Job Title:  Excel Fall 2022 Associate Program – Properties (New York)

Division: Properties

Location:  New York


About Us:

Excel Sports Management is an industry-leading sports agency representing top-tier talent, blue-chip brands and marquee properties. We pride ourselves in inclusivity and providing access and opportunity to deserving and motivated candidates with a passion to work in sports while making meaningful connections within the industry. 

Our Associate program is a paid opportunity that allows participants to contribute to the organization’s success while at the same time applying learnings from theoom. This semester we will continue with a hybrid program (subject to change based on company covid policies) and will offer each participant the opportunity to gain in-office experience for approximately 3-days a week. 

Associate Expectations:

All Associates are expected to work 24-30 hours a week during the session. While each Associate will be working with a specific division, they will have the opportunity to learn about other areas within Excel, through lunch and learns held throughout the semester.

Important Dates:

Our Fall Program runs from Monday September 12th, 2022, up to Mid-December.

Office Hours:

9:00 am‐6:00 PM ET, Monday-Friday OR as agreed upon with advisor.  Days in office must be coordinated with Advisor’s schedules.

Our Associates must:

·       Be available to work 24-30 hours per week.

·       Be available to report to the New York City Excel Office Location approximately 3-days a week.

·       Be fully vaccinated as defined by the CDC.

·       Have a senior standing in college (must have completed your junior year of undergrad)


·       Be enrolled in a graduate school


·       Have a bachelor’s or postgraduate degree.

·       Have or had a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

·       Submit a copy of your transcript.

·       Submit resume.

Interview Process:

·       Selected candidates will be scheduled for a video interview after the July 15th application cut-off date (or sooner).

·       If selected, offers will be extended to candidates the week of August 1st.

·       The program will begin on September 12th with Orientation at 12:00PM ET.

Properties Associate Expectations:

·       Assists the Properties team in drafting company briefs for calls/meetings with decision makers.

·       Prospects potential leads across the full Properties client portfolio.

·       Reads daily trade news outlets and compiles relevant articles for team review.

·       Learns how to identify the right decision-makers and contacts at each targeted company.

·       Will gain exposure to the commercial strategy of representing a property and successfully completing the sales process for various marquee sponsorship assets (i.e. NBA jersey patches, stadium naming rights, league partnerships, etc.).

·       Will learn how to analyze sports industry trades to generate leads and highlight emerging trends in the sports sponsorship marketplace.

·       Will gain a basic understanding of how the agency-property relationship operates.

·       Will understand how to position a property in a creative and novel way by developing outreach “hooks” that get the attention of decision-makers.

·       Will learn from thought leaders in the property representation space on how to best position marquee assets through advanced storytelling and other presentation methods.

·       Will gain a strong understanding of the sports sponsorship marketplace by staying up to date with recent deals, spending trends and industry news.

·       Will have full access to the Properties team for career advice and professional guidance.

·       Will have access to the Excel team for industry advice and learnings.

·       May occasionally be assigned projects outside the Properties group to gain exposure to other divisions within Excel.


Thank you for your interest in Excel!

Best of luck in this process as well as your future endeavors!

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