Grassroot Intern

Full Time
Posted Today
Job description
At CSM we are driven by a clear purpose; to Pursue Extraordinary. We exist to create a positive impact on our partners, their audiences, our industry and our people, and to look for opportunities that can inspire a better world in everything we do.

Our diversity of experience, expertise and opinions is our greatest asset, which is why we celebrate our differences. We are looking for individuals who want to put their hand up and challenge convention to create something exciting, bigger and better each and every time.

CSM is proud to share fresh perspectives and new ideas to produce work that others don’t and won’t. What we do is fast-paced, exciting and rewarding which is why we love it and why you’ll love life at CSM.

Corporate Hospitality

Our Grassroots internships’s are back for 2023! We are looking for enthusiastic people to join our UK teams this summer on a paid 3 month internship starting from May or June. This programme will give you the opportunity to experience the breadth of our huge scope across the sports and entertainment landscape.

We are looking for those who have a real interest in in our industry, and are eager to learn and get stuck in during a busy summer as we offer some of the hottest tickets in town, memorable hospitality packages and unique entertaining opportunities.

What you will be doing?

Our Corporate Hospitality team are an official agent of Lord’s Cricket Ground, an authorised reseller for The Championships, Wimbledon and England Rugby at Twickenham and specialists in Wimbledon debenture tickets. We are also the exclusive hospitality agency for the 2023 MLB World Tour: London Series. As industry leaders, we pride ourselves on sourcing a wide range of options for all major sports and entertainment events throughout the world.

This internship will give support to our operations function, as we work on a plethora of sporting events across the summer months. Tasks will include:

Keeping our event systems up to date
Organising our ticketing system for guests
Writing covering letters and collating event information
Packaging and sending tickets to clients and booking couriers
Overseeing the operation delivery on site at some of the events

How to apply?

To level the playing field, CVs aren’t important, instead, to apply for this role, we want you to create a short video and submit a written answer.

Video brief:
Using a smart phone, create a three-minute video of yourself telling us why you want this internship by answering the below questions: (be as creative as you like!)

What about the hospitality industry interests you and why?
What do you think your key strengths are and how will complement the role?
Can you give us an example of a time when you have had to work well within a team?
You’re the captain of a football / rugby / any sport (!) team and you’re currently playing a match. It’s halftime and your team is losing. You’re in the dressing room leading the team talk – what do you say to your team to motivate them for the second half?

Share a link of this video via a platform like WeTransfer in the application questionnaire (don't include an expiration date to the video).

Written answer brief:
'In 500 words or less, please tell us about a sporting event that has impressed you and why. (Key things to think about could be; location, audience, brand advertising, infrastructure, operations, etc).'

CSM is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race.
Grassroots is our global approach to sourcing entry level talent through non-traditional routes with the aim of welcoming fresh thinking and new perspectives into our business, opening the doors to more people from a diverse background.

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