|Korn Ferry Tour Rotational Program Participant|
Company: PGA TOUR
Location: Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 09/23/2021
Expire Date: 11/23/2021
Job Categories: Sports and Recreation
Korn Ferry Tour Rotational Program Participant|
The Korn Ferry Tour Rotational Program is a year-long comprehensive program designed to cultivate and develop graduating seniors [from Historically Black Colleges & Universities] skills to the sports industry, specifically to all business units of the Korn Ferry Tour. This position will serve as support and an extension of each department within the Korn Ferry Tour where tasks and responsibilities will vary based on the need of each department. Upon completion, the candidate will be considered for full-time employment within the Korn Ferry Tour beginning the following year.
HBCU Graduate within one year of graduation
Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Sports Administration, or related field
Experience in the design and/or creation of sponsorship/executive presentations
Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point
Strong writing, proofreading skills and communication skills
Attention to detail and client service skills required
Experience in Photoshop, InDesign, and Adobe Premiere Pro preferred
Able to safely operate a utility vehicle such as, but not limited to, golf carts, utility carts, and shuttle carts
Candidate will learn tournament and Korn Ferry Tour business through the following areas:
Assist in the training and coordination of volunteers
Involved in the on-site facility set up and maintenance at tournaments
Assist with the administrative and operational side of conducting a professional golf tournament competition.
Tournament Business and Sponsor Relations
Work with department directors to assist with tournament relationships and support of tournament participation in the PGA TOUR Sales Support Program.
Assist Korn Ferry Tour leadership on tournament and sponsor benchmarking, Korn Ferry Tour financial tracking, new market development and other various department initiatives.
Participate in and track progress on all tournament business calls including advance calls, monthly sales calls, messaging calls, and other tournament updates, document opportunities for future consideration and assist with necessary material for follow-up communication.
Communicate daily with tournaments while tracking and recording successful strategies between tournaments for use across other markets.
Communications and Digital Content
Craft press releases and notes for media
Develop Korn Ferry Tour Catalyst bios
Identify and brainstorm storytelling opportunities around players, tournaments, IMPACT stories and the Korn Ferry Tour
Transcribe Korn Ferry Tour interviews
Share Korn Ferry Tour-focused articles and stories for TOUR-wide daily clippings
Represent the communications team as an on-site media official, coordinating post-round interviews and working directly with the local media at Korn Ferry Tour tournaments
Assist the Senior Director, Communications in other areas, as needed
Assist in the oversight the tracking of sales efforts at each tournament and provide monthly updates to PGA TOUR management, allowing for proactive management of the revenue aspect of the business
Collaborate with the PGA TOUR Sales Support team to identify and implement all relevant best practices from the other tours
Transcribe meeting notes on sales calls
Take part in developing a strategic sales business plan for each tournament outlining goals and objectives, sales staff evaluation, products, renewal plans, prospecting, reporting, implementation of a CRM, etc. to ensure financial stability
Recruitment of players for Tournament/Sponsor events
Manage relationships with players/agents
Send out weekly Player Report
Work with the Rules Staff to complete the Player Advance Sheet by Thursday of advance sheet each week
Look after/monitor PGA TOUR Player Links Pages
Work on selection of the PAC
Work with the PAC throughout the year to cover topics
Schedule and plan PAC/Player meetings throughout the year
Assist players in every capacity
Top-25 and Finals Ceremonies
New Member Orientation
International travel shuttles
Marketing & other various experiences throughout the PGA TOUR
Special projects or other duties as assigned.
Company Name: PGA TOUR
The PGA TOUR is the world's premier membership organization for touring professional golfers, co-sanctioning more than 100 tournaments on the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour and Korn Ferry Tour and is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. The PGA TOUR's mission is to entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back, generate significant charitable and economic impact in communities in which it plays, and provide financial opportunities for TOUR players.