Corporate Sponsorship Executive Intern (Fall 2023)

Sales & MarketingInternMississauga, ON

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Corporate Sponsorship Executive Intern (Remote)

Term: September - December 2023

Compensation: Unpaid Internship

Are you looking to launch a career in the ultra-competitive sports & entertainment industry? Get a huge jump start through the Cosmos internship program. Through our internship program, you will receive exceptional industry standard training and practices, and learn the tools that will allow you to immediately jump into the business.

About Cosmos Sports & Entertainment:

Cosmos Sports & Entertainment is a full service Sales & Marketing firm founded by husband and wife, Cary and Amelia Kaplan in 2003. With strong roots based in sports marketing, Cary and Amelia set out to build a company whose core focus can be summed up by the slogan: “Win the Business”.

Since 2003, Cosmos has continued to expand its reach beyond the sports industry, with a robust portfolio of clients including festivals, entertainment groups and other large-scale events across North America. Our service offerings continue to grow with the ever-changing needs of those in the sports and entertainment industry. It is our endeavour to offer the services that organizations need most - everything from digital media to ticket sales to event management and more!

Today, the Cosmos team defines itself as a diverse collective of creative professionals who share a passion for the sports & entertainment industry. Integrity, strong worth ethic, positive attitude, creativity, teamwork, leadership, independence, confidence, urgency and results orientation are the key values that shape the way we do business on a daily basis.

Job Description:

Cosmos Sports & Entertainment is scouting for committed, energetic, and outgoing individuals with a passion for both sales and sports. The Sponsorship Executive internship provides a hands-on learning experience for those eager to obtain a position in the industry in the scope of sales and service. Your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist Sponsorship department in selling sponsorship for Cosmos clients. Current clients include:
    • British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL)
    • Skate Canada
    • City of Mississauga
    • Nanaimo Clippers (BCHL)
    • Toronto Rush
    • Bowl Canada
    • Westerner Days
    • Comedy Nuggets/Danforth
    • Homestand
    • Pickleball (CNPL)
    • TGS Esports
    • U Sports
  • Attending virtual meetings with potential brands/potential sponsors amongst a variety of categories (i.e. Auto, Restaurants, Online Sports Betting etc.)
  • Generating prospect pipelines through research and outreach
  • Developing and preparing sponsorship overviews and proposals while also gaining an understanding of the sponsorship process
  • Managing details and maximizing presence of Cosmos clients at events. Research on other local events.
  • Development, management and execution of large-scale projects and events
  • Maintaining internal CRM databases and correspondence with current and potential clients
  • Performing all other responsibilities and duties as assigned
  • Interns will work under senior sponsorship management:
    -Gavin Roth:



Preference will be given to candidates who are currently enrolled in college/university programs relevant to Business, Marketing, Sport Management or related fields of study.

What YOU will bring to Cosmos Sports:

Ability to work as an effective team player, as well as independently

Ability to effectively manage multiple projects/tasks of varying complexities, meet deadlines and work well under pressure

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Strong understanding of MS Office Applications

Previous sales with an intangible asset is a plus

The internship will be a REMOTE opportunity with on-site office access available.

Applicant Instructions:

Candidates are encouraged to submit a resume AND cover letter.
Visit our website at or email David Dasilva directly at

Cosmos Sports & Entertainment is committed to employment equity and actively encourages applications from women, First Nations people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities. If selected for an interview, please advise us if you require special accommodation.

While we appreciate all applicants’ interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.