Title: Valuation, Consulting & Marketing Services Intern

Term: Fall 2019

Location: Chicago, IL (875 North Michigan Ave, Ste 1555)

Reports To: Vice President & Manager, Valuation & Consulting


  • This position will work directly with the Vice President and Manager of Premier’s Valuation & Consulting division. The primary tasks will be to support the department through a variety of high-level valuation and consulting projects. Tasks include:

    • Sponsorship analysis, strategic marketing and market research

    • Maintain research, sales and CRM databases

  • Additional support may include:

    • Participating in brainstorming and strategy sessions with consulting team

    • Analyzing information and updating the marketing and research databases

    • Researching trends in a special interest area of marketing/sponsorship

  • The second area of responsibility is to work directly with the Marketing Services team in supporting the successful implementation of sponsorship projects for Premier’s current client portfolio. Day-to-day tasks will vary but may include sponsorship analysis, strategic marketing, collateral development, market research, etc.

  • This position will have the opportunity to work with some of the industry’s top executives, teams, sponsors and other sports and entertainment organizations and will be expected to have a willingness to play a role in other areas of Premier’s day-to-day business operations, as identified over the course of the internship program.


The Premier Academy will run from June to August and candidates should expect to be available to work a minimum 20 hours per week depending on schedule and availability. If still enrolled in university, candidates must have achieved standing as a sophomore and be eligible to receive academic credit for the Academy.


  • Successful candidate should have work/educational experience in sponsorship, marketing, or a related field

  • Strong research and analytical skills combined with a healthy curiosity to want to dig deep

  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment while managing their own work independently

  • Exceptional communication skills across writing, speaking and relationship management

  • Attention to detail and a desire to put out the best possible product for our clients and internal staff

  • Having a strong sense of ideation and creativity and willingness to explore our industry

  • Interest in sports business is a plus, but a desire to build strong collaborative partnerships is a must

  • Excellent project management and administrative skills and a desire to move projects along in a positive way

  • Working knowledge of web and/or graphic design is a plus

  • Basic to intermediate Excel and PowerPoint skills (e.g., working knowledge of importing/exporting, pivot table, formatting, etc.)

  • Additional experience and familiarity with the use of Microsoft Office across Word and Outlook

About Premier Partnerships:

Premier is an industry leader in highly specialized naming rights and sponsorship sales representation services that are integral to all sports and entertainment facilities, events and properties. Premier’s excellence was recognized by Sports Business Journal as Agency of the Year in Property Consulting, Sales and Client Services. In addition, Premier’s corporate consulting, valuation and sports investment services provide clients with insight that creates a significant advantage over marketplace competition in strategic positioning and negotiations.

Qualified candidates may send a resume and cover letter to James Harvey at