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Athletic Intern, Ticket Sales Job in Cincinnati, Ohio US

Job Summary

University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
Less than 1 Year
Job Reference Code

Athletic Intern, Ticket Sales

About the Job

Athletic Intern, Ticket Sales                                       

Date: Mar 30, 2021

Location:Cincinnati, OH, US

                Company:                 University of Cincinnati
Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century - building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, . Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what's Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America's top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as "the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

About the Department

The Cincinnati Bearcats compete at the highest level of intercollegiate athletics as a member of the American Athletic Conference. UC fields 18 varsity teams with over 500 student-athletes supported by over 150 full-time staff on the award-winning UC campus in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Bearcats have won seven national championships and 113 conference championships during its proud history. Numerous luminaries and Olympians have worn UC's red and black through the years including hall of fame legends Sandy Koufax, Oscar Robertson and Jack Twyman.

UC student-athletes averaged a 3.400 GPA in the fall of 2020 with 78 percent of our student-athletes earning spots on the honor roll.

The UC Department of Athletics is committed to connecting its community, enhancing its University and impacting the lives of its student-athletes as they prepare to change the world.

For more information on UC Athletics, visit

Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati (UC), Department of Athletics seeks applications for an Athletic Intern, Ticket Sales to work in the Athletic Ticket Office. This is a term-limited, 12-month position eligible for a 12-month extension (2 years maximum) based on performance and evaluation. The position will report to the Assistant AD, Ticket Sales.

This is an entry-level position for an individual interested in a career in ticket sales operations. Upon the conclusion of the term, you will have equipped yourself with the foundational knowledge, skills, networking and support necessary to pursue a full-time position.

This is a 40 hours per week position (not benefit eligible), paid at an hourly rate (equivalent to approximately $1,525/month). Some overtime may be needed. Evening and weekend hours may be required.

Duties include but are not limited to:
*    Make calls to organizations, local businesses, and fans regarding ticket opportunities
*    Enter and track customer data in CRM system
*    Provide customer service on the phone and ticket window
*    Focus on theme day sales (group sales) via community outreach

Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned for a specified division or program of the Athletics Department. The internship is an on-the-job training program designed to provide the individual with experience in a selected field and/or area of interest within intercollegiate athletics.

The University of Cincinnati may offer internships within the following areas of Bearcat Athletics:

Student Academic Support Services
Strength and Conditioning
Athletic Training
Ticket Office
Media Services
Sport-specific Operations
Business Affairs
NCAA Compliance

Athletic Internships are non-exempt positions designed to last a maximum of twenty-four (24) months in duration and are not benefits eligible.

Essential Functions

Perform various duties related to a specific department within Athletics.
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree required.  Skill in the use of personal computer and related software applications.  Desire to pursue a career within intercollegiate athletics.  Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.  Ability to use independent judgement and to manage and impart information.  Must maintain NCAA compliance while in this role

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree.

Required Experience


Skilled in the use of personal computer and related software applications.
Desire to pursue a career within intercollegiate athletics.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to use independent judgement and to manage and impart information.
Must maintain NCAA compliance while in this role.

Additional Qualifications Considered

The individual in this position must be able to:
*    Work some evening and weekend hours.
*    Handle a fast-pace work environment focused on world-class customer service
*    Maintain high-level organization aimed to maximize sales day
*    Make phone calls to customers and potential clients

Application Process

Interested and qualified applicants must apply online and include a cover letter of interest and a current CV/Resume. All certifications and other documentation can be uploaded using the Additional Documents section in the application. Applications without a cover letter and CV/Resume will not be considered for the position.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

REQ: 63304

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati                                   
Job Segment:                     Developer, Medicare, CRM, Athletic Trainer, Technology, Research, Healthcare                                       

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

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