite event activation and execution. Project management of timelines, billing and promotions.
Under the general supervision of the manager, the incumbent’s accountabilities may include, but may not be limited to:
Supporting the development and presentation of strategic marketing and sales plans, publicizing sponsored events.
Identifiing new ideas for sponsorship and event opporunities by researching and collecting competitive intelligence; exploring leads; evaluating opportunities.
On-site activation of sponsorships and events.
May serve as an onsite contact for the day of an event or sponsorship activation
Helps to coordinate details of the event or sponsorship, including billing, promotion, and other logistics.
Supports the project management of the program desig by keeping track of timelines and deliverables, communicating with event suppliers; coordinating with production teams.
Helps to keep accurate and updated records of all contacts and assets, supporting the review of sponsorship and event effectiveness based on key metrics.
CareFirst runs a year-round internship program. The ideal candidate is someone who can work throughout the year up to 15-20 hours in the Fall/Spring and full time in the summer.
Must be a student enrolled in an accredited college or university at either the junior or senior level (undergraduate or graduate level)
Current college student pursuing a BS/BA degree or greater, preferably in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing, or related field
Minimum 3.00 cumulative grade point average.
Experience in event or hospitality planning, sports entertainment
Experience in project management or organizational development
A working knowledge of promotions/sponsorship/advertising principles
A working knowledge of Microsoft Office, advanced skills in PowerPoint
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSAs) :
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to quickly understand and comprehend the situation/inquiry and accurately evaluate the appropriateness of the response
Interpersonal, organizational, and project management skills
The ability to work well independently and as part of a team
The ability to travel occasionally within the region to other corporate sites or company events
Department: Advertising, Brand and Marketing
Equal Employment Opportunity
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Where To Apply
Please visit our website to apply: www.carefirst.com/careers
Please apply before: 11.30.2021
Federal Disc/Physical Demand
Note: The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS :
The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position. Occasional walking or standing is required. The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects. The associate must frequently talk and hear. Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.
Sponsorship in US
Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship